Travelers' Favorite Things to Do in Davenport

There are a couple of things you should add to your list of things to do in Davenport. Davenport is situated along the Mississippi River in Iowa, and is a great place for a vacation. BBOnline recommends the following attractions and activities that should not be missed.

Putnam Museum and IMAX Theatre
1717 West 12th Street
Davenport, Iowa 52804
(563) 324-1933
www.putnam.org

The Putnam Museum is the largest museum in the city and should feature on your list of things to do in Davenport. The Putnam Museum and IMAX Theatre is located a short drive away from your Davenport Inn. It has exhibits that are centered on science and the history of the region. This attraction is apt for both the kids as well as adults, because the exhibits are truly entertaining. You can wander through caves and stand face to face with a polar bear exhibit here.

River Music Experience
129 N. Main Street
Davenport, Iowa 52801
(563) 326-1333
www.rivermusicexperience.org

The River Music Experience is one of the places you should add to your list of things to do in Davenport. This organization is one of the most popular and oldest attractions in this part of Iowa. It caters to the needs of the visitors to know more about the musical culture of the region. It hosts several events and workshops that bring to the forefront the legacy of the Mississippi River musical genius. This Redstone Building has hosted many legendary artists and is a must-see attraction. You can get tickets for any of the shows by booking over the phone from your Davenport Bed and Breakfast.

German American Heritage Center
712 West Second Street
Davenport, Iowa 52802-1410
(563) 322-8844
gahc.org

The German American Heritage Center is a tribute to the thousands of Germans that settled in the United States of America during the 1800s. This museum brings to the forefront their struggles, culture and heritage. The museum features both permanent exhibits and the ones that keep changing. You will be taken on a tour of a gallery that showcases the German immigrant experiences and another that speaks about the Amana colonies moving to the city.

Modern Woodmen Park
209 South Gaines Street
Davenport, Iowa 52801
(563) 322-6348

For the sports fanatic, the Modern Woodmen Park offers an experience like no other. This is a baseball field and showcases this popular and loved American sport to the visitors. There are several little league and other tournaments that take place here and the visitors can either participate or cheer on as the game is in progress. After the game, proceed to the exhibit area and learn about the legends of this sport and view their jerseys.

Miller Time Bowling
2902 East Kimberly Road
Davenport, Iowa 52807-2365
(563) 359-7225

It would be unfortunate if you don't get time to unwind and relax at the Miller Time Bowling center. This bowling alley is one of a kind and offers a fun recreational activity on your trip to Davenport. Bowl all the built up shopping and sightseeing stress away at this 12-lane alley.