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

Geaux to the Rocket City! Direct Flights from New Orleans to Huntsville

Geaux to the Rocket City! Direct Flights from New Orleans to Huntsville

From the Crescent City to the Rocket City Have you heard the news yet? Starting September 30, GLO Airlines will offer direct flights between the Huntsville International Airport and the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (for under $200!). So we’re taking a break from our regularly scheduled programming to write especially to you, New […]

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4 Types of People Who Should Visit The Science of Archimedes Exhibit

4 Types of People Who Should Visit The Science of Archimedes Exhibit

  Psst! Hey, you!! Yeah, you! I’m about to tell you something super exciting. Are you ready? Are you sure? ‘Cause this is pretty darn good. The U.S. Space & Rocket Center just premiered a new traveling showcase, The Science of Archimedes exhibit. As in, this is the first time and first place that the exhibit […]

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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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