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Fun and Interesting Things to Do in Auburn Alabama

Sunday, July 29, 2018   /   by Jessica Knight

Fun and Interesting Things to Do in Auburn Alabama

Auburn, Alabama is a rapidly growing city in East Alabama and is home to Auburn University and its famous Auburn Tigers football team. Auburn’s recent growth can best be attributed to the reputation of its public school system as being among the top in the state, as well as in the nation. Auburn is a great spot for college students and families alike because there is something for everyone!

1.    Historical Sites and Museums

Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art
Located on South College Street 
Phone: 334-844-1484

“Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art is one of Alabama’s leading art museums, with a growing collection of approximately 2,500 works of art ranging from traditional to contemporary.” – Jules Collins Museum of Fine Art

Pebble Hill
Located at 101 S Debardeleben St
Phone: 334-740-2267

Pebble Hill, also known as the Scott-Yarbrough House, is an antebellum cottage in Auburn, Alabama, which is owned, and has been completely renovated, by Auburn’s College of Liberal Arts. The cottage is a popular event venue for everything from business meetings to dream weddings.

Old Rotation
Located at Auburn University’s Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station

“The “Old Rotation”(c. 1896) is the oldest continuous cotton experiment in the world and the third oldest field crop experiment on the same site in the United States*. This rotation also includes rotations with colrn, soybean, and small grains and includes winter cover crops, mainly winter legumes. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.” Auburn University, Old Rotation

2.    Outdoor Activities

Chewacla State Park
Located at 124 Shell Toomer Parkway

“Chewacla State Park's 696 scenic acres offer plenty of rest, relaxation and recreation, just a short drive from the Auburn-Opelika area. Facilities include a 26-acre lake, swimming area, playground, a modern campground, picnic areas with tables, grills and shelters, cabins, hiking and mountain biking trails.”Alabama State Parks

Louise Kreher Forest Eucology Preserve
Located on N College Street 

Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences offers hikes and guided nature walks for families.

Jordan-Hare Stadium
Located on the campus of Auburn University at 251 South Donahue Drive
Home to the Auburn Tigers

Auburn Parks
Felton Little Park
Hickory Dickory Park
Kiesel Park
Martin Luther King Park
Moores Mill Park
Sam Harris Park
Town Creek Park

3.    Indoor Activities

Auburn Area Community Theater
Located in the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center at 222 East Drake Avenue
Phone: 334-332-0881

AMF Auburn Lanes
Located at 719 Opelika Road
Phone: 334-887-6573

Located at 107 North 9th Street in Opelika
Phone: 334-737-5000

My Gym
Located at 300 N Dean Road
Phone: 334-246-0987

4.    Restaurants 

Niffer’s Place 
Located at 1151 Opelika Rd
Phone: 334-821-3118

Located at 339 S College St
Phone: 334-502-0000

Chicken Salad Chick
Located at 1345 Opelika Road 
Phone: 334-821-7770

Acre Restaurant 
Located at 210 E Glenn Ave
Phone: 334-246-3763

If Auburn sounds like your kind of place, visit www.searchhomesinmontgomery.com to browse homes in the area, or call Camelot Properties at 334-730-0771 to schedule a time to meet with one of our knowledgeable agents!

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