- 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.
33% 3 votes
1485 Four Mile Post Rd SE, Huntsville, AL 35802 MoreLess Info
Featuring an IMAX theater, Carmike Cinemas Valley Bend 18 shows the latest films in both 2D and 3D viewing formats. The auditoriums have stadium seating, digital projectors, and surround sound.
A movie theater with 18 screens, Valley Bend 18 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, an IMAX 3D auditorium and a snack bar with food and drinks.
Monte Sano State Park is a retreat covering 2,140 acres, with lots of picnic areas, trails and mountain-biking trails, and modern camping sites for RVs. It also has 14 cabins, designed in the style of Arts and Crafts.
Giles County's Trail of Tears Memorial is a historical marker located in front of the Trail of Tears Interpretive Center. The Memorial commemorates the displacement and suffering of thousands of Cherokee, Muscogee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Seminole tribe members.
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105 N 1st Street, Pulaski, TN 38478 MoreLess Info
Operated by a local non-profit group, the Staar Theatre & Center For the Performing Arts is a venue that is host to a number of different performances throughout the year. These include comedies, dramas, musical concerts, and dinner theatre nights.
99% 135 votes
South Shawdee Road, Huntsville, AL MoreLess Info
Visitors can hike a 1.5-mile Madison County Nature Trail on Green Mountain. In the spring visitors can see azaleas and dogwood in bloom, and visitors can always see the oldest and largest Champion Winged Elm Tree in Alabama.
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5000 Nature Trail Rd SE, Huntsville, AL 35803 MoreLess Info
The Madison County Nature Trail is an easy 1.5 mile trail located on Green Mountain in a 72 acre park that includes a lake, pavilion, chapel, picnic tables, covered bridge and wheelchair accessible restrooms.
67% 15 votes
450 Old Hwy. 431 South, Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763 MoreLess Info
Featuring 54 holes, the Hampton Cove Golf Course offers a wide variety of terrain that drastically changes from one side of the property to the other. There is a Highland Course, River Course, and a short course that is only 11 holes.
Featuring a replica of the original Stone Bridge, the Stone Bridge Memorial Park in Fayetteville, Tennessee is also home to two historic log cabins and a visitor's center. Hiking and birding are popular summertime activities.