7 places every college student loves in Auburn, including Big Blue Bagel

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Toomer’s Drugs on Toomer’s Corner. Photo via Emilyn Hamn for the Bama Buzz

Auburn, Alabama is full of amazing things to see and places to visit. Because of the fact that it is a college town, the students know exactly where all of the best spots are. Here are the top 7 places every college kid loves to go, in no particular order!

1. Samford Lawn

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Samford Hall and lawn at Auburn University. Photo via Emilyn Hamn for the Bama Buzz

Samford lawn is a go-to spot for Auburn students. You can find them here on any given day throwing the frisbee or laying out on a blanket with friends. There will never not be some fun activity going on at this iconic location.

2. Toomer’s Drugs

Toomer’s Drugs is one of Auburn’s oldest traditions. Are you really an Auburn student if you haven’t enjoyed their famous lemonade on a hot day? This downtown street corner is always packed with students and residents alike waiting to get some of Toomer’s delicious food and drinks. Plus, it’s right next to Auburn Art, one of the amazing art galleries in the city.

3. Town Creek Park

Town Creek Park is only a short walk away from campus, so it is the perfect spot for students to get away to. Here you can find a beautiful walking trail, swinging benches, and a peaceful pond. It is a definite go-to for any student needing to clear their mind.

  • Address: 1150 South Gay Street, Auburn AL 36830

4. SkyBar Cafe

Every college student loves this downtown bar! SkyBar gets its fun reputation from the live music, multiple levels, and amazing karaoke. At night you can see its fire torches light up and draw people inside.

5. The original Momma G’s

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The original Momma Goldberg’s Deli. Photo via Emilyn Hamn for the Bama Buzz

Auburn is proud to be home to the very first Momma Goldberg’s Deli ever. This restaurant is an Auburn staple, and college students come here to get a yummy sandwich and watch the tigers in whatever sports they are playing in. Its nostalgic character and timeless history make it such a lovable place.

  • Address: 500 West Magnolia West Magnolia Avenue, Auburn AL 36832
  • Contact: 334.821.0185

6. Big Blue Bagel

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Big Blue Bagel Deli in Auburn. Photo via Emilyn Hamn for the Bama Buzz

Big Blue Bagel is a local favorite for breakfast and lunch. This is a great place for students to meet up and catch up over a bagel made from scratch. If someone is touring Auburn, take them here to show them the community of this small town!

  • Address: 120 North College Street, Auburn AL 36830
  • Contact: 334.501.2245 | Website | Instagram

7. Coffee Cat

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Inside of Coffee Cat in Auburn. Photo via Emilyn Hamn for the Bama Buzz

Last and certainly not least, the amazing atmosphere and even better lattes at the Coffee Cat make it one of college students favorite places to be. Whether studying for a test or just hanging out, this place has the best vibes in town. Plus, any and all animals are welcome!

  • Address: 124 Tichenor Avenue, Auburn AL 36830
  • Contact: 334.744.1953 | InstagramFacebook

All of these special places and more make Auburn the extraordinary place that it is. Go check out these spots for yourselves and see what Auburn is all about.

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