Discover a Variety of Things to Do in Davenport
With a wide array of recreational, cultural and collegiate activities at your fingertips, there’s never a dull moment when you stay at the Country Inn & Suites near Bettendorf, IA. Fly into Quad City International Airport (MLI) or cruise into town on I-80 to spend time with your favorite university student at Michael’s Fun World or the massive NorthPark Mall. You can also peruse the impressive collection of Haitian art at Figge Art Museum or stroll the grounds at Vander Veer Botanical Park between meetings. If you’re more of a hands-on vacationer or a thrill-seeking risk-taker, give the slots a shot at Rhythm City Casino.
Arts and Culture:
- Adler Theatre (4.1 miles)
Adorned in Art Deco-style architecture, this theater is as well-known for its looks as it is for its diverse lineup. Live productions range from Broadway shows to local comedy acts.
Phone: +1 (563) 326-8500
- Figge Art Museum (4.1 miles)
A true Quad Cities landmark, this glass-façade museum on the banks of the Mississippi River boasts collections of American, Asian, European, Haitian and Mexican Colonial artwork.
Phone: +1 (563) 326-7804
- Rock Island Arsenal Museum (4.7 miles)
What was once used as a prison during the Civil War now stands as an official U.S. Army museum, telling the colorful story of Arsenal Island. It also houses an expansive collection of small firearms that includes rare weapons from the 1876 Battle of Little Bighorn.
Phone: +1 (309) 782-5021
Shopping and Entertainment:
- NorthPark Mall (1 mile)
As one of the largest shopping centers in Iowa, NorthPark Mall has everything from American Eagle to Zumiez. After a retail therapy session, reenergize at Osaka Sushi Bar or Olive Garden.
Phone: +1 (563) 391-4500
- Michael’s Fun World (1.2 miles)
From go-karts and laser tag to mini golf and Canadian bowling, Michael’s Fun World has something for the whole family. You can challenge your kids to a gladiator-style joust or a game of trampoline basketball before playing for prizes at the arcade.
Phone: +1 (563) 386-3826
- Rave Motion Pictures (2.8 miles)
Escape the weather by watching the latest Hollywood blockbusters at Rave Motion Pictures, located just off I-74 across from the North Ridge Shopping Center.
Phone: +1 (563) 441-0242
- Rhythm City Casino (3 miles)
You’ll love the huge variety of slots, table games and poker tournaments at Rhythm City Casino, where you can celebrate a big win with a bacon-wrapped filet from Ruthie’s Steak & Seafood or a cool drink on tap at Draft Day Sports Lounge.
Phone: +1 (563) 328-8000
- Antique Archaeology (14 miles)
LeClaire, the birthplace of Buffalo Bill, is also the hometown of this world-class antique shop, made famous by the History Channel's American Pickers.
Phone: +1 (563) 265-3939
Sports, Recreation and Event Centers:
- Vander Veer Botanical Park (2.1 miles)
Pose by the beautiful fountain for a family photo at Vander Veer Botanical Park, home to a tropical conservatory and several gardens that host floral shows throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (563) 328-7275
- RiverCenter (3.7 miles)
The RiverCenter is a popular event venue in the Quad Cities area, hosting weddings, receptions and conventions in its elegant facilities beside the Mississippi River in downtown Davenport.
Phone: +1 (563) 326-8500
- Modern Woodmen Park (4.6 miles)
Cheer on the Quad Cities River Bandits! This ballpark is one of the premier Minor League Baseball stadiums in the nation, boasting gorgeous views of the Mississippi River and the Centennial Bridge. There are also several amusement rides on site, plus a replica of the corn field from the hit film Field of Dreams.
Phone: +1 (563) 324-3000
- TaxSlayer Center (6 miles)
Catch a live show or a concert at the TaxSlayer Center, formerly known as the iWireless Center, which hosts some of the biggest names in entertainment as well as conferences, weddings and other special events.
Phone: +1 (309) 764-2000
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