, also unofficially known as the 'Loveliest Village On The Plains,' is a beautiful city found in the county of Lee in Alabama
, in the United States. As of 2016, Auburn is the largest city in the whole of the eastern part of Alabama, and it has remained a principal city within the Auburn-Opelika Metropolitan Area. Its metropolitan region is the fastest-growing region in Alabama and among the top in the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the United States since 1990.
Auburn is historically known as a college town and is home to the famous Auburn University, the second-largest university in Alabama. The vast Donald E. Davis Arboretum is found on the Auburn University grounds. It is home to numerous exotic and native plants for study and research within the campus. Auburn University's athletic history has been documented away in the Jonathan Bell Lovelace Museum, where the public is welcome to learn a thing or more.
Another museum, the Jule Collins Smith Museum, features impressive art and craft works from as far back as the eighteenth century through the twenty-first century. Open to the public, and visitors have the opportunity to view the numerous exhibitions featuring unique artwork and masterpieces from renowned artists.
A familiar spot for visitors in Auburn is the famous Chewacla State Park. The sprawling park grounds have been filled with many trails and fun-themed activities for the whole family. Even better, there is a large lake in the park, which offers more fun water-related activities.
Towards the southwestern part of the city, lies the sprawling Tuskegee National Forest. Visitors crowd here to see the beautiful wildlife, including the rare and beautiful wild deer. Hiking trails offer activities like hiking and biking, amid sight-seeing and bird-watching activities, as well as photography.
Auburn enjoys a humid subtropical climate of Köppen Cfa. The weather is generally characteristic of mild and pleasant winters, warm and lovely springs, long, hot, and moderately dry summers, and mild to warm autumns. Its location on the Gulf of Mexico is the reason for its ample amount of rainfall, and usually has the city susceptible to tornado risk, with thunderstorms and hail being frequent during winter through spring.
Summer has the mercury rising to highs of up to 93.4°F (34.1°C) and dropping to pleasant lows of approximately 70.3°F (21.3°C). May
are moderately dry, while June
, and September
feature ample rainfall, especially during the afternoons.
Spring and autumn are both short, offering transitional points to summer and winter, but most of their days remain mild and pleasant.
Winter is mostly rainy and has occasional extremely cold days. The winds blowing through may pose potential harm, and periodical large hails, and thunderstorms are anticipated.
Auburn is a lovely all-year-round travel destination, thanks to its beautiful climate. The peak of the travel period is during summer, from May through September. The days remain warm and pleasant, with only moderate rainfall and bearable humidity. Spring, with mild weather and moderately dry days, is an enjoyable period in Auburn, too.
During spring, in April
, Auburn holds the annual City Fest. The event is crowned with live music shows, art concerts, and fun activities for children, and endless feasting on the famous local delicacies. And then between September and November
, the public is treated with live matches in both home matches and away games during the Auburn University's football season.