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Create a cloud or play a laser harp in the reimagined Science Center Galleries, unmask the mystery of mummies in Unearthing Ancient Egypt, or explore a cave inside Black Earth Big River.

So much to discover!

Featured Exhibits: With the Putnam's rotating galleries there is always something new to see! Regional History Comes to Life: Explore what life was like for the Quad Cities’ earliest inhabitants along with key milestones that defined the region’s history. Science Center Gateway Galleries: Experience weather, space, the science of art and more with large interactives! From jewelry to puzzles to hands-on science kits and more, the Putnam Museum Store features unique gifts for all ages! More learning and family fun await with Explorers , Summer Camp and virtual activities !

1717 West 12th Street Davenport, Iowa 52804 563-324-1933 putnam.org

Open 5 Days a Week Wednesday - Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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We are in this together and responding effectively to COVID-19 is a shared responsibility. To Quad Citizens: Our welcoming, caring,

WELCOME 5 Welcome to the Quad Cities

PLACES TO STAY 24 Quad Cities Map 26 Hotel Grid 28 Bed & Breakfast / Rentals Grid 30 Camping & RV Grid DIRECTORY 38 Outdoor Adventures 39 Sports, Golf & Family Activities 40 Dining Guide 42 Music & Nightlife 43 Shopping 44 Arts & Culture 45 Casinos, Tours & More 46 Partner Services Directory SOCIAL MEDIA

Midwestern spirit will guide us as we help promote the health, safety, and vitality of our community. To our Visitors: We are here to serve you in the QC by creating lifelong memories and an unforgettable experience while providing you with a safe environment. We will strive to keep you and your most important relationships safe and ask that you do the same in return for Quad Citizens. Please follow established guidelines to protect your health and the health of our Quad Cities’ family of communities. To those engaging with customers: You never know who is visiting—it could be a first-time visitor, a business traveler, a potential investor, or a fellow Quad Citizen who could become a longtime customer. How we protect, serve, engage and respond sets the stage for our bright future. We are one QC team built with the goal that together is better. Thank you! #VisitQuadCities visitquadcities.com #TogetherQC togetherqc.com

START EXPLORING 6 Top 10 Family Activities 8 Top 10 Girls Getaway 10 Top 10 Couples Getaway 12 River Destinations & Cruises 14 Get Outdoors

15 Family Fun 16 Museums 17 John Deere

18 Live Music Scene 20 Brews & Cocktails 22 Eating Local

31 Sports & Golf Courses 32 Theater & Live Shows 33 Quad Cities Art Scene 34 Shopping 35 Special Events & Festivals 37 Casinos

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Go back in time, visit the Pioneer Village!

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W elcome to the Quad Cities. Where the states of Illinois and Iowa are joined together by the world-renowned Mississippi River. We are a bi-state regional destination and family of communities driven by the QC’s creative energy. On behalf of the nearly 500,000 Quad Citizens that live, have fun, learn, create, work, and move our region forward, thank you for connecting with us. People love the Quad Cities because they want to be part of its growing, blooming, welcoming and evolving energy, and get closer to a place that’s as genuine as it is quirky, as unexpected as it is energizing, as deeply rooted as it is forever current. Your QC story starts with Visit Quad Cities and we cannot wait for your journey to begin. The 2021 Destination Guide and VisitQuadCities.com serve as valuable resources and will help guide you. Be sure to share your Quad Cities’ moments with any one of our social media platforms. And tell your friends. The QC has an indescribably diverse arts, culture, and live music scene. Our vibrant and authentic downtowns, special events and festivals, and unique culinary options are also part of the QC experience. Travel our region and discover casinos and gaming, river cruises, award-winning craft breweries, distilleries, wineries, nationally WELCOME TO THE QC

(Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, please check our website for hours of operation.) MOLINE 1601 River Drive, Ste. 110, Moline, IL 800-747-7800 visitquadcities.com DAVENPORT Union Station 102 South Harrison Street, DESTINATION CENTERS VISION STATEMENT The Quad Cities will be recognized internationally as a must-experience riverfront destination. BRAND PROMISE We promise lifelong memories and authentic experiences inspired by the energy, culture and positive Midwestern spirit that defines our regional destination. MISSION STATEMENT Visit Quad Cities enhances the region’s quality of life and creates economic development opportunities through tourism to inspire and build our Mississippi River regional destination.

recognized golf courses, outdoor and lifestyle adventures, museums, shopping and much more. It is time to start exploring the Quad Cities. Known for our Midwestern spirit, we are within a short 300 miles from six major metropolitan areas and are at the crossroads of several interstates and highways. In addition, the Quad City International Airport (MLI) offers multiple daily flights and non-stop direct flights to hub/connecting cities. There is a transformation happening in the region with unique economic development initiatives such as the I-74 River Bridge project that will feature one of the highest breadbasket handle bridge designs in the world. Couple that with the country’s oldest lock and dam system along the Mississippi River showcases our rich history and our region’s bright future. Travel, tourism, and hospitality are vital to the soul. And we are ready to serve you and share in your QC experience. Thank you for the opportunity. Together is better,

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TOP 10: FAMILY ADVENTURES

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Grab a double scoop of ice cream atWhitey’s

Enjoy aQuad Cities style pizza at Harris Pizza

Catch QC River Bandits baseball in action

Get your game on at TBK Bank Sports Complex

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Explore exhibits at the John Deere Pavilion

Hike the beautiful trails at Scott County Park

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TOP 10: GIRLS GETAWAY

Spend some time at Wide River Winery sampling local wine 1

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Shop local at Crafted QC and Abernathy’s

Rent or bring your ownbike and explore our riverfront trails

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Listen to live music at one of our local venues

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Take a cruise on the Twilight or Celebration Belle

View amazing works at the Figge Art Museum

Take a guided tour of the Isabel Bloom sculpture studio

Tour the Deere-Wiman mansion

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CRUSING MAY THROUGH OCTOBER

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SHOP LOCAL! SHOP THE VILLAGE OF EAST DAVENPORT! Are you looking for a day of fun and play? The Village of East Davenport invites you to discover our unique blend of history, shopping, confectioneries, wineries, pubs, dining, boutiques, events & celebrations, along with our scenic park that overlooks The Mighty Mississippi River. Come for an unstructured day, strolling from place to place, and discovering surprises among the many locally-owned, one of a kind, shops, boutiques, bars and eateries that make up the Village of East Davenport in Iowa. Stay to eat, drink and play as you explore the Village of East Davenport.

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TOP 10: COUPLES GETAWAY

a craft cocktail 1

State Historic Site 2

Take a guided tour of the Mississippi River Distillery and experience

Enjoy a romantic walk along the wooded trails at Black Hawk

Rent or bring your own bike and ride along the Mississippi River

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Toast the sunset at the River Room

Tee it up at TPC Deere Run

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Share a soda fountain drink at Lagomarcino’s

Take an art class at Hot Glass

Try your luck at our casinos

Blaze the QC Ale Trail

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American pickers

Holiday Inn Express Riverfront (563) 289-9978

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Illiniwek Forest Preserve Camping along the Mississippi River Hiking & biking trails · Restored prairies

Bringing the great outdoors to the greatQC.

LoudThunder Forest Preserve Lake George · Boat rentals Camping · 17 mi. multipurpose trails

Indian Bluff Golf Course 18-hole golf course · Smooth fairways Challenging greens

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Niabi Zoo 200+ animal species · Giraffe feeding Train & carousel rides

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MISSISSIPPI RIVER NORTH

T he four seasons of the QC offer a variety of opportunities to explore and experience our bi-state, Iowa/Illinois region. Whether it’s watching a sunset with a drink in hand froma rooftop bar that overlooks our Mississippi River, taking in our arts and cultural scene, celebrating with seasonal festivals, or taking a bike ride along the riverbank on a crisp fall morning, seeing the Bald Eagles soar through the sky or taking a snowy hike during the winter, we love our river and are proud to call it home. Take a cruise on the Mississippi River aboard the Celebration Belle, Riverboat Twilight, or Channel Cat Water Taxi. The Celebration Belle is the largest excursion vessel on the upper Mississippi. Enjoy themed excursions, musical entertainment, overnight packages, lunch or dinner cruises, narrated tours, and fall foliage cruises. Cruise options run as short as an hour or two tomulti-day adventures fromApril to November. The Twilight offers two-day overnight cruises fromLeClaire to Dubuque, Iowa, with entertainment onboard fromMay to October. They also offer shorter 1 ½ -hour sightseeing cruises aboard this three-decked replica of lavish Victorian steamboats froma century ago. What a fun adventure for all ages! Travel on the open-air Channel Cat Water Taxi that takes passengers to four landings around the QC in a continuous loop throughout the day.

175 million tons of freight each year on the Mississippi through a system of 29 locks and dams. It also supports more than 750,000manufacturing, agriculture and tourism jobs in 60 counties directly adjacent to the waterway. The QCmade its home on the banks of the river for manufacturing, commerce, and transportation. It is a true economic development engine. Agricultural products and huge agribusiness industries reign along the Mississippi River basin and produce 92% of the nation’s agricultural exports, 78% of the world’s exports in feed, grains, and soybeans, andmost of the livestock and hogs produced nationally. Our river is an important recreational resource for our boaters, canoeists, hunters, anglers, and birdwatchers. It offers many outdoor opportunities, whether on the water or admiring its strength fromour riverfront biking and walking trails, our bluffs and parks, and our riverfront festivals and events. Our Quad Cities bridges offer an upfront view of the Mississippi, and some unique history of their own too. We invite you to

The daily ticket is for unlimited use on the day of purchase. The boats are handicap accessible, stroller and bike friendly. Channel Cat service runs fromMemorial Day through September. A cruise on the river is one of the best ways to experience the beautiful views along the Mississippi. The Mississippi River is the 4th longest river in the world and the 2nd longest river in North America. Did you know our section of the river actually flows East toWest in the Quad Cities? Just one of themany fun facts about the Quad Cities. The river is 2,341 miles of power and beauty, and it is vital to our existence. It is a barge highway, water well, and recreational space. The upper Mississippi generates over $250 billion in commerce each year and the entire length of the river generates over $400 billion. Barges and their tows move approximately

get out and explore our world-renowned Mississippi River destination.

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PLAYWHERE THE PROS PLAY

Welcome to golf at the highest level, where you can test your game on the same course that hosts golf’s greatest players during the PGA TOUR’s John Deere Classic. Welcome to TPC Deere Run.

No trip to the Quad Cities is complete without a trip (or two) to one of our eight locations!

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Hole 18, TPC Deere Run

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German Immigration Exhibit 2 Rotating Exhibit Galleries Programs and Events | Historic Walking Tours Banquet Hall | Gift Shop Go to www.GAHC.org to plan your visit! Willkommen!

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G et outside and breathe the fresh air. Forget the four wheels - lace up your running shoes and take a run along theMississippi River, put on your hiking boots and explore amazingwoodland settings, or grab your bicycle and explore the over 100miles of riverfront trails - there’s no better way to experience the beautiful landscapes of theQuad Cities. Break out yourmountain bike! In partnershipwith the parks, QC Friends of Off-Road Cycling have built eight trail systems for over 40 miles of single-trackwith features like bridges, curvedwooden berms, and other technical features. Scott County, Sunderbruch, Illiniwek and Credit Island parks are great choices. Boating, kayaking and canoeing on your list? Our Mississippi and Rock Rivers, alongwith several lakes provide fun opportunities to paddle and explore. You can also cast your line in theQuad Cities - fishing is popular here too. Four seasons of fun await you with outdoor activities that will get your heart pumping. During the wintermonths, people love to hike our snowy trails, cross country ski, snowboard, ski, and go Bald Eagle watching. Spring, summer and fall are perfect for biking andmountain biking, paddling, hiking, and taking awalk through ourmany parks and forest preserves. Did you knowgreen spaces are a natural part of theQuad Cities? Get outdoors and discover the serene beauty of our gardens and parks. Set up a picnic, walk through a botanical center or conservatory, visit amarshland

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setting, learn about plants, and take in all the lovely colors and biodiversity of theQuad Cities.

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REDEFINE FAMILY FUN IN THE QUAD CITIES

P ut away the cell phones and video games - this is family fun redefined the QC way! Here, family always comes first, and we are all in for family. Got littles or a set of teenagers? Find surprising, exciting and engaging fun for everyone at the John Deere Pavilion, Family Museum, PutnamMuseum & Science Center, Figge Art Museum, and Niabi Zoo. Play laser tag, bowl, visit a trampoline park, hop in a go-kart, and experience an escape room. Our family entertainment centers offer a variety of fun and interactive

experiences. Here are just a few to put on your list: TBK Bank Sports Complex, QC Family Entertainment Center, and Michael’s Fun World. You can also jump to your heart’s content at our trampoline parks that include Elevate, Altitude, and the Helium Trampoline & Indoor Adventure Park. Finish the day with a slice of ooey-gooey pizza (Our Quad Cities-style pizza and taco pizzas of course!) We’re all about fun and family

adventures that won’t cost you an arm and a leg.

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P reserving the past, creating memories, and looking forward to the future are essential dynamics of life in the Quad Cities. From museums dedicated to art, science, military, trucking, and geology, to those honoring past eras and people, each of our museums delivers something completely different and each opens the doors to discovery and learning. Take your pick frommore than 14 museums that will take you back in time, and into the future. From the PutnamMuseum & Science Center, Figge Art Museum, and Family Museum, to the Buffalo Bill Museum, Karpeles Manuscript Museum, Rock Island Arsenal Museum, GermanAmericanHeritage Center, Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village and the Deere-family mansions, our museums come in all shapes, sizes and experiences. DISCOVER QC MUSEUMS & HISTORY

Visit the historic mansions of the Deere family and the Hauberg Estate. Both of these homes offer guided tours and insights into the families that lived there and the architecture of the homes. Start your journey of discovery in the QC.

You can also learn more about our local history through guided and self-guided tours available on our website.

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T here’s inspiration in a persevered, never turning away from opportunities and ideas that really must have seemed, well, radical at the time. The “John Deereness” of the Quad Cities is emblematic of the heart and drive of our heartland – it speaks to our rurality and our urbanity, our entrepreneurship and imagination, our grit, generosity, and values. story about a leader who refused to sell inferior products – whose company We build things by hand and help feed the world. Take your trip from plow to “wow” and celebrate John Deere’s evolution from horse-drawn to horsepower at our family-friendly John Deere attractions and other agricultural related experiences in THE DEERE EFFECT

and around the QC.

When you visit our agriculture attractions including the John Deere Pavilion, John Deere Store, John Deere Harvester Works, John Deere Historic Site, Cinnamon Ridge Farms, and professional and technical group tours with Agri Tours Illinois (agritoursillinois.com), you won’t just learn about the evolution of agriculture in the Midwest, you’ll experience it firsthand.

John Deere’s evolution from blacksmith to innovative manufacturer began when he developed the first self-scouring steel plow in 1837. Today, Deere & Company bears his name and continues his legacy of delivering products and services that support those linked to the land and to feeding the world.

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LIVE MUSIC SCENE THE QUAD CITIES F rom its earliest days, the Quad Cities music scene has benefitted from its position on the nation’s largest river. While the Mississippi

River provided easy transportation for agricultural and industrial goods, it also was a conduit for culture—most notably music. The popularity of riverboat travel in the early 20th century spread jazz, blues, and folk music along the river, fromNewOrleans and the Delta in the south to Chicago and the Twin Cities in the north. Experience bands from across the world at venues like the River Music Experience’s Redstone Room, The Rust Belt, and Codfish Hollow. Check out our Quad City Symphony Orchestra and concert tours at the historic 2,400- seat Adler Theatre. The QCmusic community holds a wealth of variety – both in genres and venues. Grab a cold drink and catch live music at intimate settings like Rozz-Tox, Cool Beanz, Rock Island Brewing Co., Gypsy Highway, and opening soon, the Racoon Motel. The annual Mississippi Valley Fair, held in early August, features outdoor concerts that have included amazing performers like Reba McEntire, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, Brooks & Dunn, and Toby Keith. National and international touring acts frequently stop in the Quad Cities to performat the TaxSlayer Center in Moline and Rust Belt in East Moline, Illinois. The 10,000-seat TaxSlayer Center arena has welcomed such stars as Janet Jackson, Paul McCartney, Elton John, Sting, James Taylor, Prince, The Eagles, Jason Aldean, and Bryan Adams. The Rust Belt, situated in a repurposed warehouse, holds up to 4,000 people and has welcomed Bon Iver, CeeLo Green, Wynonna Judd, andmany new and upcoming bands fromaround the country.

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WE CAN’T WAIT TO FILL YOUR GLASS

T he QC brewing history goes back to 1847 when the first brewery opened in Rock Island, Illinois. Today, new crafters have hit themarket to create a scene that is vibrant and continues to grow. Blaze an ale trail across the region and experience our beers pint by pint, on the QC Ale Trail. Each establishment offers a taste of something real and original. Get started at QCAleTrail.com. Located on the banks of the Mississippi River in LeClaire, Iowa, the Mississippi River Distilling Company offers free hourly tours in the afternoon followed by a visit to their tasting room. You can also skip the tour and purchase different cocktails made with their award-winning

spirts to enjoy in the tasting roomor on their outdoor patio. Each bottle is handcrafted from local grains — you’ve gotta taste this! We’re alsomixing up handcrafted spirits at places like RAW, Cru, Icon’s Martini Bar, and Devon’s Complaint Department – where we know you won’t have a complaint. Uncork a taste of our local QC wines andmeads too. Lavender Crest Winery is a beautiful place to visit, offering wine flights, lunchmenu, and gift shop with bottles of wine for purchase. It’s a great way to spend an afternoon enjoying the scenic drive and vineyards. Want tomake a day of it? Check out Wide River Winery. They offer tastings for $8 where you try five

wines and keep your complimentary glass. They feature wine slushies and offer bottles of wine for sale to enjoy in the tasting rooms, outdoor patio, or at home. Visit them in the Village of East Davenport, Iowa; LeClaire, Iowa; and their original location and vineyard in Clinton, Iowa. Still looking to cure your cocktail fix? Checkout Bootleg Hill Honey Meads, specializing in honey wines — a strong, sweet beverage. Or if you are looking for non-alcohol options, be sure to visit Unimpaired Dry Bar in Davenport for amazing,

meticulously crafted cocktails without the alcohol.

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IN FINE DINING AND DESSERTS THE BEST

T he QC is filled with plenty of dining options. While here, do as Quad Citizens do. Try our locally-owned establishments and taste for yourself. Of course, you’ll find plenty of Midwestern-style cuisine, but our growing populationmeans a taste of ethnic cuisine too. Explore global flavors like Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese, German, Indian, Ethiopian, and Mexican at family-owned restaurants that create original culinary experiences and tastes. You’ll also find vegetarian and vegan options made with fresh ingredients. If you’re looking for an upscale spot, try Steventon’s, Fifth Avenue Syndicate, Duck City Bistro, or The Half Nelson, to name a few. When breakfast or brunch is on the menu, the QC Coffee and Pancake House and Jimmy’s Pancake House will fill your belly. Plus, we can’t get enough of Café d’Marie’s delicious quiche — they’re sure to start your day off right. We take our coffee seriously and so do themany local cafés and coffee shops that have become favorites among our Quad Citizens. Espresso, Americano, Macchiato, Cortado, Breve, Cappuccino, Café Latte, Mocha, Vienna,

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Café au Lait, or how about just an Iced Coffee or plain old cup a joe? The Quad Cities claim to fame is the Quad Cities-style Pizza with its hand-tossedmalt crusts, crumbly sausage with fennel, toppings hiding under a layer of mozzarella cheese, and scissor-cut strips. Check out long-time establishments like Harris, Frank’s, Clint’s, and Gunchie’s to get your fix. Another QC namesake is Happy Joe’s. For over 40 years they have been serving up a variety of pizzas including their famous creation, the Taco Pizza. Sweet tooths of any age will be satisfied at the candy-filled counters across the QC. The 100+ year old Lagomarcino’s hand dips chocolates, makes their own ice cream, and serves up amazing hot fudge sundaes and old-fashioned soda fountain specialties. Chocolate Manor’s caramels, toffee, truffles, gelato, andmore will amaze you with their gourmet, hand crafted flavor and designs. And, the Shameless Chocoholic will keep you coming back for more. Get the scoop on our ice cream with a trip to Whitey’s Ice Cream.

Known for its abundance of ice cream flavors, seasonal specialties, thick malts, and amazing shakes, every visit to the QC should include a stop here. The words “tastes like homemade” are often heard at Country Style. Try their soft serve ice cream and amazingmalts. New on the scene, Here’s The Scoop offers handcrafted gourmet ice cream served up in their homemade waffle cones, bowls or a cup. Every area has

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UnityPoint Health – Trinity Bettendorf

NorthPark Mall

52 7 10

Kimberly Rd.

31

2

W. 35th St.

B

47

Kimberly Rd.

18

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l

Family Museum

1

29th St.

Annie Wittenmyer Family Aquatic Center

37

Emeis Park & Golf Course

PalmerHills Municipal GolfCourse

Scott Community College

Central Park Ave.

Genesis Medical Center East Rusholme

DuckCreek Plaza

Genesis Medical Center West Central Park

Duck Creek Park & Golf Course

Splash Landing Water Park

4

3

St. Ambrose University

Locust St.

Locust St.

Locust St.

25

Fejervary Park, Learning Center & Aquatic Center

Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

Col Ballroom Gold Coast District W. 14th St. W. 15th St.

The Village of East Davenport

Davenport

Putnam Museum

Palmer College of Chiropractic

4

Grant St.

RiverCenter/ Adler Theatre

B1 58

W. 4th St.

35

Visitor Center

33

Figge Art Museum

Isle ® Casino & Hotel Bettendorf

German-American Heritage Center

River Music Experience

Col. Davenport House

46

W. 3rd St.

C

Rock Island Arsenal Museum

LeClaire Park

Modern Woodmen Park

Mississippi River Visitor Center

Rivers Edge Sports Center

Rock Island Arsenal

Celebration River Cruises

Visitors Center

Visitor Center

6

Quad City Arts Center

Quad City Botanical Center

140th St.

QCCA Expo Center

Riverside Fam Aquatic Cente

TaxSlayer Center

54

5th Ave.

45

29

21

1

John Deere Pavilion

Circa ’21

3

The District

Centre Station

B5

Augustana College

Broadway Historic District

Fryxell Geology Museum

Whitewater Junction

Deere-Wiman House/ Butterworth Center

Moline

Highland Park

Rock Island

Credit Island

Center for Belgian Culture

8

19th Ave.

18th Ave.

Chapel Hill Rd.

D

B6

UnityPoint Health – Trinity Rock Island

Quad City Music Guild

Sauki Golf Course

59 TO

B4 TO

4A&B

UnityPoint Health – Trinity Moline

SouthPark Mall

To Muscatine

40

11

Black Hawk State Historic Site

2

5 11

18A&B

36

Jumer’s Casino & Hotel

24 27 38

15

Airport Rd.

17

Rock Island

Quad City International Airport (MLI)

E

44

Milan

KOA Campground

Coal

78th Ave. W.

Andalusia Rd. AlanCampbell SportsComplex

78th Ave.

JJ

To Ski Snowstar

JJ

To Gal

Southwest Rock Island Continues Hwy. 67

To Monmouth/ Warren County

To Aledo/ Mercer County

 See com  B&B and

Rock Island-Milan Pkwy.

Highland Springs Golf Course

24 visitquadcities.com

Where to Stay Hotel Accommodations 1 AmericInn - Davenport ...........................................................B4 2 AmericInn - Moline ................................................................. E4 3 Axis Hotel - Moline ...................................................................C4 4 Baymont Inns & Suites - Davenport .............................A3 5 Best Western Airport Inn - Moline ............................. E4 6 Best Western Plus SteepleGate Inn - Davenport ......................................................................A3 7 Best Western Sure Stay - Davenport ...........................B4 8 Cambria Hotel - bettendorf ................................................ A5 9 Candlewood Suites - Davenport .....................................B4 10 Clarion Pointe - bettendorf .................................................B4 11 Comfort Inn - QC Airport ....................................................... E4 12 Comfort Inn - Walcott ........................................................... A1 13 Comfort Inn & Suites - Davenport ..................................A2 14 Comfort Inn & Suites - East Moline ................................ D6 15  Comfort Inn & Suites Riverview - LeClaire ............ A7 16 Country Inn & Suites - Davenport ...................................A3 17 Country Inn & Suites - Moline ......................................... E4 18 Days Inn & Suites - Davenport ...........................................B4 19 Days Inn - Davenport ................................................................A2 20 Eagle Ridge Resort - galena ...........................................A3 21 Element Hotel - Moline ........................................................C3 22 Fairfield Inn & Suites - Davenport ...................................B3 23 Hampton Inn & Suites - Davenport ...............................B4 24 Hampton Inn & Suites - QC Airport ............................... E4 25 Hilton Garden Inn - Bettendorf ........................................C4 26 Holiday Inn Express - LeClaire ........................................ A7 27 Holiday Inn Express - QC Airport ..................................... E4 28 Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Davenport North ......A3 29 Holiday Inn Rock Island Hotel & Conference Center - Rock Island ......................................C3 30 Holiday Inn & Suites - Davenport.........................B3 31 Home2 Suites by Hilton - bettendorf ..........................B4 32 Homewood Suites By Hilton - Davenport ...............B4 33 Hotel Blackhawk - Davenport ...........................................C3 34 Hyatt Place / Hyatt House.........................................C5 35 Isle ® Casino Hotel - Bettendorf .........................................C4 36 Jumer’s Casino & Hotel - Rock Island ........................... E2 37 La Quinta Inns - Davenport .................................................B4 38 La Quinta Inns - QC Airport .................................................. E4 39 Motel 6 - Davenport ...................................................................A3 40 Motel 6 - Moline ......................................................................... E4 41 My Place Hotel - Davenport ................................................B4 42 Quality Inn & Suites - Eldridge .........................................A3 43 Quality Inn & Suites - Davenport ..................................... E4 44 Quality Inn & Suites - QC Airport ......................................A3 45  Radisson on John Deere Commons - Moline ...C4 46 Radisson Quad City Plaza - Davenport ......................C3 47 Ramada - Bettendorf ...............................................................B4 48 Residence Inn by Marriott - Davenport .....................A3 49 Residence Inn by Marriott - Moline ...........................D5 50 Rhythm City Casino Resort......................................A3 51 Sleep Inn & Suites - Davenport .........................................A3 52 Sonesta Select - Bettendorf ...............................................B4 53 Staybridge Suites - Davenport ..........................................B4 54  Stoney Creek Hotel & 55 Super 8 - East Moline ................................................................ D6 56 Super 8 - LeClaire ..................................................................... A7 57 Super 8 - Davenport ..................................................................A3 58 The Current Iowa - Davenport ...........................................C2 59 The Merrill Hotel - muscatine ..............................................D1 60 WoodSpring Suites - Davenport .....................................A3 B&B and House Rental B1 Beiderbecke Inn B&B - Davenport ..............................C2 B2 Iowa Farm Cottage Air B&B...................................A4 B3 Leisure Harbor Inn B&B - Cordova ............................A7 B4 Strawberry Farm B&B - Muscatine ............................... E1 B5 Victorian Inn B&B - Rock Island ......................................C3 B6 We Share B&B - Moline ....................................................D4 B7 Wide River Winery Inn...............................................A7 B8 River Lodge at Wide River Winery....................A7 Conference Center - MOLINE ............................................ C4

5

6

7

B8 TO

Port Byron To Cordova & Cordova Raceway

To Princeton

301

LeClaire

LeClaire Info Center Bualo Bill Museum

B7

56 14 15

B3 TO

TBK Bank Sports Complex

8

Twilight River Cruise

v

26

306

ve.

Rapids City

ttendorf

Pleasant Valley

Smith’s Island

1

Illiniwek Forest Preserve

Panorama Park

Hampton

Riverdale

Campbell’s Island State Memorial Park

To Chicago

To Adventure Quest/ Prairie Lodge

4th Ave.

Beacon Harbor

East Moline

Western Ill. University QC Campus 34

Silvis

Barstow

Illini Hospital

mily er

Carbon Cli

Crosstown

Genesis MedicalCenter Silvis

7

Rock Island County Fairgrounds

55 14

TPC Deere Run Golf Course

Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park

Colona

Black Hawk College

Deere & Company World Headquarters

49

Green Valley Sports Complex

9

Rock River

To Geneseo, Henry County, Bishop Hill & Andover

l Valley

Niabi Zoo

10

To Chicago & Geneseo

lesburg

mplete Hotel Guide on pages 26 and 27 d House Rentals Guide on page 28

 Camping & RV Guide on page 30

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HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

See our map on pages 24-25

(Current as of January 2021)

Key: • = Yes A = Adjacent Location FC = Fitness Center H = Hot Tub

I = Indoor Pool O = Outdoor Pool N = Nearby S = Spa

6 563-386-6900 A3 118 • • • • • • • • I, H, FC • • •

Best Western Plus SteepleGate Inn 100 W. 76th St. | Davenport, IA | steeplegateinn.com CAMBRIA HOTEL BETTENDORF 5061 Competition Dr. I Bettendorf, IA | cambriaqc.com CANDLEWOOD SUITES— Davenport 3800 Market Square Circle | Davenport, IA Hampton Inn & Suites 5290 Utica Ridge Rd. | Davenport, IA Holiday Inn Express— QC Airport 2100 69th Ave | Moline, IL | holidayinnexpress.com HOME2 SUITES BY HILTON BETTENDORF 975 Utica Ridge Place | Bettendorf, IA Hotel Blackhawk 200 E. 3rd St. | Davenport, IA | hotelblackhawk.com

563-345-1660 A5 112 • • • • • •

• • •

8

I, FC

563-214-7401 800-719-5540 B4 71 •

N N N • •

9

563-441-0001 800-HAMPTON B4 103 • • • A N A N N • 309-517-6400 E4 100 • • • N N N • 563-345-1130 B4 107 • • • N N N • • 563-322-5000 888-525-4455 C3 130 • • • • • • •

I, H, FC • •

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I, H, FC • • •

27

31

I, FC

I, H, FC, S • • •

33

34 309-755-6000 C5 233 • • • • N • • I, FC • • •

Hyatt Place and Hyatt House 111 Bend Blvd. | East Moline, IL Isle ® Casino Hotel 1777 Isle Pkwy. | Bettendorf, IA Jumer’s Casino & Hotel 777 Jumer Dr. | Rock Island, IL MY PLACE HOTEL 4653 Progress Dr. | Davenport, IA Radisson on John Deere Commons 1415 River Dr. | Moline, IL

563-441-7000 800-THE-ISLE C4 509 • • • • • • 309-756-4600 800-477-7747 E2 205 • • • • • •

I, H, FC • • • I, H, FC • • •

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36

563-424-1427 855-200-5685 B4 64 •

N N N • •

41

309-764-1000 800-333-3333 C4 163 • • • • • N • 563-322-2200 800-333-3333 C3 221 • • • • N • 563-328-8000 844-852-4386 A3 106 • • • • • • • 309-743-0101 800-659-2220 C4 140 • • • • • N • •

I, H, FC • • •

45

I, FC • •

Radisson Quad City Plaza 2nd & Brady St. | Davenport, IA

46

I, H, FC, S • • •

Rhythm City Casino Resort 7077 Elmore Ave. | Davenport, IA | rhythmcitycasino.com Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center 101 18th St. | Moline, IL The Current Iowa 215 N. Main St. | Davenport, IA | thecurrentiowa.com the merrill hotel, tribute portfolio hotel 119 W. Mississippi Dr. | Muscatine, IA | themerrill.com

50

• • •

I, O, H, FC

54

58 563-231-9555 C2 78 • • • • N • • I, H, FC • • •

563-263-2600 833-261-2600 D1 122 • • • • N •

• •

59

FC, I

563-345-1400 800-634-3444 B4 62 • • • N N N • • I 309-601-1100 800-634-3444 E4 61 • • • N N N • • I, FC

AMERICINN 3206 E. Kimberly Rd. | Davenport, IA

1

• •

AMERICINN 2705 48th Ave. | Moline, IL AXIS HOTEL by hilton 1630 5th Ave. | Moline, IL

2

309-762-0000 800-774-1500 C4 104 • • • • • N •

• • •

3

FC

563-386-1600 800-301-0200 A3 102 • •

N N N • •

• • •

BAYMONT INNS & SUITES 400 Jason Way Ct. | Davenport, IA Best Western Airport Inn 2550 52nd Ave. | Moline, IL best western sure stay plus 890 Golden Valley Dr. | Bettendorf, IA clarion pointe 815 Golden Valley Dr. | Bettendorf, IA Comfort Inn— QC Airport 2600 52nd Ave. | Moline, IL

4

I, H

309-762-9191 800-528-1234 E4 49 • • • N N N

5

I, H

B4 37 • • • N N N

• I, H, FC

7

563-355-7341

563-355-6336 800-4CHOICE B4 80 • • • N N N • • I, FC • •

10

309-762-7000 800-4CHOICE E4 61 • • • N N N • • I, H, FC

• •

11

• • N N N • •

Comfort Inn 501 Walker St. | Walcott, IA

563-284-9000 800-424-6423 A1

12

I, FC

55

563-324-8300 800-4CHOICE A2 76 • • • A N N • • I, FC • •

26 visitquadcities.com Comfort Inn & Suites Riverview 902 Mississippi View Ct. | LeClaire, IA Comfort Inn & Suites 8300 Northwest Blvd. | Davenport, IA Comfort Inn & Suites 2209 John Deere Expy. | East Moline, IL

13

14 309-792-4660 D6 74 • • • A N N • • I, FC • •

563-289-4747 800-228-5150 A7 54 • • • N N N • •

• •

15

I, FC

Key: • = Yes A = Adjacent Location FC = Fitness Center

H = Hot Tub I = Indoor Pool O = Outdoor Pool N = Nearby S= Spa

563-388-6444 800-456-4000 A3 62 • • • N N N • • I 309-797-4249 800-456-4000 E4 60 • • • N N N • • I, H, FC

Country Inn & Suites 140 E. 55th St. | Davenport, IA Country Inn & Suites 2721 69th Ave. Ct. | Moline, IL

16

• •

17

563-359-7165 B4 61 • • 563-391-8222 800-424-6423 A2 88 • •

• I, H, FC

• •

Days Inn & Suites 3202 E. Kimberly Rd. | Davenport, IA Days Inn 7222 Northwest Blvd. | Davenport, IA EAGLE RIDGE RESORT & SPA 444 Eagle Ridge Drive | Galena, IL

18

N N N

19

A A N

20 800-892-2269 A3 80 • • • • • • • I, FC, S • • 21 309-517-1659 D3 96 • • • N N N • • I, FC • •

Element Moline 316 12th St. | Moline, IL | elementmoline.com

563-484-4881 B3 109 • • • A A N • 309-762-1900 800-HAMPTON E4 98 • • • N N N •

FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES— Davenport Quad Cities 4401 Elmore Ave. | Davenport, IA

22

I, H, FC

I, H, FC • • • I, H, FC • • •

Hampton Inn & Suites— QC Airport 2450 69th Ave. | Moline, IL

24

C4 115 • • • • N •

Hilton Garden Inn 959 Middle Rd. | Bettendorf, IA

25

563-265-2121

563-289-9978 800-HOLIDAY A7 66 • • • N N N • • I, H, FC • •

Holiday Inn Express - LeClaire Riverfront 1201 Canal Shore Dr. | LeClaire, IA Holiday Inn Express & Suites Davenport North 401 Veterans Memorial Parkway | Davenport, IA Holiday InnRock IslandHotel &Conference Center 226 17th St. | Rock Island, IL

26

28 563-386-2300 A3 90 • • • N N N • • I, H, FC • •

309-794-1212 800-465-4329 C3 172 • • • • N • 563-344-2900 B3 104 • • • • N •

• • •

29

I, FC

I, H, FC • • •

Holiday Inn & Suites 4215 Elmore Ave. | Davenport, IA

30

32 563-344-4750 B4 102 • • • A A A • • I, H, FC • •

Homewood Suites by Hilton Davenport 750 Progress Dr. | Davenport, IA La Quinta Inns & Conference Center 3330 E. Kimberly Rd. | Davenport, IA

563-359-3921 800-753-3757 B4 113 • • • A N N N • • I, FC • •

37

309-762-9008 800-531-5900 E4 125 • • • A N A N N

• O, FC • • •

La Quinta Inns— QC Airport 5450 27th St. | Moline, IL Motel 6 101 W. 65th St. | Davenport, IA Motel 6 2501 52nd Ave. | Moline, IL Quality Inn & Suites 1000 E. Iowa St. | Eldridge, IA Quality Inn & Suites 6605 N. Brady St. | Davenport, IA

38

563-388-9999 800-466-8356 A3 63

39

N N N

309-797-5580 800-466-8356 E4 100 •

• • •

40

N N N

563-285-4600 800-4CHOICE A3 62 • • • N N N • • I, H, FC • •

42

563-386-8336 800-4CHOICE A3 76 • • • N N

• • I, FC • •

43

309-517-6283 800-4CHOICE E4 90 • • • N N N • •

• • •

Quality Inn & Suites— QC Airport 6910 27th St. | Moline, IL Ramada 3020 Utica Ridge Rd. | Bettendorf, IA Residence Inn by Marriott 120 E. 55th St. | Davenport, IA Residence Inn by Marriott 4600 53rd St. | Moline, IL Sleep Inn & Suites 5350 Elmore Ave. | Davenport, IA sonesta select 895 Golden Valley Dr. | Bettendorf, IA Staybridge Suites 4729 Progress Dr. | Davenport, IA Super 8 2201 John Deere Rd. | East Moline, IL Super 8 1552 Welcome Center Dr. | LeClaire, IA

44

FC

563-355-7575 800-2 RAMADA B4 115 • • • A A N • • I, FC • •

47

A3 78 • • • N N N • • I, H, FC

563-391-8877 800-331-3131

48

309-796-4244 800-MARRIOTT D5 84 • • • N N N • • I, H, FC • •

49

563-355-3539 800-4CHOICE A3 55 • • • N N N •

I, H, FC • • I, H, FC • •

51

B4 108 • • • • N •

563-355-3999 800-321-2211

52

563-359-7829 800-HOLIDAY B4 80 • • N N N • • I, H, FC • •

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309-796-1999 800-800-8000 D6 60 • • • A N N

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563-289-5888 800-800-8000 A7 32 • •

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N N N

563-386-5000 A3 54 • • • N N N

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Super 8 301 Jason Way | Davenport, IA WOODSPRING SUITES 5315 Elmore Cir. | Davenport, IA

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