Fun Things to Do in Huntsville, AL

Huntsville ALHuntsville, Alabama is an incredible community with a lot of fun things to do and see for the entire family. Space camp, hiking in the mountains and going on a safari should all be part of your trip to this bustling city. When you explore this fun region, you will be amazed at all the things to do and see you may end up staying a few extra days to fit everything in.

If you live in Huntsville, you may not have had the opportunity to explore everything our city has to offer. Well, what are you waiting for? Let’s take a look at some of the fun things to do in this area!

Huntsville Botanical Garden

This botanical garden is a place you’ll want to walk around for hours, stopping to literally smell the roses. This park features 18 different gardens and walking trails. Each garden has a theme: Ferns, four seasons, bulb and annual, herb garden, perennial garden and even a garden just for kids.  The Damson Aquatic Garden is a Japanese inspired pond with incredible traditional pergolas and walkways all overlooking a picture-perfect pond, surrounded by tropical plants. The Botanical Garden is open year-round, with a butterfly house open just through the summer months.

U.S. Space and Rocket Center

If you ever dreamed of being an Astronaut, this is the place for you. The U.S Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama is part of the Smithsonian. It’s here where you can walk right up to a touch a real space shuttle and see more than 27 rockets and missiles. You can also feel what’s it’s like to walk in space. Zero gravity is pretty wild. This center also hosts day camps and birthday parties for kids.  They also have a G-force simulator.  A trip to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center is truly out of this world!

Monte Sano State Park

Monte Sano State Park is where you want to go if you are looking for a wild adventure. With more than 2,100 acres of natural space, you can hike, camp in a rustic cabin or play a round of disc golf.  Monte San means Mountain of Health. If you need to recharge your batteries, this is the place to do it.  The state park is also home to more than 20 different mountain biking trails, all ranging from difficult to easy.  The stone-built cabins are truly the highlight of this beautiful state park. Stay for the night or for a week! Make reservations online to get the best selection of cabins. You can also reserve a tent or RV camping spot in the nice campground too.

Harmony Park Safari

Harmony Park Safari is nature preserve dedicated to taking care of exotic animals such as Zebras, Giraffes, camels, kangaroos, ostriches and a buffalo. The park is interactive. You can feed the animals with the help of a trainer during certain times of the day. The park is located at 431 Clouds Cove Road in Huntsville. It’s a seasonal park-open March through November.  If you want to see a kangaroo up close and personal without making a trip to the outback, this should be apart of your weekend plans.

Alabama Constitution Village

The Alabama Constitution Village is a living history of Alabama’s history. In 1819, 44 delegates declared to make Alabama a state. The tour takes you through period-appropriate homes, bakeries and where those delegates voted to make Alabama the 22nd state in the union. Actors and actresses also reenact life as it was in the 1800s. If you’re a history buff or want to learn more about Alabama became a state, this is a great place to do so.

Article by Rush Bail Bonds in Huntsville, AL.