Search results for Huntsville
In 1866, Congress passed legislation establishing two cavalries composed of African-Americans. After Spanish-American War, the 10th U.S. Cavalry was ordered to Camp Forse in Huntsville.
Scenic trail rides, all ages. One- to two-hr. guided rides in beautiful Alabama mountains. Camping, picnics, parties, day camps, lay-ups for traveling horsemen.
Costumed guides lead tours of working village (1805-1819). Cabinetmaker's shop, print shop, confectionery shop, library and post office. Commemorates 1819 Constitutional Convention site.
Finest dual-rink facility in Southeast. Public sessions, hockey, birthday parties. Skating lessons with Huntsville Skating School.
Lagoon with ducks and fish. Part of Indian Creek Canal, formerly used to transport cotton. Huntsville was settled (1805) near this limestone spring.
Step back in time to the 1800s with authentic log cabins, period interpreters and barnyard. Tour eclectic mansion of eccentric Dr. Burritt, or hike trails.
CASA Community Garden casamadisoncty.org/casa-garden. 256-533-7775. 4725 Bob Wallace Ave, 35805. Open seasonal hrs. The CASA Community Garden is one of the oldest community gardens, volunteer driven in the state of Alabama.
Dred Scott was brought to Huntsville as a slave in 1818 and lived in Alabama for 12 years. U.S. Supreme Court denied him citizenship.
Unique, hands-on experience where visitors interact with history. Exhibits include a talking tree, 46-foot keel boat, talking clock and preschool learning center and more.
Full-line garden center, fountains, statuary, display gardens and a furniture and home accessories store with antiques, rugs, lighting, linens, gifts, Christmas decor in season.
Free-ranging exotic and endangered animals. Driving route. Zebras, zebus, buffalo, camels, ostriches, pythons, crocodiles, rams, highlanders, alligators, water fowl and more.
Alabama's oldest continuously operated hardware store (cir. 1879). Large selection of local and regionally made gifts: jewelry, gourmet items, pottery and old-fashioned toys.
Locomotives and Civil War graffiti. Hear stories by robotic ticket agents. Exciting hands-on programs. Home of Rocket City BBQ Cook-Off and Whistle Stop Festival.
Gift shop, tea room, picnic areas, pavilion. 120 acres of beautiful gardens and walking paths. Year-round festivals, Galaxy of Lights holiday light show.
Driving range, lessons, snack bar. Tee times available 3 days in advance.
Four to six major traveling exhibitions per year. Shows by regional artists, displays from museum's collection. Guided tours and educational programs offered throughout year.
Stock car racing at "South's Fastest Quarter Mile." One of top short asphalt tracks in Southeast. Where legendary drivers started their careers. Season from Apr.-Sept.
North Alabama's home for Minor League Baseball. AA affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. America's pastime in the Rocket City.
Alabama’s oldest symphony orchestra featuring guest artists from around the world!
Built in 1985 to host Southern League Huntsville Stars. Home to UAH Chargers baseball and high school tournaments.
Alabama's first land trust preserving North Alabama greenspace for 25 years; 40+ miles of public trails on four Nature Preserves all within Huntsville city limits.
72-acre park includes 17-acre lake. Fishing for youths under 16 or seniors over 60. Walking trails, pavilion, chapel, picnic sites.
Located in the historic Merrimack Mill Village neighborhood, this 302-seat theatre presents a season of professional touring productions.
Located in the center of Huntsville. 2,500 natural acres complete with hiking and biking trails. 14 rustic cabins, improved camping, pavillions, playground and lodge for events.
A wide selection of antiques from throughout the years.