What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ames?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ames. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Des Moines Area Community College: 35 holiday lettings
  • Tournament Club of Iowa: 39 holiday lettings
  • Big Creek State Park: 40 holiday lettings
  • Saylorville Lake: 36 holiday lettings
  • Otter Creek Golf Course: 41 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ames listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Ames?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 4 houses in Ames. Our other popular types of Ames holiday rentals include:

    Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet access in Ames?

    Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet access among our 4 holiday homes with internet access available in Ames. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

      Why people love visiting lively Ames

      Enjoy the live music and other features of Ames. This city's sporting events, university setting and restaurants draw many visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

      Sightseeing in and around Ames

      Are you looking for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Ames a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

      • Veenker Memorial Golf Course (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
      • Snus Hill Vineyard and Winery (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
      • Boone Speedway (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
      • Honey Creek Golf Club (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
      • Center Grove Orchard (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
      • Tournament Club of Iowa (19 mi / 30.5 km)

      Exploring the natural landscape of Ames

      Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Ames is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

      • Reiman Gardens (2.5 mi / 4 km)
      • Ledges State Park (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
      • Iowa Arboretum (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
      • Big Creek State Park (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
      • Saylorville Lake (20.9 mi / 33.6 km)