Hit the Road From Huntsville
So you’ve decided that this is the year you’ll stop banking all those vacation days and actually USE them. In a recent survey, 37% of participants put travel plans on hold while 15% opted for a staycation. Don’t become part of the statistics! Here are our favorite ways to hit the road, explore the world, and spend time with your family.
Backyard Roadtrips & Beyond
14 Easy Day Trips from Huntsville – our collection of parent-tested day trips are great ways to see how well your kids do on shorter day excursions!
Even More Great Easy Day Trips
Falls Mill in Elora, TN
Hiking Road Trips in North Alabama With Kids
Muscle Shoals with Kids
Skiing with Kids in Mentone
Exploring Decatur with Kids
Family Travel on a Budget
Part One: Tips & Tricks as You Plan
Part 2: You’re There! Now What?
Beyond the Backyard
Almost Deported: A Lesson on International Travel
Carnival Cruising with Kids
Escape to the Beach
Our Favorite Beaches
Our Pensacola Weekend
Beach Hacks for Busy Families
Take a Long Weekend
- Chattanooga with Kids
- A Day Trip to Chattanooga & the Creative Discovery Museum
- Parent Review: Ruby Falls
- Parent Review: Tennessee Aquarium
What are your family vacation plans this year? Share your ideas with other Huntsville-area parents in the comments!
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Rocket City Mom is a website about raising children in and around Huntsville, Alabama. Started in late 2010 by a local mom and newcomer to Huntsville, Rocket City Mom has grown into a thriving community of local parents and now boasts a staff of four, thirteen regular contributors, and tens of thousands of Tennessee Valley readers making it the #1 Parenting Resource in North Alabama.