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Discover Davenport from our downtown hotel

Surrounded by restaurants, boutiques and microbreweries, Radisson Quad City Plaza lies within easy reach of the best things to do in Davenport, Iowa. Take the skywalk to the Adler Theatre to see a touring Broadway show, or stop by the RiverCenter to attend a conference. You can also walk to Modern Woodmen Park for a baseball game or stroll to the Figge Art Museum to view 19th- and 20th-century paintings. Traveling with kids? Our comfortable hotel rooms and suites are located about two miles from the interactive exhibits at The Putnam Museum & Science Center and about a 20-minute drive from the animals at Niabi Zoo.

Experience the culture of the Quad Cities by attending one of our many local festivals. You can buy tickets for the RiverRoots Music & Arts Festival for live music every June or walk to the Bix Jazz Festival every July. If you’re a runner, don’t miss the Quad-City Times Bix 7 road race.

Family fun:
  • Modern Woodmen Park (0.7 miles)
    Cheer on the Quad Cities River Bandits at this riverfront park, once declared the top minor league ballpark in the nation by USA TODAY.
    Phone: +1 (563) 324-3000
  • Celebration River Cruises (4.8 miles)
    Hop aboard the Celebration Belle to explore the Mississippi River. You can enjoy a sightseeing cruise along the river or listen to a narrated tour during lunch or dinner on this classic paddlewheel boat.
    Phone: +1 (309) 764-1952
  • Niabi Zoo (11.8 miles)
    Home to more than 800 animals, the Niabi Zoo provides special activities like giraffe feeding and a petting zoo. 
    Phone: +1 (309) 799-3482

Museums:

  • Figge Art Museum (0.1 mile)
    Explore a variety of rotating exhibits and the permanent collection of 19th- and 20th-century works at this popular museum. 
    Phone: +1 (563) 326-7804
  • German American Heritage Center (0.5 miles)
    Housed in a hotel that opened in 1862, this museum and cultural center is dedicated to preserving the history of German-Americans. See multimedia exhibits on how German immigrants helped to shape the Midwest.
    Phone: +1 (563) 322-8844
  • The Putnam Museum & Science Center (2.3 miles)
    The Putnam offers interactive exhibits that explore science, nature and history. If you’re a fan of giant-screen entertainment, don’t miss a movie in the museum’s theater. 
    Phone: +1 (563) 324-1933

Shopping:

  • Bucktown Center for the Arts (0.2 miles)
    Walk just east of our hotel to find more than a dozen shops selling affordable local art.
    Phone: +1 (309) 737-2066
  • Village of East Davenport (1.8 miles)
    Take in views of the Mississippi River as you browse the shops, restaurants, bars and art galleries of the historic district.
  • NorthPark Mall (3.5 miles)
    This expansive mall features popular stores like Barnes & Noble, Dillard’s, American Eagle and Bath & Body Works.
    Phone: +1 (563) 391-6773

Convention centers and entertainment:

  • Adler Theatre (connected by skywalk)
    Designed in the Art Deco style, this elegant theater hosts touring Broadway musicals, dance performances and symphony orchestra concerts. 
    Phone: +1 (563) 326-8500
  • RiverCenter (connected by skywalk)
    Spanning 100,000 square feet, the RiverCenter hosts conventions, conferences and trade shows with its expansive exhibition halls and smaller breakout rooms. 
    Phone: +1 (563) 326-8500
  • River Music Experience (0.2 miles)
    Catch a live performance by a touring musician at this venue, which also offers a cafe and open-mike nights.
    Phone: +1 (563) 326-1333
  • TaxSlayer Center (3.7 miles)
    With seats for up to 12,000 people, this multipurpose arena hosts some of the area’s biggest events. Take your kids to see Disney on Ice presents Frozen, or treat yourself to a show by musical acts like Alabama.
    Phone: +1 (309) 764-2001

Other points of interest:

  • Quad City Botanical Center (1.4 miles)
    Featuring a garden designed just for kids and a 6,444-square-foot conservatory with fragrant plants like jasmine and vanilla, this botanical center is the perfect destination for a quiet getaway.
    Phone: +1 (309) 794-0991
  • U.S. Army Rock Island Arsenal (1.5 miles)
    Headquarters for the First Army, this military weapons manufacturing arsenal is the U.S. Army’s only active foundry. Check out the Rock Island Arsenal Museum to learn more about howitzers and see exhibits on the Union prison camp based here during the Civil War.
    Phone: +1 (309) 782-0485
  • Vander Veer Botanical Park (1.8 miles)
    Established more than 130 years ago, this 33-acre park contains a wide variety of beautiful trees and gardens. Stroll under the glass canopy of the conservatory, and don’t miss the light show at the popular Stone Fountain.
    Phone: +1 (563) 326-7818
  • LeClaire, IA (14.3 miles)
    Home of the American Pickers, this neighboring town is a great place to find antique furniture and collectibles of all kinds.
    Phone: +1 (563) 289-4242

Driving directions to Radisson Quad City Plaza:

  • From I-80: Take the Brady Street exit (295A). Travel south five miles to 2nd Street, turn left and drive two blocks.
  • From I-74: Take the Grant Street exit. Travel west three miles to Brady Street.
  • From I-280: Take the River Drive exit. Travel east six miles to Brady Street.