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Summer is a busy time of year, so you may not go on an out-of-state trip with your partner or family members. Plan a staycation in Ames!


Discover what we love about Ames!

The weekend is here, and we know how to spend it 😁

Get information on these events and more by checking out the link in our bio!

#ThisWeekendInAmes #DiscoverAmes
Welcome to Ames, Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois! 👋

If you’re looking for things to do, visit the link in our bio for fun activities, delicious food, and more!
Join Reiman Gardens as they wrap up National Pollinator Week! 🐝

On Saturday, June 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., enjoy a variety of fun and educational displays as well as pollinator-themed activities! Visit the link in our bio for more information on this event.

#DiscoverAmes #ReimanGardens #PollinatorWeek
Welcome to Ames @dance_vision 👋💃

If you’re looking for things to do, visit our website for fun activities, delicious food, and more! Visit the link in bio.
Summer is here and what better way to spend it than with the family! From a morning @ames_public_library  to an afternoon at Furman Aquatic Center, we've got you covered for the best ways to have some family fun 😁

To find more activities, check out the link in bio.
The 2025 Discover Ames Community Grant Program is open for applications! 📝

The Community Grant is awarded annually to events and activities in the Ames area that improve the quality of life for Ames residents and have the potential to attract visitors to the Ames area or enhance a visitor’s experience.

For more information or to apply, visit the link in our bio.

#DiscoverAmes #CommunityGrant
It's World Picnic Day in Ames! 🧺

Celebrate today with a Picnic in the Gardens at Reiman until 8 P.M. or Picnic in the Park tonight at McFarland Park from 5:30 P.M. to 7 P.M. Don't miss out on the picnic festivities!

#DiscoverAmes #WorldPicnicDay

We are giving away two tickets and a VIP parking pass to see Trace Adkins at the Central Iowa Expo! 🤠 Here’s what you need to do to enter:
+ Follow @discover_ames on Instagram & Facebook 👋
+ Tag your concert buddy below 👫
+ Share this post to your story 📲

ONE ENTRY PER PERSON! We will randomly select TWO winners on Thursday, June 20th! Keep a look out in your DMs to see if you've won! We will announce when we have chosen and contacted the winners, closing the giveaway. Good luck! 😁
Grab your friends for a fun-filled night with Trace Adkins and Bryce Leatherwood at the Central Iowa Expo 🎼

For more info, visit the link in bio.
Ride the rails at Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad 🚂

Experience dinner with a view or ride with Rail Explorers for an up-close adventure through the river valley. You can also visit the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum before or after your trip!

#DiscoverAmes #BooneRailroad


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