Southeastern Raptor Center, Auburn University • The center treats and releases birds of prey and also presents flight programs.
Auburn Athletics • Tributes to Auburn’s athletic prowess include the 87,451-seat Jordan-Hare football stadium, one of the nation’s largest; Auburn Arena, home to basketball and gymnastics; Lovelace Hall of Honor presenting a tribute to athletes; Tiger Trail of Auburn honoring players with plaques downtown; the Toomer’s Corner tradition on game days or for a treat at the soda fountain.
Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Grand National – Opelika • Two 18-hole championship courses and a short course on the site Jones himself called the “single greatest site for a golf course” he had ever seen.
Opelika Northside Historic District • This neighborhood of turn-of-the-century homes hosts the Victorian Front Porch Christmas tour.
Opelika Train Depot • This depot in historic downtown Opelika was built about 1920 and recently restored to its original style.
Opelika Wood Duck Heritage Preserve • Siddique Nature Park • This 73-acre preserve and park is home to a large population of birds and wood ducks.
Spring Villa Park • This 350-acre park in Opelika includes an antebellum house, trails, bandstand, outdoor volleyball courts, horseshoe pit, campground and more.
Jule Collins Smith Museum • This Auburn museum features a blown-glass chandelier by glass artist Dale Chihuly, plus an array of exhibits.
Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center • Exhibitions, community theatre, ballroom dancing, concerts, lectures, art classes and special events find a home here.
Museum of East Alabama • Lee County history is displayed in more than 5,000 artifacts at this museum adjacent to the Lee County Courthouse.
East Alabama Southside Center for the Arts • Music and shows take the stage here.
Gogue Performing Arts Center • Auburn’s newest fine arts performance space opened in 2019.
Chewacla State Park • This 696-acre scenic park includes a 26-acre lake, more than 25 miles of mountain biking trails, plus boats, swimming, hiking and camping.
Kiesel Park • This 124-acre Auburn park features trails, an environmental lab and a historic home.
Opelika Municipal Park • This city park features the Rocky Brook Rocket, a vintage miniature train, and the Salem-Shotwell Covered Bridge.
Kreher Preserve and Nature Center • The center offers 110 acres of hiking and birding trails, reptile viewing, waterfalls and a butterfly garden.
RushSouth Whitewater Park • This urban whitewater course is a favorite, racing down the Chattahoochee River at Phenix City. There’s disc golf nearby.
Blue Heron Adventure • Zip through the treetops and over the river at Phenix City.
Phenix City Riverwalk • Walk along the Chattahoochee from amphitheater to rafting overlook or cross the river on a pedestrian bridge.
Chattahoochee Indian Heritage Center • This center, on a hill that was once part of the Creek Nation homeland, memorializes the Trail of Tears.
Lakewood Golf Course • This public course, designed by John LaFoy, follows the rolling hills in Phenix City.
Phenix City Amphitheater • This 3,000-seat venue on the Chattahoochee, near the historic Dillingham Street Bridge, offers space for concerts and other events.
East Alabama Motor Speedway • This dirt oval track hosts Late Model, Limited Late Model, Hobby, Bomber and Road Warrior Class races.
Museum of Wonder • Art, artifacts, antiques and more at the museum, next to Possum Trot, which hosts weekly auctions and storytelling.
Phenix City Art Center • This center promotes the arts in the community; nearby is the Idle Hour Park mural.
Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art • This gallery in Smiths Station offers enriching programs, activities and classes.
Fort Mitchell Historic Site • This National Historic Landmark features a reconstruction of the 1813 fort.
Idle Hour Park & Moon Lake • This park and lake in Russell County include trails, playground and splash pad.
National Infantry Museum • This museum has more than 70,000 artifacts from the last 240 years of American military history.
Old Seale Russell County Courthouse • This courthouse was built in 1868 when Seale was the county seat. It features Indian artifacts and a paleontology display.
Crawford Walking Trail/Historic Masonic Lodge • A paved, lighted walking trail runs near the Tuckabatchee Masonic Lodge, built in 1848 and restored in 2012.
Jones Museum • Train memorabilia and a Conway Twitty gold record are among exhibits here.
Moton Field • Moton Field was the only primary flight facility for Black pilot candidates in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.
Tuskegee Airmen Memorial Fly-In • This event, sponsored by the city of Tuskegee, features aerobatics, exhibits, food and fun.
Tuskegee History Center • Home of the Tuskegee Human and Civil Rights Multicultural Center, it shares the story of the county’s three distinct cultures and peoples.
Tuskegee National Forest • This preserve offers natural and cultural history with hiking and mountain biking.
The Oaks – Home of Booker T. Washington • This three-story Queen Anne Revival-style home offers exhibits and tours.
Rosa Parks Birthplace • Tuskegee is the birthplace of civil rights activist Rosa Parks.
Lake Tuskegee • A 92-acre lake, with fishing, sailing and water skiing.
Little Texas Tabernacle • This tabernacle and campground site has hosted camp meetings since the 1850s. The original structure was made of hand-hewn timbers, wooden pegs, hand-split shingles and sawdust floors.
Shiloh Community Historic Sites • The Shiloh Rosenwald School, the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church and the Shiloh Cemetery are all located in Notasulga.
Whippoorwill Vineyards • A family-owned and operated farm winery, Whippoorwill is the only winery in Southeastern Alabama.
Tuskegee University Campus Cemetery • The cemetery is the site of Booker T. Washington’s and George Washington Carver’s graves. Washington was a leading black educator at the start of the 20th century and the first teacher and principal of the Tuskegee Institute. Carver was the son of a slave who became a prominent botanist and inventor.