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.

Drury Lane Presents “Murder on the Orient Express”

Oakbrook, IL
Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The next morning, an American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Isolated and with a killer in their midst, the passengers rely on famed detective Hercule Poirot to identify the murderer before they strike again. The play adaptation of Agatha Christie’s famous murder mystery first premiered in 2017, and the 1974 film adaptation received six Academy Award nominations, including one win. Lunch will be served in the Drury Lane restaurant and will include the chef’s selection of dessert. Fee includes transportation, lunch, show and gratuity. Registration deadline is Thursday, August 25.

Activity Day Date Times R/NR
11522-A1 W 9/14 10:15am (LCC Door C Departure)
4:45pm (Return Approximately)

Beautiful Vermont

No matter your age, Vermont offers experiences to awaken your curiosity and sense of adventure. Enjoy a dinner cruise along beautiful Lake Champlain. Tour Morse Farm Sugar Works to see how real Vermont Maple Syrup is made. Witness a 600-foot-deep quarry at Rock of Ages Granite Quarry. See the ice cream making process at Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory and visit Cold Hollow Cider Mill. Admission to the Shelburne Museum is included along with a visit to Stowe Village! This trip includes deluxe motor coach transportation, six nights lodging and 10 meals. Trip insurance prices vary depending on occupancy ($69 double & triple 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; don’t wait to register! This trip departs at 8:00am from LCC on Sunday, October 16 and will return in the evening of Saturday, October 22. Limited space available so don’t wait to register! Final payment and registration deadline is Friday, August 5. *$75 due upon signing

Activity Day Date R/NR
21537-A1  SU-SA 10/16-10/22 $919 per person double
21537-A2 SU-SA 10/16-10/22 $1254 per person single
21537-A3 SU-SA 10/16-10/22 $899 per person triple

Haunted History Tour

Chicago, IL
Join  us and experience Chicago’s many ghosts, haunted history, and all-around strangeness! We don’t just drive past Chicago’s spooky places, we let you experience them first-hand! You will enjoy three hours of weird Chicago history and hauntings at some of the city’s Spookiest locations! Often imitated, but never equaled. It’s a tour of the Windy City that you won’t soon forget! Fee includes transportation, tour guide, gratuity & snacks.
Registration deadline is Friday, September 23.

Activity Day Date Times R/NR
21530-A1 F 10/7 4:30pm (LCC)
10:45pm (Return Approximately)

The Sound of Music & Lunch at Paramount Theaters

Aurora, IL
Nominated for 9 Tony Awards and winner of the best musical! When carefree nun-in-training Maria is sent by her convent to be the governess of seven children, she finds herself unexpectedly questioning her choices in life and falling in love with the children’s stern father all the while the events of World War II play out in the background. One of the most beloved musicals of all time and a holiday favorite, The Sound of Music has enchanted audiences for more than 50 years. Experience it for the first time or all over again at Paramount Theatre, where our lobby will be decked out in Christmas decorations, including a two-story Christmas tree. Enjoy lunch catered by Enticing Cuisine in the beautiful ballroom and then walk right across the street to enjoy the show. Lunch menus always include salad, rolls, hot entrée, vegetable, potatoes or rice with most entrées, dessert, and non-alcoholic beverages. Fee includes lunch, performance and transportation.
Registration deadline is Monday, October 3.

Activity Day Date Times R/NR
21527-A1 W 11/16 9:30am (LCC Door C Departure)
5:30pm (Return Approximately)

Jacob Henry Mansion Presents – The Four C Notes: Seasons Greetings

Joliet, IL

Ring in the holidays with The Four C Notes and their Rockin’ Holiday Show at the Jacob Henry Mansion (1873), a Historical National Landmark. Enjoy a delicious lunch and listen to the hits of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Belmont’s, Drifters and The Beach Boys plus Rock and Roll Holiday Classics! The Four C Notes was created by John Michael Coppola, best known for his appearance in Chicago’s long running production of the Broadway smash hit Jersey Boys. Fee includes lunch, performance and transportation.  Registration deadline is Friday, November 4.

Activity Day Date Times R/NR
21534-A1 W 12/7 10:00am (LCC Door C)
5:30pm (Return Approximately)

Geneva Christmas Walk

Geneva, IL
Nestled along the Fox River, Geneva welcomes the holiday season with the arrival of Santa Lucia and St. Nicholas. Visitors enjoy the opportunity to stroll and shop through the historic downtown area, enjoy chestnuts roasting on an open fire and join carolers as they sing songs of the season. The courthouse lawn becomes illuminated with lights and features the “Great Tree”. Among the twinkling lights and fresh greenery lined streets you will find downtown Geneva to be a holiday destination overflowing with comfort and charm. This is one holiday experience you won’t want to miss! Dinner is on your own. Fee includes transportation only.
Registration deadline is Thursday, November 10.

Activity Day Date Times R/NR
21505-A1 F 12/2 2:15pm (LCC)
9:45pm (Return Approximately)

Chorus Line at Drury Lane

Oak Brook, IL
The impassioned backstage look at the intimate lives of dancers auditioning for a Broadway chorus brilliantly combines stunning song and dance with a compelling, moving story. Beloved around the world, A Chorus Line is the ultimate love letter to Broadway and features memorable numbers including “What I Did for Love”, “One”, and “I Hope I Get It”. The iconic musical won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in addition to nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Score, and four Drama Desk Awards. Before the show, we will enjoy a delicious lunch. Meal choices are Rotolo di Pasta or Roasted Turkey. Please make your selection at the time of registration. Fee includes transportation, lunch & show.
Registration deadline is Wednesday, January 4.

Activity Day Date Times R/NR
21510-A1 W 2/1 10:15am (LCC)
4:45pm (Return Approximately)

Savannah, Jekyll Island, & Beaufort

Get a taste of old-world Southern charm on our bus tour to Savannah, Jekyll Island, and Beaufort! More than just a Savannah bus trip, this vacation package combines a full experience in Savannah with the beauty of these fascinating southern treasures. On your Savannah bus tour, you will see the breathtaking Victorian homes that make Savannah famous and enjoy a tour of the historic district. Then, on another day, island-hop to Jekyll and St. Simons Islands. Jekyll Island is home to the “Millionaires Club”, where America’s most famous, wealthy, elite lived and played. St. Simons has the ultimate in Southern character, a vision of beauty in moss draped oaks and charming boutiques in a historic setting. Enjoy a show at the historic Savannah Theatre and the finally, we will visit the historic city of Beaufort and see Parris Island marine base. Trip insurance Prices vary depending on occupancy ($72 triple, $72 double, and $96 single person). Please write a separate check payable to “Travel Insured International, Inc.” or pay it online at www.travelconfident.com. This trip departs at 8:30am from the Lions Community Center on Sunday, April 16 and will return the evening of Saturday, April 22. Limited space available; don’t wait to register! Final payment and registration deadline is Thursday, February 9. *$75 due upon signing

Activity Day Date R/NR
21524-A1 SU-SA 4/16-4/22 $1099 per person single
21524-A2 SU-SA 4/16-4/22 $850 per person double
21524-A3 SU-SA 4/16-4/22 $830 per person triple