Hays Nature Preserve is one of Huntsville’s hidden gems – but did you know they offer FREE programs for kids in the summer? Play Days at Hays Nature Preserve is a great way to get your family outdoors in nature, and learn a thing or two about the world around us.
Huntsville Hidden Gems
We sent a local dad and his 5 year-old son to Hazel Green to review Rocket City Championship Wrestling. The rumors are true… but is it family-friendly?
Maybe you’ve spotted them – tiny, colorful works of rock art tucked away on a nature trail or park. But where do they come from? Find out more about Rocket City Rock Stars!
If your family is full of soccer fans, check out the Huntsville Adult Soccer League’s new season. HASL is free fun for the whole family!
Gas up the car, pour up some hot cocoa in thermoses and hit the road – our much-anticipated list of Huntsville & North Alabama Christmas Lights is back by popular demand! The minute the Thanksgiving leftovers are gone we start putting together the ULTIMATE list of local home and neighborhood Christmas light displays so your […]
Want to make some Christmas and holiday memories with your kids but looking to save some money too? The Huntsville CVB has their 2016 attraction discounts ready to go in their annual Huntsville Holiday Magic Pass!
We are big champions of giving Experiences Not Things as much as possible. It cuts down on the clutter and creates lasting memories for our loved ones, especially because it can also involve the gift of time. Here are some of our favorite Huntsville Experiences you can give, and cut down on the material stuff.
If your family loves being outdoors these 5 reasons to dash to Ditto Landing are AWESOME. This hidden gem is brimming with natural beauty and fun recreation.
Have you heard of Homework Alabama? This hidden homework gem could save your student a lot of time and tears, and a local librarian explains how to use it.
Madison has a new scavenger hunt that will get your family outdoors and exploring! Read our Parent Review of Trains on Main before you set out.
During the dog days of summer, there is nothing like a decadent ice cream cone, milkshake, fro-yo, or frozen treat to take the edge off a hot day. July 17th is National Ice Dream Day, and we’ve got a list of where to find frozen treats all over Huntsville & North Alabama!
North Alabama is known far and wide for it’s beautiful green spaces and waterfronts, and there are some great places listed below to put in your kayak or canoe with kids.
Trying to find fun things to do outdoors with kids can be a bit tricky when they get older. That’s where disc golf comes in! It’s fun, played outside, great exercise, and provides the perfect opportunity to spend quality time with kids.
Brunch is awesome – don’t get me wrong – but don’t you want to up your Mother’s Day game a little this year? If you’re celebrating in Huntsville consider some of these things you can do to spend more quality time with Mom.
These North Alabama Land Trust hiking trails for kids will make it easy for your family to get out and enjoy some of our beautiful preserved places and nature in Alabama.
On Valentine’s Day, or any day, these six Huntsville spots are some of our favorites to set the mood for you and your sweetie.
For the first time, the annual Huntsville Christmas Parade is later in the season and AT NIGHT. You know what that means – a light parade – and we have all the details, plus Parent Pro-Tips on getting the most out of your parade experience.
Nestled at the bottom of the rocky hillside, is a playground. It’s not an overly impressive park, but it is pretty in the daylight and surrounded by shady beech trees. There are swings and toddler-sized play equipment, and a covered pavilion with picnic benches. There are also ghosts to play with.
Natives of the Rocket City all know a thing or two about the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. Home of Space Camp and the iconic Saturn V Rocket. But these Secret Spots will delight your kids!
Here are a few places that families might not know about in Madison that I love to go see art! The best part is that they are mostly in downtown Madison, AL. So you can pop by for some sweets at Whistle Stop Sweet Shop, something to eat/drink at Sady’s Bistro & see historic downtown […]