We have confidence in these service providers to meet or exceed expectations!!
Restaurants & Catering
Local favorite sets the standard
547 Main Street, Ames 50010
Local fare from chefs and bakers
62616 Northridge Pkwy, Ames 50010
Dublin Bay Irish Pub
Great Food and Irish Pub Atmosphere
320 South 16th St, Ames 50010
Bar and grill in the heart of Campus Town
206 Welch Ave, Ames, IA 50014
Wallaby's Bar & Grille
Best Sports Bar in Story County
2733 Stange Road, Ames 50010
Upscale breakfast & lunch
Finesse Spa Salon
Finesse Spa Salon
United Cab Des Moines
Visitor Info & Local Links
Ada Haden Heritage Park
Picnic, jog or walk the 3-mile path; fish in the well-stocked lake. Fishing License Info
Ames Economic Development Commission
Ames Golf & Country Club
A well-manicured golf course on 164 acres, includes a new zero entry pool, tennis courts and clubhouse dining.
Ames Racquet & Fitness Center
Play Tennis or racquetball, work out or swim; one day family passes are available.
Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad
Travel to the old mining town of Fraser in 1920's era coach cars.
Coldwater Golf Links
Bent grass tees, fairways and greens ensure the highest quality playing surfaces, while the treeless site and native grasses provide an experience unlike any other.
Furman Aquatic Center
Includes a 550-foot lazy river with a waterfall and two tremendous water slides. The 50 meter pool boasts a 150' drop slide, basketball hoops, floatables, 3-meter platform, and one-meter spring board. A 5,000 square foot recreational pool includes zero depth entry a large play structure, and slides for kids.
ISU Dairy Farm
Cows are milked daily at 5am and 5pm and don't mind observers.
Ames Main Street Cultural District
Park and walk from one end to the other; stop in some great shops!
Mary Greeley Medical Center
Serves a 13-county region
McFarland Clinic Locations in Ames
Central Iowa's largest physician-owned multi-specialty clinic.
Perfect Games Bowl
Play laser tag or arcade games and dine at Kingpin Pizza.
Prairie Moon Winery
Eighteen-acre vineyard just west of the Ames Golf & Country Club. Check for tasting times and live entertainment.
Fourteen acres south of Jack Trice Stadium...a fun place to wander...outside or in the Butterfly Garden known to have as many as 800 butterflies.
Seven Oaks Recreation
Full service canoe, kayak and river tube outfitter floats the scenic Des Moines River.
Snus Hill Winery
South between Huxley and Slater on 320th St. Wed thru Sun 10am to 6 pm.
Veenker Memorial Golf Course
Iowa State's golf course north of the campus on the west side of Stange Road.