Day Trips

  1. Loretta Pable

    Travel Coordinator
    Phone: 847-244-9242

  2. Park Place

    Physical Address
    414 S Lewis Avenue
    Waukegan, IL 60085

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

botanic gardens flyer 2019

CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDENS Orchid Show Tuesday, February 12, 2019,  It might be cold outside, but it will be warm and beautiful inside the Botanic Gardens Orchid Show! Spend the morning viewing the orchids and botanic garden greenhouses. Lunch is on your own. Cost:  $25.00 per person Cost includes Roundtrip Transportation and Entry to Show.  For more info call 847-244-9242, or email

 The bus will depart from Park Place at 9:30 am Park Place- 414 S. Lewis, Ave., and approximate return time will be 2:00 pm. Click here to register 

Wednesday, February 20, 2019


Exploring African American History, Art & Music in Chicago 

Immerse yourself in the rich history, art and music of the African-American Culture in Chicago! We will start our day at the Pullman Porter Museum to learn the story of the Pullman Porters. Moving into Bronzeville we will experience art by foremost African American artists at the Gallery Guichard.  For music lovers, there will be a stop at Willie Dixon’s Blues Heaven to take in the history of jazz, blues, and the Chess Records greats. Lunch will be at Pearls Place for traditional southern food. 

The trip will depart Park Place - 414 S. Lewis Ave., at 9:00 a.m. A fee of $79 includes all fees, lunch, and transportation. Click here to register.

Tuesday, March 05, 2019


Shedd Aquarium

You can party with the penguins! Spend the day meeting 32,000 amazing animals and explore the world’s oceans, rivers, and reefs at the Shedd Aquarium! Your all-access pass includes the Abbott Oceanarium, aquatic presentation, Wild Reef, aquarium galleries, 4-D Experience, and any special exhibits. Lunch is on your own in the food court. 

The trip departs Park Place at 8:15 a.m., 414 S. Lewis Ave. The $49 fee includes an all-access pass and transportation. Click here to register.

Thursday, March 21, 2019


The Show held each March at Chicago’s Navy Pier is an experience for the senses, invoking memories of spring after a typically long and cold Chicago winter. You are welcome to spend all your time at the show or enjoy indoor shopping at Navy Pier. 

The trip departs Park Place – 414 S. Lewis Ave., at 9:00 a.m.  The fee of $38 includes admission to the show and transportation. Click here to register.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Progressive Ethnic Lunch in Milwaukee revised

We will travel around historic Milwaukee sampling history and cuisine from around Europe. We will begin with Old World 3rd Street with sausage, cheese, and root beer before moving into the Historic Third Ward to shop at the Milwaukee Public Market. Next, we will dine family style in either a Polish or Serbian restaurant. Complete with salad, cheese pierogi, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, polish sausage, pork cutlets and red cabbage. Then we will tour the lakefront to see the Milwaukee Art Museum and North Shore Lighthouse. Finally, we will visit Brady Street, Milwaukee’s Italian enclave to stop at Peter Sciotino’s Bakery for cookies and Glorioso’s Deli to see their test kitchen and shop. For more information call 847-244-9242, or email

The trip will depart Park Place - 414 S. Lewis Ave., at 9:00 a.m. Fee of $89 includes samples, meal, and tours.  Click here to register

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Art Institute 2019

A Feast for the Senses! Enjoy a guided tour of the museum and lunch at the world-renowned Art Institute of Chicago. From the Impressionists to the Modern Wing, the Art Institute has something to remedy everyone’s winter weary spirit.  Lunch will feature a buffet of gourmet wraps, sides salads, and sweets.  For more information call 847-244-9242, or email

The trip will depart Park Place - 414 S. Lewis Ave., at 9:00 a.m. The fee of $85 includes museum entry, guided tour, lunch and transportation.  Click here to register