Sleep Inn & Suites
4727 University Drive
Huntsville, AL 35816
Phone: (256) 382-2583
Fax: (256) 382-2584
Made up steel and wood, this Space Shuttle test stimulator is called the Space Shuttle Orbiter Pathfinder. Originally the shuttle was built at the Marshall Space Flight Center, the Shuttle was used for checking on the roadway clearances, cranne capabilities, etc. Currently standing as a storage thats rooting into history, the shuttle camt to be known after the 'Great Space Shuttle Exposition'. It is a great place to visit and known the beauty and it's history.
Located just southwest of Huntsville about two hours from Birmingham, the U.S. Space and Rocket Center is one of the most extraordinary destinations in Alabama. On display here are rockets, boosters, capsules and space suits used in NASA missions over the years. There is also an IMAX movie theater and a summer space camp for children. The center is open daily except major holidays. The admission price includes a trip to the nearby Marshall Space Flight Center, where you can watch the construction of NASA's new space station.
The United States Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama, was set up with the intention of inspiring interest in aeronautical engineering, space and aviation among young adults. Not only does the center fulfil this objective, it also manages to do so in a fun and exciting way. Various camps for children, families, adults as well as corporates are available such as Advance Space Academy, Robotics Camp, Family Program and Aviation Challenge. The camps not only teach science related skills, but also imbibe a sense of leadership and teamwork among the participants.
Hunstville Botanical Garden is an oasis of calm and tranquility. The garden has winding roads surrounded by trees, flowers, streams and waterfalls. This beautifully landscaped garden offers garden tours with audio guides and also has picnic tables if you wish to get food from home. This 112-acre garden is an ideal venue for weddings, parties and meetings and is available for rent.
Big Spring Park is a beautifully landscaped park in the city of Huntsville. The park is located on the site of an underground spring that was source of water during the 18th century. The park features the gifts received by the city from other counties and cities. Some notable ones include the Red Bridge from Japan, a Fog Bell from Norway and a park bench from Britain. The park hosts a popular arts festival and a happening music festival annually. This is a tranquil place to relax in the afternoon and soak up the sun.
When Susie Hudson laid the foundation of Washington Square, with the intention of providing Downtown with some good food and nightlife, little did she know that it would go on to become the most popular entertainment venue in the city. Located within plush and verdant surroundings, the beautifully architectured building of Washington Square exudes a wonderful old world charm. Catch all the live sports action at Mason's Pub. Humphrey's Bar & Grill is your place to be, if you're looking for great food, good music and the ultimate party nightspot. Otherwise, for a more elegant dining experience, opt for The Chophouse, which is a beautiful blend of luxury and comfort. Live music, finger-licking food, the ultimate party destinations are all here, at the Washington Square for you.
Southern Adventures is an amusement and water park with exhilarating rides. Sit on high roller coasters with fleeting views of the scenic countryside, climb rocky walls, embark on go-kart rides, and play arcade and carnival games.
Straight to Ale is a local brewery that produces regular and seasonal beers. Visitors can avail of free tours and sample the brews in the tap room. Their sports bar has pinball machines and multiple television screens.
The U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum is a nationally-famous war museum. It exhibits artifacts of the American Revolution War and is famous for preserving the Ford Pygmy, the oldest jeep in the world.
If you are looking for a great place to enjoy a game of soccer or just enjoy some time out, then John Hunt Park is just the place to be. There are several eating and drinking options available at the park. The park is interesting with many local teams playing here on a regular basis. Outside eatables and cameras are not permitted inside the premises. All in all, this a good spot for a game of soccer and a breath of fresh air.
The Monte Sano State Park is listed in the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage. It is spread over 2140 acres (866.02 hectares) and offers breathtaking mountainous trails for biking and hiking. There are scenic waterside and forest areas for camping.
The Marion Street is one of the most important streets in the city. The place is a hub of activity with several events and carnivals taking place here. Besides, the street also has the beautiful Marion Street Church located on it, which is a must visit for every tourist. To explore the culture of the city, Marion Street is the place to go.