Trips

Art and wine tripTo register for any of our trips, please call 913.477.7100 or come in person to the Lenexa Community Center, 13420 Oak St., Lenexa, KS 66215. 

Trip Itineraries

Available trips

Gambling Casino Trip (Mayetta, KS)
Feb. 22 and 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 Feb. 15 or June 30. $22.

 

BBQ & Brews (Kansas City)
Feb. 25, 2017

Kansas City is known around the world for its great barbecue. Don’t miss this fun, historical presentation on all things Kansas City BBQ from Gates to Jack Stack, followed by a guided tour through KC and lunch at the famous Arthur Bryant’s. Enjoy a cold beer as we make stops along the way to discuss, tour, and taste some of KC's local brews. Register by Jan. 25. $69.

 

New Theatre Restaurant: "Boeing, Boeing" (Overland Park, KS)
March 15, 2017

“Boeing, Boeing” is a stylishly retro production that was a monster comedy hit on London’s West End and a Tony Award winner on Broadway. Buffet lunch is included in the fee. Meet at the theater at noon or at the Senior Center for transportation at 11:15 a.m. Register by Feb. 15. $38/$43.

 

Journey Through Time (Pompeii Exhibit at Union Station and World War I Museum)
April 7, 2017

Relive the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius and the rediscovery of Pompeii in an all-new exhibition at Kansas City’s Union Station. The exhibit features nearly 200 artifacts, including frescoes, mosaics, statues and precious personal objects. Trip includes lunch and a guided tour of the WWI Museum and memorial. Register by March 7. $65.

 

Kansas Belle Mystery Dinner Train (Baldwin City, KS)
April 23, 2017

All aboard! This beautifully restored train will take you back to the 1940s as you settle in and relax in the seating area. We will enjoy the murder mystery-style entertainment (“Casablanca Express”) performed by a traveling troupe from Omaha, along with a delicious three-course dinner. Register by Feb. 27. $130.

 

6 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 1 (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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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

**Rescheduled from March 27–30, 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. 50% down deposit.

 


 

Lenexa Trip Refund Policy

A full refund will be issued for any trip that is canceled by the City of Lenexa. A full refund will be honored if your spot can be filled prior to the deadline date. Because of advance payment requirements on many of our trips, refunds may not be available. Any refund request must be made with advance notice. A $5 processing fee will be accessed for any cancellation by the participant. Trip insurance is available for purchase on overnight stays (please contact the trip coordinator at least two months prior to the trip for insurance info and fees). Person deemed harmful to themselves, others, or trip quality may be removed, with transportation home at their own expense. Lenexa Parks & Recreation reserves the right to make changes necessary to preserve the integrity of the trip.