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The planners of Tug Fest have made it a family affair
If you go . . . .
If you are coming and plan to stay for the two-day event, there are:
- Bed & breakfast lodgings in both towns
- Camp grounds within a few miles of each town
- Camp Hauberg in Port Byron: (309) 523-2168
- Illiniwek in Hampton: (309) 496-2620
- Motels and hotels in the nearby Quad Cities of Moline, East Moline, Rock Island, and Davenport, or in Bettendorf
There is plenty to do and see in the Quad Cities area besides Tug Fest:
- John Deere Commons and Museum
- John Deere World Headquarters designed by famed architect Eero Saarinen
- U.S. Army Arsenal on Rock Island including a fabulous museum open 7 days a week
- Great gambling on Mississippi riverboats
- The Amazing Maize Maze: (319) 289-9999
To get to Tug Fest 98, follow Interstates 74, 80, or 88 to the Mississippi River, then go North along the River Road (either the Iowa or Illinois side) to LeClaire or Port Byron.
For more information, contact:
- Port Byron Commissioner Carol Frits: (309) 523-3312
- LeClaire Tug Fest President Angie Mapes: (319) 289-5185
- LeClaire Chamber of Commerce and Office of Tourism & Development: (319) 289-5740
- The Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau: (309) 788-7800
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