- 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.
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Phoenix Paintball Huntsville MoreLess Info
Play across 30 acres of paintball fields featuring different terrain and obstacles
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26169 Children Ln, Athens, AL 35613 MoreLess Info
The Tennessee Valley Zoo is a mobile petting zoo open by appointment only. It includes a diverse array of animals visitors can interact with, such as goats, giant tortoises, monkeys, water buffalo and even camel.
96% 28 votes
100 Pryor Street, Athens, AL MoreLess Info
Artifacts like uniforms, weapons, medals, books, and photographs are on display in a large exhibit at the Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives. Visitors can also access a monthly coffee call, gift shop, meeting facilities, and guided tours by local veterans.
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1702 South Jefferson St., Athens, AL 35611 MoreLess Info
The Cinemagic Theatre offers a choice of indoor or outdoor movie viewing. The drive-in shows quality new-releases with modern audio and video capabilities. A clean, friendly, and warm atmosphere awaits movie lovers of all ages on the inside as well.
67% 3 votes
101 N. Houston St., Athens, AL 35611 MoreLess Info
Readers and history buffs will find plenty to explore at the Houston Memorial Library and Museum, the former home of U.S. senator George S. Houston. Visitors can survey the book section then head upstairs to view furnishings and family artifacts.
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14640 Cambridge Ln, Athens, AL 35613 MoreLess Info
Onyx Cheerleading & Gymnastics is a recreational facility that features youth summer camps, music lessons, stunt training, and flexibility classes. The facility also offers choreography classes, and semi-private and private lessons.
60% 5 votes
Piney Chapel Road, Athens, AL 35614 MoreLess Info
Walkers will enjoy nature scenes and views of wildlife along the Richard Martin Trail. Covering several miles with winding paths, it is also suitable for bicyclists, runners and horseback riders.
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100 North Beaty Street, Athens, AL 35611 MoreLess Info
Consisting of interlacing trails, Athens-Limestone County Nature & Heritage Trails takes visitors through various parks and recreational areas in the city. These trails include the Civil Wart Trail, the 89-Mile Noah Bike Trail, the Antebellum Trial, and other historic pathways.
100% 4 votes
Decatur, AL 35602 MoreLess Info
Known for its great views, Wheeler Lake is a popular tourist destination for boaters and other water enthusiasts. The area further provides for other outdoor adventures including fishing, camping and bird watching.
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30030 Hwy 72 West, Madison, AL 35756 MoreLess Info
Acting as the largest flea market in the area, the Limestone Flea Market is open every weekend no matter the weather. Along with the extensive list of vendors with jewelry, antiques, homemade items, and art, there is a restaurant that serves breakfast and lunch.
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8661 US Hwy 72 W, Madison, AL 35758 MoreLess Info
At Madison Bowling Center, visitors can enjoy a game of bowling or billiards. The bowling alley also has an arcade area with claw machines, shooting games, racing games, and more.