Clarion Hotel Conference Center
5202 Brady Street
Davenport, IA 52806
Phone: (563) 391-1230
Fax: (563) 391-6715
This fun venue for children includes a pizza parlor and many themed facility rentals. Redemption games are a big part of the fun.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
You'll find Quad Cities' largest collection of lilacs at this beautiful garden park, as well as many perennials and annuals.
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.
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.
LeClaire Park is one of the many green spaces that dot the beautiful city of Davenport. Located at the riverfront of the Mississippi, this public park sprawls across 400 acres (161 hectares). It comprises of several recreational spots, a baseball field and a stage for live entertainment. It hosts an array of concerts, festivals, cultural and community events. Visitors can enjoy a picnic on the lush grass, play a sport, admire the monuments, take a hiking trail and enjoy fishing, among myriad activities on offer.
This stadium has undergone name changes quite a few times since its conception. Formerly known as the Municipal stadium it was renamed as John O'Donnell stadium in 1971 to honour former Davenport Times-Democrat sports editor John O'Donnell. This name was changed to Modern Wooden Park on December 12, 2007. In earlier years this park played host to a number of football games. The River Bandits earlier known as the Swing of the Quad Cities defeated the Burlington Bees 1-0 in the first game at the renovated Modern Woodmen Park on April 29, 2004. There is enough seating space, which vary according to the ticket prices. Be there on Family Fun Day Sundays, if you wish to get autographs of your favourite players.
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.