Adult Trips

Come Along!

Adult trips to festivals, shows and performance venues take place throughout the year. Leave the driving and all of the arrangements to us and climb aboard to dine out at some favorite bistro, visit a regional attraction, or attend a special craft fair. Enlist your friends and plan your next adventure. Most of the trips are scheduled during the week. Occasionally an extended trip is planned with overnight stays and several activities.


Everyone age 55 years & up will receive resident pricing at the Channahon Park District!

West Side Story at the Lyric Opera House

If you like beloved Broadway Musicals, high-energy dance, New York City and impossible romances, you do not want to miss this musical. Lunch is included at the Florian Opera Bistro before the show. Trip includes main floor seating, lunch and motor coach transportation.

Depart Location: Louis Joliet Mall (Section 9)
Please arrive 15 minutes early.

Residents: $120
Nonresidents: $120 (55 years and older)
Nonresidents: $125

Min/Max: 5/10

Date Day Time Deadline
May 22 W 11 AM-6 PM April 1

Chicago Food Tour

The Second City Classic, previously called the Gold Coast and Old Town Food Tour, visits six Chicago culinary locations within the Near North area. Enjoy the best Chicago restaurants while tasting local foods from “mom and pop” specialty food stores, famous Chicago attractions and one-of-a-kind ethnic eateries. Between tastings, you’ll experience the life of a Chicagoan as you stroll the bustling tree-lined streets of Chicago’s celebrated Near North neighborhoods of the Gold Coast and Old Town. Our enthusiastic, local guides share their knowledge and recommendations of architectural gems, beautiful gardens, historic mansions, backdoor venues, hidden parks and exciting local attractions and restaurants. Trip cost includes tour and motor coach transportation.

Depart Location: Louis Joliet Mall behind JCPenney (Section 9)
Please arrive 15 minutes early.

Fee: $110
Fee All 55 & up: $105
Resident Discount: $105

Min/Max: 20/30

Date Day Time Deadline
June 6 TH 9 AM-4 PM May 27

Captain’s I&M Canal Tour

Step back into 1848 with our period-clothed ‘salty’ boat crew and two friendly mules guiding you along the historic Illinois & Michigan Canal for an hour-long ride from Lock 14 to the Little Vermillion Aqueduct. Before, all that fresh air and scenic beauty, enjoy a hearty meal including broccoli cheddar soup, tossed salad, country fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy and lock 16 signature apple cake. Included drinks are coffee, water, and iced tea. Meal will be prepared by the lock 16 Café in the vintage room at the I&M Canal and a Gift shop. The boat and facility are accessible to all. Vegetarian and Gluten-Free meals available. Trip Includes: transportation, lunch, and boat tour.

Depart Location: Louis Joliet Mall behind JCPenney (Section 9)
Please arrive 15 minutes early.

Fee: $75
Fee all 55 & up: $70
Resident Disc: $70

Min/Max: 20/40

Date Day Time Deadline
July 16 TU 10:30 AM-3:30 PM June 28

Tree-Mendous Fruit Farm

Visit the Tree-Mendous fruit farm, a 450 acre farm in Eau Claire, Michigan. Our day includes a guided wagon tour of the farm, lunch in the orchard, shopping and motor coach transportation.

Depart Location: Louis Joliet Mall behind JCPenney (Section 9)
Please arrive 15 minutes early.

Nonresidents: $70
Fee all 55 & up: $65
Resident Disc: $65

Min/Max: 20/40

Date Day Time Deadline
Aug 14 W 8 AM-4 PM July 17