The Quad Cities offers a variety of non-gaming riverboat excursions, so you can get out and experience America's most famous river firsthand. Enjoy the local water taxi - an informal, relaxing and exciting way to get up close and personal with the natural beauty of the river. Or, for something a little more formal, check out a scenic lunch or dinner cruise.
Did you know that in 1991, the Quad Cities was the first destination in the country to open a riverboat gaming operation? Today, that tradition of high-quality gaming action continues - and with three major casinos, you can bet on non-stop fun during your visit.
The Raspberry Wheat Ale, the Bent River Pale Ale, the Jalapeno Pepper Ale, and the award-winning Mississippi Blonde are just a few of the excellent beers that are brewed right here in the Quad Cities, along the Mississippi River. Our selection of microbreweries offer hand-crafted beer, great food, a relaxed atmosphere, and a great time.
The Quad Cities area is famous for its live music and entertainment offerings. Catch an outdoor show at one of many venues around the area. Check out one of the area's local microbreweries, which serve up cold beer brewed right here in the Quad Cities and hundreds of imported beers from around the world.
With the headquarters of Deere & Company right here in Moline, the Quad Cities is considered the agricultural capital of the world. Take a tour of the John Deere Harvester Works or visit the John Deere Pavilion, with interactive displays, full-size tractors that you can climb on, and lots of information about the past, present, and future of the agriculture industry.
With world-class attractions and award-winning museums, the Quad Cities has no shortage of affordable and family-friendly fun. Check out the Figge Art Museum, the Putnam Museum of Natural History & IMAX Theatre, the Family Museum, Niabi Zoo - and much, much more.
The Quad Cities is known for its great shopping and outstanding dining options. We have two major malls, as well as many other modern shopping districts. For something a little more quaint, check out the Village of East Davenport or the city of LeClaire, Iowa. Both destinations offer small-town charm and unique stores and restaurants that you won't find anywhere else.
The Quad Cities area is just a quick drive from Chicago along the interstate. We are also an equal distance from Des Moines, Iowa - and with easy connections to interstates 74, 80, and 88, you can get virtually anywhere else in the country quickly and easily by car.
If you're interested in flying to the area, then you'll be passing through our modern airport with direct flights to eight destinations around the country. Plus, with connections at major airports like Chicago, Dallas, and Atlanta, you can get almost anywhere in the world with just one stop.