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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Centre
“Bar Louie's, Monaco Movie Theater with Bar, Connor's with Bar, outdoor shopping mall and more.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“The goal of Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment is to nurture artists while educating the public about art and the creative process. In order to accomplish this, the Mill has established a community where artists, in a working studio environment, are able to create, display, and sell their work; and the public has the opportunity to visit, view, learn, and acquire work by local artists. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful hiking trails and fantastic views from this park make it a great stop and it is less than a 15 minute drive”
  • 15 locals recommend
Museum
“The crown jewel of Huntsville Alabama. The US Space and Rocket Center is the one and only home of space camp for children and adults. Make sure to wear comfortable shoes because this is an all-day event. There are many exhibits including the Saturn V, a Planetarium and Stimulators which include an Apollo 11 virtual reality documentary, Moon Shot, G-Force Accelerator, Kids Cosmos Energy Depletion Zone, Mars Climbing Wall, HyperShip – Motion Based Simulator, Mars Play Station and Kid Space. There is also a restaurant located on site called the Mars Grill. This is an experience you will never forget. Go to www.rocketcenter.com for more information and tickets. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Science Museum
“NASA Space and Rocket Center is a 2 minute drive away. Explore the history and future of space.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Park
“This garden is open year-round and features a picture-perfect aquatic garden and specialty gardens throughout the 112 stunning acres. The Children’s garden and Nature Center contain the nation’s largest seasonal butterfly house. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Art Museum
“From Norman Rockwell to Hudson River School Landscapes and everything in between, the Huntsville Museum of Art is a must-see on your next visit to Huntsville! The Huntsville Museum of Art sits in Big Spring Park, the epicenter of the dynamic and evolving city center that is Downtown Huntsville, Alabama and works as a magnet for cultural activities. Stop by today and see the Museum's permanent collection of art, along with a wide variety of well-known traveling exhibitions. The Museum also has a large interactive children's gallery! Visit the hsvmuseum.org for all of the current and upcoming exhibitions. Founded in 1970 by city ordinance of the Museum Board of the City of Huntsville, the Museum serves Huntsville and Madison County's combined population of 420,000 residents. The mission statement of the Museum is to bring people and art together through acquiring, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting the highest quality works of art.”
  • 6 locals recommend
History Museum
“Located near Monte Sano State Park and hiking trails, the Burritt provides a look into the past and is a beautiful setting on the mountain.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Sports Bar
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“Golf games / covered & elevated driving range with your own bartender & food service. Lots of fun!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“It is just down the road from this property. Excellent food and has been an icon in the 5 points area for over 20 years.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Fun coffee shop with good menu on the north side of downtown ... prime for local shopping and milling about”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“It is an arcade bar. Have some drinks and play arcade games. Family friendly as well until I believe 10 pm”
  • 6 locals recommend
Food
“Groovy spot located just 2 minutes away. Sit back and enjoy a local brew. An amazing pizza shop is located inside as well with a park on the outside.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
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“Humphrey's has great brunch, live music, and the best bar food. It never gets too wild, but it will be packed on weekends with locals and tourists listening to live music.”
  • 5 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“This old grade school turned brewery and entertainment venue is definitely a must see when visiting Huntsville. This place has Ax throwing, digital golfing, Pinball arcade, a hidden speakeasy, amazing stone fire pizza, Coffee studio/records retail store and is home to Yellow Hammer Brewing and Straight to Ale Brewery and Restaurant. Check out their website at campus805.com to see all their upcoming events.”
  • 8 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Seasonally current and sustainably-sourced menu, delicious burgers as well as finer-fare, and always several great vegetarian options. Lunch and dinner are great but brunch is our favorite!”
  • 8 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Sports Bar
“Golf games / covered & elevated driving range with your own bartender & food service. Lots of fun!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“It is just down the road from this property. Excellent food and has been an icon in the 5 points area for over 20 years.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“It is an arcade bar. Have some drinks and play arcade games. Family friendly as well until I believe 10 pm”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Humphrey's has great brunch, live music, and the best bar food. It never gets too wild, but it will be packed on weekends with locals and tourists listening to live music.”
  • 5 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Seasonally current and sustainably-sourced menu, delicious burgers as well as finer-fare, and always several great vegetarian options. Lunch and dinner are great but brunch is our favorite!”
  • 8 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“This is our favorite place for brunch on the weekends. The atmosphere is upscale but very relaxed. The food is consistently amazing, as are the cocktails. Their Mimosa and Bloody Mary bar is fantastic! We always get the fried green tomatoes for an appetizer. Our favorites are the chicken and waffles and the shrimp and grits.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
“This is more than a bakery! It has many gluten free options and serves fresh options for any meal of the day. It is also walking distance and serves delicious coffee too.”
  • 3 locals recommend

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