News

Fountain of Four Seasons 75th Anniversary Celebration

8/24/2016

Fountain of the Four Seasons 75th Anniversary C...

63rd Annual Farm Progress Show Returns to Boone, Iowa

8/22/2016

Penton Agriculture’s Farm Progress Show, ...

New Fall Exhibitions Open August 23 at the Brunnier Art Musueum, Iowa State University

7/28/2016

NEW Fall Exhibitions Open Aug. 23rd at the Brun...

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Events

Lincoln Highway Days

8/25/2016

Celebrate the 32nd year of this multi-day event in...

Youth Program: Plant Pals

8/25/2016

Cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens! ...

Volunteer Appreciation

8/25/2016

Join The Arboretum for a cookout as we celebrate t...

Ames Historical Society Lecture Series

8/25/2016

A Time of Expansion: Life in Ames a Hundred Years ...

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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.