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Davenport, Iowa

  • Colonel Davenport

    Tour guides recall the army fort construction that brought George Davenport to Rock Island on the Mississippi (now home to the Rock Island Arsenal) in 1816. Davenport developed a prosperous fur trade ...
    Colonel Davenport

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Schuetzen Park Historic Site

This site holds many special memories for generations of local German-Americans and other area residents. In 1870, the Davenport Schützengesellschaft (later called the Schützen Verein) created this "Schützenpark"

Davenport, IA Historic Sites

Rhythm City Casino and Blackhawk Hotel

Enjoy more than 1,000 slot machines, 19 table games, and two restaurants. End your day in one of our comfortable rooms or suites.

Davenport, IA Casinos


Swing of the Quad Cities Baseball

Minor league baseball at the historic John O'Donnell Stadium in downtown Davenport. Enjoy 70 home games during the 2005 season.

Davenport, IA

Putnam Museum of History and Natural Science/IMAX Theatre

Permanent exhibits feature Mississippi River history and natural environments of the region as well as worldwide cultures. Changing exhibits, museum store, and 3D IMAX Theater.

Davenport, IA Museums

Things to do near Davenport, IA

Brownlie Sod House

Self-guided tour of this historic site. Open houses during Strawberry Festival in June and Harvest Tour in fall....

Putnam Museum of History and Natural Science/IMAX Theatre

Permanent exhibits feature Mississippi River history and natural environments of the region as well as worldwide cultures. Ch...

Tabor Home Vineyards & Winery

Vineyards and international award-winning winery on family's 1890s farm site. Enjoy wine tasting on screened veranda, winery ...

Clinton County Historical Society Museum

Learn the story of early Mississippi-area settlers and the local lumber business. Period furniture and rare manually-powered...

Jackson County Welcome Center

Replica of old fashioned schoolhouse, complete with a bell to ring and authentic furnishings. Enjoy picnic area and playgrou...