Trips

Seniors aboarding train for trip

We offer a wide variety of trips for seniors as well as families and adults. Explore and enjoy exciting adventures. Meet new friends. Relax and let us take care of the details while you travel in comfort.

How to register

You can register for our classes in two ways:

  1. Call our Parks & Recreation main office at 913.477.7100. Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  2. In person at our main office at the Lenexa Community Center, 13420 Oak St. Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Trips

Six Countries without a Passport (Omaha, NE)

May 3–4, 2017

Hop on the bus and experience six countries in just two days: (1) France: lunch at Le Voltaire, (2) Greece: dinner and dance performance at St. John’s Orthodox Church, (3) Ukraine: “Linens & Traditions” presentation at the Tea Smith, (4) China: Teas of China presentation and tasting, (5) USA: tram tour at Lauritzen Botanical Gardens, Hindu Temple tour and Missouri riverboat sightseeing cruise, and (6) Lithuania: Lithuanian Bakery presentation including afternoon tortes & coffee. Register by March 18 (final payment due March 31). $371 pp dbl; $443 single.

Chicken N’ Pickin’ (Walnut, KS)

May 25, 2017

Finger-lickin’ chicken and entertainment that keeps you kickin’ at this fun Duling Diner show. Ride in comfort on a motor-coach bus. Enjoy a delicious home-cooked chicken dinner followed by an entertaining country music variety show. Register by April 20. $67

Arrow Rock’s Lyceum Theatre (Arrow Rock, MO)

June 9, 2017

Take in mid-Missouri’s beautiful rolling hills as you travel to Rocheport, along the Missouri River. Enjoy a leisurely buffet-style lunch at Les Bourgeois Blufftop Bistro followed by a wine tasting. Then, travel to Arrow Rock’s Lyceum Theatre to see “Beauty & the Beast.” This theater, located in a renovated church, is famous nationwide for the caliber of its talent and quality of its performances. Register by May 9. $110.

Underground Salt Mine (Hutchinson, KS)

June 15, 2017

Journey 650 feet below ground, where it is a comfortable 68 degrees year round. Learn about the history of salt mining in Kansas and take a tram tour through museum galleries showing thousands of uses for salt. Then, tour Dr. Robert Goddard’s Lab at the Kansas Cosmosphere and see a live science show packed with surprises. Lunch (included) is at Carriage Crossing restaurant in Yoder, KS. Register by May 16. $114.

Senior Day at the K (Kansas City Royals game)

June 21, 2017

Let’s go Royals!  The cities of Lenexa, Mission, and Shawnee are teaming up again for another great day trip! You won’t have to worry about driving, parking or walking a long distance to enjoy the KC Royals take on the Boston Red Sox. Register soon, because this one is sure to fill up fast!  Registration deadline is June 7!  Youth ages 8-17 must be accompanied by an adult.  $72

New Theatre Restaurant: "Dixie Swim Club" (Overland Park, KS)

July 1, 2017

Five Southern women, whose friendships began years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. This show focuses on four weekends and spans a period of 33 years. Buffet lunch is included. Meet at the theater at noon or the Senior Center for transportation at 11:15 a.m. Register by May 31. $38/$43.

Gambling Casino Trip (Mayetta, KS)

July 19, 2017

Travel by motor-coach to Prairie Band Casino in Mayetta, north of Topeka. Trip includes four-hour gaming session and $10 in gaming money. Register by June 30. $22.

New Theatre Restaurant: "Million Dollar Quartet" (Overland Park, KS)

Aug. 12, 2017

Million Dollar Quartet is the new smash-hit musical inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock 'n' roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. Buffet lunch is included. Meet at the theater at noon or the Senior Center for transportation at 11:15 a.m. Register by July 13. $41/$46

Downstream Casino (Quapaw, OK)

Sept. 15, 2017

Travel with us to the Downstream Casino in Quapaw, Oklahoma (located 150 miles south of Lenexa).  We will enjoy 6 hours of gaming, $15 in play, and a free lunch buffet.  Register by August 15. $37

Art & Wine Adventure IV (Hermann & Washington, MO)

Sept. 21–22, 2017

Relax and enjoy the beautiful rolling countryside aboard an AmTrak train to Hermann. Enjoy wine tastings at three area wineries, then head to Washington, for a sunset dinner by the river and spend the night. The next day, tour Meerschaum’s Corn Pipe Company, Gary Lucy Art Gallery, or St.Francis Borgia Church, go shopping in downtown Washington, visit two more wineries, and travel home via AmTrak. Register by July 21. $308 pp dbl; $408 single.

Opryland USA (Nashville, TN)

Oct. 2–5, 2017

Explore Nashville and tour the Country Music Hall of Fame and Studio B, and enjoy a show at the Grand Ole Opry. Go on a guided tour of historic Franklin, TN (includes admission to three historic homes), and enjoy dinner and line dancing lessons at Wild Horse Saloon and breakfast at the world famous Loveless Café. Register by Aug. 1. $976 pp dbl. or $1,178 single. $100 deposit upon registration.

Twin Cities (Minneapolis, St. Paul, MN)

Oct. Nov. 1 - 3, 2017

Sit back and relax on a Crossroads Tours’ motor-coach and let us whisk you away to the fun-filled Twin Cities of Minnesota.  We will “shop till we drop” at the famous Mall of America (MOA), take our chances at the Mystic Lake Casino (optional), enjoy a guided tour of the Twin Cities, & check out the Wabasha Street Caves. We will stay at the Country Inn Suites which is adjacent to the Mall of America, and you can either take advantage of the free shuttle to and from the Mall, or walk there via the covered walkway.  Your fee includes:  roundtrip motor-coach transportation, two nights’ hotel with luggage handling, four meals, optional free trip to Mystic Lake Casino, MOA coupon book, all tours, and gratuities for tour guide and lunch staff.  Fee:  $671 (single), $503 per person (pp) double, $497 pp triple, $491 pp quad.  $100 deposit required upon registration.  Register by Sept. 15; final payment due:  Oct. 2.


Trip refund policy

Because there are advance payment requirements on many of our trips, we may not be able to issue you a refund. To request a refund, please do as soon as possible. We will issue refunds if:

  • We cancel the trip

  • We can fill your spot with a new traveler before the registration deadline ($5 processing fee applies).

  • You may purchase trip insurance for trips with overnight stays. Please contact the trip coordinator at least 60 days before your trip for fees and information.

If you are deemed harmful to yourself, other or the trip quality, we reserve the right to remove you from the tip with transportation home at your expense. We reserve the right to make changes necessary to preserve the integrity of our trips.