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Must Do's
When you start exploring the Quad Cities, you'll discover a place where world-class meets hassle-free. Enjoy a River Bandits baseball game at the award-winning Modern Woodmen Park. For an exciting night out, channel your inner kid at Analog Arcade Bar or see live music at the Raccoon Motel. Live like a local and hang out along the Motor Row Historic District, grab a hand-crafted cocktail at the Mississippi River Distilling Company Lounge and enjoy a rooftop movie screening at The Last Picture House.

Be sure to stop by the Figge Art Museum to see exciting international and traveling exhibitions. Relish in QC history and be part of the interactive exhibit "Common Ground: Our Voice, Our Stories" at the Putnam Museum. Or, take in a show at the historic Capitol Theatre or the Adler Theatre.

Outdoor Adventures & Exciting Eateries
Grab a free bike rental from our Union Station Destination Center and explore where the Great River Trail and American Discovery Trail converge. Take a stroll on our state-of-the art pedestrian path on the I-74 Bridge and take in the awe-inspiring river views at the glass oculus. For an up-close and personal river experience, hop aboard the Channel Cat Water Taxi.

Excite your taste buds with the cultural flavors of Miss Phay Cafe and Zeke's Island Cafe. Cozy up with some American fare at restaurants such as Front Street Brewery, Hemisphere Bistro and The Tangled Wood before grabbing dessert from Lagomarcino's.

Community Highlights
QC, that's where the locals are genuine, quirky, and ready to introduce you to your new favorite memory. That's where the Mississippi River runs east to west. Visit these beautiful riverfront cities with Davenport and Bettendorf on the Iowa side, and Moline, Rock Island on the Illinois side of the river. Explore world-class museums and historic sites. Enjoy riverboat cruises, bike trails, casinos, John Deere attractions and shopping in quaint villages. Celebrate with hundreds of festivals and special events throughout the year. Experience theater, arts, music, dining and fun-filled nightlife.

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