News

Ames Foundation joins Ames Chamber of Commerce as Affiliate Organization

7/21/2016

The Ames Foundation, in partnership with the Am...

Rummage RAMPage Set for July 29-August 2

7/21/2016

The City of Ames, in partnership with the ISU O...

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Events

Boone County Fair

7/24/2016

Enjoy all the fair fun in Boone County!...

Iowa Games Summer Sports Festival

7/24/2016

Come out and celebrate the 30 years of Summer Iowa...

Live At The Crib

7/24/2016

Spend a relaxing afternoon at the winery with live...

Live Music at Snus Hill

7/24/2016

Enjoy live music from According To Hoyle on your S...

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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.