If you love football, traditional southern food and good, old fashioned southern hospitality, you ll love planning a trip to Huntsville. The people are friendly, the history is proud and strong, and football is a staple of every day life.
When you fly to Huntsville International Airport (HSV), you ll find that there is no shortage of activities to enjoy in Huntsville. Key attractions here include:
The US Space and Rocket Center Museum
If you have an affinity for space, you re going to want to take a tour of this museum. Paying tribute to the strong NASA presence that lies in Huntsville, this museum allows visitors to get a glimpse of what life in outer space is like.
Huntsville Museum of Art
A collection of regional and national artwork is housed here, with works of art from some of the most renowned American artists on display.
Big Spring International Park
This is the most popular park in the city. Huntsville was founded here more than 200 years ago, and the park showcases some incredible gifts that have been given to the city including the Red Bridge, which was a gift from the Japanese General Mikio Kimata, and a light beacon, a gift from Norway in 1903 and is now affectionately known as the lighthouse.
Hints and Tips
There are two historic districts: The Twickenham and Five Points, which feature historic homes, and where you can enjoy walking tours.