Bus Trips

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) 485-1737, we’d love to hear from you!


Beautiful Maine

Experience the beautiful coastal region on your bus trip to Maine. This tour takes you from the state’s largest city-by-the-sea, Portland, to America’s most photographed lighthouse. Visit the Seashore Trolley Museum and take a ride through the Maine countryside on a streetcar. Tour the elegant historic Victoria Mansion and enjoy free time at the historic Portland waterfront. Visit the Boothbay Railway Village, including a vintage train ride. A highlight of your Maine bus trip is a guided tour of the Maine coastal villages of Kennebunk and Kennebunkport and a drive along the Atlantic Ocean. A tour of Maine and its beautiful seashore is an unforgettable trip! Price includes 8 nights lodging, including 4 consecutive nights in Maine, 14 meals (8 breakfasts & 6 dinners), and motor coach transportation. Trip insurance is available and highly recommended-prices vary depending on occupancy ($69 triple, $60 double and $94 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 on the bus; don’t wait to register! Registration deadline and final payment due date is Monday, April 13.
Sat., June 20-28, 2020
Depart: 8:00am (LCC)
Return: Evening of Sun., June 28 (LCC)
ACTV#29543-A1 $915/person – double occupancy
ACTV#29543-A2 $1250/person – single occupancy
ACTV#29543-A3 $895/person – triple occupancy

* $75 deposit due upon signing


The Choir of Man – CANCELLED

Chicago, IL

Join us for an afternoon of shopping, dining and entertainment! Before our show at the Broadway Playhouse Theatre, you will have free time for shopping and lunch (on your own) at Water Tower Place. Then off to see the runaway hit of numerous international music festivals that is hitting the road for its first U.S. tour! Known across the globe as “the ultimate feel-good show,” The Choir of Man offers 90 minutes of indisputable joy! It’s a party. It’s a concert. It’s a pint-filled good time set in a working pub that combines hair-raising harmonies, high-energy dance, and live percussion with foot-stomping choreography. The multi-talented cast of nine handsome blokes sings everything; pub tunes, folk, Broadway, classic rock, all to roof-raising heights. It’s the best singing, dancing, stomping, pub crawl of a concert you’ll ever see! CHEERS! Registration Deadline is Wednesday, March 18.

Activity         Day    Date      Time                                      R/NR
31529-A1     SA     4/18       10:30am (LCC Departure)     $75
4:45pm (Return)

Chicago Pizza Tour

Chicago, IL
Join us for a day of eating pizza! Travel more than 20 miles devouring multiple styles of Chicago pizza in just a few hours. Eat and feel like a local as you visit authentic small businesses to sample their legendary pizzas and hear their stories. Chicago Pizza Tours started in 2009, becoming the first Chicago food tour company focused solely on pizza. The tours were designed by local Chicago pizza enthusiast, Jonathan Porter who has judged the U.S. Pizza Championships and contributed many pizza related books and TV specials. Registration Deadline is Monday, March 23.
Activity      Day    Date     Time                                    R/NR
31537-A1   TH     4/23       9:30am (LCC Departure)     $79
3:00pm (Return)


Get Your Kicks on Route 66!

Get your kicks on the ultimate Route 66 experience led by the award-winning Route 66 author, John Weiss! We will travel the historic Route 66 from the town of Dwight all the way to Atlanta, IL. Our first stop will include a big breakfast at the Route 66 family restaurant on the historic road. This family-owned restaurant has a Route 66 atmosphere and hospitality feel. Then, we will begin our adventure as we journey along Route 66 visiting sites such as an old police station, Dead Man’s curve, the Sprague Super Service, Route 66 Visitors Center, Bunyon Giant, a visit to the Beer Nuts Factory and Outlet Store, and more! We will try and see how sirup is made at the historic Funk Sirup Farm. Yes, it is spelled Sirup! We will end our day with dinner at the historic Palm Café in Atlanta. Don’t forget your camera! Registration Deadline is Monday, April 13.
Activity       Day    Date      Time                                      R/NR

39507-A1     W       5/6        7:30am (LCC Departure)       $105
7:45pm (Return)


Dueling Pianos at Starved Rock

Utica, IL
Relax and enjoy the show in the historic ambiance of the Great Hall of Starved Rock Lodge; an experience like no other! Don’t miss this wildly entertaining music and comedy dueling piano show. Our interactive musical comedy experience will have you singing, shouting, dancing and laughing so hard you’ll be doubled over. Fee includes lunch buffet, show and motor coach transportation. Registration deadline is Thursday, April 16.
Activity       Day    Date    Time                                     R/NR
31530-A1     M       5/18     9:45am (LCC Departure)       $89
5:00pm (Return)


Ultimate Michigan Tour

Come join us for 7 days and 6 nights as we explore all that Michigan has to offer! Our first stop will be Frankenmuth which includes Zellinger’s Woolen Mills, Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland, 2 nights at the Bavarian Inn Lodge, dinner with entertainment, wine tasting, Strudel making and shopping at their downtown. Then we are off to visit Mackinaw city where you will take a roundtrip ferry to Mackinac Island, a carriage ride tour of the island, have brunch at the Grand Hotel and have free time for lunch and shopping at Mackinac Crossing. The next stop on the tour is to Sault St. Marie where you will visit the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, Soo Locks Cruise, Tahquamenon Falls with lunch, and a Kewadin casino dinner buffet with $10 free play at the casino. The final stop will be to Charlevoix to tour the Mushroom Homes with step on guide, tour Castle Farms with lunch and free time to explore on your own.

Price includes: motor coach transportation, 6 nights lodging, 14 meals (6 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 6 dinners), all attractions listed above and more! From a Bavarian Village to an enchanting castle, this is one trip you do not want to miss! This trip departs at 7:30am from LCC on Sunday, August 9 and will return in the evening of Saturday, August 15. Trip insurance is available for $112/person for double occupancy and $138/person for single occupancy (highly recommended) made payable to Many Destinations Travel. Final Payment/Registration Deadline is Monday, May 25.
Activity       Day         Date              R/NR
31532-A1     SU-SA     8/9-8/15        $1799 per person single
31532-A2     SU-SA     8/9-8/15        $1349 per person double
31532-A3     SU-SA     8/9-8/15        $1299 per person triple
*$100 deposit due upon registration

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C.
Set off for our Nation’s capital to see the remarkable monuments and renowned buildings during your guided tour of Washington, D.C. You will enjoy detailed information on some of D.C.’s most incredible landmarks including the U.S. capital, White House, National Archives, Embassy Row, Georgetown, Washington Monument, World War II Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, Smithsonian and more! This trip includes deluxe motor coach transportation, six nights lodging and 10 meals. Travel insurance through Travel Insured International is available and recommended at a price of $69 per person. Please write a separate check payable to “Travel Insured International, Inc.” or pay it online at travelconfident.com. This trip departs at 8:00am from LCC on Thursday, September 24 and will return in the evening of Wednesday, September 30. Limited space available so don’t wait to register! Final payment and registration deadline is Friday, July 10.
Activity        Day        Date              R/NR
31516-A1     TH-W      9/24-9/30      $1064 per person single
31516-A2     TH-W      9/24-9/30      $779 per person double
31516-A3     TH-W      9/24-9/30      $759 per person triple
*$75 deposit due upon registration