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Huntsville, Alabama is a fantastic place to retire. The cost of living is below the national average, and the quality of life is outstanding. The community boasts an abundance of restaurants, entertainment, and retail options along with the natural beauty of parks, trails, and greenways. The U.S. Space & Rocket Center, home of Space Camp, is the number one tourist attraction in Alabama. Other area attractions include the Huntsville Museum of Art, EarlyWorks family of Museums, Burritt on the Mountain, the Huntsville Botanical Garden, and the Weeden House Museum. Redstone Arsenal, a U.S. Army installation, offers many amenities for retired military members and their families.

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US Space & Rocket Center

Attractions

The high-tech city of Huntsville, which sprawls at the foot of a mountain in north Alabama, is equally at home in the 19th century or the 21st. Huntsville's tourist attractions reflect the heritage of Alabama's first English-speaking city, the strife of the American Civil War, and the accomplishments of America's rocket scientists.  

Huntsville Museum of Art

Huntsville Museum of Art

Burritt House

Burritt on the Mountain

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Huntsville Depot

bethel springs nature preserve on the land trust

Land Trust of North Alabama

Sharon Johnston Park

Sharon Johnston Park

Monte Sano Fall Foliage

Monte Sano State Park

Revolution Flight School

Revolution Flight School

trains on main train tracks

Trains on Main

HSV Botanical Garden Wide View

Huntsville Botanical Garden

Huntville Historic District & Tours

Huntsville's Historic Districts and Tours

Lucky Duck Scavenger Hunt

Lucky Duck Scavenger Hunt

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Ditto Landing

North Alabama Railroad Museum

North Alabama Railroad Museum

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Robert Trent Jones Golf at Hampton Cove

Straight to Ale Brewery

Huntsville Brew Scene

Huntsville's Craft Beer Scene

Huntsville has a number of up and coming breweries to enjoy. 

Huntsville is a microcosm of the entire country.

It’s a cosmopolitan city and a small town that has everything we wanted without the challenges of a big city. The people are wonderful, and the area is beautiful. If you can’t find what you want in Huntsville, you can’t find it anywhere.


Dr. Mary Edgecomb,

retired military physician

Senior Living in Madison County

Huntsville and Madison County have endless opportunities for seniors to socialize and volunteer. Huntsville is home to a thriving arts scene, multiple parks and trails, sports, and shopping venues.

Von Braun Center

Von Braun Center

Huntsville Ballet

Theatre Offerings

Lowe Mill

Lowe Mill

Huntsville Hospital

Huntsville Hospital Main

Health Care and Assisted Living

Huntsville offers state-of-the-art medical facilities and has a reputation for excellent cardiac and spine surgical and treatment centers.

Madison Hospital

Madison Hospital

Crestwood Hospital Huntsville

Crestwood Medical Center

Crestwood Medical Madison

Crestwood Hospital Madison

Osher Lifelong Learning Center

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Huntsville Madison Senior Center

Huntsville-Madison County Senior Center

Huntsville Aquatic Center

Huntsville Aquatics Center

Huntsville Airport

Huntsville International Airport

Largest commercial airport in North...

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