Discover the marvels on the Mississippi River in the Quad Cities! Together, Davenport and Bettendorf work to share the history of the river and the exciting destinations that make the Quad Cities unique. Stop by the Figge Art Museum to see world-class traveling exhibitions, or the Putnam Museum and Science Center to visit their famous mummies. For more exciting history, tour the Colonel Davenport House or Isabel Bloom's studio. For more family fun, catch a Quad Cities River Bandits Baseball game during the summer.
For a perfect night out, catch an awe-inspiring performance at the River Center Adler Theater or Galvin Fine Arts Center.
Outdoor Adventures & Exciting Eateries
The Quad Cities boast a variety of bike trails to explore, including the scenic Duck Creek Parkway and the attraction-packed Riverway Trail. For mountain biking enthusiasts, add the wooded Sunderbruch Park Mountain Bike Trail to your itinerary. Otherwise, see a unique side of Iowa's landscape on the trails through the Nahant Marsh. If relaxing in nature is more your speed, take a calming stroll through the stunning gardens at Vander Veer Botanical Park and Conservatory or book a ride on the Celebration River Cruises.
Then refuel at area restaurants such as Front Street Brewery, Hemisphere Bistro and The Tangled Wood before grabbing dessert from Lagomarcino's.
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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