Easy Day Trips for Families from Huntsville, AL

Spring & Summer are a great time for road trips and you don’t have to go far from home to discover many wonderful touristy treats. Over the last few years we’ve been sending area writers out to “test drive” these day trips from Huntsville (with kids in tow of course) and they’ve come back and shared their thoughts, tips, and recommendations.

Below are several (plus a few bonus trips!) of our favorite such articles. The next time your family has a free 24 hours and a full tank of gas, why not hop in the car and seek out a bit of adventure?

 

1. Rattlesnake Saloon in Muscle Shoals

2. Explore Birmingham with Kids

3. McWane Science Center in Birmingham


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4. Red Mountain Park in Birmingham

5. Explore Nashville with Kids

6. Rainforest Cafe at Opry Mills

7. Noccalula Falls in Gadsden

8. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts

9. Cathedral Caverns State Park in Grant

10. Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta


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11. Explore Atlanta with Kids

12. Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga

13. Creative Discovery Museum in Chattanooga

14. Ruby Falls in Chattanooga

15. See Rock City in Chattanooga, TN

16. Explore Chattanooga with Kids

17. Falls Mill in Elora, TN


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18. Fall Into Gatlinburg, TN

19. Holiday ICE in Nashville, TN

20. Exploring Opry Mills in Nashville, TN

Keep in mind if you’re traveling with toddlers or younger children, we have an excellent resource for you in our Huntsville area travel map. It lists all the places for pit stops that little ones will love!