News

Iowa Tourism Organizations, Individuals Receive Awards at 2014 Conference

10/24/2014

The Iowa Tourism Office and the Travel Feder...

Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood's Two Man Group at Stephens Auditorium on October 26

10/22/2014

Mochrie and Sherwood’s Two Man Group i...

JAX Mercantile Voted One of Top 100 Retailers by Outdoor USA Magazine

10/21/2014

JAX Mercantile Co., parent company to JAX Ou...

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Events

North Grand Farmers Market

10/25/2014

Stop by the North Grand Farmers' Market. ...

Spirits in the Gardens

10/25/2014

During nights with a nip in the air, Reiman Garden...

Kim & Reggie Harris: "Songs Of Hope and Freedom"

10/25/2014

Ames Children's Theater, Ames Public Library & Ame...

Seed Saving Techniques for the Home Gardener

10/25/2014

Participants will learn how to select seeds and pr...

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welcome to iowa's absolutely fabulous city!

Whether you're in town for business, to catch a game or just a quick visit, you'll enjoy an array of options to meet your needs and expenses. During the day you can find local shopping in our downtown boutiques. Hang out in one of our 35 woodland parks. Hop on our 55 miles of bike and pedestrian trails. Take a swing at one of our five different golf courses.