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!
Sorry….. there are no refunds on bus trips.

RV Hall of Fame & Downtown Elkhart

Elkhart, IN
The RV Hall of Fame is a 100,000 sq. ft. museum in Elkhart, Indiana that features a variety of historical recreational vehicles dating back 100 years and continuing through the 1980s. The oldest vehicle on display is a 1913 Earl Travel Trailer and is the oldest surviving specimen known. Step through the doors and step back in time. Trailers and other authentic memorabilia from as far back as the 1920s are on hand to show you how far we’ve come and, maybe, pine for the good old days. After the Museum you can explore Downtown Elkhart. A vibrant, walkable area filled with restaurants and shops. Fee includes motorcoach transportation and museum admission. Lunch is on your own in downtown Elkhart.
Registration deadline is Friday, June 23.

Activity Day Date Times R/NR
11503-A1 W 7/19 7:45am (LCC Departure)
4:45pm (Return Approximately)

Bristol Renaissance Faire

Kenosha, WI
Every Faire day recreates a time when knights were noble, maids were merry and turkey legs were titanic. Once you enter the portal gates, you travel back in time to the year 1574, and you’ve walked right into an exciting village festival day. It’s time to eat, drink and be merry! Visitors can take a rollicking romp through Elizabethan England, complete with 16th Century games, rides, arts, crafts, food, music, and one-of-a-kind encounters with a spectacular cast of characters. Nearly 200 artisans display their wares in the Bristol Faire Marketplace. Potters, glass blowers, jewelers and forgers busily go about their work, as shoppers discover rare finds around every corner. The entertainment at Bristol spans 16 different performance areas and all the streets in between! You’ll find daredevil acrobats, soulful musicians, side-splitting comedians, three full-contact jousts, and hundreds of performers who bring the city of Bristol to life! At the Bristol Renaissance Faire, everyday recreates a time when knights were noble, and maids were merry! Fee includes transportation and admission.

Registration Deadline is Friday, June 30.

Activity Day Date Times R/NR
11540-A1 SA 7/29 8:00am (LCC Departure)
5:45pm (Return Approximately)

Tall Ship Windy Architecture & Skyline Sail Plus Navy Pier

All Ages
Chicago, IL
There’s no better place to experience breath taking views of Chicago or Lake Michigan than aboard 148′ S/V Windy, the Official Tall Ship Ambassador for the City of Chicago. Take in the world-famous skyline, while we learn the history of Chicago and its world-famous architecture. Before you set sail, you will have free time to shop, dine, and explore Navy Pier. Fee includes transportation and boat tour.
Registration Deadline is Wednesday, July 19.

Activity Day Date Times R/NR
11519-A1 SA 8/12 10:15am (LCC Departure)
6:15pm (Return Approximately)

Schlemiel, Schlimazel, Laverne & Shirley Tour of Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI
If you are a fan of the Laverne & Shirley show, you will appreciate seeing Milwaukee’s City Hall which was the opening shot of the show. See Polish Flats and the Brewery that made Milwaukee Famous, “Shotz.” We even make a stop to see Laverne’s heartthrob The Bronze Fonz Statue. Bring your camera for that! Our day includes touring Lakefront Brewery where you will enjoy 2 samples and a souvenir glass. Laverne’s pop was well known for his pizza served at the Pizza Bowl, so lunch is at a family-owned Pizzeria. The day also includes a game of mini bowling because the girls have to keep their skills sharp for the Shotz Brewery Tournament. Top off the day with a frozen custard treat at Milwaukee’s legendary and nostalgic Leon’s Drive-In. Be ready for surprises along the way. Fee includes transportation, tour with guide, lunch, mini-bowling, frozen custard, and gratuity.

Registration Deadline is Wednesday, July 5

Activity Day Date Times R/NR
11502-A1 W 8/23 6:45am (LCC Departure)
6:30pm (Return Approximately)

Nashville Connection at Starved Rock

Utica, IL
Country music at its finest! Dave and Daphne, a Nashville duo perform a high-energy show with Classic Country music roots!! Dave is well known for his 10 years on the road as Barbara Mandrell’s lead guitarist. Daphne was Southern Gospel Music’s Female Vocalist of the Year, having spent many years with the Bill Gaither Southern Gospel Music Conventions. She’s best described as a cross between Shania Twain and Patsy Cline. Together they bring Country Legend favorites: Loretta Lynn, Willie Nelson, Patsy Cline and so many more, to create an afternoon of Nashville Fun! Fee includes transportation, lunch buffet, show and gratuity.
Registration deadline is Friday, August 18.

Activity Day Date Times R/NR
11541-A1 TU 9/19 9:45am (LCC Departure)
4:45pm (Return Approximately)

Ring of Fire at Drury Lane

Oak Brook, IL
Ring of Fire showcases the story of Johnny Cash through his music. From country rock n’ roll to searing ballads of love and faith, Cash’s iconic songs highlight the incredible struggles and triumphs of his life. Performed by an incredible group of actor/musicians, Ring of Fire celebrates the music that has become a part of our collective experience. Before the show, we will enjoy a delicious lunch. Meal choices are Lemon & Herb Crusted Cod, Roasted Chicken Breast, or Pot Roast. Please make your selection at the time of registration. Fee includes transportation, lunch & show.

Registration Deadline is Wednesday, August 30.

Activity Day Date Times R/NR
11505-A1 W 9/27 10:45am (LCC Departure)
5:00pm (Return Approximately)


Memphis, TN
Memphis – Home of the Blues, Soul & Rock n Roll. This trip includes deluxe motor coach transportation, 4 nights lodging and 8 meals, Admission to Graceland, Sun Studio, Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum and a guided tour of Memphis and free time on Beale Street. Trip insurance prices are $72 for a single, double & triple. 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! This trip departs at 8:00am from LCC on Monday, October 16 and will return in the evening of Friday, October 20. Limited space available so don’t wait to register!

Activity Day Date R/NR
21538-A1 M-F 10/16-10/20 $978 per person single
21538-A2 M-F 10/16-10/20 $798 per person double
21538-A3 M-F 10/16-10/20 $778 per person triple

Lancaster Show Trip

Lancaster, PA
The spectacular Sight and Sound Theater is the centerpiece of our exciting group bus trip to Lancaster, PA, featuring the remarkable show – “Miracle of Christmas”! This holiday season, travel back in time to Bethlehem as the original Christmas story unfolds all around you. Our group will also enjoy “The First Noel” show at Lancaster’s famous American Music Theatre. Hear some of your favorite sacred and secular holiday songs and the outstanding musical arrangements of the AMT Orchestra. Our group will also learn the Amish traditions and practices at the Amish Experience and then take a guided tour of Philadelphia, including free time to see the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall on your own. A guided tour of Lancaster takes your group back in time to 19th century style Amish Country lifestyle. This Lancaster bus trip is a unique combination of amazing entertainment and old-fashioned charm! This trip departs at 8:30am from LCC on Monday, November, 27 and will return in the evening of Friday, December 2.Trip insurance is $72 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 and registration deadline is Friday, September 1.

Activity Day Date R/NR
11514-A1 M-SA 11/27-12/2 $989 per person single
11514-A2 M-SA 11/27-12/2 $799 per person double
11514-A3 M-SA 11/27-12/2 $779 per person triple