Sunday, July 29, 2018 / by Jessica Knight
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!
“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, 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.
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.
Felton Little Park
Hickory Dickory Park
Martin Luther King Park
Moores Mill Park
Sam Harris Park
Town Creek Park
3. Indoor Activities
Chicken Salad Chick
Located at 1345 Opelika Road
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!