THE AUBURN-OPELIKA EXPLORER

Planning a visit to Auburn-Opelika? Look no further than these pages of carefully curated experiences and itineraries for visitors of all ages and interests! From upcoming events to the newest restaurants and hot spots, you can visit Auburn-Opelika like a local with these seasonally inspired travel ideas!

The Artist Behind the Glass: Donna Young

Tradition, hospitality, and creativity: that's Auburn-Opelika. It's all here, from the bustling businesses in downtown Auburn to the cafes and shops on 8th Street in Opelika. However, it’s the passionate, dedicated, and brilliant-minded people who truly make Auburn and Opelika special. Whether…

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10 Summer Sips in Auburn-Opelika

Beat the Alabama heat this summer in Auburn-Opelika with these refreshing, one-of-a-kind drinks. Whether you're looking for a classic cocktail or a local creation, don't miss out on these beverages that capture the spirit of summer in Auburn-Opelika. 1. Toomer's Lemonade Fresh-squeezed lemonade on a…

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10 Epic Burgers You Need to Try in Auburn-Opelika

No visit to Auburn-Opelika is complete until you've tried at least one of these tasty burgers. Enjoy this guide to delicious and unique burger creations by the talented chefs of Auburn-Opelika. From old favorites to new creations, this list is every burger lovers' dream. Be sure to use the hashtag…

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Home Away from Home: The Crenshaw Guest House B&B

Located on College Street in Auburn’s North College Historic District is a lovely bed and breakfast known as the Crenshaw Guest House. Built in 1890 by Professor Crenshaw, this Victorian-style house served as the professor’s home before he opened the second floor to Auburn University students…

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Tourists in Alabama Spend Record Amount in 2023

Tourists in Alabama spent $1 billion more in 2023 than in the previous record year, reaching a new record spending high of $23.5 billion, Gov. Key Ivey recently announced. More than 28.8 million guests, up 200,000 from the previous year, enjoyed trips to the state, the governor said. That record…

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