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An Instagrammable weekend of eats

A brunch spread.

Spend a weekend adding beautiful (and delicious) dishes to your Instagram feed. Try these uniquely Ames spots to spice up your tastebuds – and your influencer rating.  Saturday breakfast in style Kick off your weekend with breakfast at Daytime Diner, a brunch and coffee spot serving up delicious eats, strong coffee, and good vibes. Pair […]

How to spend your 5-9 in Ames

The spin studio at Ames Fitness Center.

You’ve probably seen the TikTok trend of influencers glamorizing their “5-9” time after work. Wishing that was you? We’re here to give you a list of activities to romanticize your evening time, right here in Ames. Hit a workout class. To those of you who can’t seem to wake up in the morning to hit […]

5 things for your perfect Ames weekend


There’s so much to do! Broadway-caliber shows, nationally ranked sports teams, art museums, outdoor recreation, and a downtown area packed with unique shops and restaurants. Whether you’re a student or a retiree, a new parent or a business executive, a sports fan or an art lover, you’ll find plenty to do in Ames!   1. […]


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