A Day in The Quad Cities

When is the last time you spent an entire day out and about in The Quad Cities?

If you’re looking for a fun summer experience, why not plan a day visiting the best of your community?

To help make it the Best Day in The Quad Cities, we’ve put together a list of go-to businesses that have been loved by our voters (that’s you!).

First stop, coffee.

Being energized for a day of adventuring is super important! Whether you like that extra oomph of espresso to get you going, or prefer tea for your caffeine needs, these are the best coffeeshops to start your day with:


Redband Coffee Co

Coffee Hound

Need breakfast?

Now that you’re energized, it’s time to fuel up with a hearty breakfast! These local spots are loved for their food & service:

Jimmy’s Pancake House

QC Coffee and Pancake House

Village Inn

Let’s go shopping!

Looking for a new book? A board game for the family? New shoes? Add these places to your itinerary for a morning of shopping:

Bamboo Baby Boutique

Active Endeavors

Urban Farmhouse


In the mood for a pizza, a sandwich, or another quick snack? Make a stop to recharge at one of these restaurants before hitting the town again!

Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream

Cafe Express


Have an afternoon of fun with the family!

Don’t forget to share the love with the kiddos! Here are the top places in town for family fun:

Family Museum

QC Family Entertainment

Michael’s Fun World

Time for dinner!

After a day packed with fun, enjoy a meal together! Whatever you’re in the mood for, we’ve got all of the best restaurants in town:

A day out on the town is a great way to have summer fun, explore your community, and share the love with your local businesses.

As you’re out and about, let us know: which businesses were your favorite? Did you find a new spot everyone should know about? Take out your phone and head to localsloveus.com to vote for them!

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