Transport Attractions in HUNTSVILLE with kids

Trains, planes and automobiles in The Heart of Dixie for those transport loving kids! Whatever locomotive or automobile the kids love, you will have plenty of options for their family day out in Huntsville, Alabama!

Huntsville has a host of transport related activities and adventures. Whether it’s taking a train ride, experiencing a locomotive museum, or enjoying a boat out on the water, there will be something for all ages!

Kids can hear those engines revving, or see those wheels turning as they engage in activities that spark their creativity, and give them experiences they will never forget.

They can learn all about how things work, and why things work - education can be fun too in Huntsville

So get those conductor hats on, and climb aboard because the adventure is waiting for you! Choo choo….off we go!

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  • North Alabama Railroad Museum

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    (4 miles) Huntsville

    A facility dedicated to the preservation of railroad history. Take the free self-guided tour and discover an array of exhibits, expert-led tours also available, as is a ride on one of the historic ...

  • Incline Railway Lookout Mountain

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    (74 miles) Chattanooga

    Amazing adventures to be had in this scenic Tennessee spot - with this fun incline railway to take you up on Lookout Mountain

  • Tennessee Valley Railroad

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    (82 miles) Chattanooga

    The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is proud to offer a wide variety of rides to suit your needs. For a quick trip, our Missionary Ridge Local takes only 55 minutes but packs all sorts of ...

  • Middle Tennessee Hot Air Adventures

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    (83 miles) Franklin

    Experience the thrill of seeing Tennessee from the air with incredible Hot Air Balloon adventures in Middle Tennessee!

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  • Weiss Lake Crappie Guides

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    (65 miles) Centre

    They have been fishing for crappie on this lake for over 30 years, so if you want a guide service that offers a day filled with fun and great fishing action these are your guys!

  • Ruby Falls

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    (73 miles) Chattanooga

    Anticipation builds, the temperature drops, a cool fresh breeze surrounds you as you are immersed in darkness. There is the thunderous sound of water splashing directly in front of you, and you feel ...

  • Chattanooga Riverboat Company

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    (76 miles) Chattanooga

    The pride of the South is ready to entertain family members of ALL ages with the Southern Belle Riverboat! Cruise along the Tennessee River and experience sightseeing and delicious meals!

  • Chattanooga Ghost Tours

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    (76 miles) Chattanooga

    Spooooky ghost tours and hunts through the beautiful city of Chattanooga! Nightly tours through spring, summer and fall.

  • Huntsville Botanical Garden

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    (3 miles) Huntsville

    The Garden provides a variety of opportunities for individuals and groups to expand their knowledge of plants and nature. Programs are offered for adults and children, individually and in groups.

  • Russell Cave National Monument

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    (47 miles) Bridgeport

    Explore this national monument cave in Alabama that was once home to prehistoric people, with history and outdoor adventure waiting for the family!

  • Little River Canyon National Preserve

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    (53 miles) Fort Payne

    Little River is unique because it flows for most of its length atop Lookout Mountain in northeast Alabama. Forested uplands, waterfalls, canyon rims and bluffs, pools, boulders, and sandstone cliffs ...

  • Rock City Gardens

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    (72 miles) Lookout Mountain

    One of the south’s oldest and most popular natural attractions featuring the Enchanted Trail with a Swing-A-Long Bridge and Fairyland Caverns, as well as many festivals and events throughout the ...

  • Dismals Canyon

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    (74 miles) Phil Campbell

    Spend a day getting back to nature hiking the canyon floor past thundering waterfalls, wildlife spotting and swimming. Guided night tours allow visitors to view the glow-in-the-dark creatures too - ...

  • Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park

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    (78 miles) Fort Oglethorpe

    In 1863, Union and Confederate forces fought for control of Chattanooga, the gateway to the deep south. Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, the nations first, was created in 1890 to ...

  • Wilderness Station

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    (78 miles) Murfreesboro

    Explore this fun outdoor education and recreation facility, with back country hiking, campfire programs and educational activities! Tennessee nature is calling!

  • Ruffner Mountain Nature Center

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    (81 miles) Birmingham

    On our 1,011 acre forested urban nature center and certified wildlife habitat, we offer educational programs, weekend activities, and over 11 miles of footpaths for hiking and birding.

  • Oak Mountain State Park

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    (98 miles) Pelham

    Nearly 10,000 acres of beautiful Alabama state park, with trails, fishing, beaches, swimming, and even a golf course and petting farm!

  • Lake Winnepesaukah

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    (78 miles) Chattanooga

    Kiddie rides, 14 story free fall, roller coasters...it must be the South's favorite family amusement park - Lake Winnie!

  • Spring Valley Beach

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    (43 miles) Blountsville

    Water fun in Alabama for the whole family, with thrilling slides, fun kiddie areas, and picnic areas too in the largest pool in the Southeast!

  • Tigers for Tomorrow at Untamed Mountain

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    (50 miles) Attalla

    An exotic animal park and rescue preserve where families can enjoy over 80 large predators, including tigers, leopards and bears, that call this reserve home, as well as a full contact barnyard.

  • Lucky Ladd Farms

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    (71 miles) Eagleville

    An animal-tastic family fun day at Tennessee's largest petting farm!

  • Tennessee Aquarium

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    (76 miles) Chattanooga

    Explore one of the most popular aquariums in the USA, with creatures from all over the world, an IMAX 3D Theater, a boat trip, and so much more!

  • Chattanooga Zoo

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    (77 miles) Chattanooga

    Known as the best little zoo in the USA - this animal fun family attraction in Chattanooga will educate, excite and offer lots of fun animal encounters!

  • Birmingham Zoo

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    (87 miles) Birmingham

    Over 122 acres of amazing zoo space for the whole family to explore, with over 950 animals waiting to say hi! Animal fun in Birmingham, Alabama!

  • Kangaroo Jakes

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    (85 miles) Rome

    Indoor bouncing fun in Rome, Georgia with a host of fun and colorful inflatables for kids to use all of that extra energy on!

  • Glow Galaxay

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    (86 miles) Franklin

    Out of this world open play and birthday parties in Franklin with this fun glow in the dark indoor play area with inflatables, mini golf, and sports!

  • The Monkey's Treehouse

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    (86 miles) Brentwood

    The ultimate playground for kids up to 8 years, with casual play, toddler areas and birthday parties!

  • Huntsville Museum of Art

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    Huntsville

    The Museum fills its seven galleries with a variety of exhibitions throughout the year, including prestigious traveling exhibits and the work of nationally and regionally acclaimed artists. The ...

  • Earlyworks Children's History Museum

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    Designed for children, it's the South's largest hands-on history museum where kids can learn through play and discovery!

  • Huntsville Art League

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    (2 miles) Huntsville

    Explore the galleries and find every almost theme and medium as created by Tennessee Valley artists, from sculptures and glass work through traditional oil paintings and contemporary photography.

  • Cullman County Museum

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    (41 miles) Cullman

    Interactive displays and modern exhibits stand ready for you to experience the rich German heritage, native American lifestyles, adventure of early pioneers and Deep South folklore when you visit ...

  • Childrens Museum of the Shoals

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    (61 miles) Florence

    The Children's Museum of the Shoals, Inc. offers hands-on exhibits and programs geared specifically to the developmental stages and needs of children. One of the many fun family places to go if ...

  • Museum Columbia Childrens Museum

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    (66 miles) Columbia

    Everything here is designed to be interacted with or handled so parents can relax; most exhibits come with relevant period or topic dressing up resources, plus hands on activities and learning games, ...

  • Creative Discovery Museum

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    (76 miles) Chattanooga

    A fun, interactive and hands-on children's museum in Chattanooga, with attractions perfect for kids to learn, play and get creative!

  • Hunter Museum of American Art

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    (76 miles) Chattanooga

    Kids can understand American history in more detail through the art that was created through the centuries. Great inspiration in Tennessee