Things to Do in Huntsville

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Looking for fun family-friendly activities in the Huntsville, AL and the surrounding area? You have come to the right place. Rocket City Mom was created for EXACTLY this purpose and, not to brag, but we think we’re pretty good at helping North Alabama families find things to do with their kids. Take a look around and see if you agree.

5 Reasons to Become a Member: Huntsville Botanical Garden

New to the area? Our best advice is to get your HBG membership ASAP.

free things to do in huntsville this summer

10 Totally Free Things to Do in Huntsville with Kids This Summer

Let this handy go-to list help you find totally free & fun things to do in Huntsville with kids.


Earlyworks Children’s Museum Brings Fun Geared for Littles

The Littles will love exploring and playing through the interactive exhibits at the EarlyWorks Children’s Museum.

two young girls at Point Mallard Water Park wave pool

Cool Off at Decatur’s Point Mallard Water Park

What’s new at Point Mallard Water Park in Decatur, plus parent tips!


Dive into Summer Fun at the Hartselle Aquatic Center

Enjoy a rock climbing wall, diving boards, water slides, a lazy river, and more at the Hartselle Aquatics Center.

Twilight at Ancient Lore Village in Knoxville, TN

Take a Magical Road Trip to Ancient Lore Village

Ancient Lore Village is a fairytale roadtrip from the Rocket City & a fantasy lover’s dream!


Swing into Summer at the Huntsville Botanical Garden’s In Full Swing

Swing into a relaxing summer day and enjoy the flowers at the Huntsville Botanical Garden’s In Full Swing.

Rogersville Splashpad water play

Rogersville Splash Pad and Recreational Park

The Rogersville Splashpad is a great place for families in NW Alabama to cool off!


Splash into an Adventure at Jungle Wave

The Jungle Wave is the perfect summer adventure for older kids that enjoy challenging themselves while at a water park.

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Guide to celebrating Father’s Day in Huntsville

Fun things to do + gifts to give for Father’s Day in Huntsville.