Quad Cities Overview

Introduction View from Arsenal Island clock tower Welcome to the Quad Cities, where the Mississippi River flows from east to west—to get from Iowa to Illinois you have to go south! The Quad Cities consist of the Iowa cities of Davenport and Bettendorf and the Illinois cities of Rock Island, Moline, and East

By | April 10th, 2009|Quad Cities Regional Overview|0 Comments

First Impressions: A Tale of Two Cities or, Possibly, Five

Looking down from the Julien Dubuque monument I may be writing a travel guide, but I want to create something that is more than just a list of ways to pass the time. I want to describe the feeling of a place, to steer visitors toward experiences that help understand a town’s history

By | June 24th, 2007|Blogging the Great River Road|0 Comments