- TripBuzz found 38 things to do with kids in or near Opelika, Alabama, including 25 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Auburn, Phenix City, Tuskegee and Columbus.
- From Silver Lining Equestrian Center to CyberZone, the Opelika area offers 37 different types of family activities, including: Horseback Riding, Family Fun Center, Mini Golf and Movie Theaters.
- Lee County is home to the over 28,000 residents of the city of Opelika in an area of just under 60 miles. This small city is located in East Central Alabama and on the southern end of Piedmont Plateau. The area is run through by both the Tallapoosa and Chattahoochee Rivers, making for a beautiful outdoor experience.
Opened in 2010, the Silver Lining Equestrian Center is a horse boarding and training facility offering many services to horses and their owners. In addition to training and boarding, the center also participates in competitions and sells/leases horses.
Featuring a 6,000 square-foot arena, CyberZone is a popular laser tag facility offering a number of fun amenities for its guests to enjoy. A laser maze, themed party rooms, and several arcades are among the amenities visitors can enjoy.
Storybook Farm Inc is a nonprofit equestrian farm that provides children with different challenges the chance to ride horses. Visitors and volunteers have the opportunity to learn to ride and grow as people at the same time.
As an entertainment complex, Scutter Putters Mini Golf & More offers an 18 hole miniature golf course, darts, air hockey, an arcade, and other activities. Every Friday and Saturday night, the center has a black light party.
The Museum of East Alabama is a historical museum dedicated to providing an environment for the interpretation, exhibiting, and housing of historical items. The museum showcases a variety of exhibits such as those on Roanoke Dolls and Camp Opelika artifacts.
The Carmike Tiger 13 movie theater is a cinema that offers Big D technology, custom luxury seating, 7.1 surround sound, and digital projection for both 3D and 2D productions. The cinema also offers concessions for moviegoers.
Open to the public, Denson Drive Recreation Center hosts community classes for pottery, painting, crafts, fitness, and more. The center has a studio stocked with clay, pottery wheels, and kilns for communal use.
Grand National Golf Course is meant to test both patience and stamina. Both its Link course and its Lake course were in the Golf Digest's America's Top 50 Affordable Courses, while also being on the same magazine's Top 40 Super Value courses.
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The 11,000-seat Opelika Center for the Performing Arts hosts orchestras, nationally touring Broadway productions, dance and ballet troupes and musical artists. The center has been bringing the cultural arts to East Alabama for more than 25 years.