What's there to do in the Quad Cities?

Visitors come to the Quad Cities for a variety of different reasons... the Mississippi River, riverboat cruises, live music, festivals, historic sites, casinos, outdoor recreation, biking trails, arts, culture, golf, wineries, microbreweries, and shopping. Most importantly, they love our Midwestern friendliness and the great values they find here when traveling with family, friends or for a couples getaway.

How can I get started?
Check out our event calendar to see what's going on while you're in town. Or plan your trip around one of our many festivals and seasonal activities, you can use our trip starter to create your own themed itinerary.

Come for a visit and discover your own marvels on the Mississippi River!


Event Calendar
Our community event calendar will give you everything there is to do. Festivals, special events, and more.
Seasonal Activities
The Mississippi River is a great backdrop for fun. Check out the great activities, no matter the season.
Trip Starters
Not sure where to begin? We've got you covered. Our themed itineraries will give you the best options based on your interests.
Summer Festivals
Our region is known for incredible festivals during the summer. Check out the full list and plan a trip.
Kid's Stuff
The Quad Cities loves to welcome families! Recreational, educational and fun activities throughout the region.
Arts, Theatre, Music
We're a thriving arts and cultural community. Award-winning museums, Broadway, concerts, and more.
Museums & History
Marvel at our historic sites and museums. Tons of opportunities to learn, interact, and discover something new.
Gaming & Riverboat
Hop aboard a river cruise or check out a world-class casino. Be inspired by the beauty of the mighty river.
Guided Tours & Rentals
Discover the Quad Cities through a guided tour. Or go out and explore on your own.
John Deere
John Deere's legacy is part of our past and the world's future! Get an up-close look at this amazing company.
Gardens, Parks, Pools
Beautiful gardens, green space, and parks are a natural part of the region. Discover the beauty of nature.
Biking & Hiking
The Quad Cities has over 100 miles of trails to enjoy. Try riverfront or mountain biking, or just take a leisurely stroll.
Golf & Sports
Tee off in the Quad Cities where golf is affordable and extraordinary. We're also a great destination for sports enthusiasts.
Spas & Health Care
Our spas will pamper and relax you. From manicures and pedicures, to facials and massage.
Dining & Shopping
Dine in style in the Quad Cities. From local flavor to chain restaurants, we've got something that fits the bill.
Today's Events
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