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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


Vander Veer Botanical Park

Historic botanical park with conservatory and growing house, outdoor gardens, fountains, and sculpture. Nationally recognized rose garden and Hosta Glade, and the largest public rose garden in the Quad Cities. Admission fee for conservatory only.

Davenport, IA Botanical Gardens

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 with local American Indians and in 1833

Davenport, IA Historic Homes

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 Casinos near Davenport, IA

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 sui...

Dubuque Greyhound Park and Casino

Play 1,000 of the newest and most popular slot machines. Live greyhound racing from May through October; simulcast races year...

Diamond Jo Casino

Year-round gambling on this excursion boat, with slot machines, video poker, craps, roulette, blackjack and poker....

Mississippi Belle II Riverboat Casino

A complete entertainment experience. Two full casino decks (slot machines, blackjack, Caribbean stud, craps and roulette), on...

Isle of Capri Casino and Hotel

High-stakes action with more than 1000 slots and 30 table games. Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner....