Things to Do in Huntsville

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.

Local author and naturalist helps kids identify poison ivy before they head out on summer hikes

If you’ve ever gone on a hike and said, “does this look like poison ivy” then you should watch this video. Bonus points for making it super kid-friendly.

FAQs about visiting the Space and Rocket Center when it reopens May 30

The U.S. Space and Rocket Center is ready for visitors again but those visitors should expect a different experience for the foreseeable future.


Quick Guide to Madison Parks and Playgrounds

An easy guide to the pros and cons of each park in Madison, AL.

Camping with Kids Near Huntsville, AL

Camping with Kids: A Quick and Dirty Getting Started Guide

Here’s a list of things to put you on the road to a memorable – in a good way – camping trip.

Burritt on the Mountain reopens just in time for Memorial Day Weekend

If you’ve been missing those majestic views your wait is now over. Burritt on the Mountain will be opening backup to the public this Saturday, May 23. 

“Let’s Open the Gates.” Trash Pandas to host community events and camps but no baseball (yet)

Trash Panda baseball may not be coming to Toyota Field just yet but that doesn’t mean North Alabama can’t enjoy some other community events in this new venue.

Huntsville Memorial Day Weekend Roundup

A socially distant Memorial Day Weekend doesn’t have to mean no fun. Check out all the safe ways you can get out of the house in and around Huntsville!


Aldridge Creek Greenway

This isn’t a hike, rather, this is an easy outing if you have a stroller or other extraordinary accessibility needs.

Horseback riding lessons and camps in and around Huntsville, AL

Winston Churchill once said, “No hour of life is wasted that is spent in a saddle.” That’s a pretty ringing endorsement for at least trying this beloved pastime.

Free Guntersville boat tours offered to healthcare families May 14-17

Lake and River Fun Cruises and Boat Tours in Guntersville, AL, is kicking off the…