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Auburn, Alabama was put on the map after this year's basketball success took the team to the Final Four. With the sudden national attention, Auburn University took to social media to educate the vast amount of new followers. Enjoy this mini-lesson on the coolest college town in the South as told by Instagram
Grab a buddy and head to the Twin Pines Dual Slalom at Chewacla State Park. This exciting mountain biking trail where friends can compete in a head-to-head race was built in the summer of 2018 by Central Alabama Mountain Pedalers, or CAMP. This slalom is the only one of its kind in the Southeast, making it a mountain biker's must-see!

The Coolest Place You've Never Biked

by Staff Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau

A trip to Chewacla State Park is truly an outdoor enthusiast’s dream. Hiking, biking, spending time on the lake, and basking in nature. Get outside and enjoy the sounds of the plentiful songbirds, look for wildlife, picnic and hammock with your family, or explore miles of trails.

2018 Homecoming Week on the Plains

by Cat Bobo Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau

It's 2018 Homecoming Week on the Plains and that means there is a lot to do in Auburn-Opelika! Check out these AUsome events that surround the Auburn vs. Southern Miss game coming up on Saturday, September 29. War Eagle!

Get involved and become a Volunteer AO team member!

by Anthony Terling Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau

Want to do something worthwhile to make a difference in your community? Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau offers area residents wide-ranging opportunities to share their hometown hospitality and enhance both leisure and business visitors’ experiences through its newly launched volunteer program, known as Volunteer AO.

Everything you need to know about Auburn Fan Day 2018

by Kirk Sampson Auburn Athletics Department

The annual Auburn Fan Day will take place Saturday, August 11 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. CT behind the Auburn Athletics Complex in the Indoor Practice Facility and Watson Field House. Fan Day is presented by Golden Flake, Auburn Athletics' oldest corporate partner and the "Official Salted Snack Food of the Auburn Tigers."

More Than a Golf Getaway

by Sarah Beth Mullins Auburn-Opelika Tourism

Looking for more than a golf getaway? Visit Auburn–Opelika and enjoy a weekend of golf, local food and drinks all steeped in tradition. The Auburn-Opelika area is home to six different golf courses, two breweries and distillery, many local dining options, and the Auburn University campus, more than enough to keep you and your family entertained for the weekend.

Iron Bowl 2017

by Brooke Peace Harris Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau

The Iron Bowl is a much-anticipated tradition for every Auburn and Alabama fan. It is one of the biggest games of the SEC every year. There is a lot on the line… your pride, office bragging rights, and this year’s winner will affect who goes to the SEC Championship game. No pressure fellas.

USA Softball Doubleheader Comes to Auburn

by Lexy Sedillo Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau

Auburn senior, Kasey Cooper, will be playing in a doubleheader exhibition series at Jane B. Moore on July 22, 2017, with the USA Softball Women’s National Team. Cooper is a two-time NFCA All-American from Dothan, Alabama, and was SEC player of the year in 2016.

USATH works to play in the Pan-Ams

by Cat Bobo Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau

Auburn Mayor Bill Ham, Opelika Mary Gary Fuller and the members of the USA Women’s National Handball Team invite you to join them for a celebration and fundraising event on Thursday, May 11, at 6 p.m. at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center at Grand National. The event aims to raise money to send the Women’s National Team to the Pam American Championships in Argentina.

Auburn Youth Programs

by Lexy Sedillo Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau

Auburn Youth Programs offers over 100 summer camps to fill your child’s summer with building new skills, making friends and experiencing life at Auburn University.

Q & A with the Auburn University Superfans

by Cat W. Bobo Auburn Opelika Tourism Bureau

Everybody has seen the wild group of painted bodies in the student section at Auburn University football games, but did you know that these "Superfans" have their own organization? The Auburn University Superfans are the real deal, so we decided to pick their brains for fun. Check out this Q&A with some of the group's officers.