- TripBuzz found 77 things to do with kids in or near Madison, Alabama, including 63 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Huntsville, Decatur, Athens and Owens Cross Roads.
- From Madison Bowling Center to Madison Public Library, the Madison area offers 46 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Dog Park, Bike Paths and Hiking Trails.
- Located just minutes from Huntsville, Madison is home to many commuters. However with Integraph and other employers having offices in the city, several families both reside and work there. The city further offers several shopping districts with specialty boutiques and trendy shops. Other attractions in the area include various recreational trails where outdoorsmen can enjoy hiking, bicycling or just a long, scenic stroll.
95% 38 votes
124 South Side Square, Huntsville, AL 35801 MoreLess Info
Harrison Brothers Hardware is the oldest continually operating hardware store in Alabama. The Historic Huntsville Foundation now operates the building, and shoppers can find a vast array of merchandise including biscuits, marbles, and locally created pottery.
Commonly visited during the warm summer months of the year, Bicentennial Park is a unique community park open to the public. Park amenities include fountains of water from the ground to splash in, benches, and unique sculptures around the perimeter.
Featuring over 10 miles of nature trails, Hays Nature Preserve is an area of protected parkland popular among lovers of nature. Common activities include hiking, bike riding, and horseback riding through the miles of trails.
A fenced canine recreation and exercise facility, Dog Spot dog park provides open grass fields with separate areas for large and small dogs. The park offers trees, benches, drinking water and dog waste bags.
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.
100% 28 votes
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.
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.
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.
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.