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Discover Decatur’s Water Park:  Point Mallard

Discover Decatur’s Water Park:  Point Mallard

With all the excitement of the opening of the World’s Longest Water Slide, my kids were itching to go to a waterpark. Kansas City, Kansas is a bit of a stretch for a day trip, although Verruckt at Shlitterbahn does look like a must-do for a future road trip adventure. With the family car packed to(…)

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Hastings Park

Hastings Park

Location: 2801 Hastings Road SW, Huntsville, 35801 (map) Amenities: Two (2) playground sets – one little kid (2-9 years) and one infant (18 months-3 years). Six swings – three regular and three infant. Benches, picnic table, green space, riding toys, sidewalk around playground, trash cans, dog waste disposal. NO BATHROOMS. Tucked away in the medical(…)

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Stanlieo’s Sub Villa

Stanlieo’s Sub Villa

“What’s for lunch?” “The best sandwich in Huntsville.” Nathan had his first Kitchen Sink at the Governors Drive location of Stanlieo’s Sub Villa on Christmas Eve, 2012. We had just come from passing out parking tokens at the hospital. (It’s maybe one person in 10 who parks in a hospital garage and isn’t having a(…)

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SNAP Playground and Splash Pad

SNAP Playground and Splash Pad

If you live in Alabama in the summertime and have kids, it’s important to have water options! There’s a colorful splash pad located at SNAP Playground in Hartselle (and it’s wheelchair accessible). It’s free and has about a dozen water features including bubbling geysers, water guns, dumping buckets, sprinklers, and a roll arch. There is(…)

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Belle Chevre Creamery Tour

Belle Chevre Creamery Tour

Forty five minutes Northwest of Huntsville is the tiny little town of Elkmont, Alabama. Don’t believe me on the tiny part? At the time of the last census there were 470 people living there. Doesn’t that just illicit an awwww from you? I wasn’t interested in the number of people living there so much as I was(…)

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