Things to Do in Huntsville

Photo Credit: Huntsville Madison Co. Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

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.

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Spring Events in Huntsville, Madison, and North Alabama

Spring is the perfect season to enjoy Huntsville, AL. Check out all the great special events happening in 2021!

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Spring Plays and Performances in Huntsville, Madison and North Alabama

Kid-friendly plays, concerts, and performances happening in Huntsville this spring.


Get Lost in Nature at the Madison County Nature Trail

Craving the outdoors? Need a little exercise? I’ve got just the place for you! The…

beautiful photo of Falls Mill in Elora TN

Falls Mill is Worth the Drive

Looking for a road trip that your whole family can enjoy AND be there and back by dinner time? Falls Mill is a beautiful drive away and the perfect picnic spot in all seasons.

pop up camper at Honeycomb campground

Lakeside Camping at Honeycomb Campground

Take the kids camping on Lake Guntersville at Honeycomb Campground.

three lids smiling while camping at Monte Sano state park in huntsville

The State Park in Your Back Yard

Monte Sano State Park is close to home and close to civilization. Let’s go camping!

Dare to Explore: Milestones to Mars at the Space and Rocket Center includes a section for children to view different space suits.

Milestones to Mars Brings New Space Journey to the Rocket City

The Space and Rocket Center’s newest exhibit Dare to Explore: Milestones to Mars, takes a look at agriculture, suits and more.

Where to Kayak & Canoe with Kids in Huntsville

North Alabama is known far and wide for it’s beautiful green spaces and waterfronts, and here are some great places to put in your kayak or canoe with kids.

Delano Park in Decatur AL boy on slide

Delano Park and Splash Pad in Decatur

Delano Park in Decatur has an amazing playground and splashpad for local families.

baby lamb at the Burritt On the Mountain barnyard

Where to Find Huntsville’s Furriest Friends

From furry friends to feathered and everything in-between, animal lovers have lots of options to see in Huntsville!