|Types of Transportation Available to Campus:|
Des Moines International Airport is 35 minutes from campus. Car rental, taxis, and commercial buses are available for the trip from the airport to the campus. CyRide, inexpensive local bus system shuttle during breaks!
|Driving Instructions to Campus:|
Ames is centrally located and well served by ground transportation. North-south Interstate 35 passes Ames on the east, with east-west Highway 30 intersecting to bring visitors to campus. East-west Interstate 80 intersects with Interstate 35 just 25 miles south of Ames. Follow the Iowa State/Ames signs on interstates and Highway 30.
|Local Accommodations: Near By:|
The Memorial Union (2229 Lincoln Way; 520-292-1111), the student union building located on campus. The 'MU' has a cafeteria open all day and a bowling alley in the building. There are several available options around the city of Ames. For more information contact the Ames Convention and Visitors Bureau at 800-288-7470 or www.visitames.com
|Local Accommodations: Far Away:|
Many hotels in Des Moines and the surrounding areas.