Welcome to Huntsville
We hope that you will take advantage of the many things to see and great places to eat while you are in Huntsville as part of tour 33rd Association of Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International Symposium, August 29-31, 2022.
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US Space & Rocket Center
Huntsville Restaurants (dining by cuisine)
North Alabama Barbecue Trail
Voted #1 Place to Live US News and World Report March 2022
“What’s it like to live in Huntsville, AL?
Once a sleepy farming town, Huntsville gained national recognition during the Space Race of the 1960s and is now consistently among the fastest-growing metro areas in Alabama.
In the past, the U.S. government relocated a team of German rocket scientists to the area and opened a NASA center that would design the Saturn V, the rocket that sent Apollo astronauts to the moon. Today, Huntsville residents pride themselves on being a nerdy bunch. The metro area has the most educated population in the state, and a large portion of the population works in engineering and defense thanks to the large presence of NASA and the U.S. Army's Redstone Arsenal.
Huntsville's city center has undergone a renaissance in recent years. An outbreak of new construction downtown means more shopping, dining and apartment options are available. Just west of downtown, a defunct cotton mill became a bustling arts center, and craft breweries, restaurants and an ax-throwing venue have sprung up in a renovated old middle school. “
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