Huntsville: A Taste of American History
Originally known as Twinkenham after John Hunt, the city's first settler, Huntsville, AL is located in Madison County, right along the Appalachian region of northern Alabama. Dubbed as the Rocket City, the city produced the Saturn rockets that delivered the likes of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to the moon. The city is steeped in history as it played a pivotal role in the American Civil War. Despite the modern hotels crowding Huntsville, Alabama, it has managed to conserve most of its Pre-Civil War buildings. Travelers can easily explore the city's rich history by flying via Huntsville International Airport, the largest commercial airport in North Alabama.
Best Time to Visit
Although the weather in Huntsville can vary extremely, temperatures are mild and pleasant throughout the year. The summer months of July to August tend to get notably hot, however, with temperatures going as high as 90 degrees. Hotels and airfares are the most expensive in July as travelers flock the city to celebrate the 4th of July. Bargain hunters can score the best prices for travels scheduled in December where tourists are unlikely to visit.
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