Covering four counties in Southeastern Iowa and Northwestern Illinois, the Quad Cities beckon people who are looking to enjoy the Mississippi, the vibrant arts scene, and excellent vineyards. Flights to the Quad Cities land in Moline, Illinois at Quad City International (MLI), making traveling in and around the area an easy and quick prospect. Whether you are hoping to stay in Moline (or East Moline), set out for Rock Island, or travel up to Davenport or Bettendorf in Iowa, adventure and awaits you.
Many hotels in the Quad Cities have partnered with the airport to make transportation as convenient. Participating hotels and their airport shuttles are just a two-digit call from designated phone banks. Private taxi companies have published rates for areas throughout the Quad Cities, so you know ahead of time how much traveling to your destination will cost. The RIM Rural Transit works in combination with the MetroLINK system for navigation to and from the more distant locations, and rental cars are available for people arriving from Quad Cities flights.
Once you've settled into your hotel, the Quad Cities are yours to explore. Whether you are inclined toward gaming, or just interested in a scenic dinner cruise, the riverboats plying the Mississippi River are an excellent way to learn more about the history of the cities while having fun on a picturesque voyage. Trails run along the Mississippi, and hikers and bicyclists have more than 100 miles of trails that run throughout the cities. Or, you can visit the Figge Art Museum—its more than 3,500-piece collection in Davenport is sure to wow. Meanwhile, the oenophile in you will love discovering the vineyards and tasting rooms that dot the cities.
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Quad Cities is serviced by one airport, which makes booking your flight here easy. Moline, IL Airport (MLI-Quad City Intl.) is 12 miles (19 kilometers) from the downtown area.Where to stay in Quad Cities
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Have a thing for the finer things in life? Then spend your getaway in true style at the Hotel Blackhawk, Autograph Collection. Vacationing on a budget? Not to worry, you won't be left out in the cold. The Super 8 by Wyndham Davenport will keep both you and your wallet happy.Places to visit in Quad Cities
If you'd like something to remember your vacation by, look beyond the everyday T-shirts, fridge magnets and mugs, and get the ideal souvenir at NorthPark Mall. Want more? Explore the world of history and enjoy a memorable family excursion in the bargain with a visit to Putnam Museum. And that's not all there is. RiverCenter boasts all the fundamental facilities required for a successful event or conference.How to get through airport security fast when traveling to Quad Cities
Your journey to Quad Cities starts as soon as you've finished the security checks. Here are a few useful tips to make sure you pass through quickly: