Exploring Huntsville

A Dog’s Guide to Exploring Huntsville, Alabama

A Dog’s Guide to Exploring Huntsville, Alabama

The iHeartHsv (aka “Hairless and tailless packmates”) team is very honored to publish a very special post, from a very special guest blogger: Regular Contributor David Hitt’s dog Amos. You read that right. By Amos Hitt   To my canine brethren in Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi – (These are the only territories I have marked as […]

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Totally Free, Totally Fun: The Lucky Duck Scavenger Hunt

Totally Free, Totally Fun: The Lucky Duck Scavenger Hunt

By Sarah Brown   As someone who has lived in Huntsville for most of my adult life, I’m kind of a professional at finding fun, free things to do. There are a lot of reasons for this, and they range from my days as a financially destitute young-adult to my current days as a parent […]

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VLOG: Huntsville Botanical Garden

VLOG: Huntsville Botanical Garden

  Hey everyone! Katie here again with iHeartHsv.com. I’m super excited that spring has sprung in the Tennessee Valley, so I thought I would take my parents out to the Huntsville Botanical Garden for a day among the flowers! Come along with me as I vlog my day. We started off our visit at Clementine’s, a […]

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5 Ways To Celebrate Mother’s Day in Huntsville For Out-Of-Towners

5 Ways To Celebrate Mother’s Day in Huntsville For Out-Of-Towners

By Josie Wachi   Mother’s Day is about spoiling our moms. If you’re a visitor to Huntsville, we’ve got you covered with ideas from Rocket City locals on the ideal gifts and experiences for your mom that will get you that always coveted star-child status.     Take in the views at Monte Sano State […]

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2015 SELTI Short Story Contest: Monte Sano Memories

2015 SELTI Short Story Contest: Monte Sano Memories

  By Kathryn Lang Tourism literature makes a location or event an important part of a story, turning that location or event into a character as well. Huntsville, Alabama, is being featured in an innovative writing contest designed to increase tourism to the area through a short stories set at local attractions and visitor offerings. The contest […]

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Take a Walk with Us! The Huntsville/Madison County History Walking Tour Rundown

Take a Walk with Us! The Huntsville/Madison County History Walking Tour Rundown

  Huntsville may be famous for its role in building the future as the Rocket City. It’s also a place with a rich history, dating back even before it became Alabama’s first state capital. From museums to trolley tours, there are many ways to enjoy learning some local history, but on a nice day, none […]

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4 AWESOME art class options for visitors in Huntsville, Ala

4 AWESOME art class options for visitors in Huntsville, Ala

  While Huntsville is full of locations where you can view art, did you know you can also make art while you’re here? Often in the same place? Whether you are here for business or pleasure, the Rocket City is a great place to get creative! 1. Drop In and Create Saturdays Huntsville Museum of Art     […]

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Top 5 prettiest, least known spots in Huntsville

Top 5 prettiest, least known spots in Huntsville

    When I’m visiting a new city, I’m always most curious to discover those hidden gems, those tips and tricks that locals are well known for being super well versed in. One of those local things I’m most interested in? Those romantic, easy-on-the-eye locations unique to that one particular spot on Earth. It’s the deceptively […]

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All the world’s a stage – and Huntsville has many to choose from!

All the world’s a stage – and Huntsville has many to choose from!

  First, let me mount my soapbox: although I work in an engineering-centered industry, I am a HUGE advocate for the arts. In fact, I often coach high school students as well as college interns that the arts have an INTEGRAL part in the technical world. You’ll often hear the term STEM used, especially in […]

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How to travel on a budget in Huntsville, AL

How to travel on a budget in Huntsville, AL

  Traveling out of town can become expensive in a hurry. Luckily, Huntsville consistently ranks as one of the nation’s most affordable cities according to the likes of CNN and Huffington Post with constant nods for affordable living and retirement, but what about just visiting the Rocket City? I’m so glad you asked! There are […]

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