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Escape rooms are a fun, interactive game experience new to the Auburn/Opelika area. You and a small group up to 8 people will be immersed in a room with a specific theme and problem. You must work together as a team to solve puzzles, uncover clues and unlock locks in order to solve the problem or "escape the room." But your team must work quickly because you only have 60 minutes. Can you escape?
AMF Auburn Lanes offers best-in-class bowling and awesome anytime fun—featuring 24 all-star lanes, an interactive arcade, and an on-site Pro Shop that caters both to serious bowlers and those new to the sport.
The Auburn University Club is the official home of the Auburn University golf teams. This is an 18-hole 7,326-yard championship course located on 225 acres of rolling hills and woods. This course is one for those who are up for a challenge, on any skill level. In addition to being the official course of the Auburn University golf team, it has a pro-shop with various products, including Auburn collegiate merchandise.
Centered around beautiful Samford Park, Revivalist-style buildings date from 1850s to early 1900s. Historic buildings include University Chapel, Samford Hall, Hargis Hall, Langdon Hall.
City's first separate black community cemetery. Four-acre site contains more than 500 marked graves. Oldest grave dates to 1879.
Hand-hewn log fort (cir. 1832), for protection against possible Native American uprising. Last known fort of its kind in Southeast. Historic marker.
Built for $30,000 in 1899 for vault space to adequately protect records, which are still intact since formation of the county. Self-guided tour available. Pictured on cover of Alabama Architecture.
180-acre fishing lake located 4.5 miles southeast of LaFayette. Stocked with bream, bass, crappie, catfish, carp. Camping available (self-contained campers and tent camping). Also on site are public restrooms, a covered fishing pier, a pavilion and a boat ramp.
Museum housed in historical (1833) Lafayette train depot, which was the hub of activity in the county seat. Museum houses items of county history.
See statue of boxing great Joe Louis who was born in Lafayette, and visit Chambers County Museum nearby to see related exhibit and other memorabilia.
Brick doll house built over 4-year-old's grave with fireplace/toys.
Popular reservoir (25,900 acres) for largemouth bass and other fish. West Point Lake is surrounded by deep forests and rolling fields extending 35 miles along the Chattahoochee River on the Alabama-Georgia state line. The lake's 525 miles of shoreline provides excellent opportunities for fishing, camping, boating and other recreational activities. The construction of the West Point Lake Dam was authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1962. Congress authorized the project for flood control, hydroelectric power, navigation, fish and wildlife development and general recreation.
A full-service prospecting camp with experienced guides. Rental equipment cabins, campground and prospecting store.
Lake offers fishing, boating, skiing. Tour reservoir by appointment.
Antebellum homes, two 1840s churches, 100-year-old schoolhouse. Syrup-Sopping Day late Oct. with 150+ arts & crafts vendors, homemade syrup, mule-drawn crushers. Historic museum.
Pioneer Park has many great exhibits and displays. The museum is currently made up of nine structures. Maintained by the Lee County Historical Society, Pioneer Park is just a few minutes away from the Auburn-Opelika area.
Built in 1850s by Dr. Brownfield, one of Opelika's first physicians. Example of Greek Revival to Victorian Gothic transition. Moved to present site, restored. Rental.
CyberZone is a large family entertainment center located in downtown Opelika. We feature a new state of the art Laser Tag system with 6200 square feet of arena with ramps and multiple game types. We also feature the grid arcade, an area with the newest and greatest titles like “the Walking Dead arcade” Jurassic Park” and lots of redemption type games such as Skee Ball and “Quick Drop” CyberZone uses a player card system and all the tickets are put on the game card to use for prizes. We also feature BounceZone our soft play and inflatable area for our younger guests ages 1-6 years. Also introducing the "Replay Cafe", the newest addition to CyberZone, which brings food such as custom order pizzas, snacks and Coke products, it also contains 15 popular retro arcades such as Pac Man, Galaga, and Pinball machines.
Self-guided tour featuring restored depot in Railroad Ave. Historic District. Courthouse square near Victorian homes, specialty shops.
Includes the Opelika Depot, Lee County Courthouse, shops and more.
A unique experience located in downtown Opelika, James Brothers Bicycle shop is a full service bicycle shop that happens to have to fantastic beer. This hole-in-the-wall has 6 beers on draft and a few in bottles and cans. The idea is to create a “hub” for cyclists and the community. The bar features beers from Red Clay Brewing Co., Oskar Blues, some Alabama beers and then some others from within the Southeast. James Bros also sells to-go beers in the form of 32oz “crowlers” (can+growler=crowler) of anything on draft.
Area artifacts and history. Native American relics, documents, Civil War memorabilia, 1860s collector's pottery made in Rock Mills, vintage clothing, famous indestructible Ella Smith dolls.
Built in 1917. One of two remaining Chattahoochee Valley Railway depots. Train museum inside with wall murals of scenes when trains traveled through valley.
Horace King: Engineer, Civil War-era humanitarian. Skills earned his freedom; respect made him one of Alabama's first African-American legislators after Civil War.
Uniquely designed truss bridge (late 1800s), once part of larger bridge over Chattahoochee River.
Built by African-American stone masons. Teenage girls of 1941 lined up on it, waiting for boys to give them a kiss.
Lake Harding is a reservoir on the Chattahoochee River that is formed by Bartlett's Ferry Dam.
Tours of one of the oldest 2-year colleges in Alabama.
Tour of sports arena. As part of a regional tourism effort, Southern Union has established its part of the Piedmont Plateau Birding Trail.
Standard Deluxe specializes in T-shirts, textile printing, hand-printed posters, cards, fliers, pop-up display signage, art prints and more. Standard Deluxe also promotes and provides a venue for local musicians.
Day-use park. Swimming, picnicking, fishing, nature trail. Unique location. 25 acres of granite.
Site of one of last Civil War battles (April 16, 1865) to take place east of Mississippi. Living history exhibits and annual re-enactments held on site.
Seven mile walking/cycling trail made from tracks of the Chattahoochee Valley railway line.
Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is the world's original golf trail with 26 courses at 11 locations. Stretching from Muscle Shoals and Huntsville in the north to Mobile and Dothan in the south, these courses are a must-visit for golf fans and professionals alike.