Potter House

1906 Seventh Ave., Rock Island, Illinois, 61201, United States | B&B
Prices starting from $75.00
 

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Flooding

A travel blog entry by psandefur

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WEDNESDAY 7/2-The closer we get to Iowa the faster the blue skies disappear. There are clouds ahead and hopefully they are only rain clouds and not tornado clouds. Iowa is like Nebraska with corn fields on both sides of the interstate and a lot of older farm houses in the middle. I was wondering about all the corn and found that Iowa is the largest producer of ethanol uses only 1/3 of their corn supply ...

From rain to sun but more of the same green.......

A travel blog entry by thedanes

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We awoke to pouring rain, thunder and lightning which got us up and out earlier than usual. After a quick breakfast in Riley, we filled up with fuel and were on the road by 10. The day's drive started out with pouring rain and plenty of lightning.  We weren't worried though because we're not grounded - that's the theory, right???  By 2 pm, we had outrun the storm and were enjoying blue skies again. We figure we'll get at least one more ...

A slow day

A travel blog entry by simon.schorn

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... passing through several small towns on the way. Just like Dubuque it didn't appear enticing at first glance, it looked drab and neglected. However, the main attraction was like an oasis in the desert. The all-glass structure of the Figge Art Museum hosted some great rural American art as well as some other interesting exhibitions. Once again, the European heritage proved a reliable source of food as we found a German themed pub for dinner in the trendy Moline ...

Muscatine and Great Friends

A travel blog entry by griesenj

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... afternoon we stopped by the local American Legion with Floyd, Tisha, Dolly and myself and had a great visit with Rhonda Leonard and John Shelangoski.
Tuesday morning we had a "Breakfast Date" at McDonald's with Bill and Linda MacCracken, Vivian Waltman Reed and Kathy Pagel Witte to talk about our trip, high school friends and families.
My sister, Tisha and I later visited Greenwood Cemetery to visit graves of our parents, ...

John Deere Museum - pennies for the kids!

A travel blog entry by heavenonearth

As we've traveled from state to state, we find special places to stop & get the grandkids a stamped penny for their Penny Passports. Since we're driving straight through Illinois, we were happy to find the John Deere Museum just across the Mississippi River from ...

Location

This B&B, located on 1906 Seventh Ave., Rock Island, is near Figge Art Museum, Quad City Botanical Center, Mississippi River Visitors Center, and Rock Island Arsenal.
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