- TripBuzz found 59 things to do with kids in or near Bettendorf, Iowa, including 54 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Davenport, Moline, Rock Island and Clinton.
- From Splash Landing Aquatic to Jump Start Gymnastics, the Bettendorf area offers 38 different types of family activities, including: Water Parks, Theaters, Other Museums & Galleries and Dog Park.
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An interactive learn and play center, the Family Museum of Arts and Sciences offers children and adults alike the opportunity for interactive learning. Admire Fox Hollow, George's Farm, and Lil 'ssippi as the children learn valuable skills.
The New Ground Theatre is a private community theatre troupe that emphasizes plays written by newer American playwrights. The group's performances are offered throughout the year at the restored Village Theater auditorium in a nearby historic district.
Featuring an IMAX auditorium, Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX is a movie theater that displays first-run feature films using digital projection. The theater offers stadium seating, RealD 3D movies, a game room, self-service ticketing and a lobby cafe.
Stopping at various spots of interest, Channel Cat Water Taxi takes visitors on a boat ride along the Mississippi River. The ride takes visitors through Rock Island Rapids so visitors can experience the most dangerous spot of the river.
Operating the largest non-gaming riverboat on the Mississippi, Celebration River Cruises offers a variety of themed cruises up and down the river. From all day excursions to narrated sightseeing cruises, you can enjoy superb food and refreshment while seeing the sights.
As part of a public improvement initiative, Riverside Park Gardens features a variety of gardens to explore, from a daylily garden to a rose garden. The botanical garden has a greenhouse containing tropical plants and a Ficus Nitida rubber tree.