NOTE: This product is being discontinued. There are only a few copies left, some of which have slight wear on the covers. These communities are now covered in Road Tripping Along the Great River Road, Volume 1.
The Mississippi Valley Traveler Quad Cities Travel Guide, 128 pages of everything you need to know to get the most out of your visit to the river towns in the Quad Cities region. Learn what attracted early settlers to the area, why Black Hawk and other Native Americans were wary of the new settlers, and how John Deere’s invention ensured the future of agriculture in the Midwest. The Quad Cities Travel Guide begins with an introduction to the Quad Cities and a general history lesson, followed by sections on each city that borders the Mississippi River with discussions of local history, attractions, restaurants, entertainment, and lodging. Each section contains a map highlighting areas of interest. Cities include Moline, Rock Island, East Moline, and Hampton in Illinois, and Davenport, Bettendorf, Riverdale, and Pleasant Valley in Iowa. There is also a special section on the Rock Island Arsenal Island. The book concludes with regional information that includes seasonal festivals; published June 2009.
NOTE: You can order a PDF of this book here.