In Partnership with the Southern Weekend

5 Places Your Kids Will Love

Tennessee Valley Weekend has pulled together 5 places that we think your kids will LOVE!

Let's Play

Run, jump, slide, climb – PLAY all day long! There is so much for your kids to enjoy, and perfect for running out all of their energy!

Address: 6275 University Drive,
Suite #13, Huntsville, AL 35806

Phone: (256) 684-8727

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Huntsville Botanical Garden

The Huntsville Botanical Garden is home to a beautiful, picture-perfect garden, a spectacular wildflower and nature trail and numerous specialty gardens and plant collections.

The Children’s Garden and Nature Center contain the nation’s largest seasonal butterfly house and eight specialized gardens aimed toward the younger set. Children and adults alike can enjoy a stroll through the dinosaur garden, the space garden, storybook garden and more.

Address: 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue SW, Huntsville, AL 35805

Phone: (256) 830-4447

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U.S. Space & Rocket Center®

Interested in space? Want to take a trip to outer space?

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center® is home to Space Camp and Aviation Challenge Camp, a Smithsonian Affiliate and the Official Visitor Center for NASA. It is the largest spaceflight museum in the world!

There are more than just artifacts! Go experience the physics of astronaut training like never before in simulators like Space ShotTM and G-Force. The Spacedome IMAX® Theater and our National Geographic Theater transport you to different worlds with amazing documentary films and will have you seeing space science in a whole new light.

Address: 1 Tranquality Base, Huntsville, AL 35805

Phone: (256) 837-3400

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Harmony Park Safari

Pile everyone in the car and drive on over to experience wild life like you never have before! Drive through the park or get out and see the kangaroo habit or reptile room – there is plenty to see and even more to learn!

Address: 431 Clouds Cove Road, Huntsville, AL 35803

Phone: (256) 723-3880

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Kids Kingdom Playground

Kids Kingdom Playground is a free attraction in Madison’s Dublin Park. A large playground for climbing and play, this site also offers lots of shaded areas with picnic tables and grassy areas where a child can explore.

Address: 8324 Madison Pike, Madison, AL 35758

Phone: (256) 772-9300

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What do your kids love to do in the Tennessee Valley? Let us know on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram!