- Our list of the best things to do in Rock Island, Illinois, features the top 87 nearby activities — including 35 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Rock Island, IL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 22 things to do within the city of Rock Island, IL , followed by 65 popular activities in nearby cities, including Davenport, Moline, Muscatine, Bettendorf, Le Claire, Walcott and Clinton
In its 42,000 square feet of gaming space, the Jumer's Casino Rock Island has over 1,000 slot machines, 24 table games, and other gambling opportunities. It has won 14 times the award for the best casino from the readers of Casino Player and Midwest Gaming & Travel.
89% 90 votes
Bldg. 60, North Avenue just east of Gillespie, Rock Island, IL MoreLess Info
Rock Island Arsenal Museum exhibits a collection of hundreds of firearms, from smaller ones to some dating back to 1832. Also, all around the year, special events take place, such as the Domestic Violence Awareness meetings.
With plants from al the regions of the world and staff guided tours, the Quad City Botanical Center is aimed for both adults and children. It has different festivals all around the year, including Pumpkin Extravaganza and Chocolate Festivals.
100% 15 votes
5000 44th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201 MoreLess Info
This holiday destination hosts an amazing group of musicians who perform beautifully. The shows are free and the Gamblers involve themselves in a fun-filled show. It's a wonderfully happy destination for everyone.
ComedySportz Quad Cities has been bringing comedy to the Quad Cities area of Illinois since 1990. The troupe produces regular shows and improv comedy and offers improv educational workshops and theater rentals.
With over 60,000 visitors annually, the Mississippi River Visitors Center exhibits river navigation items and not only. Many visitors come here for eagle watching, since this is a favorite feeding spot for the birds during the winter.
Focusing on comedy and improv, The Blacklist Theater Company also hosts live music and periodic special events. The company prides itself on its depravity, and offers its facility for birthday parties, bachelorette parties, and corporate events.