Huntsville

Along with my wife Rebecca and our dog Amos, I am a blogger for the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitor's Bureau's official blog, iHeartHsv.

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  • Celebrity Sightings at the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville
    Stars Fell on Alabama, and Visited the Rockets What do Ozzy Osborne, Elon Musk, Joaquin Phoenix, countless NASA astronauts and the Olsen Twins have in common? And, more importantly, what could you easily have in common with them? They’re among many many celebrities who have walked the exhibits at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center […]
  • Everyone Can Go Back to School in Huntsville
    School Lessons in the Rocket City Fall is just around the corner, and that means it’s back-to-school time! If your school years are a few years behind you, good news! A trip to the Rocket City will let you recapture the excitement of a first day of school. Here are just a few of the […]
  • Celebrating Alabama’s Big Birthday – The Bicentennial
    Party Like It’s 1819! There are birthdays, and then there are big birthdays, the kind you plan ahead for – like the ones that have zeroes at the end.  And then there are really big birthdays, like the ones that have two zeroes on the end. Alabama’s gearing up for a really big birthday next […]
  • Huntsville Botanical Garden: An Exhibit You Don’t Want to Myth
      An Exhibit You Don’t Want to Myth Or, A Review of the New Exhibit at the Huntsville Botanical Garden By Rhah’ghur, A Troll of the Third Realm   Look, trolls get a bad reputation these days. Back in the day, we’d just mind our own business, protecting bridges from errant gruff billy goats. Not […]
  • QUIZ: What’s Your Perfect Huntsville Date Night?
    Find out what kind of Date Night you should have in Huntsville! Which iHeartHsv blogger wrote this? David Hitt is a native of Huntsville who enjoys telling the stories of his hometown. He works in strategic communications for NASA’s Space Launch System, the rocket that will send astronauts to Mars and prove once again that […]
  • 5 Things to Bring on Your Trip to Huntsville!
    Five Things to Bring When You Travel to Huntsville “Preparation is the key to success,” Alexander Graham Bell once said, and though he probably wasn’t packing for a trip to Huntsville when he said it, it would have been no less true if he were.* The first step in a great trip is in how […]
  • NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge Heads to Rocket City
    NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge Heads to Rocket City Bruce Springsteen may not be recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on spaceflight, but he did hit on one incontrovertible truth of exploration – if you want to do it right, at some point, you’ve got to trade in your wings for some wheels. […]
  • 5 Things You’ll Only See in Huntsville
    5 Things You’ll Only See in Huntsville Planning a visit to Huntsville, and want to have the most uniquely Rocket City experience you can? Here’s a quick guide to five places that you’ll only find in Huntsville: Two Giant Rockets for the Price of One In all the world, there are only three Saturn V […]
  • 6 Reasons to Explore the Downtown Huntsville Visitor Center
    6 Reasons to Explore the Downtown Huntsville Visitor Center If you’re visiting Huntsville, should you visit the Downtown Huntsville Visitor Center? Well, yes – it has “visit” right there in the name! You probably already know why you should, there’s a wealth of information there about local activities and food and attractions and accommodations and […]
  • 12 Days of Huntsville Christmas
    12 Days of Huntsville Christmas Christmas is coming up, and there’s no place better to celebrate than in Huntsville, Alabama. Check out the 12 Days of Christmas – Huntsville style – below. Twelve Drummers Drumming The biggest concerts in Huntsville are at the Von Braun Center, but so are showcases of local songwriter talent and […]