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Snow Tubing | In & Around the Quad Cities

Snow tubing is a family-friendly winter activity for everyone – from toddlers to adults! No experience is needed and tubes are provided. *You will want to check the rules/age requirements for each before you head...

Guide to Wineries | In & Around the Quad Cities

Welcome to the Quad Cities, where the river flows, and the wine pours – a grape escape for parents in need of a sanity sip! Our guide to the local wineries ensures you navigate...

December Bucket List | In & Around the Quad Cities

December in the Quad Cities is a magical time when the area comes alive with festive lights, holiday spirit, and many activities to enjoy. Whether you're a local resident or planning a visit, we've...
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Ice Skating | In & Around the Quad Cities

The River's Edge 700 W. River Dr. Davenport, IA 52802 563-328-PARK (7275) The River's Edge is a premier multi-sport facility housing an indoor Olympic-sized ice rink featuring hockey, public & freestyle skating, lessons, and more! Check the monthly...

Christmas Dinner | In & Around the Quad Cities

Santa Brunch at The Clubhouse at Pebble Creek December 10 | 9:00a - 3:00p 3851 195th St, Le Claire, IA 52753 (563) 396-6225 Please make reservations by calling 563.396.6225 Santa Brunch at Foundry December 17 | 9:00a 5055 Competition Dr, Bettendorf,...

Best Sledding Hills | In & Around the Quad Cities

Sledding is a great outdoor activity for families -- and we have some great (free) options in our area. Did we miss any of your favorites or hidden gems?Duck Creek Park 3300 E. Locust Street, Davenport,...

10 Must-Read Holiday Books for Kids

There's something truly magical about immersing yourself in a good book during the festive season. The juxtaposition of the chilly, pine-scented outdoor atmosphere with the warmth and enchantment found in holiday-themed books creates a...

Top Holiday Movies to Get You in the Festive Spirit

The tradition of watching holiday movies, whether they're classic favorites or new releases, is a cherished part of the festive experience for many. The warmth, nostalgia, and messages of love and generosity found in...

Indoor Waterparks | Driving Distance from the Quad Cities

The midwest is full of indoor waterparks — amazing indoor waterparks! And once cabin fever starts to settle in, waterparks are a great option to have some fun and to burn that energy. We...

Winter Break Camps | In & Around the Quad Cities

If you find yourself working during winter break and need engaging activities for your kids, Winter Break Camps in the Quad Cities can be a fantastic solution! We've compiled a list of 8 locations...

Best Winter Hikes in the QCA for Families

Just because it's cold - doesn't mean we can't still get outside and explore. In fact, winter is a beautiful time of the year to get out and go for a hike. Bundle up...

Staycation in the QCA | Favorite Hotels with an Indoor Pool

My family loves doing staycations in the winter. A staycation is a fun way to feel like you are on ‘vacation’ without leaving your own city. The hotels we are sharing below all have indoor...