126. Huntsville, Alabama USA
Why Huntsville, Alabama USA
I’ve been through the Huntsville, Alabama airport about three times and through the city once when I visited the Unclaimed Baggage place in nearby Scottsboro. So I was excited to attend the TBEX conference in Huntsville, Alabama as a guest of the city. It’s a town that really worth visiting; read on…
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Where is Huntsville, Alabama USA
Huntsville, Alabama USA is located in the north of the state of Alabama just south of the U.S. state of Tennessee. Alabama is located between Mississippi and Georgia.
How To Get Here
There is no commercial train service to Huntsville, AL, but there is service to Birmingham which is provided by Amtrak.
Huntsville is served by Greyhound.
The closest major airport to Huntsville, Alabama is Huntsville International Airport (HSV).
The following airlines serve the Huntsville International Airport (HSV):
American Airlines (AA), Delta Air Lines (DL) and United Airlines (UA).
If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.
Where To Stay
There are several hotels in the area. I’ve stayed at the Spring Hill Suites, Holiday Inn and some friends were also staying at the Embassy Suites.
==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.
Where To Eat
Huntsville is full of places to eat and drink beer, especially crafts beer. As a result, you won’t be hungry when you visit. They’ve worked very hard to build their craft beer industry as well.
I did take a trip to a place called Betty Mae (closed on Saturdays) and had some pretty good soul food. Note, its the South so almost everything is fried :-).
There is a complex called Campus No. 805 with various eating and craft beer drinking establishments there. Plus a Speakeasy (this is a hidden bar in a building where you would not expect one). My favorite is the alcoholic ice cream from Eat and Stone Wood Fired Pizza. And yeah, they have pizza too :-).
==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.
What To Do
There’s a lot of history here as the state’s constitution was setup here. There’s an area setup so you can go back to 1819 and see a mock up of the town. In this town, you can see how a printery worked and learn why we have upper and lower case letters :-). I won’t spoil this for you as I want you to visit and learn first hand. It is very fascinating!
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==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.
==>> Check out some tours from Viator in the state of Alabama.
==>> Lonely Planet has some additional information.
==>> Trip.com has some additional information.
Currency: US Dollar (USD)
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