Posts tagged with: Downtown Huntsville

[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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[VLOG]: Huntsville Spring Walking Tour

[VLOG]: Huntsville Spring Walking Tour

Information updated to reflect 2019 tour dates. Hey everyone, Katie here again for iHeartHsv on a beautiful Spring day in Huntsville. Today, I’m strolling around historic Twickenham to learn about Huntsville’s past!   The Walk During the Spring and Fall, the Huntsville/Madison County Convention and Visitors Bureau organizes guided walking tours around different areas that […]

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iHeartHsv Hotel Review: Four Points by Sheraton at Huntsville Airport

iHeartHsv Hotel Review: Four Points by Sheraton at Huntsville Airport

  I recently had the opportunity to stay at the Four Points by Sheraton at Huntsville International Airport. In addition to being the closest hotel to the airport, the Four Points is also conveniently located near Redstone Arsenal and I-565 for easy access to downtown Huntsville.  Local restaurants include ChuckWagon BBQ, Crickets Burgers & Wings, Main Street […]

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17 ways to #ShopLocal in Huntsville, Alabama this holiday season

17 ways to #ShopLocal in Huntsville, Alabama this holiday season

    Whether you are prepared or not, the inevitable is upon us! The fiercest of holiday shopping is in full swing, and the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau would like to help you out with some local gift ideas. So, here you are: 17 places to get your #ShopLocal on in Huntsville, Alabama this […]

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Best Places to See Fall Colors in Huntsville, Alabama

Best Places to See Fall Colors in Huntsville, Alabama

  There’s a lot to enjoy about fall — cooler temperatures, seasonal foods and coffees, pumpkins and mums, and of course the beauty of the leaves as they morph into a collage of bright yellows, vivid oranges and flaming reds!   So where in Huntsville, Alabama are the best places to view the brilliant hues […]

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Lucky Duck Scavenger Hunt expands to include 14 hidden ducks

Lucky Duck Scavenger Hunt expands to include 14 hidden ducks

  Hooray! The popular Lucky Duck Scavenger Hunt in Downtown Huntsville has just grown by two additional hidden ducks! Read on below for all of the details. The news If you’ve been in Downtown Huntsville recently near Big Spring International Park, you’ve seen the ducks. They’re cute. They’re feather-y. They waddle. And two years ago, […]

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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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VLOG: My Huntsville Street Food Gathering Experience

VLOG: My Huntsville Street Food Gathering Experience

  By Katie Wright The Lowdown   Every third Friday of the month starting in April and ending in October (Huntsville’s Street Food Season), a herd of food trucks will take over downtown Huntsville to serve up some of the Valley’s best street food in what are called “Street Food Gatherings.” The event takes place […]

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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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Gotta Try: Pan Seared Salmon and Fried Buttermilk Chicken at Commerce Kitchen

Gotta Try: Pan Seared Salmon and Fried Buttermilk Chicken at Commerce Kitchen

By Constance Smith   A little while ago, Alabama was slammed with some lovely winter weather. Yes, I said lovely. As someone who grew up in the north and moved to Alabama from Alaska, I love getting treated to real winter weather. I only wish we got it more often.  But I’m not here to […]

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