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

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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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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