Day Trips

  1. Park Place

    Physical Address
    414 S Lewis Avenue
    Waukegan, IL 60085

    Phone: 847-244-9242

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Black History and Civil Rights Tour

Explore African American History and the Civil Rights movement in Milwaukee! Our day will begin by visiting a church significant in Milwaukee’s African American community. We will then venture on a narrated city tour that will include viewing the external architecture of two additional churches. We will enjoy a sit-down lunch at a black owned restaurant, and a visit to the Wisconsin Black Historical Society. We will stop in for dessert and shopping at a black owned bakery.

The cost is $85 and includes round trip transportation, tour, and lunch. click here to register.

Restaurant On The Bayou  

Tuesday, March 10, 2020


Escape the winter by exploring space! Roll up your sleeves and let curiosity be your guide. At the Adler Planetarium, you’ll find hands-on, minds-on activities and explore mind-blowing facts about the Universe. With two domed theaters, a selection of self-directed and staff-facilitated activities, 60,000 square feet of exhibitions and the Doane Observatory’s research-quality telescope, the Adler casts visitors in the role of scientist, engineer, astronaut, and creative problem solver. Explore the history of telescopes, marvel at the craftsmanship of the Adler’s extensive collection of antique astrolabes, or step inside Captain James A. Lovell Jr.’s personal journey into space in Mission Moon. We will enjoy a self-guided tour of Adler, two shows, and lunch on your own in Galileo’s Café. 

Departs Park Place at 9:00 a.m. Returns after 3:30 p.m. 

Fee of $52 includes admission, shows, and round-trip transportation. 

Click here to register 

Tuesday, March 24, 2020


Break out of your winter blues at Mitchell Conservatory!   Enjoy a guided tour of the Mitchell Domes, Arrid, Tropical and Show Dome before enjoying authentic Pub food at Sobelman’s Pub and Grill.  Sobelman’s boasts a full menu and the Best Burger in Milwaukee.   Trip includes transportation, tours and lunch.  

Fee of $59 includes tour, lunch, and transportation. 

Departs Park Place at 9:00 a.m. Returns at approximately 3:00 p.m. Click here to register

Tuesday, April 7, 2020


Celebrate National Brewery Day with tours of local craft breweries, and delicious burgers! 

Departs Place at 10:00 a.m. 

Fee of $55 includes visits and tasting flights at two breweries and lunch. Click here to register

Tuesday, April 20, 2020

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We will begin our adventure in picturesque Long Grove by visiting Morkes Chocolates and creating fine chocolates. With a history of candy making going all the way back to 1920, Morkes Chocolates continue to make our high quality confections from scratch, with all natural chocolate, pure butter, fresh ingredients and a lot of fun. Next we will enjoy an elegant High Tea. The Art of Afternoon Tea lives on through the tasteful creations of High Tea With Gerri. Drawing on her culinary training in London and her native Ireland, Gerri presents an authentic English Tea prepared fresh. 

Departs Park Place at 9:15 a.m. and returns after 3:00 p.m. 

The fee of $79 includes chocolate class, four course High Tea, and round-trip transportation. Click here to register

Friday, May 1, 2020

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During the Milwaukee Art Museum’s annual celebration of spring, works of art from the Collection Galleries are interpreted through florals by local artisans. Feast you senses on works of art as your tour the museum and amazing floral designs. Dine on your own in the museum café’. 

Departs Park Place at 9:00 a.m. Return time will be after 4:00 p.m. 

The fee of $45 includes tour and special event entry. Click here to register