Molina/Quad Cities

Molina/Quad Cities

  • By Mary P
  • Travel Tips
  • 11.05.2016

Life can be so sweet if you find yourself in the right place. Molina/Quad Cities is one of those places where one can land in sweet situations. Attractions and plenty of activity awaits in Molina/Quad Cities.

Things to See

Putnam Museum

Your mouth says WOW! And your eyes say “Goodness.” Your hands won't say anything, because they will be busy interacting with the many exhibits featuring ecosystems, mammals from various continents, ancient and modern civilizations and then some.Check out the mega sized National Geographic Giant Screen Theatre where the images will pop off of the seven story wide, five story high screen.

Niabi Zoo

140 animal species are represented at this zoo. Ride the carousel or the steam engine train. Animals with fur, spots, colored feathers, long necks and more are housed in this zoo.

Figge Art Museum

Visual arts are over the top at this museum. A favorite of locals and tourists, it offers traveling and permanent exhibits, a museum store, research and library stacks, an art studio, a family activity center and family gallery, along with a large auditorium. Mexican colonial art, Haitian art, contemporary and Renaissance art are all there.

Things to Do

River Excursions

Four excellent cruise options await via Celebration River Cruises,  Riverboat Twilight or the Channel Cat Water Taxi. Check individual sites for departure times, etc.

Playcrafters Barn Theatre

This theatre has been offering presentations for an enduring time frame. Established in 1929, it has showcased music, drama and comedy to audiences throughout the years.

Adventure Quest of the Quad Cities

There's nothing like having someone else do all the legwork, while you get the benefits. By calling ahead at Adventure Quest, you have access to an 8,000 SqFt facility where you can host an event including entertainment, arrange for a variety of food fare, do a game show spinoff and more. If you wish to use them, there's a zip line, hay rides and a ropes course.


Can anyone say, “My plate is full?” Many have to make this declaration when planning a trip to Molina/Quad Cities because there is so much to do and see while there.