Posts tagged with: Big Spring International Park

Top 4 Sippin’ Tips for the Big Spring Crush Wine Festival

Top 4 Sippin’ Tips for the Big Spring Crush Wine Festival

      All you need to know to get the most outta those grapes.     Make Good Wine Time! With over 150 wines available to taste, having a plan will help you find your favorites, and get the most sips! The festival map, wine list, and vendor tents are color coded to make […]

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[VLOG]: Top 6 Tourist Spots in Madison County

[VLOG]: Top 6 Tourist Spots in Madison County

Hi everyone! Katie here. May is National Travel & Tourism Month, so I’m sharing my top six tourist spots in Madison County.   1. Big Spring Park/Downtown Fittingly, our first stop is the Big Spring, which is where Huntsville founder John Hunt settled in 1805. There is no shortage of things to do in Big […]

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4 Tips For Huntsville Visitors from SPACE!

4 Tips For Huntsville Visitors from SPACE!

With the recent announcement that Huntsville may be the landing spot for Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser spacecraft, we thought we’d get ahead of the curve by publishing a guide to visitors arriving to our city from orbit. In the words of Gloria Gaynor, “And so you’re back from outer space.” You’ve parked your spaceplane at […]

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5 Steps to Achieving the Huntsville Dream Wedding

5 Steps to Achieving the Huntsville Dream Wedding

  ATTENTION ALL BRIDES-TO-BE! THIS IS NOT A DRILL! I REPEAT, THIS IS NOT A DRILL! MAN YOUR BATTLE STATIONS, WEDDING SEASON IS HERE! So you’ve got THE PERFECT ring on your finger and naturally, you want your wedding to be at a spot just as perfect. Which means you picked Huntsville, of course. So […]

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Dear WITS: 5 reasons to travel to Huntsville (from one traveler to another)

Dear WITS: 5 reasons to travel to Huntsville (from one traveler to another)

Don’t think of me as a girl born and raised in Huntsville, or a woman raising her family here now, or even the social media specialist for the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau, because that person might come across as a bit biased in her desire for you to choose Huntsville to host the […]

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Seven Shots To Start Your Huntsville Scrapbook

Seven Shots To Start Your Huntsville Scrapbook

  If you go to Paris, you take a picture of the Eiffel Tower. If you go to New York, you snapshot the Statue of Liberty. In Rome, the Colosseum.  In Cawker City, Kansas, the biggest ball of twine. But what about Huntsville? What do you take a picture of when you come here? Well, the rocket, […]

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Don’t Drop the Ball on Your 2016 New Year’s Eve Plans in Huntsville

Don’t Drop the Ball on Your 2016 New Year’s Eve Plans in Huntsville

  Christmas is now behind us, and in a few short days you will be cheering “Happy New Year!” With New Year’s Eve right around the corner, you don’t want to drop the ball (corny, we know…but hopefully you love us for that) on making plans. You might be wondering what, if anything, would be open […]

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Huntsville Restaurant Week doesn’t have to make you restaurant weak

Huntsville Restaurant Week doesn’t have to make you restaurant weak

Suggested Meal and Exercise Pairings for Restaurant Week Huntsville Restaurant Week is here with luscious budget-friendly offerings from many of Huntsville’s favorite eateries.  But for the calorie conscious among us, there’s a dilemma: how do I take advantage of all this great food without that moment on the lips heading forever to the hips?  You head […]

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38 Free Things to Do in Huntsville this Summer

38 Free Things to Do in Huntsville this Summer

Sometimes we think in order to have a little fun, we have to spend, spend, spend to have a good time. Well, you and your wallet are in luck because we have come up with a list of fun things to do in Huntsville for $0.00. (No, you don’t need glasses, and that’s not a typo). […]

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First-timer’s Guide to Panoply Arts Festival

First-timer’s Guide to Panoply Arts Festival

    Special guest post from Lisa Bollinger of The Arts Council My husband, 2-year-old son, two adorable dogs and I moved to Huntsville on a bright and sunny day the last weekend in April 2007.  Our moving truck was scheduled to arrive a few days later.  Instead of sitting on the floors of an […]

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