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Hillcrest Event Center
Motorcycle Rally, Civil War Encampment, Illinois BBQ Fest, Renaissance Faire, Haunted Woods
Come for a day of adventure at Niabi Zoo and witness the many improvements and additions. There are new babies, new exhibits and many new exciting things happening. Experience hands-on encounters at "Discovery Station", where we will bring you up close and personal with various animals living at the zoo.
Are you a fan of the History Channel's show American Pickers? Well Le Claire, Iowa is only a beautiful 20 min drive away from us along the Mississippi River. Visit their website at www.antiquearchaeology.com
Village of East Davenport
Shops, galleries, bars, and restaurants along with special events are included in the historic district.
Bike or walk the 65 miles of trails along the Mississippi River or the Hennipen Canal. Take a tour of the Rock Island Arsenal, or take a water taxi to popular sites along the river.
Hasselroth Dog Park
The Dog Park is located across the road from the Rock Island KOA. Hasselroth is a place where dogs can socialize and run off-leash in a safe, secure environment.
Sunset Park & Mississippi Overlook
Sunset Park is 250 acres of wooded park land including Lake Potter, a 50 acre protected lake, with an outlet to the Mississippi, an overlook tower, picnic area, playground and a walk/jog blacktop path. The park is also a starting point for the 65 mile Quad Cities bike path on the River way Trails system.
You'll find dancing, concerts and special events at the historic Col Ballroom .
This is an audience participation comedy club.
Penguin's Comedy Club
Enjoy nationally recognized comedians at Penquin's.
The i wireless Center (formerly The MARK of the Quad Cities)
Enjoy premier concerts, sporting events, and family shows at Thei wireless Center.
Downtown Rock Island Arts and Entertainment District
Enjoy special events, art presentations, comedy, casino gambling, dinner theater, eateries and bars. You'll find fun for the whole family at the Arts and Entertainment District.
Cruises on the Mississippi, lunch and dinner cruises, sightseeing cruises, big band cruises.
Jumer's Casino Rock Island
Whatever your pleasure, you'll find the action you want at Casino Rock Island. Play a variety of games: blackjack, craps, roulette, or Caribbean Stud Poker. Plus, join the EnterFunMentXtra Club and earn points for cash back as well as complimentary Bonus Dollars.
Rhythm City Casino
Cruise in and play where the slots are rockin’ and the jackpots are hoppin’!
Isle of Capri Casino
The Isle of Capri Casino brings the splendor of the tropics and the excitement of casino gaming to the heart of the Midwest.
Trackside Quad City Downs
Trackside Quad City Downs offers a casual, comfortable atmosphere to wager on domestic and international horse racing within the walls of historic Quad City Downs racetrack.
Vander Veer Botanical Center and Park
The Gardens, with annual and perennial beds, invite park visitors to stroll from the Conservatory through the formal Rose Garden, along the Grand Allée, and to the stone fountain at the south end of the park. Benches in the Children’s Sculpture Garden and Hosta Glade offer quiet places to rest in the shade or sun.
John Deere Commons
As the center of the Moline, Illinois, Riverfront Civic Renewal Project, the John Deere Commons has brought an international appeal to the Quad Cities. It encompasses such a variety of attractions that it makes downtown Moline a destination within itself. With its flavorful combination of office facilities, shopping, entertainment outlets and eateries, the Commons has bolstered interest in the area and become an example of cultural tourism at its finest.
Explore each decade of the past 100 years through flowers. The Centennial Garden is located on the east side of Middle Park and is in the shape of a large flower. Each petal of the flower consists of ten separate decade gardens that contain plants that were popular in each decade.
This Prairie style masterpiece is the work of Chicago architect Robert C. Spencer, a contemporary of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Family Museum of Arts and Science
Exhibits at the Family Museum include weather, agriculture, musical instruments, and the human heart as well as other changing interactive displays.
Stampe Lilac Garden
The garden was dedicated in 1980 by the City of Davenport and the Davenport Horticultural Society in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Stampe who established and maintained the garden. It contains about 250 blooming lilac bushes, crab apples, and 30,000 spring-blooming bulbs (narcissus, daffodils, crocus, hyacinths, and tulips).
Quad City Botanical Center
Built next to the Mississippi River in downtown Rock Island, the Quad City Botanical Center offers beautiful gardens in all seasons.
Butterworth Center & Deere-Wiman House
Located in the Overlook Historic Neighborhood in Moline, Illinois, Butterworth Center and Deere-Wiman House offer an extraordinary journey into the past.
Whitewater Junction features a body slide, tube slide, 2 drop-slides, tumble buckets, tea-cup, a tot slide, and fun in the water for the whole family.
Michael's Fun World
Michael's Fun World is a family fun amusement park with activities for all ages.
Bishop Hill State Historic Site
Step back in time to this once bustling 19th century communal settlement.
Black Hawk State Historic Site
Black Hawk State Historic Site is a wooded, steeply rolling 208-acre tract borders the Rock River in Rock Island. Prehistoric Indians and nineteenth-century settlers made their homes here, but the area is most closely identified with the Sauk nation and the warrior-leader whose name it bears - Black Hawk.
Buffalo Bill Museum
Visit the birthplace and boyhood home of Buffalo Bill.
Colonel Davenport Home
Colonel Davenport's house is a circa 1833 structure and was considered a mansion of its time. The house is located on the north side of Arsenal Island in Rock Island, Illinois.
German American Heritage Center
The German American Heritage Center seeks to preserve the heritage of our German speaking ancestors for present and future generations and to enrich our knowledge of the German immigrant experience.
Figge Art Museum
The Figge Art Museum draws upon the rich history of the Davenport Museum of Art while setting new standards for cultural, social and economic development. The new facility provides unparalleled social, cultural and educational spaces for the community.
River Music Experience
The River Music Experience is a one-of-a-kind music center tracing the people, places, styles and movement of America's River through live music performances and programs which nuture, educate and inspire musicians and music appreciators.
Putnam Museum and IMAX Theatre
This attraction includes Black Earth/Big River, Hall of Mammals; River, Prairie and People; IMAX® Theatre featuring 2D and 3D films.
Great River Tours
Don't go for a "boat ride", but for a river experience on the Mighty Mississippi for a 35 to 40 minute narrated sightseeing tour aboard the historic "Riversong".
Mississippi River Visitor Center
Come experience navigation up close at the Mississippi River Visitor's Center . We offer the best view of locking through.
Rock Island Arsenal Museum
The Rock Island Arsenal Museum was established on July 4, 1905. It is the second oldest US Army Museum in the United States.
John Hauberg Indian Museum
The John Hauberg Indian Museum , located in the lodge constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1934, interprets the culture of the Sauk and Mesquakie.
Free water ski shows on the Rock River in Rock Island.
Channel Cat Water Taxi
Explore the majestic Mississippi, one of the five top recognized attractions in the world, aboard the Channel Cat Water Taxi! Experience the power and mystique of the river that captivated Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn as it sweeps around the great riverbend and flows east to west for one of only a few times over its length. Get a taste of the area once known as the Rock River Rapids, considered the most dangerous section of the upper Mississippi. Today, with the help of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the river has been dredged and a channel created to slow the flow of water. So, sit back and enjoy your journey on the Channel Cat.
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse
Circa '21 is housed in the historic Fort Armstrong Theatre. Opened in 1921, the theatre was originally a vaudeville and silent movie house, among one of the most popular and unique of its day.
An art-deco masterpiece, the Adler Theatre is the ultimate stage, hosting stars of the past, present and future. From Rock to Broadway, Symphony to Comedy, Remember the Adler!
Ballet Quad Cities
Ballet Quad Cities provides classical and contemporary dance to the entire community through outstanding performances, entertaining lecture-demonstrations and innovative educational outreach programs for people of all ages.
Tournament Players Club at Deere Run
The new TPC Deere Run is located between the Rock and Mississippi Rivers in Silvis, Illinois, and Davenport, Iowa. The design team of D.A. Weibring Golf Resources and PGA TOUR Design Services crafted a magnificent 18-hole championship golf club. Visiting golfers will find elevation changes of 75 feet, natural rock outcroppings, mature hardwoods, and scenic views of the Rock River.