News

Hay & Forage Expo Returns to Central Iowa

2/12/2016

2016 Hay & Forage Expo, the industry's ...

Valentine's Day Treat: ISU Signature Cherry Pies available February 15

2/11/2016

Don't overload your sweet tooth on Valentin...

Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau Launches New CYtes Website

1/26/2016

 The Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau...

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Events

Ciccotti Art Glass Workshop

2/13/2016

Join Ciccotti Art Glass for a Workshop on Heart Pa...

Moon Over Buffalo

2/13/2016

Join ACTORS for their performance of Moon Over Buf...

Ames Town & Gown: The 27th Annual Musicale

2/13/2016

Join the Ames Town & Gown at this potpourri of cha...

ISU Men's BBall vs. Texas

2/13/2016

Cheer on the Cyclones at Hilton Coliseum as they f...

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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.