Fireworks with the Saturn V at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center on Wednesday, July 4, 2012. (file photo by Dave Dieter | The Huntsville Times)
Recently ranked the No. 1 attraction in Huntsville, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center is among destinations to be featured on a list of 29 recommended Huntsville hot spots on TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website.
Following closely behind the U.S. Space & Rocket Center are second-place Monaco Pictures at Bridge Street Town Centre and third-place Harmony Park Safari, located on 431 Clouds Cove Road S.E. The rankings are based on online reviews on Trip Advisor, which sees more than 200 million unique monthly visitors and over 100 million reviews and opinions.
To see the list of all 29 recommended attractions and where they stand, visit TripAdvisor’s website. Listed below are the top 10 Huntsville attractions, according to TripAdvisor.
1. U.S. Space & Rocket Center; One Tranquility Base, Huntsville; 389 TripAdvisor reviews. The well-known aviation destination has 210 excellent and five terrible visitor ratings.
2. Monaco Pictures; 370 The Bridge Street, Huntsville; 95 TripAdvisor reviews. The upscale movie theater, restaurant and Prive’ VIP Experience have 60 excellent and zero terrible visitor ratings.
3. Harmony Park Safari; 431 Clouds Cove Road, Huntsville; 50 TripAdvisor reviews. The nature preserve has 31 excellent and zero terrible visitor ratings.
4. Huntsville Botanical Garden; 4747 Bob Wallace Ave., Huntsville; 109 TripAdvisor reviews. The botanical, woodland, wildflower and flower gardens have 67 excellent and only two terrible visitor ratings.
5. Madison County Nature Trail-Green Mountain; South Shawdee Road, Green Mountain, Huntsville; 17 TripAdvisor reviews. The trail has 13 excellent and zero terrible visitor ratings.
6. Von Braun Center; 700 Monroe St. S.W., Huntsville; 43 TripAdvisor reviews. The multi-purpose facility and event center has 22 excellent and zero terrible visitor ratings.
7. Monte Sano State Park; 5105 Nolen Ave., Huntsville; 31 TripAdvisor reviews. The park has 18 excellent and zero terrible visitor ratings.
8. Sci-Quest; 102 Wynn Drive, Huntsville; 35 reviews. The hands-on science center has 12 excellent and one terrible visitor ratings.
9. Huntsville Museum of Art; 300 Church St., Huntsville; 29 TripAdvisor reviews. The art museum has 14 excellent and one terrible visitor ratings.
10. Burritt on the Mountain; 3101 Burritt Drive, Huntsville; 35 TripAdvisor reviews. The public, mountain-top facility has 17 excellent and zero terrible visitor ratings.
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