Our family review of the McWane Center is full of great tips – exhibit info, food, parking, hours – you’ll have everything you need to plan your trip from Huntsville!
Every child loves art. Whether it’s the whimsical illustrations of their favorite picture books or taking paint to canvas to create their own masterpieces, art speaks to the heart & mind as soon as a child is able to process the visual world.
The kids and I took a trip to the farm yesterday, and it did not disappoint. I admit, I didn’t know about 4D Farm until a few months ago. A short trip South on 565 or 231 will land you there in no time. This beautiful family farm is situated on roughly 96 acres of […]
The last time I went to the Tennessee Aquarium, I was a kid and I thought it was the best place in the world to visit. Now that I’m a mom myself, my family decided to go and I was pleasantly surprised at how much is grown! There are now TWO buildings to visit—one is […]
If you grew up in the Huntsville area in the late 80’s or early 90’s and haven’t been back to Point Mallard since then, it is time to give it another chance. I think you ‘ll be pleasantly surprised with the improvements that have been made over the years!
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 […]
Rocket City Mom works hard to find you fun and cost-effective ways to spend time with your family. This weekend, my sons and I explored a seriously nifty thing to do on a Saturday night. The Von Braun Astronomical Society (VBAS) presents public shows at the planetarium on Monte Sano every Saturday night throughout the […]
The neat thing about Alabama Constitution Village is that it is the recreation of the city of Huntsville as it was in the early 1800’s — the buildings have been rebuilt on their original foundations! The history there is geared toward the curriculum of fourth-grade Social Studies here in Alabama. A lot of school groups […]