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Iowa State University

Ames, IA 50011
515-294-4111
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Ranked #1 of 17 attractions in Ames
Type: Educational Sites
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Had an opportunity to spend time with my daughter for mom's weekend at the sorority. The weather was great.

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Iowa
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67 reviews 67 reviews
10 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

ISU has the most beautiful campus! The people were friendly, we were treated graciously and we felt right at home.

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Central Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Being from Texas I had not visited the campus before last year and, other than the athletic programs had not visited before last year. The campus is beautiful and the people are wonderfully friendly. Everyone we talked with was happy, enthusiastic about Ames and the University. My wife and I both loved the University and the city. Seems like it... More

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Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

I visited this beautiful university on a cold winter day. My favorite place of the university was the LaVerna lake and the pair of swans in the lake which has a history going up to 1926. The lake was frozen, but aieration process kept a pool of unfrozen water for swans. Kids spent an hour in freezing weather (-25C) enjoying... More

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Chicago
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

It's a lovely campus, in a nice town, with downright nice people and offers some excellent facilities. If you're into engineering - of any sort, agriculture or veterinary medicine, well, it's a swell university. The bus system - that allows students to ride just by showing their university ID, in cooperation between the University and the town is an excellent... More

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Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
18 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

Wonderful event to see Iowa's most talented musicians and vocalists. If you ever have opportunity to attend should do so. Enjoy college hill excursion while there and many lovely and delicious restaurants to choose from that are close by.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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113 reviews 113 reviews
25 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

It's an absolute zoo on game day, but the parents and students are all so nice and welcoming that it makes me want to visit again. My two high school seniors visited for the first time in April of this year and both were so wowed that the college we had visited just before was instantly dropped. "It looks like... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

ISU has such a beautiful campus, it's well known school. Different cultures, nice architecture,.. Lucky who is going to this school. I'd love to visit ISU again...

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Mantorville
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

ISU has such a nice campus and energy, but seeing our son is the most important part. The food in the area is good. Recommend Mr. Burrito on Lincoln Way.

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Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Many good Asian restaurants around the campus that you should not miss... The Memorial building is highly recommended

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