Once the spring cold broke, many of us couldn’t wait for the warmth of the summer sun. But when those days hit the unbearable 90-100 degree mark, and the only option seems to sit inside in the air-conditioned bliss of your home, break out the pool gear and look over the list of local water parks to cool-off in the heat.
The Quad Cities straddles the 4th largest river in the world and are we lucky! There are so many fun water adventures here, where the Mississippi River travels east to west and meets the Rock River. We also have lakes, ponds, dams, and more. Getting on the water is a must whether you are visiting or living in the QC.
Here are my 6 favorite ways to get on the water in the Quad Cities:
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 a new year, which means it’s also the time for resolutions!
Forget the healthy eating and exercise (at least for the duration of this post). I have a suggestion for a great resolution for your entire family – a year of family fun right here in the Quad Cities!
This year, resolve to do something each month with your family in the Quad Cities. These mini adventures will be a great way to try new things and have lots of fun along the way!
Here are a few suggestions of activities my family is going to try each month of the year! (And be sure to add your own suggestions in the comments!)
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