News

Homewood Golf Course Open for 2015

3/27/2015

Homewood Golf Course opened today for the 2015 ...

To Kill a Mockingbird comes to Stephens Auditorium April 3

3/27/2015

For more than half a century, To Kill a Mocking...

Iowa State set to host 2015 NCAA Gymnastics Regional

3/26/2015

The NCAA Gymnastics Regional is coming to Hilto...

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Events

Youth Matinee: Jack and the Beanstalk

3/30/2015

In a rollicking, musical retelling of the classic ...

Fresh Hops Seminar

3/30/2015

Join Della Viti on Main Street in Ames for a Fresh...

Sergei Babayan

3/31/2015

Join the Ames Town & Gown for a solo piano perform...

2015 Mary Louise Smith Chair Lecture

3/31/2015

Attorney, author and political analyst Michelle D....

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Smart Choice

welcome to ames — you've made a smart choice to visit!

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.