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The City of Ames, IA

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Ames is a popular city in the state of Iowa with a total of 56,657 residents living there. Ames is ranked as the tenth most populated city in Iowa and the 548th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Story County. The largest nearby city to Ames is Des Moines, approximately 27 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near Ames, including Mo's Bar & Grill, Subway, Brewer's, Meeting House and The Cafe. For a larger selection of Ames restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Ames Golf Courses, Arenas and/or Botanical Gardens, including the Veenker Memorial Golf Course, Oaks Golf Course, Reiman Gardens, Hilton Coliseum - Iowa State University and Homewood Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Ames please click on the Attractions tab above.

Ames, Iowa Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Ames
In the month of April, Ames experiences an average high temperature of 62 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in April are usually about 38 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.5 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Ames with daytime temperatures averaging 81 degrees in the summer, and 31 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Ames to receive an average of 0.89 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.95 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 102 degrees in the summer and as low as -28 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Ames should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 62 degrees, and nighttime lows of 39.


                                                                                    
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Ames, Iowa Attractions

Adventureland Altoona Iowa
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Adventureland  - Altoona,
Adventureland is a family-owned amusement park in Altoona, Iowa. It features over 100 rides, shows and attractions.

 

 

Arie Den Boer Arboretum Des Moines Iowa
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Arie den Boer Arboretum  - Des Moines,
Arie den Boer Arboretum is an arboretum located in the Water Works Park 1,500 acres at 408 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, Iowa. It is open to the public daily.

 

 

Blue Course At Willow Creek Golf Course West Des Moines Iowa
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Blue Course at Willow Creek Golf Course  - West Des Moines,
The Blue Course at Willow Creek Golf Course is a 36 hole public golf course in Polk County Iowa. Built in 1980, this West Des Moines course is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 515-285-4558. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.

 


Address: 140 Army Post Rd, West Des Moines, IA 50265
Boone County Golf Course Recreation Area Ogden Iowa
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Boone County Golf Course Recreation Area  - Ogden,
The Boone County Golf Course Recreation Area is a 9 hole public golf course in Boone County Iowa. Built in 1964, this Ogden course designed by Local Personnel is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 515-353-4237. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.

 


Address: 610 H Ave, Ogden, IA 50212
Brenton Arboretum Dallas Center Iowa
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Brenton Arboretum  - Dallas Center,
The Brenton Arboretum 121 acres is a new arboretum and botanical garden in early stages of development, located at 2629 Palo Circle, Dallas Center, Iowa in the US. The Arboretum aims to display all Iowa native trees and shrubs suitable to the site, as well as many other tree species which can grow in central Iowa, and currently contains over 1,500 trees and shrubs. The Brenton Arboretum is a non-profit organization and open to the public.
Briarwood Golf Course Ankeny Iowa
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Briarwood Golf Course  - Ankeny,
The Briarwood Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Polk County Iowa. Built in 1995, this Ankeny course designed by Gordy Cunninham is open mar 1 to dec 1 - closed on mondays. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 515-964-4653. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.

 


Address: 3405 NE Trilein Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021
Briggs Woods Golf Course Webster City Iowa
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Briggs Woods Golf Course  - Webster City,
The Briggs Woods Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Iowa. Built in 1971, this Webster City course is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.

 


Address: 2501 Briggs Woods Trl, Webster City, IA 0
Copper Creek Golf Course Pleasant Hill Iowa
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Copper Creek Golf Course  - , Pleasant Hill,
The Copper Creek Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Polk County Iowa. Built in 1997, this Pleasant Hill course designed by Gordon Cunningham is open mar 1 to oct 31. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 515-263-1600. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 4815 Copper Creek Dr, Pleasant Hill, IA 50317
Des Moines Art Center Iowa
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Des Moines Art Center  - Des Moines,
The Des Moines Art Center is an art museum with an extensive collection of paintings, sculpture, modern art and mixed media. It was established in 1948 in Des Moines, Iowa.

 

 

Des Moines Botanical Center Iowa
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Des Moines Botanical Center  - Des Moines,
The Des Moines Botanical Center is a botanical garden in central Iowa, located at 909 Robert D. Ray Drive, Des Moines, Iowa in the US, on the east bank of the Des Moines River.

 

 

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Ames, Iowa Hotels

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Iowa House
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Iowa House
405 Hayward Ave.
Ames, IA 50014

 

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Days Inn Ames
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Days Inn Ames
229 S. Duff Avenue
Ames, IA 50010

 

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Quality Inn And Suites Starlit
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Quality Inn And Suites Starlit
2601 E 13th St
Ames, IA 50010

 

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ames
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ames
2600 E 13th St
Ames, IA 50010

 

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Hilton Garden Inn Ames
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Hilton Garden Inn Ames
1325 Dickinson Ave
Ames, IA 50014

 

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Grandstay Residential Suites - Ames
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Grandstay Residential Suites - Ames
1606 S Kellogg Ave
Ames, IA 50010

 

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Gateway Hotel And Conference Center
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Gateway Hotel And Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA 50014

 

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Best Western Plus University Park Inn & Suites
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Best Western Plus University Park Inn & Suites
2500 University Blvd.
Ames, IA 50010

 

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Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center - Isu
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Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center - Isu
2609 University Blvd
Ames, IA 50010

 

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Hampton Inn Ames
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Hampton Inn Ames
1400 S Dayton Place
Ames, IA 50010

 

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Ames, Iowa Restaurants

This is a list of Ames Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including American Restaurants, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops and Chinese Restaurants. Happy Dining!

 
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Brewer's
2704 Stange Road
Ames, IA 50010
(515)292-0033
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The Cafe
2616 Northridge Parkway
Ames, IA 50010
(515)292-0100
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Ge-Angelo'S Italian Restaurant
823 Wheeler Street Suite 9
Ames, IA 50010
(515)233-0959
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Subway
3218 Orion Drive
Ames, IA 50010
(515)232-4527
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Mo's Bar & Grill
823 Wheeler Street Suite 5
Ames, IA 50010
(515)233-0070
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Meeting House
823 Wheeler Street Suite 4
Ames, IA 50010
(515)663-9571
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Dairy Queen-North Grand
3308 Orion Drive
Ames, IA 50010
(515)663-0819
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Hunan Palace
823 Wheeler Street Suite 1
Ames, IA 50010
(515)663-0773
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House of Chen Chinese Restaurant
2508 Ferndale Avenue
Ames, IA 50010
(515)233-3144
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Valentino's
2500 Ferndale Avenue
Ames, IA 50010
(515)233-2111
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