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

Little Known Facts: The Huntsville location where Dr. Von Braun promised Buzz Aldrin the Moon

Little Known Facts: The Huntsville location where Dr. Von Braun promised Buzz Aldrin the Moon

A natural-born explorer, I’ve spent most of my existence looking to the stars and dreaming of the mysteries they might reveal to me. Lately, I’ve come to realize it’s foolish to chart a course for the vast unknown without first discovering all that surrounds me each and every day. To that end, I have decided […]

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What you need to know about Robot Zoo at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center

What you need to know about Robot Zoo at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center

By Erica Jackman   Want to learn and have fun doing it? The U.S. Space & Rocket Center has the perfect exhibit to do just that. Robot Zoo is an entertaining an interactive exhibit being featured at the Rocket Center for a limited time only (so be sure to plan a trip sooner rather than […]

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5 Ways To Celebrate Mother’s Day in Huntsville For Out-Of-Towners

5 Ways To Celebrate Mother’s Day in Huntsville For Out-Of-Towners

By Josie Wachi   Mother’s Day is about spoiling our moms. If you’re a visitor to Huntsville, we’ve got you covered with ideas from Rocket City locals on the ideal gifts and experiences for your mom that will get you that always coveted star-child status.     Take in the views at Monte Sano State […]

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Huntsville Top Picks for Food, Drinks, Places: My Madison County w/ Know Huntsville

Huntsville Top Picks for Food, Drinks, Places: My Madison County w/ Know Huntsville

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.     Curious what locals would recommend for you to do when visiting Huntsville, Alabama? That’s exactly why we created  iHeartHsv.com’s […]

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iHeartHsv Hotel Review: Fairfield Inn Huntsville

iHeartHsv Hotel Review: Fairfield Inn Huntsville

  This past weekend I had the opportunity to stay at the Fairfield Inn Huntsville by Marriott in Huntsville.  The Fairfield Inn Huntsville, recently renovated, is cozy and hospitable featuring a pool, hot tub, and inviting outdoor area.   It is very conveniently located near Cummings Research Park, which is the second largest research park in the United […]

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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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