- TripBuzz found 69 things to do with kids in or near Decatur, Alabama, including 43 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Huntsville, Madison and Athens.
- From Point Mallard Waterpark to Wheeler Lake, the Decatur area offers 49 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Military Museums, Nature & Wildlife Areas and Recreation Centers.
- Located along the blue waters of the Tennessee River is the city of Decatur, Alabama. A large economic center and ever-growing residential area, visitors enjoy the city's many water recreation opportunities and well as in-town attractions. Taking in the natural beauty of the local wildlife refuge is among the most popular, as well as attending the Alabama Jubilee hot-air balloon race.
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.
100% 23 votes
516 County Rd. 1127, Vinemont, AL 35179 MoreLess Info
Privately owned, the Crooked Creek Civil War Museum features mostly exhibits of Civil War artifacts actually found on the owner's property. There are also pieces which were donated to the museum to help fill out the collection.
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.
80% 5 votes
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.
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.
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.
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.
Located in downtown Cullman, Sportsman Lake Park offers a place for family gatherings. The park has picnic areas and pavilions. Visitors can walk shady trails or feed fish from the lake's shore or small dock.
Cullman County Parks is a collection of parks and other facilities for residents and visitors to enjoy. Guests commonly visit Smith Lake Park or Sportsman Lake Park, with both locations offering campsites, playgrounds, and boat rentals, among numerous other amenities.