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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

“American classics with a Southern flare. Good beer selection and a relaxed underground atmosphere. Great location for a couple or a group. Brunch on the weekends.”
  • 21 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“My husband and I’s all time favorite date spot! A true farm-to-table experience with an incredible wine selection! We have never been disappointed.”
  • 18 locals recommend
“Good mix of trail types for people of all fitness levels, mountain biking, small lake, waterfalls, and creeks. Most trails are shaded. There is a fee per person.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Auburn University accredited art museum. Free admission. Cafe, patio, walking loop, and live music offered on occasion.”
  • 10 locals recommend
“For those looking to keep some quality nature time in before (or after) a game, Chewacla is a short drive that offers beautiful natural scenery. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
“Get to the stadium an hour before kickoff to avoid the rush at the gates! War Eagle!”
  • 6 locals recommend
“Great place to shop for all your needs. Many restaurants and a movie theater close by. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
“TOOMERS!! It’s iconic, historic, and an Auburn MUST! Yes, they have fabulous lemonade, but they also have ice cream, sandwiches, and the best chili around. In my opinion, the Arnold Palmer is the best.”
  • 17 locals recommend
“Take a stroll around our beautiful campus. Auburn University today is a comprehensive land, sea and space grant institution – among the few that hold that distinction – occupying more than 1,840 acres and helping fulfill the dreams of nearly 25,000 students. A land-grant college or university is an institution that has been designated by its state legislature or Congress to receive the benefits of the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890. The original mission of these institutions, as set forth in the first Morrill Act, was to teach agriculture, military tactics, and the mechanical arts as well as classical studies so that members of the working classes could obtain a liberal, practical education.”
  • 8 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Wonderful salads and nice ambiance. Outdoor seating available. Large dining area downstairs for groups.”
  • 6 locals recommend
“More upscale feel than other bars in town. Usually an older crowd but doesn’t mean zero college students. Great views of Toomer’s corner and North College St”
  • 14 locals recommend
“Mike's favorite is Old Faithful (not on the menu), and Marlye loves the Sensational Spinach Salad with blackened shrimp! Hamilton's is an intimate and casual atmosphere located in historic downtown Auburn one block from Toomer's Corner. Hamilton's serves appetizers, salads and sandwiches all day. The menu of diverse contemporary American selections includes beef, pork, fish and chicken of the finest quality. The chef's entrees are prepared daily and creatively presented. Come and mingle at our friendly and inviting bar. Patio dining available. Live music on Sunday evenings. Drink specials daily. Hours: Sunday-Tuesday 11am- 9pm Wednesday- Saturday 11am- 10pm”
  • 8 locals recommend
“We love coffee shops . This is place has a cool vibe and they roast their own beans. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
“Swanky date spot with incredible sea food! I grew up on the water, so I’m very particular about my sea food and The Depot far exceeded my expectations! We absolutely love it. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“This is almost walking distance, but you might want to take your car if you have a lot to get. This is your typical grocery store, they will have everything you need.”
  • 6 locals recommend
“Landmark of the school campus, beautiful for pictures, picnics and tailgating.”
  • 2 locals recommend