Grab a Bite to Eat
Clinton has such a vast array of dining choices that it is impossible for anyone to walk away hungry. Local favorites vary from traditional American fare to authentic Italian cuisine and Asian restaurants. Hit up Joe Vitale's Pizza & Restaurant for a mouthwatering pizza that tastes like it came straight from an oven in Chicago. If you are craving authentic Mexican fare, do not miss out on the nachos tapatios at El Tapatio on Camanche Ave. Make sure to stop by J & D Steakhouse when you have a craving for a big, juicy steak.
Explore New Sights
There is no place you would rather be than indulging in the fresh air and scenic sights around Clinton. Gardeners and tree lovers will feel like they found paradise as they stroll through Bickelhaupt Arboretum. Here you will find 14 acres of carefully-manicured trees, shrubs, and flowers, all divided into collections that pay tribute to various categories. Rock Creek Marina offers residents a number of opportunities for camping, hiking, boating, and otherwise exploring the great outdoors. Spend an afternoon in a paddle boat on the Mississippi River and end the night with fun and laughter as you sit around the campfire with your family.
The city of Clinton is home to a very active theater community, and there is one venue in particular that you will not want to miss out on. The Clinton Area Showboat Theatre is an authentic paddle wheeler riverboat that has been restored and renovated for use as a waterfront theater. With most shows performed in the summer months, theater-goers will be able to take in shows that range from classic musicals to original comedies, all performed by talented local actors as well as a few seasoned Broadway professionals. The Clinton Area Showboat Theater is your golden ticket to unique experience you will never forget.