- TripBuzz found 70 things to do with kids in or near Athens, Alabama, including 63 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Decatur, Huntsville and Madison.
- From Tennessee Valley Zoo to Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives, the Athens area offers 47 different types of family activities, including: Hiking Trails, Walking Trails, Zoos and Movie Theaters.
- Athens acts as the midway point between the metropolitan areas of Nashville and Birmingham along Interstate 65. It is even adjacent to Huntsville but offers more outdoor recreation opportunities than the larger city. The undeveloped areas within the city limits serve as parks that offer hiking, walking, wildlife viewing, and bird watching.
The Alabama Constitution Village, the Huntsville Depot and Museum, and EarlyWorks Children's History Museum are all found at the Earlyworks Museum Complex. At the complex, visitors can see a 46-foot keelboat, a train depot from the 1860s, and an 1819 cabinet shop.
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3185 Leeman Ferry RD, Huntsville, AL 35801 MoreLess Info
Visitors to the Benton H. Wilcoxon Ice Complex can ice skate and play hockey. The complex also offers figure skating lessons, hosts birthday parties, gives hockey lessons, and has a broomball area.
An 18-screen movie theater, Regal Hollywood Stadium 18 - Huntsville displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, a game room, mobile ticketing and a lobby snack bar.
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2707 Artie St SW Suite 6, Huntsville, AL 35805 MoreLess Info
Land Trust of North Alabama offers 60+ miles of public trails to relax, get exercise and connect with nature across several nature preserves. Each preserve offers mostly unpaved trails. Trail maps available at landtrustnal.org. Free and open dawn to dusk.
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3312 S Memorial Parkway, Huntsville, AL 35802 MoreLess Info
The Regal Cinemas Hollywood Stadium 18 Movie Theater is a modern cinema multiplex that offers stadium seating throughout in auditoriums equipped for 3D projection. The theater also has a concession area and game arcade.
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2060 Airport Road Southwest, Huntsville, AL 35801 MoreLess Info
Within the Veterans' Memorial Museum are exhibits of artifacts, memorabilia, and military equipment from all wars fought by the United States military. The collection also houses a Ford Pygmy, which is the world's oldest jeep.
With a variety of seasonal events, North Alabama Railroad Museum offers rides on their historic trains. The museum is self-guided, but among the seasonal rides are the Santa Train ride during the holidays and Pumpkin Picking ride in autumn.