The Quad Cities is the largest metropolitan area on the upper Mississippi River between Minneapolis and St. Louis. With a population of more than 400,000, the Quad Cities rests on the banks of the Mighty Mississippi and is made up of riverfront cities of Moline/East Moline and Rock Island in Illinois, and Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa. Located in the heart of the Midwest, the Quad Cities is within a day's drive of several major metropolitan areas such as Chicago, St. Louis, Des Moines and Minneapolis. In addition, the Quad Cities is a stop along I-80, I-88, I-74 and several major state highways. The staff at the Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau is delighted that you are considering our community for your next group. We are ready to assist you with your needs and to provide you with the promotional tools that will help make your tour or event even more successful. We will make you and your guests feel right at home! Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.