Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Rock Island

The area's live music and churches are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Rock Island. Renowned for its island views, football matches and riverfront, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Rock Island

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Rock Island has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mississippi River Project (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Arsenal Island Golf Course (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Niabi Zoo (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • TPC Deere Run Golf Course (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Rock Island

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Rock Island is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Schwiebert Riverfront Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Black Hawk State Historic Site (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Vander Veer Botanical Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Rock Island

The nearest airport is in Moline, IL (MLI-Quad City Intl.), located 4.1 mi (6.5 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Rock Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 19 holiday rentals around Rock Island. From 11 Houses to 3 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Rock Island is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Rock Island?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Rock Island. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Circa 21 Dinner Playhouse: 25 holiday rentals
  • John Hauberg Indian Museum: 22 holiday rentals
  • Mississippi River Visitors Center: 23 holiday rentals
  • Colonel Davenport House: 23 holiday rentals
  • Arsenal Island Golf Course: 23 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rock Island listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Rock Island?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 11 Houses in Rock Island. Our other popular types of Rock Island holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 2 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 2 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Rock Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 15 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Rock Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.