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Places (POIs) visited during this tour

Place #1
Distance: 1.40mi , Attraction : Hotel
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2 Off Broadway St NW, Huntsville, AL 35806, USA
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Huntsville-Village of Providence
We begin our tour here east of downtown Huntsville, in the upscale Village of Providence. Nestled right next to calming Indian Creek, as well as the ever-important Highway 72, this Homewood Suites is both a quiet and advantageous option for your next visit to Madison County! Offering a 527 square foot meeting space, an outdoor pool, fitness center, and wifi in all 107 guest rooms, the amenities here are sure to satiate your appetite! Speaking of appetite, don’t forget to stop by for a free breakfast during your stay! Surrounded by shopping, dining, and apartment living options, this Homewood Suites is also very close to Redstone Arsenal, The University of Alabama - Huntsville, as well as Cummings Research park. Additionally, the famed US Space and Rocket Center is just 10 minutes away, so you can blast off in no time! Maybe you’re looking for a bite or to scratch that shopping itch, in that case MidCity District is 5 minutes from here!

Place #2
Distance: 1.72mi , Attraction : Hotel
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1021 Enterprise Way, Huntsville, AL 35806, USA
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Fairfield Inn by Marriott Huntsville
Resist the urge to stop at Five Guys, or maybe don’t resist, but we are coming up on our next
elevated base of hospitality here in Huntsville The Fairfield Inn by Marriott is a uniquely advantageous option for any Rocket City visitor! Located just off of University Drive and Route 255, this hotel provides exceedingly easy access to all the unique attractions Huntsville has to offer like the US Space and Rocket Center,the Huntsville Museum of Art, RTJ Golf Trail at Hampton Cove, and more! Even after you’ve had a long day of flying all around town, the Fairfield Inn Huntsville is surrounded by many wonderful dining and shopping options sure to satiate your depleted fuel tank! Huntsville’s popular Mid City District is also extremely close by, just across Route 255 in fact! Stop by here after a long day of exploring and retire to stylish accommodations that feature a variety of room styles. All featuring supportive mattresses topped with luxurious bedding and tons of fluffy pillows, something both business and pleasure seekers can appreciate after a long day! Refuel with a free morning breakfast, and set your sights on your next horizon!

As you keep driving. You might notice Shaggy’s Burgers and Tacos on your right. Weird combination, sure but it seems to work. People love Shaggy’s.

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Place #3
Distance: 0.94mi , Attraction : Hotel
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Explorer Blvd NW, Huntsville, AL 35806, USA
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Hyatt Place Huntsville/Research Park
As we head into Bridge Street Town Centre, Huntsville’s premier lifestyle center, we approach the Hyatt Place Huntsville/Research Park. With some of the finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options in all of Huntsville just footsteps from this hotel’s front door, visitors to the Rocket City of all kinds can’t go wrong with the Hyatt Place Huntsville/Research Park! Just minutes away from Cummings Research Park, Redstone Arsenal Army Base, US Space & Rocket Center, as well as Topgolf, you won’t have to go very far at all to get the most out of your Huntsville experience! Featuring a variety of amenities such as a free hot breakfast, internet access, a fitness center, pool, and digital check-in, this Hyatt is even pet friendly so you can bring Fido along with you! Just north of I-565, access to the rest of Huntsville is just a small step for man away from this quaint beacon of hospitality.

Place #4
Distance: 2.06mi , Attraction : Hotel
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370 The Bridge St, Huntsville, AL 35806, USA
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Westin | Element Huntsville
Here at the heart of Bridge Street Town Center is a combination of two separate hotels, both under the same immaculate Marriott-owned roof. A “dual property” complex, the Westin and Element Huntsville provide a dazzling array of options right in the middle of one of Huntsville’s hippest destinations! The first 6 floors of the building are occupied by the nationally respected Westin brand, which offers spacious accommodations that feature a variety of luxurious amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi, pillowtop mattresses, and marble bathrooms. Also within the building is the wonderful Sage Grill for when you want a delicious meal without ever having to leave the premises!

As for Element Huntsville, it occupies the top floors of 7-11 within the building, and acts as a separate hotel from the Westin-managed floors. Element offers an even more upscale, extended-stay experience with an even more intense focus on the sustainability of the complex, priding themselves on a commitment to energy efficiency and pursuit of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certifications for all locations. Both lobbies are accessible from the first floor entrance, so head on by today!

Place #5
Distance: 3.12mi , Attraction : Hotel
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Redstone Gateway SW, Huntsville, AL 35808, USA
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TownePlace Suites Huntsville West/Redstone Gateway
If you’re jetting into town specifically because of Rocket City’s active-as-ever military flight community, there’s no better location to stay than the TownePlace Suites Huntsville West, Redstone Gateway. Located right outside Gate 9 of Redstone Arsenal, just steps from Boeing, and exceedingly close to Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, and the NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center, this hotel is about as advantageous a location as one could hope for in Huntsville! The 120 guest rooms featured here are equipped with all the modern comforts and conveniences of home including fully equipped kitchens, 40-inch flatscreen televisions, and spacious work desks. With a free breakfast each morning to help launch your day, and a wonderful dinner available from one of the outdoor grills and drinks from the lobby upon your return, this hotel is even pet friendly so you’ll be able to feel right at home! Also featuring a Fitness as well as a Business Center, there are few things you’ll be wanting for when staying at the TownePlace Suites Huntsville West/Redstone Gateway.

Place #6
Distance: 4.42mi , Attraction : Hotel
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5 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL 35805, USA
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Huntsville Marriott at the Space & Rocket Center
If the US Space and Rocket Center is the attraction that brought you here, there’s no easier place to stay than at the Huntsville Marriott at the Space and Rocket Center. Why is that you ask? Because this hotel is literally located on the same property! That’s right, step right out the door after you wake early in the morning, and look upward at the lifesize Saturn V rocket piercing the dawn sky. An inspiring location, this hotel is equally advantageous, and situated within close distance to the aforementioned Bridge Street Town Centre, 112-acre Huntsville Botanical Garden, Von Braun Center, EarlyWorks Museum Complex, and the Huntsville Museum of Art. Once you’re done exploring the city for the day, return and retire to the hotel’s sparkling new Great Room that provides food, beverage, and a gathering place for colleagues and families. Blow off some stress in the outdoor heated pool, and then enjoy a peaceful rest in the fluffy beds while you dream of traveling the stars!

Place #7
Distance: 0.48mi , Attraction : Hotel
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106 Jefferson St S, Huntsville, AL 35801, USA
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106 Jefferson Huntsville, Curio Collection by Hilton
While there’s plenty of spots you can’t go wrong with when choosing a place to stay during your time in Huntsville, 106 Jefferson is the place you need to be if you want to truly be connected to Huntsville itself. A lifestyle hotel in the heart of downtown, 106 Jefferson offers an exceptional experience rooted in the spirit of the community. With styling that harkens back to the time when the Rocket City was on the cutting edge of possibly the greatest development in all of human history, the memories elicited by which continue to inspire us to reach for the stars today. Adopting the high standards held by the people of the Rocket City, the staff at 106 Jefferson aims for an equally attentive, detailed, and warm experience for all who grace its welcoming rooms. Stop by the Revivalist restaurant and bar to soak in the history of Huntsville, or head to the Baker and Able rooftop bar to soak in the starshine that inspired the thousands that stood here before.

Place #8
Distance: 0.17mi , Attraction : Hotel
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378 Williams Ave SW, Huntsville, AL 35801, USA
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Embassy Suites by Hilton Huntsville Hotel & Spa
Connected to the ever-important Von Braun Center in the heart of Huntsville via sky bridge, the Embassy Suites Huntsville Hotel & Spa is one of the most advantageous hospitality options in all of Rocket City! With Spa in its name, the clear focus on comfort at this hotel is evident in its amazing indoor saltwater pool and dazzling array of treatments at Spa Botanica. Check out The R, the onsite restaurant, and its amazing fare of southern style dishes with a modern twist, or meet up with colleagues at one of the 11 meeting rooms totaling 11,206 square feet of event space. A complimentary evening reception, pet friendly rooms, and airport shuttles help to top off the amazing set of amenities available here, and we didn’t even mention all of them! Stop in if your time during your stay is focused in the downtown area, or if you’re in the mood to be pampered!

Place #9
Distance: 4.47mi , Attraction : Hotel
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901 Monroe St SW, Huntsville, AL 35801, USA
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AC Hotel Huntsville Downtown
As we continue through Huntsville’s serene downtown area, we come to another amazing hotel. Nestled right up against the beautiful and centrally located Big Spring Park is the AC Hotel Downtown Huntsville, a Marriott-owned property. Directly across the street from the Von Braun Center, the AC Hotel is one of the most efficiently located hotels in the downtown area. Enjoy a breakfast from the AC Kitchen to start your day, and then stop for a cocktail at the AC Lounge before retiring to the 2nd floor Veranda overlooking Big Spring Park. Need an amazing space for that big meeting or special occasion? Celebrate in The Gallery, the hotel’s nearly 2500 square foot event space lined with floor to ceiling windows. Whether you’re heading to the US Space and Rocket Center, the Huntsville Museum of Art, the Von Braun Center, or any of the other amazing attractions here in Huntsville, you can’t go wrong with the AC Hotel Huntsville Downtown. Please keep following your navigation.

Place #10
Distance: 5.02mi , Attraction : Hotel
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500 Boulevard S SW, Huntsville, AL 35802, USA
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Hampton Inn Huntsville-Arsenal/South Pkwy
Rounding off our tour is the last hotel on our list, but certainly not the least! Just off of Memorial Parkway, and only six miles from Redstone Arsenal, the Hampton Inn Huntsville-Arsenal/South Parkway is a wonderful and slightly quieter hospitality option here in Huntsville. While a little south of the center of Huntsville’s downtown, this Hampton Inn is still just 15 minutes from the US Space and Rocket Center and the exotic 112 acre Huntsville Botanical Garden! Enjoy a daily free hot breakfast and Wi-Fi to start your morning, and then return to the outdoor pool to cool off and unwind before retiring to your comfortably accommodated room. A 288 square foot event space is also available if you’re looking to bring a few friends and/or colleagues along with you! Overall, the Hampton Inn Huntsville-Arsenal/South Parkway is an outstanding option for all those visiting Rocket City, but, as you have seen, it’s definitely not the only option you have here in harmonious Huntsville!

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