Day Trips

Valpo Parks has one day trip yet available in 2015 and six exciting trips in 2016:
  • 2015: The Lion King, Cadillac Theatre, Chicago
  • Blue Man Group, Briar Street Theatre, Chicago
  • Holland, MI
  • Chicago Cubs vs. Texas Rangers, Wrigley Field Chicago
  • Chicago Architectural Boat Tour
  • Saugatuck, MI
  • Purdue Christmas Show, West Lafayette, IN
  • American Girl Store, Chicago

The Lion King, Cadillac Theatre, Chicago


In it's 18th year, The Lion King remains ascendant as one of the most popular stage musicals in the world with worldwide gross exceeding that of any film Broadway show or other entertainment title in box office history.

This day trip includes:
  • Show performance ticket
  • Motor-coach transportation to and from Chicago, IL
When: Sunday, December 13, 2015
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Price: $139 per person

Holland, MI


Beauty, fun, and culture wrapped into one exciting day in Holland, MI. Located along the coast of Lake Michigan, Holland as a rich history and heritage to share with its visitors.

This day trip includes:
  • A walk through windmill island
  • Lunch at Haworth Center, Hope College
  • Shopping on own in Downtown Holland with optional trolley tour
  • Wine-tasting reception
  • Motor-coach transportation to and from Holland, MI
When: Friday, May 13, 2016
7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Price: $89 per person

Chicago Cubs vs. Texas Rangers


This day trip includes:
  • Ticket to the game
  • Motor-coach transportation to and from Chicago's Wrigley Field
  • Two-hour pregame picnic with food, soft drinks and beer included
  • No driving, no parking, no hassle!
When: Sunday, July 17, 2016
Time:    9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Estimated) Game time is 1:20 p.m.
Price: $159 per person

Chicago Architectural Boat Tour


The Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise aboard Chicago's "First Lady" is the #1 architecture tour in the city. Gliding smoothly along all three branches of the Chicago River, this vessel cruises safely under 13 Chicago River bridges and offers an amazing view of Chicago's world renowned architecture. The tour is 90 min. long.

This day trip includes:
  • Cruise ticket aboard the "First Lady"
  • Box lunch aboard cruise
  • Motor-coach transportation to and from Chicago
When: Friday, August 19, 2016
10 am - 3:30 pm
Price: $89 per person

Saugatuck, MI


A lovely Victorian downtown and abundant art galleries await you in this popular SW Michigan getaway destination.

This day trip includes:
  • Cruise ticket aboard the "Star of Saugatuck:
  • Box lunch aboard cruise
  • Shopping on own in downtown Saugatuck
  • Dune Schooner ride
  • Motor-coach transportation to and from Saugatuck, MI
When: Saturday, September 24, 2016
9 am - 6 pm
Price: $89 per person

Purdue Christmas Show, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN


An annual tradition for over 80 years this is Purdue University Musical Organization's most powerful production of the year!

This day trip includes:
  • Performance Ticket
  • Lunch (location TBD)
  • Motor-coach transportation to and from West Lafayette, IN
When:  Saturday, December 3, 2016
Time:   11:00 a.m.- 8:00 pm (return time is approximate)
Price:   $89 per person

American Girl Store, Chicago, IL


Give your girl a day she'll remember forever as she explores the vast world of her favorite American Girl.

This day trip includes:
  • Brunch at the American Girl cafe
  • Doll hair style in American Girl Doll Hair Salon
  • Shopping on own in American Girl Store
  • Motor-coach transportation to and from Chicago
When: Saturday, December 10, 2016
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Price: $139 per couple (adult/child), $79.00 per each additional child, $59.00 per each additional adult