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A Day in Auburn

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Without a doubt, Auburn gives you plenty of reasons to plan your next trip before you finish your previous one. All you need is to work upon your to-do list before you leave your land and plan your moves in accordance with the time in your hands. But, how to accomplish this intricate job with an ease with a minimal knowledge about a new place. Well, fret not! To ensure your trip full of fun and excitement with mere one day in hands, we have put together all the valuable information regarding Auburn city together. You can read to the bottom and chalk out your 24 hours in the city as per the below-shared itinerary.

Stadium
By AuburnPilot (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

8:00 am: Get your morning dose
Lets awake your mind with a great cup of coffee that is something more than mere a cup of coffee. No other place in the town can serve the coffee as stimulating as Bizilia's Cafe can. A cup of coffee here not only helps you break the shell of your morning blues but also pleases all your sensory organs. That taste and aroma do their magic to the core, give a jolt to your weariness and fill you up with humongous amount of energy. Indeed, coffee is their specialty, but they have equally striven for preparing and serving luscious & wholesome breakfast. Don't forget to take away your favorite salad with your favorite toppings or the sandwich of your taste and style or whatever morning meals are on your mind. The place is mighty enough to stop by and begin your day from.
   
Address: 134 North College Street, Auburn, Alabama 36830, United States
Phone: 1 334.826.0080
Website: www.biziliascafe.com
Operation Hours: Monday-Saturday (8:00 am-8:00 pm); Sunday (8:00 am-4:00 pm)

9:00 am: Understand the nexus with nature
After a tummy-full breakfast at Bizilia's Cafe, move north on North College Street towards Tichenor Avenue and continue onto AL-147 North to reach Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve & Nature Center. It was the dream of Louise Kreher Turner and her husband, Frank Allan Turner who always wanted to promote the study of natural world through an educational facility. Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve, or Kreher Preserve and Nature Center (KPNC), is engaged in providing programs, nature trails and natural habitats and open ways to educate and relax students and the people of all ages. To inculcate better understanding of our environment, Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve & Nature Center conducts various nature-based programs, namely, school programs and youth camps, discovery hikes and nature walks, adult workshops and classes, and educational exhibits, tours and wildlife study.

Address: North College St, Auburn, Alabama 36830, United States
Phone: 1 334.502.4553
Website: www.wp.auburn.edu/preserve
Operation Hours: Opens daily (7:00 am-7:00 pm)
Distance and time from Bizilia's Cafe: 3.7 miles or 7 minutes drive

10:30 am: Time for sports events
From Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve & Nature Center, walk south-east on AL-147 South towards Tivoli Village Drive. Take a right turn onto AL-147 South/AL-267 South/Shug Jordan Parkway. From there, take a left turn onto North Donahue Drive to reach Jordan–Hare Stadium. This stadium has been serving as a home to Auburn Tigers since 1939. It has earned a worldwide reputation as the 10th-largest on-campus stadium in United States. This stadium is also a symbol of reverence of two great souls whose contribution towards nation's sports is incomparable. One is Ralph Shug Jordan, who is popular as city's all-time winningest football coach, and the other is Clifford Leroy Hare, who was famed as the president of the former Southern Conference and chairman of Auburn's Faculty Athletic Committee.

Address: 251 South Donahue Dr, Auburn, Alabama 36849, United States
Website: www.auburntigers.com/facilities/jordan_hare_stadium.html
Distance and time from Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve & Nature Center: 4.8 miles or 10 minutes drive

12:00 pm: Get acquainted with Auburn's history & evolution
After a refreshing sport event at Jordan–Hare Stadium, move north on South Donahue Drive towards Beard-Eaves Court. Take a right turn onto West Glenn Avenue. From there, take a right turn onto North Debardeleben Street to reach Pebble Hill. This antebellum cottage is also famed as the Scott-Yarbrough House which was built in 1847. Today, it is known as the popular site of the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Auburn University. Its Greek Revival style architecture can do enough magic on you and blow your mind even if you are not a big time history buff. A visit to Pebble Hill will let you unearth multitudes of strings that speak volume about the history, growth and evolution of Auburn. Its collection of lithographs presented the works of William McIntosh, who signed the Treaty of Indian Springs, and that of the 1825 Creek delegates. The most jaw-dropping thing ever happened to Pebble Hill is Steinway Piano which was sold to the facility by Mr. John D. Ford.

Address: 101 South Debardeleben St, Auburn, Alabama 36830, United States
Phone: 1 334.844.4946
Website: www.cla.auburn.edu/cah/pebble-hill
Distance and time from Jordan–Hare Stadium: 1.7 miles or 7 minutes drive

1:30 pm: Sports enthusiasts stop here
Its time to leave for Auburn Arena. To reach there, move north on South Debardeleben Streert towards East Magnolia Avenue. Take a left turn onto East Glenn Avenue. From there, take a left turn onto North Donahue Drive, and from there take a right turn onto Beard-Eaves Court. You will see your destination on right. Situated on the campus of Auburn University, Auburn Arena is a multi-purpose arena which can accommodate up to 9,121 people. The facility is famed as a home to Auburn Tigers men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, and women's gymnastics teams. The arena is marked with the Lovelace Athletic Museum, the Auburn Ticket Office, two practice courts, twelve suites, a weight room, and coaches offices. The center of attraction is the whopping monument to the Auburn Creed which never fails to entice visitors and the passers-by. 360 Architecture and Davis Architects, Inc. are the brains behind this magnificent and one-of-its-kind structure.

Address: 250 Beard-Eaves Ct., Auburn, Alabama 36849, United States
Phone: 1 334.844.9839
Website: www.auburntigers.com
Distance and time from Pebble Hill: 1.7 miles or 8 minutes drive

3:00 pm: Beat your hunger
Its time to banish your hunger pangs. You can stop by Niffers Place which has been satiating people's hunger since 1991. This place offers food that not only pacifies a growling stomach but also brings a pleasant smile on faces while leaving the place. But, what's the secret behind such luscious food served at Niffers Place? Besides freshly prepared ingredients and hard-to-match recipes, its the flawless service that Niffers Place's staff provide and always remain on their toes to reach people's heart. It may take time to reach the freshly-cooked dish from kitchen to tables, but people hardly take seconds to respond with a big smile. A single bite to their delicacies is more than enough to decide how worthy this place is to stop by time and again. To accentuate your dining experience here, Niffers Place organizes live music shows performed by local as well as national artists.
    
Address: 1151 Opelika Road, Auburn, Alabama 36830, United States
Phone: 1 334.821.3118
Website: www.niffersplace.com/about-auburn.html
Operation Hours: Monday-Wednesday (11:00 am-9:30 pm); Thursday-Saturday (11:00 am-10:00 pm); Sunday (11:00 am-9:00 pm)
Distance and time from Auburn Arena: 2.8 miles or 10 minutes drive

4:30 pm: Serene your mind and body
After a tiring sight-seeing, its time to immerse into serenity. Leave for Chewacla State Park which is sprawling across 696 acres of land. It allows you to relax away from the busy and hectic life of the city and lets you to restore your energy while relaxing in the lap of serenity here. This magnificent creation opened its gates for visitors in 1939. Hiking and mountain biking lovers find its trails the prominent one to live their passion to the fullest. Canoeing and kayaking are amongst the other thrilling activities happening at the bank of 25-acre Lake Chewacla. You can also catch a glimpse of beautiful species of squirrels, red fox, turkeys, chipmunks, deer, and a lot of species of flora and fauna. Get a chance to witness incredible rock formations here. Chewacla State Park is marked with a playground, picnic areas with shelters, tables, and grills, campground, swimming area, and cabins.

Address: 124 Shell Toomer Parkway, Auburn, Alabama 36830, United States
Phone: 1 334.887.5621
Website: www.alapark.com/chewacla-state-park
Operation Hours: Opens daily (8:00 am-6:00 pm)
Distance and time from Niffers Place: 5.3 miles or 10 minutes drive

6:00 pm: Explore nation's best golf course
Its time to explore Indian Pines Golf Course whose popularity can be estimated from its rating as the "best golf city in America" by reputed Golf Digest in 2005. This 18-hole public golf course was originally constructed in 1946 as the Saugahatchee Country Club. The Auburn High School Tigers golf team calls Indian Pines Golf Course its home. Indian Pines Golf Course hosts the famed amateur event tournament, Indian Pines Invitational. "Race of the Cup" is amongst the spectacular events that Indian Pines hosts all-year round. This facility is marked with a golf warehouse offering ProLine Golf Equipment at the most economical prices one could imagine or expect.

Address: 900 Country Club Drive, Auburn, Alabama 36830, United States
Phone: 1 334.821.0880
Website: www.indianpinesgc.com
Operation Hours: Opens daily (7:00 am-7:00 pm)
Distance and time from Chewacla State Park: 5.9 miles or 12 minutes drive

7:00 pm: Catch a glimpse of art collection
Its time to delve into remarkable art collection. Leave for Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art which showcases unparalleled and spectacular traditional as well as contemporary collection of 2,000 works of art. No matter what's waiting for you inside the museum, its 40,000 square feet building with a travertine stone exterior will leave you awestruck. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the museum is dedicated to preserve, research, enhance, and interpret the splendid collections endowed to it. Its exhibitions and educational programs are worth your time and visit. The museum is believed to organizes approx 200 free public programs. The museum is decked up with an auditorium, six changing galleries, woodland landscape, an English-inspired formal area, a museum shop, outdoor sculpture, landscaped walking paths, carpentry shop, gift shop, and a cafe.

Address: 901 South College St, Auburn, Alabama 36830, United States
Phone: 1 334.844.1484
Website: www.jcsm.auburn.edu/about
Operation Hours: Thursday (10:00 am-8:00 pm); Tuesday-Saturday (10:00 am-4:30 pm); Sunday (1:00 pm-4:00 pm); remains closed on Mondays
Distance and time from Indian Pines Golf Course: 4.6 miles or 10 minutes drive

8:30 pm: Dine at Hamilton's On Magnolia
You must be feeling hungry by this time. Stop by Hamilton's On Magnolia which is famed for its scrumptious American cuisines. Quality, taste, flavors, aroma, and faultless services are what make this place a quality spot to visit again and again. Fried Green Tomatoes & Grilled Shrimp, Buffalo Shrimp Chips, Smoked Tuna Dip, Lobster Bisque, Grilled Salmon, Loaded Black Bean & Rice Bowl, Fried Chicken Sandwich, Fish Tacos, Irish Creme Brulee, Sensational Spinach Salad, Boneless Short Ribs, Chicken Provencal, Everyday Lobster Bisque, Banana Nut French Toast, Hummus, and a lot of more are the highlights of its menu. The menu is also flecked with a wide list of tantalizing and refreshing drinks, like, custom cocktails, wine, scotch, beer, whiskey, and many more.
   
Address: 174 E Magnolia Avenue, Auburn, Alabama 36830, United States
Phone: 1 334.887.2677
Website: www.hamiltonsonmagnolia.com
Operation Hours: Sunday-Tuesday (11:00 am-9:00 pm); Wednesday-Saturday (11:00 am-10:00 pm)
Distance and time from Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art: 1.4 miles or 5 minutes drive

10:00 pm: Time for after-hours fun
To relax your mind and body, you can pop in Bourbon Street Bar. Spend some time in solitude, enjoy every sip of your favorite drink and munch some delectable snacks here. A great and pleasant place it is to spend your post-dusk time in peace yet vibrant ambiance. The menu of Bourbon Street Bar is flecked with a wide selection of beers and custom cocktails. To cheer up its visitors and revive their energy, Bourbon Street Bar organizes live band performances by local as well as national artists. Don't miss the chance to swing by. A great evening is awaiting you.
   
Address: 103 North College St, Auburn, Alabama 36830, United States
Phone: 1 334.887.1166
Website: www.aubourbonstreet.com
Operation Hours: Sunday-Thursday (5:00 pm-11:00 pm); Friday and Saturday (11:00 am-12:00 am)
Distance and time from Hamilton's On Magnolia: 0.1 mile or 2 minutes drive

11:30 pm: Post-dark entertainment
For after-dark entertainment, a major chunk of Auburn is believed to throng Eighth & Rail. The liveliness and popularity of this place is based on its professional stage, unparalleled sound equipment, visual and performing arts, local music and arts scene, and musical nights by international music maestros and artists. Due to all these factors, entertainment dose here is quite high to handle. We believe that a visit to such vibrant and opulent place completes your night, makes your day, and accomplishes your trip here.

Address: 807 South Railroad Avenue, Opelika, AL 36801, United States
Phone: 1 334.745.5456
Website: www.eighth-and-rail.weebly.com/index.html
Operation Hours: Tuesday-Thursday (5:00 pm-1:00 am); Friday and Saturday (5:00 pm-2:00 am); remains closed on Sundays and Mondays
Distance and time from Bourbon Street Bar: 7.1 miles or 17 minutes drive

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