- Our list of the best things to do in Huntsville, Alabama, features the top 81 nearby activities — including 34 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Huntsville, AL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 34 things to do within the city of Huntsville, AL , followed by 47 popular activities in nearby cities, including Decatur, Madison, Athens and Owens Cross Roads
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The Old Decatur Historic District is a historical district that was created in the year of 1820. The age of the houses range from 1829 to present day and the styles vary from the Empire period to the Edwardian Cottage.
The Point Mallard Waterpark is a family theme park that features a wave pool, swimming pool, lazy river and other activities including walking trail and camping, playground, beach and a mini-golf course. The park also offers day parties and birthday parties.
The Decatur Convention & Visitors Bureau is a facility that provides information on dining options, nearby attractions, lodging, campgrounds, shopping, and spas. The information center also provides maps of the local region.
With four tours to choose from, Decatur Walking Tours & Trails takes visitors through the area's historical and cultural sites. One of these tours revolves around the history of a Confederate led battle during the Civil War.
The Morgan County Archives is a collection of thousands of documents including population records, genealogy information, and more. Also included in the archives is a small museum with a number of old photographs, art pieces, and period clothing.
Known for it's retro vibe and historic neon signage, the Princess Theatre is a piece of Alabama history. The performance venue plays host to a diverse selection of entertainment including big names in music, local artists, plays and film.
Over 2,000 species of exotic insects, mounted birds and animals are displayed at Cook's Natural Science Museum. You can also see exhibits of rocks, sea shells, snakes and coral. All are housed in a modern, 5,000-square-foot facility which takes about an hour to tour.
A multipurpose recreation facility, the Carrie Matthews Recreation Center offers sports, classes, and programs for kids and adults. The facility has basketball and volleyball courts, and hosts a variety of leagues.