Travel Blogs from Moline
... for some ice cream...to die for....
Next day we toured the Deere Wiman mansion built by the son of the famous John Deere in 1893.( mom ....it reminded be of a smaller version of Downton Abbey with its servants quarters and bell system) It overlooked the original factory on the river and is stunning.....but in great need of restorations.
Sadly we said goodbye to Nicole and family and headed out on the ...
... gift shop you have ever seen. Needless to say I had to be drug out skidding heels blistering the pavement! Mostly no snow on the ground the first day but more as we travel eastward..temperatures around freezing but glorious sunshine.
tonight we rest our heads at our niece Nicole, Allan and little Liam's. They have a beautiful home in Bettendorf on the Missippippi. Tomorrow we will see the area with ...
Stopped for the night Davenport, Iowa, was part of the Louisiana Purchase. In 1814, during the War of 1812 the British military, along with the Saux and Fox Indian tribes fought against the Americans near Davenport. In August, Major Zachary Taylor, later President, fought a battle east of what is now Credit Island Park, in Davenport. An outpost was set up at ...
... them, not even if they have razor wire -- they are such powerful animals. We also learned later how dangerous they actually are; here is a quote from Wikipedia:
"Bison are among the most dangerous animals encountered by visitors to the various U.S. and Canadian national parks and will attack humans if provoked. They appear slow because of their lethargic movements but can easily outrun humans—bison have ...
... in that zoo. They have an aquarium, butterfly house, a stingray beach and so much more. A worthwhile zoo trip if you are passing through.
We hit the road for our dinner spot in Iowa City. We want to see the U of I campus and hopefully find a place to eat. We were pleasantly surprised by the town. They had a great restaurant area and was quite lively on this Friday night. We ate at a rice and noodle restaurant called ...
Other places to stay in Moline
6902 27th st, Moline | 3 star hotelfrom $59
1415 River Drive, Moline | 3 star hotelfrom $111
5450 27th St., Moline | 2 star hotelfrom $66
6920 27th St., Off Airport Road and US-6 W, Moline | 2 star hotelfrom $49
2501 52nd Avenue, Moline | Hotelfrom $43
4600 53rd Street, Moline | 3 star hotelfrom $122
2450 69th Avenue, Moline | 2 star hotelfrom $112
101 18th Street, Moline | 2 star hotelfrom $117
2705 48th Avenue, Moline | 2 star hotelfrom $95
2600 52nd Ave., Moline | 2 star hotelfrom $106
2550 52nd Avenue, Moline | 2 star hotelfrom $94
2721 69th Avenue Court, Moline | 2 star hotelfrom $104