In a charming university community located only a short distance from Atlanta, Birmingham, or Montgomery, you’ll find the twin cities of Auburn & Opelika, Alabama. An eclectic and diverse southern town, it’s genteel tradition juxtaposed comfortably alongside the progressive innovation that springs from being the home of Auburn University.

Discover a wealth of historic and cultural attractions in cities over 150-years old and the best restaurants, shopping, and nightlife a college town can offer. With lodging and meeting facilities to suit any taste, Auburn-Opelika is a perfect choice for a relaxing getaway or even your company’s next annual conference.

Enjoy the thrill of college football in the crisp autumn air, the sense of peace and renewal found among the blooming dogwoods and azaleas of spring, or the mild atmosphere of our winters and lazy summer days spent on the course or at local lakes where activities abound for just about any interest.

The business climate is also hot, with innovation centered on the university, as well as a growing auto industry nearby. Auburn/Opelika is an ideal destination for a business conference, a relaxing getaway or a family gathering.

Situated between Birmingham, Montgomery and Atlanta, the area is a short drive from big city amenities. Learn more about this thriving community by visiting Auburn/Opelika Tourism, the City of Auburn and the City of Opelika.

Minutes from Auburn University

The 150-year old historic towns of Auburn and Opelika combine small-town Southern charm with cultural attractions for an appealing lifestyle. With social life centered on Auburn University, the twin cities have a college-town atmosphere with plentiful nightlife, restaurants and shopping. From football to theater, diverse entertainment abounds. The Auburn Tigers are close to the new homes for sale and cottage homes for sale at National Village.
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Auburn University is Deeply Rooted in the Tradition of Agriculture, Arts, and Applied Sciences

Since its founding, Auburn University has awarded more than 186,000 degrees at its main campus. Rich in tradition but with visionary direction for the future, Auburn University is nationally renowned for many of its programs and accomplishments, including the invention of the flea pill, super bullet-proof vest, and high-performance dog food that sharpens the ability to detect explosives. Auburn University has graduated six astronauts, including the second woman in space and one of the astronauts featured in the blockbuster hit Apollo 13. AU’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering launched the nation’s first-ever Bachelor of Wireless Engineering program, and faculty from the college received an Academy Award in 2005 for achievements in motion technology for films such as Lord of the Rings and The Polar Express.

The traditions and legends that capture the genuine atmosphere of the Auburn, Alabama region still play a substantial role in influencing daily campus activities. The long-standing sports tradition that has earned Auburn University national recognition has become the cornerstone of the legendary Auburn Tigers spirit.

Auburn and Opelika, Alabama are unique and beautiful cities; the transient population of students is almost as large as that of the towns combined. This churn of people and ideas creates an unexpected level of youth, culture, and energy amidst the quiet charm of a small southern community.

We invite you to drop by and visit National Village, conveniently situated a short distance from these major South East cities.

  • From Atlanta, GA – 95 Miles
  • From Chattanooga, TN – 215 Miles
  • From Mobile, AL – 214 Miles
  • From Birmingham, AL – 110 Miles
  • From Montgomery, AL – 66 Miles