The City of Auburn has a unique character that is the result of a combination of influences from the special atmospheres and energies provided by the diversity of its communities. Visiting your student during their time on campus is a great way to experience the culture and take part in a wide variety of events throughout the year. If you plan on visiting the Auburn/Opelika area, browsing the Auburn and Opelika Tourism Bureau's website is a great place to start. This website can help you find everything from hotels in the area, to restaurants to enjoy during your visit. Visit for more information.