10 Best College Towns in America

4. Ames, Iowa


From the outside, Ames might not seem like much, but once you spend a day here you’ll understand. The party scene is unbelievable. It’s a beautiful campus with a lot of students. Trendy new businesses are in abundance in the area which all cater to the large population of college students. The smaller town atmosphere means a lot less traffic and less waiting time. If you can deal with farmland and cornfields, this is the perfect place for you.