Bettendorf, IA

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Bettendorf which includes a ferry, a river or creek and a bridge

Choose from a long list of activities for all ages in an area with four nearby cities. A major river adds interest.

Bettendorf, Iowa, has one of the world’s longest highways. Route 6 stretches from Massachusetts to California, for 3,652 miles (5,877 kilometers). When you approach Iowa on this highway from the east, Bettendorf is the first major urban area across the state border. Enjoy a pleasant vacation in this Quad Cities area.

Get overviews of Bettendorf and neighboring Davenport by biking along leafy Duck Creek Parkway, which travels creekside for 13 miles (20 kilometers), passing numerous parks and golf courses. The Riverway Trail travels beside the Mississippi River through Bettendorf, Davenport and Riverdale. Hop on the Channel Cat Water Taxi in Bettendorf to continue biking on the other side of the Mississippi or cross the river by bridge.

The proximity of four urban areas, Bettendorf and Davenport in Iowa and Moline and Rock Island in Illinois, give the area the Quad Cities name. Choose from numerous resorts and casinos and find out what events are happening at the Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center attached to Bettendorf’s Isle Casino Hotel.

Spend a fun day at Bettendorf’s Family Museum. The site has interactive exhibits including a 28-foot (8-meter) Mississippi water-play table. Treat yourself to ice cream at Davenport’s Whitey’s Ice Cream, called “Best in the Midwest.”

Relax at Davenport’s Vander Veer Botanical Park and Conservatory with its nationally recognized rose garden and hosta glade. Tour Palmer College Mansion, once owned by the son of Daniel David Palmer who founded chiropractics in the 19th century. A re-creation of Palmer’s office, the Palmer Museum of Chiropractic History, is located in Davenport.

John Deere’s internationally recognized green tractors are featured in Moline, Illinois. Tour the John Deere Pavilion and World Headquarters, interesting for the whole family. Climb aboard agricultural, construction and forestry machinery and test your operating skills in a simulator. This free attraction appeals to young and old.

Visit Bettendorf and the Quad Cities to experience Midwestern life. You’ll have a better understanding of the Mississippi River’s importance to this area.

Cambria Hotel Davenport Quad Cities
Cambria Hotel Davenport Quad Cities
3 out of 5
5061 Competition Drive, Bettendorf, IA
The price is $85 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 3
Situated in Bettendorf, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from The TBK Bank Sports Complex and within 12 mi (20 km) of Isle Casino Bettendorf and John Deere Pavilion. ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (150 reviews)
"6t t.c cfg ho oh g ugh fee e"

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2021

Cambria Hotel Davenport Quad Cities
Isle Casino Hotel - Bettendorf
Isle Casino Hotel - Bettendorf
3 out of 5
1777 Isle Pkwy, Bettendorf, IA
The price is $89 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 9
Situated on the waterfront, this hotel is steps from Isle Casino Bettendorf and Mississippi River. TaxSlayer Center is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) away.
4.1/5 Very Good! (981 reviews)
"Nice hotel but limited dinning options. Note: Quoted rates do not include taxes, resort fees and other misc. charges."

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2021

Isle Casino Hotel - Bettendorf
Hilton Garden Inn Bettendorf/ Quad Cities
Hilton Garden Inn Bettendorf/ Quad Cities
3.5 out of 5
959 Middle Road, Bettendorf, IA
The price is $95 per night from Dec 23 to Dec 23
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Mississippi River, Family Museum, and Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center. Isle Casino Bettendorf ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (311 reviews)
"I could not sleep as well as I had hoped because the curtains did not close all the way. There was no way to get a close, let alone complete, overlap of curtains."

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2021

Hilton Garden Inn Bettendorf/ Quad Cities
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Home2 Suites by Hilton Bettendorf Quad Cities
Home2 Suites by Hilton Bettendorf Quad Cities
3 out of 5
975 Utica Ridge Place, Bettendorf, IA
The price is $101 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 3
Situated in Bettendorf, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Trinity Regional Health System and Mississippi River. Family Museum and UI Health Care are also ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (181 reviews)
"Will definitely keep this hotel in mind as a good place to stay"

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2021

Home2 Suites by Hilton Bettendorf Quad Cities
Entire Ranch Home in Bettendorf, Near Bike Path
Entire Ranch Home in Bettendorf, Near Bike Path
Bettendorf, IA
The price is $118 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 9
Situated in Bettendorf, this vacation home is within 1 mi (2 km) of Family Museum and Mississippi River. Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center and Isle Casino ...
Entire Ranch Home in Bettendorf, Near Bike Path
Homewood Suites by Hilton Davenport
Homewood Suites by Hilton Davenport
3 out of 5
4750 Progress Drive, Davenport, IA
The price is $107 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 16
Situated in Davenport, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Trinity Regional Health System and Mississippi River. UI Health Care and Family Museum are also ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (199 reviews)
"Nice and quiet and breakfast was good."

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2021

Homewood Suites by Hilton Davenport
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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