The City of Opelika, AL
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 WeatherIn the month of January, Opelika experiences an average high temperature of 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 33 degrees with an average rainfall of 5.6 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.
Opelika, Alabama Attractions
1Auburn 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.
2Auburn 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
3Beard-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.
4Bellevue (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.
5Columbus 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.
6Columbus 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.
7Donald 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.
8Fort 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. 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.
9Fountain 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
10Gardens 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
Opelika, Alabama Hotels
Opelika, Alabama Restaurants
This is a list of Opelika Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Breakfast & Brunch Restaurants, Barbecue Restaurants and Pizza Restaurants. Happy Dining!
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