Sleep Inn & Suites
5350 Elmore Avenue
Davenport, IA 52807
Phone: (563) 355-3539
Fax: (563) 355-6167
The McKinley Elementary School dates back to the 1950s era and since has been serving the Davenport region. The historical school structure was also incorporated in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. This school is still functional and owing to its modern approach towards learning is one of the popular educational institutes around.
Spread over landscaped area of 33 acres (13.35 hectares), the Vander Veer Park was established in 1885 and is said to be one of the first botanical parks of the region. Designed as per the iconic Central Park in New York City, the park was initially called Central Park, but renamed in 1912 after A.W. Vander Veer, the first Park Council Commissioner of Davenport. As of today, the Vander Veer Park features a music pavilion and a conservatory.
Experience a unique way to get around Davenport and surrounding cities. Channel Cat Water Taxi offers patrons the chance to be transported along the Mississippi to neighboring cities. The taxi offers a daily schedule ferrying passengers to popular destinations and attractions in the area like the Isle of Capri Casino Landing in Bettendorf, the John Deere Commons in Moline, Celebration Belle Landing in Moline and the Village of East Davenport Landing.
Incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places, the Daniel T. Newcome Double House is a heritage structure. This Second Empire style house was brainchild of the renowned architect T.W. McClelland.
On the National Register of Historic Places, the Kimball-Stevenson House was founded by Thomas McClelland in the 1800s, and was home to several senior executives. Over time, it functioned as a brothel until it was abandoned. The building then remained unmaintained until the 1990s when attorney Michael Liebbe purchased it. Its rich architectural history can be credited to its Italianate style and red bricks as well as certain unusual features. The house is now privately owned, so tourists need to contact the owners before visiting.
The Figge Plaza is one of the entrances to the Figge Art Museum that defines the city skyline with its stunning architecture. The plaza often doubles up as an entertainment space hosting community events and festive celebrations throughout the year. Well-connected to the city's downtown area of Davenport, the plaza is often bustling with activity even on non-event days.
The Loop connects several parts of Moline with their bright-colored buses. There are several boarding points for passengers and the buses traverse through popular attractions of Davenport, Rock Island, Bettendorf, etc. Take a ride around the Quad cities at a modest cost with Loop!
LeClaire Park is one of the many green spaces that dot the beautiful city of Davenport. Located at the riverfront of the Mississippi, this public park sprawls across 400 acres (161 hectares). It comprises of several recreational spots, a baseball field and a stage for live entertainment. It hosts an array of concerts, festivals, cultural and community events. Visitors can enjoy a picnic on the lush grass, play a sport, admire the monuments, take a hiking trail and enjoy fishing, among myriad activities on offer.
This stadium has undergone name changes quite a few times since its conception. Formerly known as the Municipal stadium it was renamed as John O'Donnell stadium in 1971 to honour former Davenport Times-Democrat sports editor John O'Donnell. This name was changed to Modern Wooden Park on December 12, 2007. In earlier years this park played host to a number of football games. The River Bandits earlier known as the Swing of the Quad Cities defeated the Burlington Bees 1-0 in the first game at the renovated Modern Woodmen Park on April 29, 2004. There is enough seating space, which vary according to the ticket prices. Be there on Family Fun Day Sundays, if you wish to get autographs of your favourite players.
Bent River Brewing Company offers a wide and interesting selection of craft beers to try from. They have an eclectic food menu too. The atmosphere is welcoming and the staff will make you feel completely at home. You can enjoy your beer in the outdoor patio area as well.
Discover a stunning array of plant life at this little botanical garden located along the Mississippi River. The center was established in 1998 to spread awareness and understanding of plant life in the region. Prominent areas within the garden include a tropical atrium, gardens as well as a greenhouse. The garden train exhibit never fails to get the children excited. The center is also available for private events.
Frick's Tavern is located at Davenport, Iowa, United States. It is a two-story historic building in a commercial district along the Mississippi River. It was built in 1872 and was designed in the Italianate style. The building features arched windows and a hipped roof. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 9, 1974.