- 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
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.
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.
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.
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A wine lounge as well as a full service liquor, wine, and craft beer shop, The Grape Life Wine Store & Lounge carries an extensive selection of wines, beers, and spirits. The lounge hosts live music.
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.