Discover Ames
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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 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
Discover @reimangardens from a new perspective 🌿

See the beautiful art and landscape of the gardens like you've never seen it before!

#ThisIsIowa #DiscoverAmes
We're happy to welcome @wyffelshybrids to Ames 👋

Looking for things to do? Explore for exciting activities, mouth-watering food, and so much more!

#WelcometoAmes #DiscoverAmes
Lead a more sustainable life with products from @zwmercantile 🌱

From cleaning supplies to personal care items, the inventory at Z.W. Mercantile has endless options for sustainable, reusable products to try. Bring in your clean jars and use the Refillery to resupply sustainably! 

#DiscoverAmes #SustainableLifestyle
Happy National Ice Cream Day!🍦

To find the best places around Ames to enjoy a delicious, cold treat this summer, visit the link in bio.

#DiscoverAmes #NationalIceCreamDay
Spend a day on Main with us 🏙️

Welcome to Ames, @iowagames 👋

Good luck to all those competing in the second weekend of the games! If you’re looking for things to do, visit the link in our bio for fun activities, delicious food, and more! 
There is SO much happening in Ames this weekend 🤩

Get information on these events and more by checking out the link in our bio! 
#DiscoverAmes #ThisWeekendInAmes
Savor that first morning sip with @burgies.north ☕

And don't forget a pastry to pair with it to make the ultimate breakfast combo!
#DiscoverAmes #coffeeshop


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