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Road Trippin' Ames Summer Celebrations
AMES, IA (CBS2/FOX28) If a city ever needed a reason for a summer celebration, Ames has it, times two! The home of Iowa State University is not only planning a party for the nations birthday, but it coincides with its own 150th!
The combination Fourth of July and Sesquicentennial is drawing attention to a downtown thats already booming even before the fuse is lit on the first round of fireworks. If you havent jumped off Highway 30 in a while, youre missing a shopping district thats packed with eclectic businesses, from European chocolate shops such as Stam, to fashionable womens boutiques like Whimze. In fact, the Ames Chamber says right now it actually has more requests for space than storefronts available.
The Fourth of July weekend should prove to be a great time to check it out. Downtown Ames is the destination for our latest adventure as we take you ROAD TRIPPIN.