Check out Huntsville’s views with cocktails—5 spectacular spots

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Cheers to this sunset view. Photo via Stella’s Elixir Lounge Facebook

What’s better than a cocktail? A cocktail with a view. One thing I’ve learned from living in the Yellowhammer State is that there is nothing quite like an Alabama sunset. Grab a drink and enjoy the view. Keep reading for the deets on five places you can sip and watch.

1. Burritt on the Mountain

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Check out this view. Amazing. Photo via Burritt on the Mountain Facebook

Cocktails at the View, hosted by Burritt on the Mountain, was one of the first Huntsville events I heard about after moving to Rocket City. Needless to say, it is a favorite among Huntsvillians. You can enjoy the view from an overlook and your cocktails from a full service cash bar.

Don’t spend one more Wednesday without a cocktail in your hand:

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2. Rhythm on Monroe

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I can’t wait to grab a drink at Rhythm on Monroe. Photo via Rhythm on Monroe Facebook

Rhythm on Monroe is a great way to take in Huntsville’s views. At this rooftop bar and restaurant, you can snuggle up by one of the fire pits on cooler evenings. This is a perfect spot for a girls’ night out, time with family or even a date night pick.

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3. BarVista

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Pop the bubbly. There is always a reason to celebrate. Photo via BarVista Facebook

Whether you’re sipping on a signature cocktail, a local craft beer or a glass of wine, you’ll enjoy a unique view of downtown Huntsville at this spot.

You can find BarVista on the second floor of the AC Hotel Downtown Huntsville. Here, you’ll overlook Big Spring Park.

Regardless of the weather, BarVista’s climate controlled outdoor terrace is ready to serve scrumptious food and tasty drinks. You can check out their drink menu ahead of time. I already have—I have my eyes on the Mimosa Margarita.

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4. Baker & Able

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Imagine looking out to see Huntsville’s mountains in the distance. Photo via Baker & Able Facebook

Did you know the first monkeys to successfully complete and survive a round trip to space were Miss Baker and Miss Able? They rode to space in a Huntsville-built rocket—once again, showing that Rocket City is the perfect nickname. You can pay tribute to them at their namesake bar, Baker & Able.

You’ll find this rooftop bar at downtown Huntsville’s newest hotel, 106 Jefferson. Look out for the two monkeys climbing up the hotel. Delicious drinks and a chance to show your admiration for your city? Count me in.

You can lay bananas on Miss Baker’s grave at the United States Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville. Another way to pay homage is by lifting your glass:

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5. Stella’s Elixir Lounge

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What is your drink of choice? Photo via Stella’s Elixir Lounge Facebook

Stella’s Elixir Lounge is a rooftop bar in downtown Huntsville. You don’t have to wait until sunset to enjoy the views of Rocket City. Lounge on these couches while you sip your cocktails.

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Prefer to have your cocktails served with a deal? Check out these Huntsville happy hours for every day of the week.

Did we miss your favorite spot for enjoying a cocktail and a view? Show us by tagging @thebamabuzz on social.

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Emily Kent
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