Ames, Iowa, home of Iowa State University, is so much more than just your average college town! Ames’ old Main Street District is a plethora of unique shops; park your car and you can spend a whole day checking them out! Reiman Gardens, next to the Iowa State Cyclone’s football stadium is a wonderful place to spend some time and there are multiple bike paths and parks throughout the city as well! So many different neighborhoods to choose from in Ames; choose character in your home near old downtown or decide on one of the newer up and coming areas. And play it conservative here – Ames’ own CyRide can take you to the mall and back, with a few stops in between. As much as Ames has to offer, you won’t believe you aren’t in a large metropolitan area! Check out more of Ames’ happenings here.