Quality Inn & Suites Starlite Village Conference Center
2601 East 13th Street
Ames, IA 50010
Phone: (515) 232-9260
Fax: (515) 598-5293
Bandshell Park is the first park of the city. This park is ideal of a day out with your loved ones and features playground and multiple picnic areas. It is known for hosting many community events for your recreation.
Ames Public Library is known for housing hundreds of hardcover and digital books. Be it romance, fiction, thriller, mystery, education, self-help or more, this library has something in store for everyone. Ames Public Library encourages reading and is known for hosting various book clubs and reading events.
The Ames High School is one of the many popular schools of the city. Responsible for grooming children into responsible citizens, Ames High School has also shone as one of the top schools of the nation in 2013. The school undertakes an impeccable curriculum that focuses on academic as well as all round development of wards, this approach sets the Ames High School apart.
The history of The Farmhouse Museum (Knapp-Wilson House) can be traced back to the 1800s when it was built. This is one of the oldest buildings on the University grounds. The museum tells us the story of the history of the region by showcasing various artifacts from the historic period. The Farmhouse Museum (Knapp-Wilson House) boasts of being the house for many famous people like Adonijah Welch, James “Tama Jim” Wilson, Charles Curtiss and many more.
Located to the south of Iowa State University's campus, Reiman Gardens was established with the aim of getting students acquainted with the science of horticulture. Spread across 17 acres (6.87 hectares), the gardens were established in 1995, thanks to the efforts of alumnus Roy Reiman and the college's horticulture department. Housed within Reiman Gardens is a conservatory, herb garden, Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing, rose garden, Patty Jischke Children’s Garden and many more. Visitors can enjoy a walk by the lake or follow any one of the green trails.
The foundation of Catt Hall (Agriculture Hall) was laid in 1892 and the building was completed in 1893. It is named after the remarkable Carrie Chapman Catt who is the founder of League Of Women Voters. Now, this building houses Carrie Chapman Center for Women and Politics, College of Liberal Arts and Science, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies.
Spend a relaxing day at Ada Hayden Heritage Park Lake as you go fishing with your friends. Bluegills, catfish and many other species of fishes that can be found throughout the year.
Enjoy a fun day out with your family as you visit Ada Hayden Heritage Park. This park features the beautiful Ada Hayden Heritage Park Lake which is known for its fishing and boating activities. Apart from the lake, this magnificent park houses multiple picnic spots, walking trails, bike paths and more for you to enjoy a relaxing day.
Enrollment Services Center (Alumni Hall) was built on the university grounds in 1900s and used to house an Alumni Office, student halls and recreational gaming zones (bowling alley etc.) for students. Now, Enrollment Services Center (Alumni Hall) houses offices of Registrar and Admissions.
Enjoy your weekend playing golf with your friends. Veenker Memorial Golf Course is a 18 hole golf course which is magnificently landscaped and maintained. This golf course has won many awards and accolades and is considered as one of the finest public golf courses in America.
Moore Memorial Park is a great outing spot for a relaxing day. This park features nature trails, biking pathways and is known for its beautiful landscapes and scenic view of the city. It houses picnic tables and grills to enjoy a day out with your loved ones.
Prairie Moon Winery is known for offering a collection of red, white and blush wines. It boasts of an impressive collection of fine vintage wines and regional wines. This beautiful winery also offers services for being a venue to your private events and is popularly used for hosting weddings.