The Time Travel Adventure takes you on a scavenger hunt through the 1800s, back to a simpler, quiet time. The only sounds were the sounds of happy children singing along with a man playing a violin on the front porch. I didn’t hear cars, cell phones, or the hum of computers, just nature, the violin, and singing. It was peaceful.
Harmony Park Safari is one of Huntsville’s most surprising gems! Find out why it should be on your family’s Must List.
Just a short, pleasant hour and a half drive from Huntsville is Chattanooga’s Ruby Falls. Sitting high atop Lookout Mountain, this underground cavern and waterfall has been an area attraction since 1930. Get all the details about this great daytrip your family will love!
Did you know that the US Space and Rocket Center has Saturday Scientists classes every 2nd Saturday of the month? Even better – the classes are included in the price of a general admission ticket to the Rocket Center or free if you have an annual pass!
Monte Sano State Park is close to home and close to civilization (as in Star Market is just down the mountain). As newbies, we knew nothing of a tent camping checklist. We were pretty inexperienced when it came to setting up and tearing down a campsite, too, so Monte Sano seemed like a great place to do a trial run.
Our family review of the McWane Center is full of great tips – exhibit info, food, parking, hours – you’ll have everything you need to plan your trip from Huntsville!
Every child loves art. Whether it’s the whimsical illustrations of their favorite picture books or taking paint to canvas to create their own masterpieces, art speaks to the heart & mind as soon as a child is able to process the visual world.
Is 4D Farm worth the drive from Huntsville? YOU BETCHA!
The last time I went to the Tennessee Aquarium, I was a kid and I thought it was the best place in the world to visit. Now that I’m a mom myself, my family decided to go and I was pleasantly surprised at how much is grown! There are now TWO buildings to visit—one is […]
If you grew up in the Huntsville area in the late 80’s or early 90’s and haven’t been back to Point Mallard since then, it is time to give it another chance. I think you ‘ll be pleasantly surprised with the improvements that have been made over the years!
We’ll start where I started when I first moved here. Thanks to a mutual friend in North Carolina, Susan G. was one of the first friends I made in Huntsville and the Huntsville Botanical Garden was one of the first places she took me. I knew after the first visit that this garden was going to […]
Forty five minutes Northwest of Huntsville is the tiny little town of Elkmont, Alabama. Don’t believe me on the tiny part? At the time of the last census there were 470 people living there. Doesn’t that just illicit an awwww from you? I wasn’t interested in the number of people living there so much as I was […]