Stroll along the Mississippi River to enjoy scenic trails before heading downtown to the iconic Lagomarcino’s. Indulge in decadent homemade chocolates at this old-fashioned chocolate candy shop with locations in Downtown Moline and the East Village of Davenport. Embrace the riverfront’s charm as you take a ride on the Celebration Belle. This riverboat offers sightseeing tours, lunch and dinner, and sunset cruises. Frequent festivals, river recreation and breathtaking views await your arrival. With so much to see and do, the Quad Cities is a must-experience riverfront destination!
From scenic sunsets over the Mississippi River and a vibrant music scene to endless outdoor adventures, summertime in the QC is hard to beat. Take in the experience through a wide variety of festivals and events. From world-class sporting events like the Bix 7 and John Deere Classic, to outdoor experiences like Floatzilla or the Quad Cities Balloon Festival, there’s something for everyone.
Experience bands from across the world at Common Chord’s Red Stone Room. Grab a cold drink and catch live music in an intimate setting like Gypsy Highway. Spend time outdoors biking, hiking or jogging on one of the many trails. Get out on the water with kayak rentals or a river cruise.
With tons of area golf courses, splash pads, pools, parks and more, the Quad Cities is the ultimate destination for summer.
In need of a winter thrill? Check out Snowstar Winter Park. Zip line through a winter wonderland or experience an LED light show while galaxy tubing. Embrace the chill at Icestravaganza, a weekend event in Davenport featuring brilliant ice sculptures, promising one-of-a-kind art works and tons of fun!
Foodies rejoice! Warm up with a Quad Cities-style pizza pie. Harris Pizza is a household name to locals. The pizza is unique because of the malt dough, the sausage topping that goes under the cheese and the rectangle cut.
Get an up-close view of our country’s national bird at the Bald Eagle Days festival in the Quad Cities. Each winter, visitors flock to the mighty Mississippi River to spot bald eagles as they fish near the lock and dams. A three-day celebration at the QCCA Expo Center features live eagle programs, various display booths and free guided tours.
Whether you’re visiting the Quad Cities in winter or summer, there’s an adventure around every corner!