The City of Rock Island, IL is located on the Mississippi River, approximately 175 miles west of Chicago. Rock Island is a major city in what is known as the Quad Cities, a region with a population approaching 400,000 that encompasses Rock Island, Moline, and East Moline, Illinois, and Davenport and Bettendorf, Iowa.
Rock Island has great neighborhoods where residents feel at home. There’s a wide variety of housing in Rock Island including historic homes, downtown condos, new construction in the heart of the city, and wooded retreats.
Rock Island offers plenty of entertainment and cultural options. “The District” (downtown Rock Island) is home to art galleries, theatres, nightclubs, coffee shops, and restaurants. Golf courses, parks, a casino, botanical center, marina, historic tours, bike paths, and festivals will keep you entertained.
Blue Cat Brew Pub
113 18th Street, Rock Island, IL
3903 14th Avenue, Rock Island, IL
3727 46th Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center
Located in the Rock Island District Area 227 17th Street, Rock Island, IL
LaQuinta Inn & Suites
5450 27th Street, Moline, IL
Radisson Quad City Plaza
1415 River Drive, Moline, Illinois (Located next to TGI Fridays and the John Deere Commons)
Attractions, Shopping and Entertainment
Black Hawk State Historic Site
1510 46th Avenue, Rock Island
Tree-lined park with walking paths along the scenic Rock River, picnic facilities, and beautiful views. Watch Tower Lodge The lodge holds 250 people and is used for meetings, banquets and special events. Built from large timbers and native limestone, the lodge features beautiful wood floor, two fireplaces, and a balcony. John Hauberg Indian Museum The museum features and important collection of Sauk and Fox Indian artifacts, the last two Native American Indian nations to occupy the area. Many artifacts come directly from Black Hawk’s family and tribes connected with Black Hawk. Displayed show the daily lives of the woodland Indians through four seasons.
Sunset Park and Marina
31st Ave, Rock Island and the Mississippi River.
Located just 1.5 mi. from Rock Island.
Longview Park Conservatory and Gardens
Rock Island, IL
Just minutes from Rock Island
White Water Junction Aquatic Park
17th Street and 18th Avenue
Located below Longview Park