News

Historic Preservation Awards Announced

5/28/2015

The Ames Historic Preservation Commission recen...

Youth & Shelter Services Perfect Pizza Party and Open House

5/26/2015

You are invited to attend to Youth & Shelte...

Scandinavian Days Receives 2015 Ames Community Grant

5/24/2015

Scandinavian Days celebrates their 50th anniver...

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Events

Ames Historical Society Lecture Series

5/28/2015

Join the Ames Historical Society for a presentatio...

Rock Gardens Class

5/28/2015

Rock gardens offer almost limitless plant choice &...

Evening Walks At Doolittle Prairie

5/28/2015

Join the Iowa Prairie Network and Story County Con...

Ames Historical Society Book Sale

5/29/2015

Join the Ames Historical Society for their annual ...

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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.