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Visitors to Huntsville, Alabama may be startled by rocket tests that feel like earthquakes, tornado watches, and sweltering summertime humidity, but the northern part of Alabama offers a surprising diversity of attractions to enjoy. 100 Things to Do in Huntsville and North Alabama Before You Die is a comprehensive guide to the best sights, tastes, and points of interest for residents and visitors alike.

Outdoor enthusiasts will love the rivers, lakes, mountains, and forests for fishing, hiking, and camping, while sports fans will appreciate the Robert Trent Jones golf courses, the Rocket City Trash Pandas’ Toyota Field, and Propst Arena for the Huntsville Havoc’s ice hockey games. Score the best reservation for chef-driven meals, and savor diners and cafes that serve up soul food and meat-and-threes that mimic your grandmother’s. From foie gras to hush puppies, North Alabama has some of the best. You can dine in a cave at Rattlesnake Saloon or sky-high at 360 Grille, Alabama’s only revolving restaurant. Tour the homes of important figures in history, such as Jesse Owens and Helen Keller. Check out Cook Museum of Natural Science, voted the country’s best new museum, and learn about the area’s many festivals and celebrations taking place throughout the year.

Travel writer Connie Pearson was born in North Alabama and gets to showcase the place she loves. In 100 Things to Do in Huntsville and North Alabama Before You Die, she shares insider knowledge and personal favorites in her lifelong stomping grounds.

100 Things to do in Huntsville and North Alabama Before you Die /Connie Pearson

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