Posts tagged with: U.S. Space & Rocket Center

North Alabama Rocket Trail

North Alabama Rocket Trail

J.R.R. Tolkien wrote, “Not all those who wander are lost,”  but Bugs Bunny also knew he should have taken that “left turn at Albuquerque.” If you’re an explorer like me, you enjoy seeking out locations and experiences that speak to all that you love to see and do. Good news for you, and me, is […]

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TBEX North America 2017 Video

TBEX North America 2017 Video

A very special TBEX North America 2017 video from our friends at TravelMedia.ie. We can’t wait to see you in the Rocket City!                            

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Dear TBEX: In Huntsville, We Write

Dear TBEX: In Huntsville, We Write

Dear TBEX, In Huntsville, we write. On July 5, 1819, with pen to parchment in a vacant cabinet shop, forty-four delegates came together here to inaugurate Alabama as the twenty-second state, with Huntsville serving as its first capital. Today, visitors can still experience the history and hope of this day at the Alabama Constitution Village, an […]

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8 Dog-Friendly Breweries in Huntsville

8 Dog-Friendly Breweries in Huntsville

Let me start by saying that you should never let your dog drink beer. Ever. Sadly for Fido, hops are toxic to dogs and can make them deathly ill. Not to mention the alcohol, which can cause immediate kidney and health issues in canines. That doesn’t mean your four-legged friend wouldn’t enjoy a trip with […]

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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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Dear WITS: Enjoy these Huntsville treats on us!

Dear WITS: Enjoy these Huntsville treats on us!

  Hi everyone- Katie here. The Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau and partners from the U.S. Space & Rocket Center and Green Pea Press are very excited to attend the Women in Travel Summit (WITS) this year and learn more about the other destinations represented, but we wanted to make sure you left with a little taste […]

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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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8 ways to experience the new Star Wars movie in Huntsville, Alabama

8 ways to experience the new Star Wars movie in Huntsville, Alabama

  To quote the late, great Darth Vader, “This will be a day long remembered.”   On December 17, the new Star Wars movie, Episode VII, “The Force Awakens” will be in theaters everywhere, and it’s going to be huge – the movie broke the advance ticket sales record a month before its debut, and […]

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