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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Art Museum
“Great to walk thru and then take a walk along the River. Great combination. Local Restaurants nearby as well. Only about 10 minute easy drive to downtown.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Great area for shops, dining and historic homes. Take the Channel Cat Water Taxi for a memorable experience!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“It's a 7-minute walk to the park, definitely worth the trip when the weather's nice.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“If you love coffee and like high caffeinated coffee, this place is for you. Bonus tip* Their chorizo egg sandwich is to die for. Side note: A little on the expensive side. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Highly recommend- a bar that has dozens of classic arcade games to play. They have tokens available for purchase. Very reasonable token and drink prices.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Museum
“Wonderful history of the Prairie, Some exhibits rotate so check out the website. There are mummies in the lower level which the kids go crazy over.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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  • 2 locals recommend
Plaza
“Great visitors center and gift shop! For more John Deere, check out the World Headquarters visitors center or take a factory tour at the harvester works! ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“If you want affordable groceries, look no further than Aldi's. Amazing place to stock up on everything you need without spending lots of money.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Food
“Fresh, locally grown fruits, veggies, meats, etc. It is indoors and not as big in the winter, but hold about 100 different vendors. Lots of free samples. *Local tip: try the Peanut butter from "Butter me up" in the inside of the market. SOO delish. My step mom has me bring some home to NY whenever I go home because she's addicted. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Real potato french fries and huge tenderloins. Occasional live entertainment. In historic East Village with other bars and spectacular homes. $5 boat rides in riverfront park. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Art Gallery
  • 2 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
  • 1 local recommends
Food
“Everyone raves about Whitey's Ice Cream in the Quad Cities, but personally I prefer this place! Why? Because it's made more naturally and it's made fresh weekly in store! Definitely a must if you're passing through! ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Theatre
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“Bakery in the morning with a huge assortment of pastries and treats! A great restaurant/bar at night with tons of unique food options with beer pairings. Live music often and a large brunch on weekends.”
  • 3 locals recommend