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North American Van Lines: The Best of Ames Moving Companies

Habits that include arriving on time and promptly responding to questions are some of the reasons why the North American Van Lines agent in the Ames, IA, area has an impressive 4.9 quality rating out of a possible 5 stars. Working with our knowledgeable agent, we can help you successfully complete a residential or commercial move to any of the nearly 30 neighborhoods throughout the area, including Bloomington Heights, Munn Woods, and Ringgenberg Park. Do you have belongings that can't go in your new home or business right away? Ask our agent about temporary storage options. Additional services include fragile packing, appliance reconnect/disconnect, and furniture re-assembly.

Take some of the stress out of planning a local or cross-country move by taking advantage of the years of experience North American Van Lines has with all things moving-related. For your added peace of mind, our moving agent in Ames is licensed, bonded, and accredited by the Better Business Bureau. Relocating your corporate facility to the local community or planning an international move? We can also help with those tasks. Contact our agent today to get started with a free moving quote.

Situated in central Iowa, Ames is delightful little city with a whole lot of charm. Taking its name from U.S. congressman Oakes Ames, it was established back in 1864 and has roots as a railroad town. In fact, it’s rail history is still a big part of of everyday life here, and nearly 100 long-haul freight trains pass by on the Union Pacific line each day.

Academia also plays a huge role in the city’s culture - it’s the home to Iowa State University, which helps make up its humble population of about 60,600 as of 2012. Additionally, industry is important to Ames’ economy, and many of its largest employers are companies such as 3M and the Ball Plastics Corporation.

Attractions and Activities in Ames

While Ames is a quaint community, there are plenty of things to do to keep you and your family entertained. It’s home to institutions such as the Brunnier Art Museum, Reiman Gardens, Ames Community Theater and Octagon Center for the Arts. Golfers will love this locale for its several greens, including the Homewood and Veenker Memorial golf courses. If you’re in the mood to get out of town, the nearby city of Madrid features the Iowa Arboretum, while Story City has an antique carousel.

One of the area’s most delightful features is its beautiful display of nature. The city is laid out along the Skunk River, a pleasant waterway despite its unfortunate name. Brush and friendly creatures can be found along the Squaw Creek, and there are lush gardens and green spaces throughout the metropolis. There’s even a nature trail that runs right through the heart of the city, and you’ll often see locals jogging, hiking and biking along the path.

Moving to Ames

Making the move to this Iowa city can be easy with the help of North American Van Lines. Unlike other Ames moving companies, northAmerican offers full-service packing, so you can kick your feet up and relax while reliable professionals do the dirty work. Then, these workers will deliver and unpack your items for you, and they’ll even clean up the mess at your old residence.

This city is about 30 miles north of Des Moines, Iowa, which is about a 35-minute drive away and is home to the nearest airport. Those who come via Des Moines International Airport can get to their new hometown via the Executive Express shuttle service that delivers passengers from the hub to Ames. With northAmerican’s vehicle transportation option, you’ll arrive at your residence to find your car parked right in front of your home. If you choose to drive to the new place, you can access the city by Interstate 35 or U.S. Route 30.

Reviews from iowa Customers

  • Because the company that we had contracted in Iowa told us someone would pick up and deliver my items. It turned out to be NorthAmerican Vanlines.
  • We would definitely recommend North American because our mover in Iowa has used North American for our last four to five moves. We're really pleased with the service we receive from them.
  • The professionalism, the courteous, the accuracy and the fact that they called back any time I had a question.
  • I have used North American before in the past. My experience was good, the communication was as well, the packing was done accordingly, and overall it was a good move. The move was ahead of schedule and I was very satisfied.
  • I thought they did a really nice job. Communicated well. The driver said he would be here between 8&9, he arrived at 8.
  • Everyone involved was very reliable. This was a long distance move and nothing was broken and everything was done on time. The communication and service was very good.
  • The drivers were very good and they had everything loaded and unloaded within an hour. Everything was set back up and was shown great care during the process. The drivers and crew both really made sure that everything was well-secured and safe in the truck. They broke down the things that needed it and set everything back up.
  • Everyone was really nice and i kept bothering everyone with lots of questions but they were very helpful and if they didn't know the answer they would find the answers and get back to me . I do appreciate that and they made the move stress free. Big thank you to everyone.
  • they far exceeded my expectations. i called several moving companies before and I decided to go with them they were very honest. and everything they promised they delivered. they got here sooner than they promised. communication was excellent.
  • The movers were very thorough. Nothing was missed. Everything was very well packaged. Nothing was broken or damaged

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