Nature: Hiking, Biking & More

Enjoy Earth Day at Hays Nature Preserve

Enjoy Earth Day at Hays Nature Preserve

Earth Day at Hays Nature Preserve Adds Even More Free Fun Whether it’s your first year or you’ve attended many times, it’s the perfect year to check out Earth Day at Hays Nature Preserve. The free celebration takes place on Saturday, April 20 from 10a.m. – 2p.m. and there’s even more to see this year! […]

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Hays Nature Preserve is Fun All Seasons

Hays Nature Preserve is Fun All Seasons

Every Season is a Hays Nature Preserve Season Many people think about hiking and playing at the J.D. & Annie S. Hays Nature Preserve when Spring breaks or the leaves are changing but every season is outdoor season at Hays! Hays Nature Preserve is open year round and every season is the perfect season for […]

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Dog’s Vacation Guide for Huntsville

Dog’s Vacation Guide for Huntsville

Man’s Best Friend in Rocket City Hey dogs, got your leash and bowl packed for a vacation in Alabama?  Be sure to bring your paws to Madison County where you can indulge your wild side or your belly, both in the same day! Click here for a list of pet friendly hotels in Huntsville! Canine […]

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Best Winter Activities in Huntsville

Best Winter Activities in Huntsville

A fall chill is in the air, but this is still the sunny South.  Winter arrives reluctantly and usually stays mild, so we don’t hibernate in Madison County!  There are lots of things to do all winter in our backyard. Get Yourself Outside Whether you want to hike, bike, run, or stroll, Madison County offers […]

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Take A Civil War History Hike in Huntsville

Take A Civil War History Hike in Huntsville

A Hike Back in Time Among the trees on Monte Sano’s southern slope is a natural spring that marks the spot where the Civil War officially ended in North Alabama. Trough Springs, located along Trough Springs Trail on the Land Trust of North Alabama’s Monte Sano Nature Preserve, is the site of surrender for Lt. […]

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Best Instagram Worthy Hikes in Huntsville and Madison

Best Instagram Worthy Hikes in Huntsville and Madison

Best Hiking Spots in Huntsville and Madison County for Instagram As fall colors and cooler temperatures begin to creep into the Tennessee Valley, it’s high time to hit the trails. Whether you’re itching for a family-friendly hike or a steep and steady climb on Monte Sano, these trails are sure to please — and freshen […]

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Disc Golf in Huntsville, Alabama

Disc Golf in Huntsville, Alabama

Disc Golf in the Rocket City The Huntsville / Madison / Madison County area will soon have 14 Disc Golf Courses. In fact, some of the oldest disc golf courses in the world are in Huntsville. Brahan Spring Park is the 2nd oldest disc golf course with Redstone Arsenal and University of Alabama Huntsville (UAH) […]

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Paddle Boarding in Huntsville: How to Find Your Zen on the Water

Paddle Boarding in Huntsville: How to Find Your Zen on the Water

Paddle board away from it all If you need a few moments of peace and quiet in your life, we know where to find it. Just past Ditto Landing off Hobbs Island Road is a magical section of the Tennessee River that’s perfect for paddling away from it all. And, thanks to the husband and […]

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Exploring Huntsville’s Sharon Johnston Park

Exploring Huntsville’s Sharon Johnston Park

  More Than Fish   I thought this was going to be a post about fishing.  Huntsville natives will have to forgive me, but I had never been to Sharon Johnston Park, what was supposedly my first spot scouting out places to fish.  I expected a small park with a lake, what I discovered was […]

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A Millennial’s Summer Guide to Huntsville

A Millennial’s Summer Guide to Huntsville

Living in the Rocket City has its perks: great views, cold brews and fun adventures, just to name a few, and, if you ask any millennial, you know a place is one the rise when even Buzzfeed can’t ignore it. Whether you’re a millennial who wants to keep every experience Instagram worthy or you’re one […]

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