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'''Auburn''' is a small city in [[Placer County]] on Interstate 80. Nearby the confluence of the North and East  Forks of the American River are a good place to swim and drink beer. There is a picturesque old town neighborhood near the statue of a miner just off the freeway. Under the miner, there are large drainage tunnels filled with graffiti that one can explore with a flashlight.
 
'''Auburn''' is a small city in [[Placer County]] on Interstate 80. Nearby the confluence of the North and East  Forks of the American River are a good place to swim and drink beer. There is a picturesque old town neighborhood near the statue of a miner just off the freeway. Under the miner, there are large drainage tunnels filled with graffiti that one can explore with a flashlight.
 
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The nearest commercial airport is in Sacramento, approximately thirty miles away.  Auburn does have a private airport as well.  Amtrak services downtown Auburn, and Greyhound has a stop in nearby Colfax.  Interstate 80 runs right through both towns.
  
 
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Placer County Transit does operate buses in part of Auburn, but service is limited and does not run on Sundays.  It's best to rent a car.
  
 
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*<drink name="Latitudes" alt="Pat & Pete’s World Kitchen" address="130 Maple St., auburn,ca" directions="From Sacramento: Take I-80 east to the Maple Street Exit; we are the second building on the left, just across from the Placer County Courthouse. " phone="530-885-9535" url="http://www.latitudesrestaurant.com/index.htm" hours="wed-sun" price="$$" lat="" long="">Arguably the best food in auburn and surrounding areas. Fantastic quality food. Great regular dinners. Every month's special menu is a different "latitude', for example October's  special is Germany and features a varied selction of German inspired meals.</drink>
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*<drink name="Old Town Pizza" alt="" address="150 Sacramento Street, Auburn, CA 95603" directions="" phone="(530) 888-7600" url="http://www.otpizza.net/auburn/" hours="Monday-Friday:" price="" lat="" long="">The Best pizza you will get in California. Amazing pizza fun small town feel. good beer selection. come to hang out for a long time. you will love it.</drink>
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[[WikiPedia:Auburn, California]]

Latest revision as of 22:03, 10 February 2012

Auburn is a small city in Placer County on Interstate 80. Nearby the confluence of the North and East Forks of the American River are a good place to swim and drink beer. There is a picturesque old town neighborhood near the statue of a miner just off the freeway. Under the miner, there are large drainage tunnels filled with graffiti that one can explore with a flashlight.

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Get in[edit]

The nearest commercial airport is in Sacramento, approximately thirty miles away. Auburn does have a private airport as well. Amtrak services downtown Auburn, and Greyhound has a stop in nearby Colfax. Interstate 80 runs right through both towns.

Get around[edit]

Placer County Transit does operate buses in part of Auburn, but service is limited and does not run on Sundays. It's best to rent a car.

See[edit][add listing]

Do[edit][add listing]

Auburn is known to be the "Endurance Capital of the World", as many races either start or end here. Notably, the Western States Endurance Run ends at Placer High School in Auburn. There are hundreds of miles of trails (including the Western States Trail) that lead to or from here.

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Second Chance Thrift, 13488 Luther Rd, 530-885-8297. 10-5. Open Wednesday - Saturday 10:00-5:00, Sunday 10:30 - 3:00. Offering High quality Furniture, Jewelry, Clothing, Collectables, and New gift Items.  edit

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Le Bilig, 11750 Atwood Rd, (530) 888-1491. Dinner W-Su. French cuisine.

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Latitudes (Pat & Petes World Kitchen), 130 Maple St., auburn,ca (From Sacramento: Take I-80 east to the Maple Street Exit; we are the second building on the left, just across from the Placer County Courthouse.), 530-885-9535, [1]. wed-sun. Arguably the best food in auburn and surrounding areas. Fantastic quality food. Great regular dinners. Every month's special menu is a different "latitude', for example October's special is Germany and features a varied selction of German inspired meals. $$.  edit
  • Old Town Pizza, 150 Sacramento Street, Auburn, CA 95603, (530) 888-7600, [2]. Monday-Friday:. The Best pizza you will get in California. Amazing pizza fun small town feel. good beer selection. come to hang out for a long time. you will love it.  edit


Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Best Western Golden Key, 13450 Lincoln Way, +1 530 885-8611 (toll free: +1 800 201-0121, fax: +1 530 888-0319), [3].  edit
  • Holiday Inn, 120 Grass Valley Highway, +1 530 887-8787, [4].  edit
  • Motel 6, 1819 Auburn Ravine Road, +1 530 888-7829 (fax: +1 530 888-6200), [5].  edit

Get out[edit]

Routes through Auburn
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