- 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
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94% 1701 votes
777 Jumer Drive, Rock Island, IL 61201 MoreLess Info
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.
98% 81 votes
Rock Island, IL MoreLess Info
Covering 946 acres, the Rock Island Arsenal is the largest arsenal owned by the government of the United States. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
90% 102 votes
1828 3rd. Avenue, Rock Island, IL 61201 MoreLess Info
In the Fort Armstrong Theatre, Circa 21 awaits its visitors with interesting plays and concerts, assorted with special menus. Most of the plays are accompanied by dishes especially created for them.
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.
82% 66 votes
2525 4th Ave., Rock Island, IL 61201 MoreLess Info
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.
92% 13 votes
220 19th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201 MoreLess Info
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.
91% 46 votes
Arsenal Island, Rock Island, IL MoreLess Info
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.
100% 3 votes
1818 3rd Avenue, Rock Island, IL 61201 MoreLess Info
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.
100% 3 votes
1510 46th Avenue, Rock Island, IL 61201 MoreLess Info
The 208-acre Black Hawk State Historic Site is a wooded tract of land that borders the Rock River. Prehistoric Native American Indians and nineteenth-century settlers originally used the site.