Free Fun in the Quad Cities
A trip to the Quad Cities can be even more fun by finding all of the free places to visit. This three-day getaway is one that won't put a strain on your pocketbook. Read more »
The Rock Island Grand Prix is an annual family festival with free admission and exciting on-street go-kart racing.
These itineraries are designed for children age 5 to 12 years of age. Spend a weekend in the Quad Cities with the kids and enjoy a wonderful array of things to see and do. This itinerary is perfect for a quick getaway or during spring or summer break. You can customize this itinerary to meet the interests of your children and shorten it if your plans only allow a two-night stay in the Quad Cities. Read more »
Cruisin' on the Mighty Mississippi
Explore the majestic Mississippi, one of the five top recognized attractions in the world, aboard a variety of river cruises available in the Quad Cities. This travel itinerary is designed to get you out on the river, and to give you an opportunity to learn more about this important waterway. Read more »
Tee Off Quad Cities
Rated as one of the most affordable golf destinations, the Quad Cities offer over 20 public golf courses - some with greens fees as low as $35 with cart. In addition, do not miss a chance to play Tournament Players Club Deere Run, a PGA golf course offering a very challenging golf experience. Read more »
Bike, Hike and Explore
The Quad Cities is home to a variety of exciting biking, walking and hiking trails along with beautiful parks and a wonderful forest preserve. We invite you to get out and explore them all during a 3-day outdoor adventure. You can choose from lodging at a hotel, or pitch a tent at one of our numerous campgrounds. Read more »
Chocolate and Wine Lovers Rejoice
Chocolate and wine lovers are sure to enjoy this three day adventure filled with wonderfully decadent chocolates, a nice glass (or two) of wine, and live music during this weekend trip to the Quad Cities. Read more »
Wide River Winery is on a picturesque property overlooking the Mississippi River in Clinton, Iowa. Visit their tasting room or stay at their inn in LeClaire, Iowa.
Mississippi Blondes Have More Fun
Whether you are a woman or a man - blonde, brunette, or red head - it's about sampling some fantastic beers (one of which is actually called Mississippi Blonde), and enjoying a great time with your friends. It's also about enjoying live music, comedy, trying your luck at one of our casinos, day spas, shopping, golf, or taking in a baseball, hockey, or arena football game. It's about having fun on the Mighty Mississippi River! Read more »
Artfully Fun and Musically Inspiring
Enrich your cultural knowledge with visits to the modern, award-winning Figge Art Museum; the Bucktown Center for the Arts; and the Quad City Arts. Take in dinner and a show at the historic Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse. On Day Two, tour the production facilities of Isabel Bloom, the famous hand-crafted sculpture collection. Go antique shopping and have lunch in the quaint Village of East Davenport. During the summer, relax on the Channel Cat Water Taxi, servicing multiple ports on the Mississippi River. Spend your second evening at one of multiple venues around the area, taking in celebrity headliners, musicals, comedy acts, live bands, or family-friendly improv. Round out your visit in LeClaire, Iowa, with beautiful river views, small specialty shops, gift stores and little cafes. Whatever your desire to do and learn in the Quad Cities, you won't be disappointed! Read more »
The Quad City Symphony is a world-class orchestra with many annual performances.
John Deere Country Escape
Learn about the history and culture of one of the largest agricultural companies in the world. See a blacksmith at work in a replica of a shop where John Deere made its first plow. Tour the majestic John Deere Pavilion downtown Moline and see some of the modern implements used by farmers today. Get up close to production lines at the John Deere Harvester Works and enjoy a buffet aboard the Mississippi River's largest passenger vessel. Finish up your trip to the Quad Cities with a visit to the area's largest pumpkin farm with a corn maze, petting zoo and fun for the whole family! Read more »