News

Norah Jones comes to Ames October 30

8/26/2015

Norah Jones first emerged on the world stage wi...

Trail Workday at McFarland Park

8/25/2015

Come be a part of the TEAM!  Join Story Co...

JAX Outdoor Gear Celebrates Sixty Years

8/21/2015

JAX Outdoor Gear, a long-time landmark on the w...

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Events

Lincoln Highway Days

8/29/2015

Get ready for another busy day full of fun activit...

Main Street Farmers' Market

8/29/2015

Spend the morning downtown at the Ames Main Street...

North Grand Farmers' Market

8/29/2015

The North Grand Farmers' Market proudly offers the...

Ames Historical Society Benefit Dinner

8/29/2015

Join Ames Historical Society for a fun evening of ...

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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.