Ames offers a surprising amount of big-city attractions and variety while retaining the charm of a small welcoming hometown. The rich variety here is due largely to the diverse population drawn from around the world to attend and work at Iowa State University. Internationally recognized for its achievements in scientific research, and ranked as one of the top 50 public universities in the nation.
Metropolitan amenities such as national concert tours and world-renowned performing artists are often hosted at Hilton Coliseum and CY Stephen’s Auditorium. Iowa State Big 12 athletic events are widely attended by enthusiastic Cyclone fans. When peace and quiet are desired, Ames residents have time to enjoy nature, with easy access to 55 miles of trails, 36 beautiful parks, five golf courses, and Ada Haden Lake all within the city limits.
Ames residents have the choice of big-box retail stores or small locally owned boutiques in the Main Street Cultural District. Abundant restaurants offer a wide variety from ethnic-themed experiences and national chains to local favorites like Hickory Park and Aunt Maudes. There is a wide variety of housing choices in Ames, from contemporary new construction to well preserved older homes, and condos to acreages. Ames has a healthy real estate market, with a historically stable and steady growth in home values. Learn more about Ames, Iowa.
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