News

2016 Hay & Forage Expo to Focus on Education

5/28/2016

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

Creative World Champs to be announced at ISU

5/28/2016

It’s the culmination of not only the past...

Bike Night Cancelled in Ames

5/27/2016

Bike Night Cancelled in Ames
Ames Main S...

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Events

Beginner Photography

5/31/2016

A four-part class covering the basics of photograp...

North Grand Farmers' Market

6/1/2016

Locally grown, seasonal fresh vegetables, flowers,...

Family Yoga in the Gardens

6/1/2016

Family yoga classes are light-hearted with some mu...

Landscape Photography

6/1/2016

Interested in landscape photography? This class is...

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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.