Trips and Tours

Travel to far-away destinations or make new discoveries close to home. Explore dozens of local excursions and extended tours created and curated by Community Education

For more details and registration information, visit or call our travel specialist at (630) 466-2360


Boogie down with Tony Manero, as he tears up the dance floor in this nostalgic classic featuring your favorite Bee Gees songs. On the way to Drury Lane, we'll stop at the amazing Standard Market in Westmont for coffee, pastries, a tour and some unique shopping. Please note that "Saturday Night Fever" involves adult subject matter and themes and is recommended for ages 13 and above.  Sign-up by January 11, 2017.  No refunds after January 11, 2017.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Ticket# 172TRP817.001, CRN# 21379
$99 Includes transportation, coffee & pastries, lunch, theater  

Put on your gardening gloves, we’re going to the Chicago Flower and Garden Show at Navy Pier! Delight in the beauty of more than 20 full-size gardens, a bustling marketplace, a do-it-yourself workshop and even take home your own creation from the “hands-on” potting party. This year’s theme - Chicago’s Neighborhoods - applauds the cultural institutions and the green scene of the Windy City. Enjoy Lunch at Riva Crab House.  Sign up by February 22, 2017.  No refund after February 22, 2017.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Ticket# 172TRP884.001, CRN# 21386
$99 Includes transportation, entrance, workshop, potting party, lunch

Start your delicious day with a Jelly Belly warehouse tour and tasting. Then, enjoy a cooking demonstration with "Twisted Cuisine's" acclaimed chef -  Brittianie LeViseur  - and savor her unique creations for lunch. A stop at Tenuta’s Italian Grocery, a tradition since 1950, delights with its old world setting and selection of authentic Italian foodstuffs. Andrea’s, a unique fourth-generation gift shop, wraps up the day (don’t forget to get your free scoop of ice-cream from the soda fountain)!  Sign up by March 29, 2017.  No refunds after March 29, 2017.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Ticket# 172TRP883.001, CRN# 21380
$99 includes transportation, tour, cooking demonstration, lunch, soda fountain

One of the most celebrated shows by the most celebrated musical teams, Rodgers and Hammerstein, "South Pacific" is a story of love, heroism, courage and optimism. Set during World War II, this epic tale is told with one of Broadway’s most impressive musical scores featuring unforgettable songs such as “Some Enchanted Evening” and  “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Out of My Hair.”  Sign up by April 20, 2017.  No refunds after April 20, 2017.

Thursday, May 4, 2017
Ticket# 172TRP854.001, CRN# 21390
$99 Includes transportation, lunch, theater

For more information on LOCAL EXCURSIONS, please call our travel specialist at (630) 466-2360


To register for LOCAL EXCURSIONS:

1. Download and complete the Day Trip Reservation Form.

2. Mail, FAX or return the completed form to the location indicated.

Interested in an extended tour?

Please call our travel specialist at (630) 466-2360
for information on our many tour options both near and far