Space buffs know Huntsville as "The Rocket City" because the Marshall Space Flight Center was the original NASA, and it still plays a major role in civilian and government spacecraft and rocketry.
Architecture aficionados know it for its 19th-century buildings; nature lovers know this northern Alabama city for its parks, botanical gardens, and nature preserves. While this Southern city seems to have something for everyone, so too does the University of Alabama.
Founded in 1993, the school's lifelong learning program offers dozens of courses each term on topics as diverse as the volunteers who teach them.
Think you might want to move once you're no longer chained to a desk? This quiz can help point you in the right direction.