Quality Inn & Suites
1000 E. Iowa St.
Eldridge, IA 52748
Phone: (563) 285-4600
Fax: (563) 285-1933
This gigantic park features a plethora of activities for the whole family or outdoor enthusiast to enjoy. From hiking trails, picnic spots, equestrian center, playground, and swimming pool, Scott County Park is the largest park of its kind in Scott County. If you can't fit everything in one day, the onsite camping allows visitors to temporarily call the park home while taking advantage of the many activities on offer.
This fun venue for children includes a pizza parlor and many themed facility rentals. Redemption games are a big part of the fun.
This home is a boyhood scout home of Buffalo Bill Cody, a government scout. It is located in the rural Scott County. It is a farmhouse built in the year 1847 by Isaac Cody, Buffalo Hill’s father. The structure is built with native limestone and contains walnut floors. This is the homestead where the legendary Buffalo Hill is said to have been born. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the year 1974.
Spread over landscaped area of 33 acres (13.35 hectares), the Vander Veer Park was established in 1885 and is said to be one of the first botanical parks of the region. Designed as per the iconic Central Park in New York City, the park was initially called Central Park, but renamed in 1912 after A.W. Vander Veer, the first Park Council Commissioner of Davenport. As of today, the Vander Veer Park features a music pavilion and a conservatory.
The Bettendorf Public Library is open Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and until 5:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. From October to April, the library is open on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The McKinley Elementary School dates back to the 1950s era and since has been serving the Davenport region. The historical school structure was also incorporated in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. This school is still functional and owing to its modern approach towards learning is one of the popular educational institutes around.
You'll find Quad Cities' largest collection of lilacs at this beautiful garden park, as well as many perennials and annuals.
Experience a unique way to get around Davenport and surrounding cities. Channel Cat Water Taxi offers patrons the chance to be transported along the Mississippi to neighboring cities. The taxi offers a daily schedule ferrying passengers to popular destinations and attractions in the area like the Isle of Capri Casino Landing in Bettendorf, the John Deere Commons in Moline, Celebration Belle Landing in Moline and the Village of East Davenport Landing.
Incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places, the Daniel T. Newcome Double House is a heritage structure. This Second Empire style house was brainchild of the renowned architect T.W. McClelland.
On the National Register of Historic Places, the Kimball-Stevenson House was founded by Thomas McClelland in the 1800s, and was home to several senior executives. Over time, it functioned as a brothel until it was abandoned. The building then remained unmaintained until the 1990s when attorney Michael Liebbe purchased it. Its rich architectural history can be credited to its Italianate style and red bricks as well as certain unusual features. The house is now privately owned, so tourists need to contact the owners before visiting.
Frick's Tavern is located at Davenport, Iowa, United States. It is a two-story historic building in a commercial district along the Mississippi River. It was built in 1872 and was designed in the Italianate style. The building features arched windows and a hipped roof. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 9, 1974.
The Figge Plaza is one of the entrances to the Figge Art Museum that defines the city skyline with its stunning architecture. The plaza often doubles up as an entertainment space hosting community events and festive celebrations throughout the year. Well-connected to the city's downtown area of Davenport, the plaza is often bustling with activity even on non-event days.