Auburn-Opelika Tourism is a service organization impacting our economy and enhancing the quality of life in our community through tourism and travel. Our goal is to introduce the unique spirit of Auburn and Opelika to visitors from around the world.
Auburn-Opelika is the coolest college town in the South, according to us, and one of the top cities in America to live, according to CNN. Easy to get to and easy to love, it’s a perfect choice for a weekend getaway. If the great outdoors is your escape, load up the bike rack and check out Chewacla State Park. With over 32 miles of versatile track, Chewacla offers world-class trail systems designed for both mountain biking beginners and seasoned pros. Located in the last foothills of the Appalachian mountains, don’t miss the Great Wall of Chewacla and the Loch Ness Cobra nestled among miles of well-groomed flow trails.
If your idea of adventure happens on your plate instead of two wheels, opportunities for indulgent dining abound in Auburn-Opelika’s emerging culinary scene. With over 50 independent and chef-owned experiences to choose from, you’ll see why if you haven’t yet heard the hype, you definitely will.
You’ll also find plenty of specialty retailers as well as a variety of activities and diversions. The community offers year-round outdoor experiences from picking your own berries or flowers at a local farm to sipping wine produced from grapes you just tasted off the vine. Historic downtown Opelika houses its very own brewery, local distillery, and the South’s largest by-the-glass wine bar.
Try your hand at one of our affordable and highly touted golf courses, or plan your visit around one of the many fun and frequent outdoor events and festivals. Auburn-Opelika: a respite from your routine, anything but dull.
Experience the coolest college town in the South. Rooted in tradition with an eye on what’s going to make our future great, the Auburn-Opelika area offers extraordinary opportunities in dining, culture, outdoor recreation, and much more. Easy to get to and easy to love, this is the Alabama you need to know.