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Whether you’re a young family looking for a fun, kid-friendly activities, a retired couple searching a relaxing getaway or a college student who just wants something fun to do on the weekend, Ames and Iowa State University is for you!  Are you planning a trip to see us soon? Check out the blog posts below for more information about all the fun things we have to offer!

July 2018

Beat the Heat in Ames

Published July 16, 2018. It’s 100 degrees and 80 percent humidity outside. Your ice cream is melting, and the kiddie pool in the backyard just isn’t as fun anymore. You don’t want to spend another day inside watching cable, so where do you go to cool down? Ames, of course! Ames has lots of fun ways for you and your family to beat the heat this summer. More

Top Five July Events in Ames

Published July 3, 2018. Summer is in full swing! That means pools days, lots of ice cream and, of course, tons of fun events in Ames! Keep reading to check out our top five favorite things to do this month. All these events are open to the general public, so you’re more than welcome to bring the whole family. More

June 2018

Top Five June Events in Ames

Published May 30, 2018. Are you looking for fun events to attend now that school is out? We’ve got you covered! Check out our favorite top five events happening in Ames this June! More

May 2018

Top Five May Events in Ames

Published May 2, 2018. Ames and Iowa State University is a great place to visit this May.  Summer is just on the horizon, and there are great events happening all month long! Keep reading to check out our five favorite events that you should attend this month. More

April 2018

CYcle to Ames!

Published April 26, 2018. Do you enjoy pedaling on two wheels? Then you’re in luck! Ames is a great bicycling community, welcoming casual riders and experienced pros alike. Keep reading to check out just a few of the cyclist-friendly businesses that you might want to visit while you’re here. More 

Top Five April Events in Ames

Published April 3, 2018. April is a great time to visit Ames and Iowa State University! The weather is beginning to warm up, flowers are starting to bloom and fun events are happening. Keep reading for a list of our top five favorite events to attend this month. More