News

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

4/12/2016

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

Marshalltown Broadcasting, Inc., Announces New General Manager

4/7/2016

Marshalltown Broadcasting, Inc., is proud to an...

8th Annual Brunnier in Bloom Winners Announced

4/4/2016

University Museums Announces 8th Annual...

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Events

ISU Theatre: The Birds

4/30/2016

Enjoy the ISU Theatre production of The Birds!...

Motor Cars

4/30/2016

Enjoy a day of classic cars!...

ISU Softball vs. Oklahoma

4/30/2016

The Cyclones continue the three-game series agains...

Stash the Trash

4/30/2016

A volunteer effort that brings together the ISU an...

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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.