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

How to travel on a budget in Huntsville, AL

How to travel on a budget in Huntsville, AL

  Traveling out of town can become expensive in a hurry. Luckily, Huntsville consistently ranks as one of the nation’s most affordable cities according to the likes of CNN and Huffington Post with constant nods for affordable living and retirement, but what about just visiting the Rocket City? I’m so glad you asked! There are […]

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5 family activities in Huntsville for spring 2015: My Madison County w/ Rocket City Mom

5 family activities in Huntsville for spring 2015: My Madison County w/ Rocket City Mom

My Madison County is a monthly series here on iHeartHsv.com. Each month, hear from a different Rocket City local on their picks, chosen exclusively for iHeartHsv readers, on what to do while  visiting Huntsville and Madison County.   Spring is around the corner here in the Rocket City, and there is much to look forward to for families […]

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10 Must-Have Huntsville Souvenirs

10 Must-Have Huntsville Souvenirs

  It always seems like a great idea to purchase souvenirs on your trip… until you get home and realize the mementos are just *sigh* clutter. Don’t fret! Whether you’re a tourist visiting Huntsville or a native taking gifts to family or friends elsewhere, the unique experience of our community can provide you with easy-to-pack, […]

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ChargerCon returning to Huntsville 3/13-14

ChargerCon returning to Huntsville 3/13-14

  Hosting the second largest research park in the United States. Being home to a leading university full of science and technology programs. And yes, building a Saturn V moon rocket. These are things that have become synonymous with Huntsville, a city that proudly flies a geeky flag. While that name might have historically carried […]

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5,4,3,2,1: A countdown (because, of course) to 5 of the Rocket City’s most historic meeting sites

5,4,3,2,1: A countdown (because, of course) to 5 of the Rocket City’s most historic meeting sites

  Throughout my years of planning events and conferences, from both sides of the equation, first as a facility sales representative, later as a corporate meeting planner and now at the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau, I have often heard that more business deals are done at the dining table than at the boardroom […]

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#TBT – “Alabama Space and Rocket Center Replica Kit”

#TBT – “Alabama Space and Rocket Center Replica Kit”

This retro-awesome #ThrowbackThursday (#TBT) is provided by Mike King over at the Huntsville Revisited Facebook Page.     ABOUT HUNTSVILLE REVISITED Founded in 1978, Huntsville Revisited is dedicated to preserving and sharing the rich, diverse history of Huntsville-Madison County, Alabama. At Huntsville Revisited, you will find Huntsville’s most diverse collection of photos and stories anywhere. Companion […]

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What’s up with Huntsville, Alabama?

What’s up with Huntsville, Alabama?

  10 reasons you should start planning your trip to the Rocket City A.S.A.P. From Rocket City Brewfest to the nation’s largest private arts facility and the Earth’s largest space museum—Huntsville’s calling your name.

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Must-visit stops for history-buffs in Huntsville

  Huntsville has been on the forefront of innovation from the beginning. The first railway to link the Atlantic to the Mississippi ran through Huntsville. The state’s first public water system was built in Huntsville in 1823. And when it was time to take the United States to new heights—literally (CUE: America’s Space Program) — […]

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It doesn’t take rocket science to enjoy the U.S. Space & Rocket Center

It doesn’t take rocket science to enjoy the U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Attraction Pro-Tips Series: Each month, we’ll bring you our tips for visitors for navigating and exploring Huntsville/Madison County attractions.   I’m as close to a local as you can get in Huntsville, having moved here in 1990. Although I’ve been a long-time space geek, I figured it would be limited to me and my lonesome […]

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Top 8 picks for geeky spots in Huntsville

  As a lifelong resident of Huntsville, I am still amazed at the amount of new things I stumble upon almost every day. Hidden gems in the Rocket City are quickly becoming more noticeable, thanks to social media and bloggers like myself who want to share them. On top of these local stores and museums, […]

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