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The City of Opelika, AL

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Opelika is a popular city in the state of Alabama with a total of 27,454 residents living there. Opelika is ranked as the sixteenth most populated city in Alabama and the 1151st most populated city in the United States, and is located in and the of Lee County. The largest nearby city to Opelika is Columbus, approximately 25 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near Opelika, including Waffle House, Burger King, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, R & R Pets and Wayne's Hometown American Grill. For a larger selection of Opelika restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Opelika Golf Courses, Botanical Gardens, Arenas and/or Museums, including the Donald E. Davis Arboretum, Auburn Arena - Auburn University, Auburn Links at Mill Creek, Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum - Auburn University and The Links Course at Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail - Grand National. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Opelika please click on the Attractions tab above.

The following 4 airports are located in or near Opelika:
- Auburn-Opelika Robert G. Pitts Airport (AUO)
- Columbus Metropolitan Airport (CSG)
- La Grange Callaway Airport (LGC)
- Tuskegee Sharpe Field Airport (TGE)

Opelika, Alabama Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Opelika
In the month of October, Opelika experiences an average high temperature of 76 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in October are usually about 50 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.23 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Opelika with daytime temperatures averaging 88 degrees in the summer, and 58 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Opelika to receive an average of 5.35 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.41 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 103 degrees in the summer and as low as -7 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Opelika should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 76 degrees, and nighttime lows of 49.


                                                                                    
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Opelika, Alabama Attractions

Auburn Arena Auburn University Alabama
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Auburn Arena - Auburn University  - Auburn,
Auburn Arena is a 9,121 seat multi-purpose arena in Auburn, Alabama. The new arena is the home of the Auburn Tigers basketball and gymnastics teams and replaced Beard–Eaves–Memorial Coliseum. It is that can be found on the west side of campus, near Wire Road between Thach Ave. and Roosevelt Drive. The 2010-2011 basketball season will be the first in the new facility.
Auburn Links At Mill Creek Alabama
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Auburn Links at Mill Creek  - Auburn,
The Auburn Links at Mill Creek is an 18 hole public golf course in Lee County Alabama. Built in 1992, this Auburn course designed by Ward Northrup is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 334-887-5151. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim.
Address: 826 Shelltoomer Pkwy, Auburn, AL 36831
Beard Eaves Memorial Coliseum Auburn University Alabama
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Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum - Auburn University  - Auburn,
Beard–Eaves–Memorial Coliseum is a 10,500-seat multi-purpose arena on the campus of Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama. The arena, which opened in 1969, is best known as the former home of the Auburn men's and women's basketball and women's gymnastics teams. The teams finished their stays at the facility at the end of the 2009–10 season, with all of its tenants moving into the new Auburn Arena opening in time for the 2010–11 season.
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Bellevue (LaGrange, Georgia)  - , LaGrange,
Bellevue is the historic home of senator Benjamin Harvey Hill in LaGrange, Georgia, built from 1853–1855. It was named a National Historic Landmark in 1973. Bellevue is a significant example of the "domesticated temple" form of the Greek Revival style at the height of antebellum Southern affluence.
Columbus Civic Center Georgia
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Columbus Civic Center  - , Columbus,
Columbus Civic Center is a 10,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Columbus, Georgia, built in 1996. The venue replaced the Municipal Auditorium.

 

 

Columbus Museum Georgia
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Columbus Museum  - , Columbus,
Columbus is a city in and the county seat of Muscogee County, Georgia, with which it is consolidated. In 2009, its estimated population was 190,414. It is the principal city of the Columbus, Georgia metropolitan area, which, in 2009, had an estimated population of 292,795. It joins with the Auburn, Alabama metropolitan area to form the Columbus, Georgia-Auburn, Alabama Combined Statistical Area, which, in 2009, had an estimated population of 450,467.
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Donald E. Davis Arboretum  - Auburn University,
The Donald E. Davis Arboretum is an arboretum that can be found on the campus of Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama. It is open to the public without charge.
Fort Mitchell Archeological Site Alabama
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Fort Mitchell (archeological site)  - Fort Mitchell,
Located in Fort Mitchell, Alabama, Fort Mitchell Historic Site is a park and an archaeological site that was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1990.[2] The park features a reconstruction of the 1813 stockade fort that was an important post in the Creek War, a museum with exhibits about the fort's history and a collection of historic carriages, a restored 19th century log home, and a visitor center.
Fountain City Golf Center Columbus Georgia
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Fountain City Golf Center  - , Columbus,
The Fountain City Golf Center is a 9 hole public golf course in Muscogee County Georgia. Built in 1965, this Columbus course is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 706-324-0583. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.

 


Address: 403 42nd St, Columbus, GA 31904
Gardens View Course At Callaway Gardens Resort Pine Mountain Georgia
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Gardens View Course at Callaway Gardens Resort  - , Pine Mountain,
The Gardens View Course at Callaway Gardens Resort is a 63 hole resort golf course in Harris County Georgia. Built in 1968, this Pine Mountain course designed by Joe Lee is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 706-663-2281. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt required.

 


Address: Hwy 27, Pine Mountain, GA 31822
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Opelika, Alabama Hotels

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Marriott Auburn Opelika Hotel
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Marriott Auburn Opelika Hotel
3700 Robert Trent Jones Trail
Opelika, AL 36801

 

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Comfort Inn Opelika
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Comfort Inn Opelika
811 Fox Run Pkwy
Opelika, AL 36801

 

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Travelodge Opelika
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Travelodge Opelika
1002 Columbus Pkwy
Opelika, AL 36801

 

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Quality Inn Opelika
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Quality Inn Opelika
1102 Columbus Pkwy
Opelika, AL 36804

 

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Knights Inn Opelika Al
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Knights Inn Opelika Al
1105 Columbus Pkwy
Opelika, AL 36804

 

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Days Inn Opelika
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Days Inn Opelika
1014 Anand St
Opelika, AL 36804

 

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Super 8 Motel Opelika
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Super 8 Motel Opelika
1107 Columbus Parkway Lee
Opelika, AL 36804

 

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Americas Best Value Inn
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Americas Best Value Inn
1520 Columbus Pkwy
Opelika, AL 36804

 

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Econo Lodge Opelika
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Econo Lodge Opelika
1705 Columbus Pkwy
Opelika, AL 36804

 

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Best Western Auburn/opelika Inn
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Best Western Auburn/opelika Inn
205 21st St
Opelika, AL 36801

 

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Opelika, Alabama Restaurants

This is a list of Opelika Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Breakfast & Brunch Restaurants and Barbecue Restaurants. Happy Dining!

 
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R & R Pets
13 Samford Avenue
Opelika, AL 36801
(334)742-8009
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Wayne's Hometown American Grill
13 Samford Avenue
Opelika, AL 36801
(334)742-8009
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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
1051 Fox Run Parkway
Opelika, AL 36801
(334)749-2363
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Burger King
415 2nd Avenue
Opelika, AL 36801
(334)749-3351
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Waffle House
907 Fox Run Parkway
Opelika, AL 36801
(334)705-0304
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Kentucky Fried Chicken
101 North 6th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
(334)749-1330
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Papa Joe's Bar-B-Q
912 2nd Avenue
Opelika, AL 36801
(334)749-2337
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Cottage Cafe
817 South Railroad Avenue
Opelika, AL 36801
(334)745-7446
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Wendy's Old Fashioned Hamburgers
1002 2nd Avenue
Opelika, AL 36801
(334)749-4895
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Cafe 1 2 3
123 South 8th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
(334)737-0069
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