Ames Real Estate

Ames, Iowa is about 30 miles north of the Des Moines Metro area and is the home of Iowa State University. With a population of over 62,000 Ames has the opportunities and culture of a larger city with a small town charm.

Along with Iowa State University, companies such as 3M, Barilla and Workiva are thriving in Ames, which was voted the ninth "Best Place to Live in the United States" by CNNMoney.com in 2012.

The city prides itself on its high quality public education with small class sizes and experienced teachers with advanced degrees.

Fun for All Ages in Ames

If you're looking for something to do, Ames also has a variety of outdoor recreational activities with more than 35 parks, 55 miles of bike trails, golf courses, and more. It's home to Reiman Gardens, one of the best gardens in the country.

For sports fans, Ames residents love to cheer on the Iowa State Cyclones year-round in both men's and women's sports.

Navigating Ames, Iowa

For information on the community visit the Ames Chamber of Commerce website. You can also get additional information about living and working in Ames on the City of Ames website.

If you're looking to get away, Ames is a short drive to the Des Moines Metro area events and attractions like, the Blank Park Zoo , the Iowa Cubs , the Science Center of Iowa , the Des Moines Arts Festival and the Des Moines Farmers Market.

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