Where to Eat

Story City

The Bistro—an occasional café
Kaffe Geita—grab a yummy Panini, cup of soup, smoothie or cup of joe. They even have a drive thru if you’re on the go!
The Story City Locker—Take goodies home for the grill after a long day of shopping and touring. Red Granite Farm eggs are also available here year round.

Where to Shop—for those who love JUNK!!

Story City

The Tin Chandelier
Urban Heirlooms
Broad Street Market by Carter Station
Antiques Iowa
Penn Station Antiques


JB Knacker


Gravy Home Goods

Ames Shopping

Coe’s Floral and Gifts -lots of seasonal and garden themed decor for your home

Lincoln View Farm– a wonderful hosta farm

What to See

Story City Antique Carousel—Story City

Reiman Gardens—Ames

Iowa Arboretum—rural Madrid