Bus Trips

TAKE A TRIP with the New Lenox Community Park District! We have a variety of travel destinations to choose from, so sit back, relax and let us take care of the driving. Call your family, friends and neighbors and join the fun! Please note that there is no additional fee for nonresidents charged for our bus trips. For further details for the trips listed here or to suggest a future travel destination, please contact the Recreation Department at (815) 485-3584, we’d love to hear from you!

Chicago Hauntings Ghost Tour & Dinner

Chicago, IL
Join us for an evening of history and mystery as we tour haunted sights in Chicago. We will begin our evening with a buffet style dinner at Fireside restaurant – a haunted roadhouse across from infamous Rosehill Cemetery. Our tour guide will entertain us with ghost stories while we dine. Following dinner, we will board the tour bus and visit several haunted sights around the city. Learn about Chicago’s dark history on this exciting tour. Fee includes motorcoach transportation, tour, dinner and gratuity. Registration deadline is Wednesday, September 15.

Activity Day Date Times R/NR
21530-A1  F 10/8 Depart: 5:00pm (LCC)
Return:  11:00pm (Approximately)

Holiday Shopping

Aurora, IL
Shop ‘til you drop and save some money while doing it! We will be taking a trip to the Chicago Premium Outlet Mall in Aurora. From Vera Bradley to Kirkland’s, this mall has it all! This is an outdoor mall, so make sure you dress accordingly and bring your walking shoes! Fee includes mini-bus transportation only. Lunch will be on your own at one of the full-service restaurants or eat along the way at one of the many snacks and food shops. Registration deadline is Monday, November 1.

Activity Day Date Times R/NR
21547-A1 TU 11/16 Depart 9:15am (LCC)
Return:  3:30pm (Approximately)

Ten Chimneys Tour & Lunch at Fitzgerald’s

Genesee Depot, WI
Join us as we will travel to Genoa, WI and enjoy a “Door County” Fish Boil at Fitzgerald’s. Fitzgerald’s Genoa City Junction serves all-you-can-eat North Atlantic Cod boiled in traditional outdoor kettles year-round for that one-of-a-kind mouthwatering taste. Following lunch, we head to Genesee, WI to Ten Chimneys – the estate lovingly created by theatre legends Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne. Those who visit, like guests of the Lunts, are welcomed into the Lunts’ extraordinary home without the fuss of ropes or barriers. Tours of Ten Chimneys not only celebrate the one-of-a-kind collection the Lunts amassed during their lifetimes, but also honor the values found in every corner of the Lunts’ lives, both on the stage and in the house, they called home for more than half a century. Tours run, rain or shine. Guests should be comfortable standing, walking and climbing stairs for the duration of their tour. Fee includes transportation, tour and gratuity. Registration deadline is Tuesday, September 21.

Activity Day Date Times R/NR
29508-A1 TH 10/21 Depart: 9:30am (LCC)
Return: 7:45pm (Approximately)

Chicago’s Christkindlmarket

Chicago, IL
The Christkindlmarket is the largest traditional Christmas market outside of Europe. More than 65% of the vendors travel from Germany to Chicago each year to share their fine wares and holiday traditions. With free admission, the Christkindlmarket Chicago makes for a grand day trip to Chicago and brings all ages together for a perfect park district outing. Come and shop, browse, eat and be merry as we spend the day in Chicago. Enjoy the comfort of not worrying about driving or parking as we travel in a motorcoach. For those who do not wish to spend the entire day at the Christkindlmarket, it is an easy walk to see Macy’s and other stores on State Street and/or walk to Millennium Park to see the holiday decorations there just be back to our departure spot by 3:00pm. Fee includes motorcoach transportation only. Registration deadline is Friday, November 5.

Activity Day Date Times R/NR
21550-A1  TH 12/2 Depart: 10:00am (LCC)
Return: 6:00pm (Approximately)

Lightscape at Chicago Botanic Gardens

Glencoe, IL
Get ready for some holiday joy! Join us at the Chicago Botanic Gardens for the popular Lightscape event. This year brings a new path and exciting new delights! There are new inventive installations and all your favorites, too. Hum along to the melodic tunes of the singing trees. Surround yourself in the twinkling glow of the Cathedral of Light and find new features that shine with all the colors imaginable. You will enjoy the light shows walking at your own pace along the 1.25-mile path. This holiday season, set a merry mood with friends and family. This event is rain or shine, so please dress for the weather. Fee includes motorcoach transportation and admission. Registration deadline is Tuesday, November 16.

Activity Day Date Times R/NR
29509-A1 TH 12/16 Depart:  3:45pm (LCC)
Return:  8:30pm (Approximately)

Mount Rushmore & the Black Hills of South Dakota

South Dakota
This is the trip you been waiting for! Board your spacious motor coach for 6 nights of lodging including four consecutive nights in South Dakota, 10 meals: 6 breakfast and 4 dinners. You will visit Mount Rushmore National Memorial, tour the Wildlife Loop Road at Custer State Park, receive a guided tour of Deadwood, plus Gaming at Deadwood Casino. You will also visit the unique Journey Museum, Amazing Crazy Horse Memorial and don’t forget the spectacular Badlands National Park and much more. This trip departs at 8:30am from the LCC on Sunday, May 15 and will return the evening of Saturday, May 21. Trip insurance prices vary depending on occupancy ($59 triple, $69 double and $69 single per person) Please write a separate check payable to “Travel Insured International, Inc.” or pay it online at www.travelconfident.com. Limited space available; don’t wait to register! Final payment due date and registration deadline is March 8, 2022.

Activity Day Date R/NR
21538-A1  SU-SA 5/15-5/21 $719 per Person Double
21538-A2 SU-SA 5/15-5/21 $925 per Person Single
21538-A3 SU-SA 5/15-5/21 $699 per Person Triple

*$75 due upon signing