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Places to Go if your Staying Local for Spring Break

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at SAU chapter.

Not going home for spring break? Here is a list of things you can do or places you can visit in the Quad Cities. Here are some food places, historical sites, museums, nature areas and entertainment for you to enjoy. 


  • High 5 Lanes & Games
  • The Mad Potter
  • Cat’s Eye Distillery
  • Cinemark 
  • Crow Creek Park
  • Splash Landing


  • Figge Art Museum
  • Putnam Museum and Science Center
  • Vander Veer Botanical Park
  • German American Heritage Center
  • Rhythm City Casino Resort
  • Adler Theatre
  • Davenport Skybridge
  • Quad City Symphony Orchestra

Rock Island

  • Rock Island Arsenal
  • Quad City Botanical Center
  • White Water Junction
  • Black Hawk State Historic Park
  • Circa 21


  • Taxslayer Center
  • Quad City Music Guild
  • Channel Cat Taxi
  • Bad Boys Pizza & Pub
Veronica A(V) is the Campus Correspondent at HC @ SAU. She oversees the entire chapter including editorial, events, social media, etc. Beyond HC, V is involved on campus. She is the President of DAPi. She is the Social Media Director for SAAT, and a Sexual Assault Advocate. Veronica is majoring in Early Childhood Education with an endorsement in Special Education and a minor in Music. She is currently student teaching!!! In her freetime, V plays the flute and other instruments and can sing. She used to play and coach softball. Veronica was born in Florida but now lives in Illinois. She also has 2 cats at home. She was the D.E.I. Ambassador for 2 years.