Explore Iowa State attractions, downtown Ames, and local golf courses

Situated just off Highway 30, the Radisson hotel in Ames is located only two miles from the heart of the Iowa State University campus. Walk or ride a bike one mile to see the Cyclones in action at Jack Trice Stadium or Hilton Coliseum, or stop by Stephens Auditorium at the Iowa State Center for a live concert. Business travelers appreciate easy access to the ISU Research Park, and Reiman Gardens offers a tranquil setting for a stroll after meetings in our hotel venue. You can find other things to do like exploring the lively attractions of downtown Ames or playing a round of golf at nearby courses.

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Adventureland Park

24.77 mi / 39.87 km from the hotel
Board a thrilling roller coaster or a fun family ride at this expansive seasonal amusement park. During the summer, don’t miss Breaker Beach Wavepool and the Caribbean Cruiser lazy river at Adventureland water park.

Downtown Ames

2.28 mi / 3.67 km from the hotel
Browse local shops, stop for a delicious meal, or experience a special event in vibrant downtown Ames.

Iowa Arboretum

11.99 mi / 19.29 km from the hotel
Discover all that the Des Moines River Valley has to offer at the Iowa Arboretum, where you can hike woodland and prairie trails, wander through the Peony Labyrinth garden, and look for a special souvenir at the gift shop.

Iowa State University

1.86 mi / 3 km from the hotel
Get your cardinal-and-gold gear on before heading to the campus of Iowa State University to cheer on the Cyclones. Tour the gardens and museums while enjoying one of the most beautifully landscaped campuses in the country.

Iowa State University Research Park

0.58 mi / 0.94 km from the hotel
Home to dozens of major corporations, the ISU Research Park is a prominent site for biomedical, animal health, and computer science research.

Jack Trice Stadium

1.24 mi / 2 km from the hotel
Cheer with 60,000 Cyclones fans as you watch ISU take on a Big 12 rival at Jack Trice Stadium.