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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Historic Site
“She did amazing things in her lifetime. See where she settled and created a home for the aged. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Seward House Museum is a treasure. Secretary of State to President Lincoln, William H. Seward called this mansion home and it is full of his original, books, decor, letters and more. The passionate team can provide you with an unforgettable tour. Check the hours before you go. They are closed for the month of January.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
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“There are several breweries in Auburn and this one has everything going for it - great corner location-within view of Auburn Correctional Facility, a funky historic theme and some of the best beer and food in the area. Busy most days, most times.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“Consistently high quality dining. Chef Ed Moro has another restaruant in Skaneateles, Moro's Kitchen, but this is his flagship. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Wegmans has fresh produce, locally sourced when available. Their baked goods are delicious! They also have an organic and vegan section available. Honestly, the have it all, pharmacy, groceries, and even a place to eat before or after shopping!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“In the heart of Downtown Auburn where you can visit some of the breweries, restaurants, and unique shopping district.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 6 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Wegmans is a great place to shop for many reasons. They have a wide variety of fresh produce and a great selection of organic produce. They have freshly baked bread every day and a fairly decent specialty food selection for a small city. You'll find ethnic cuisine along with gluten-free, vegan, etc. They have a great sushi section and a cafe so you can eat-in or carry-out.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Displays changing contemorary art exhbits like Quilts=Arts=Quilts, and Made in New York.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Entertainment
“This place is fantastic! There are all kinds of shows here, as well as live music, and open mic nights (Monday nights from 7:30-10:30 $2 entrance fee). It is a great place to go have fun.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Museum
“Revolving exhibits, check out the website to see what they currently have going on”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“great food, bistro dining outside available, live music sometimes on the weekend”
  • 2 locals recommend
Cemetery
“This was originally used as a fortress by the Iroquois and Cayuga tribes around 1100 the remains of the last fortifications are still evident. Also the burial site of William H. Seward and Harriet Tubman. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Swaby's has the best burgers and wings in town. They are fairly priced for both food and drinks. If you like spicy food, order wings with Swaby's Heat sauce.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Interior designed and handcrafted by Tiffany Glass "the only complete and unaltered Tiffany designed religion interior known to exist in the world"”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“There are several breweries in Auburn and this one has everything going for it - great corner location-within view of Auburn Correctional Facility, a funky historic theme and some of the best beer and food in the area. Busy most days, most times.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“Consistently high quality dining. Chef Ed Moro has another restaruant in Skaneateles, Moro's Kitchen, but this is his flagship. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 6 locals recommend
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  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“great food, bistro dining outside available, live music sometimes on the weekend”
  • 2 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Destination for Italian & American entrees, light bites & microbrews features a covered patio.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Our local hidden gem with fantastic service (ask for Jay) and the best steaks! Definitely get someone at your table to order the rattlesnake pasta - it feeds 2 at least.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This place has delicious breakfast items of all sorts! Each time we go, we order different items and we are always pleased! Their homemade french toast is fantastic. ”
  • 3 locals recommend

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