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Best places to take a mental health break in Ames

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, so it’s a great time to think about ways to take a mental health break. Take this opportunity to escape the frantic chaos, step back, breathe, and recharge in A...

Patio season is upon us

It’s almost summertime, or as we like to call it: patio season. We’ve rounded up some of the best places to sip and sit outside in Ames.    Start your day at Stomping Grounds with a latte in the...

Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau launches ‘Discover Ames’ brand

The Ames Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced that starting Monday, May 9 the organization will, for marketing and promotional purposes, be known as Discover Ames. “Our goals for the new Dis...

Stop and smell the roses this week in Ames!

It’s been said that April showers bring May flowers, and Ames is experiencing beautiful blooms! Get inspired by a blossoming new season and refresh yourself with local goods right here in Ames.  Vi...

Get your brunch on in Ames 

Some people use the weekend to check things off the honey-do list, while others like to chill out and enjoy the last moments of freedom before the week starts. However you spend your two-day sabbatica...

Social media accounts in Ames you can’t miss

Are you following these awesome Ames social media accounts? Here are some you should be following if you want to keep up with local events, trends and deals!  Prairie Moon Winery is an awesome page t...

Spend St. Patrick’s Day in Ames

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up, and there is no better place to celebrate than Ames! Get outside and enjoy the spring greenery, wear green, or drink green beverages to show your festiveness.   Sea...

Paint The Town Green: Ways to be Eco-Friendly in Ames! 

Spring is a great time to celebrate GOING GREEN. Here’s some ways to be eco-friendly in Ames:  Start by taking CyRide to the destinations we’ve listed below. With convenient stops located all aro...