News

Ames Named Quarterfinalist for "America's Main Street Contest"

5/3/2016

The national small business movement, Independe...

Iowa celebrates $8 billion tourism industry during National Travel and Tourism Week

5/3/2016

Iowa celebrates $8 billion tourism industry dur...

Food Truck Showdown Comes to Ames Main Street Farmers' Market Opening Day

4/12/2016

Grub for Good—First-ever Ames food truck ...

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Events

ArtWalk-Conservation: Keeping Campus Beautiful

5/4/2016

Get a glimpse of what it takes to maintain, preser...

North Grand Farmers' Market

5/4/2016

Locally grown, seasonal fresh vegetables, flowers,...

Family Yoga in the Gardens

5/4/2016

Family yoga classes are light-hearted with some mu...

Behind The Scenes At Reiman Gardens

5/4/2016

Join Reiman Gardens for an interactive, behind the...

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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.