Auburn, Alabama is home to a collection of creative and authentic murals created by local and regional artists. Looking for that perfect spot for graduation, family, or spontaneous photoshoots? Follow The Collegiate Hotel’s mural trail guide to the top 5 most Instagram worthy murals in Auburn, Alabama.
1. Easy Tiger Mural
Your first steps on the mural trail start right here on The Collegiate Hotel porch! This original hand-painted floral mural was completed by award-winning artist Gillian Fazio in 2022. Each painted flower from Auburn University’s Panhellenic and National Panhellenic sororities come to like on our historic brick wall. Flanked by two tigers, this mural celebrates Auburn tradition.
Photo credit: Sarah Blaze photography
2. War Eagle Wall
The OG Auburn mural. Celebrating our beloved battle cry, this icon is located in the heart of downtown near the intersection of College St. and Magnolia near J&M bookstore. This is a must stop mural for any visit to Auburn, Alabama.
3. The Freewheeler
This unique and historic mural has been at home in Auburn since the 80s. Located on the side of a former bicycle shop near the intersection of College St. and Glenn, this sweeping mural is an ode to a student’s favorite way to get around campus.
4. Downtown Oceans
Who says you can’t see the ocean from Auburn? As you drive through downtown, look around to see bright blue ocean waves on the side of the building currently housing The Yard Milkshake Bar. Easily accessible from the downtown green space, it’s the perfect Instagram pic.
5. Auburn Spirit Animal
This eclectic mural by local artist R.C. Hagans exemplifies the Auburn spirit and tradition. Featuring two eagles, two tigers, and Auburn’s famous oaks, this unique piece is located right by the original Momma Goldberg’s Deli on North Donahue.