The sun is shining down, and the heat is a’blazin’! In the Midwest, you know it is the heat of the summer and it’s not going to cool down anytime soon — so where does that leave us? Ready for a day at the pool!
Category Archives: Outdoors
This year is the 13th Anniversary of River Action’s Explore the River Educational Series. From now until September 2nd there will be several different subjects covered, from history to wildlife to bridges presented through Channel Cat Talks and Riverine Walks.
Stretch out your weary bones from late night fireworks. Lace up those running shoes, and fuel that body with water and food (and maybe bring a portable fan post-race) because it’s time for the annual 4th of July Firecracker Run in downtown East Moline.
Every June for the past 10 years, my husband has completed in the Quad Cities Triathlon at West Lake Park in Davenport, IA. Each year when we go to cheer him on, I am reminded of all the unique recreational opportunities in the Quad Cities. Doing a triathlon at West Lake is pretty fun, but just hanging out there is something else you should try.
Two things you should tri/try at West Lake:
It’s going to be a Red, White, and Blue weekend in the Quad Cities. There is a plethora of activities to put you in the patriotic mood. Here is a list of fireworks!
Everything doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg in order to have some fun with friends, family and/or your little ones. In the Quad Cities, take a look below at all the free fun we have going on around here!
The Quad Cities has a lot of options for all types of adults planning a weekend trip away or a local “staycation” from the Active to the Adventurous, or for the more Artistic.
Check out these free outdoor summer concert series throughout the Quad Cities! You’ll be busy every night! Don’t forget your blanket or lawn chair. Visit their websites for band information.
The Quad Cities is home to many outdoor adventures. From the riverfront trails to the parks filled with nature paths, there is ample opportunity for runners, walkers, hikers and bikers to get active and enjoy the beautiful scenery this area has to offer.
Here are a few egg hunts taking place this year in the region. There are options are for all ages – and many are free for kids and families. Bring a basket or bag to gather eggs!