- 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
An architectural award winning facility, John Deere World Headquarters, has something for everyone to enjoy while visiting. It's all free, from the equipment museum, to the three-dimensional mural, to the lush walking paths on 1,400 acres of land.
88% 232 votes
755 West Iowa 80 Road, Walcott, IA 52773 MoreLess Info
Walcott, Iowa is home to the Iowa 80, World's Largest Truck Stop. Owned and operated by the TA truckstop chain, this service center is the size of a small shopping mall. Vehicle repair service is available.
The legendary Iowa 80 Trucking Museum is dedicated to the history of trucking in the United States. It features vintage trucks, engines, models, schematics, photographs and other ephemera related to the trucking industry.
Located in LeClaire, Iowa, Antique Archaeology is a quirky antique shop and collectibles vendor. The founder an owner, Mike Wolfe, also operates a sister store in Nashville, Tennessee. Antique Archaeology is most famous for its art collection.
96% 74 votes
106 North Cody Road, Le Claire, IA 52753 MoreLess Info
While the winery itself is not open to the general public, the Wide River Winery Tasting Room features wine sampling both indoors and in the adjoining courtyard wine garden. Live entertainment is also features every Friday night.
LeClaire, Iowa's Buffalo Bill Museum is dedicated to preserving the legacy of Buffalo Bill Cody. The museum also features rotating exhibits focusing on other notable Iowans and important figures in Midwestern history.
95% 133 votes
303 North Cody Road, Le Claire, IA 52753 MoreLess Info
Tucked in bucolic Le Claire, Iowa, the Mississippi River Distilling Company is one of the premier spirits purveyors in the American Midwest. Its most popular products are whiskey, bourbon, gin, vodka and a proprietary liquor called 'River Baron Artisanal Spirit.'
Muscatine's Pine Creek Grist Mill is a historical grain mill and argricultural museum. It is open between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Tours are also available at other times of the year, but must be scheduled via telephone.
Wild Cat Den State Park is a highly scenic park with diverse landscapes. It features 28 campsites and has a large interconnected trail system that allows hikers to visit several historic landmarks and see an array of wildlife.
With cabins and camping sites available for reservation, visitors can indulge in a variety of outdoor activities at Rock Creek Marina & Campground. The campground has playgrounds, a dock, boat ramps, boat rentals, hiking trails, and fishing spots.