City of Shawnee

Trips and Tours

Come explore with Shawnee Parks & Recreation and Tri-City Trips! All trips depart from and return to the Shawnee Civic Centre, 13817 Johnson Drive. Each trip has its own individual registration and cancellation deadline. All trips must meet the minimum enrollment by the registration deadline, although many fill up prior to this date. If space remains, additional registrations may be taken until the trip is full. Cancellations will be accommodated as available. Many trips have deposits and deadlines that cannot be refunded. In the event that you need to cancel, we will make every attempt to issue any refunds that may still be available. Call (913) 631-5200 for more information or to register!

Joslyn Adventure (Wednesday, May 6)
The Joslyn Castle is a mansion built in the Scottish Baronial style in 1903 and home to George and Sarah Joslyn. The mansion is available for tours and is a historical place in Omaha. We’ll visit the castle first, with a trip to the Joslyn Art Museum next for a yummy lunch and docent led tour of the museum's permanent exhibits. Last stop of the day is Lauritzen Gardens, where we will take a tram tour through their 100 acre gardens. Registration opens to travel show attendees on February 7 and to the public on February 10.

  • Date: Wednesday, May 6
  • Depart: 6:30 a.m.
  • Return: 7:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $114
  • This trip will depart and return from the Sylvester Powell Jr. Community Center

This trip is now FULL. Call (913) 631-5200 to be added to the waitlist.

Warm Springs Ranch (Tuesday, May 19)
The smell of fresh lavender fills the air at Lookout Farm. We’ll enjoy a tour and a lavender infused treat before heading to Les-Bourgeois for lunch. Relax and enjoy the view as you sip a glass of wine. After lunch we’ll head to Warm Springs Ranch to meet and greet with the beautiful Budweiser Clydesdales. Registration opens to travel show attendees on February 7 and to the public on February 10.

  • Date: Tuesday, May 19
  • Depart: 6:30 a.m.
  • Return: 6:15 p.m.
  • Cost: $96

Register online or over the phone at (913) 631-5200!

Miami County Wine Trail (Wednesday, June 11)
We’re hopping on the trolley and heading down the wine trail! We’ll bus down to Paola, KS where we’ll board the trolley and visit Nighthawk Winery, Somerset Ridge Winery and Louisburg Cider Mill. We’ll enjoy tastings at all three and lunch at Somerset Ridge. Buckle in for a sweet ride through these beautiful wineries! Registration opens to travel show attendees on February 7 and to the public on February 10.

  • Date: Wednesday, June 11
  • Depart: 8:15 a.m.
  • Return: 5:15 p.m.
  • Cost: $103
Register online or over the phone at (913) 631-5200!
Grease Lightning (Wednesday, June 24)
Forty two years ago, we got chills from GREASE LIGHTENING! Great Plains Theatre is serving up excitement with this hair-greasing, hydromatic, and hopelessly devoted show Grease. We'll visit Mr. K's Farmhouse for a home cooked, delicious lunch first, then onto the show. Afterwards, we'll swing by Russell Stover's to pick up some yummy treats! Don't hesitate for this greatness and remember, you're the one that we want! Registration opens to travel show attendees on February 7 and to the public on February 10.

  • Date: Wednesday, June 24
  • Depart: 9:30 a.m.
  • Return: 7:15 p.m.
  • Cost: $97

Register online or over the phone at (913) 631-5200!

Sac & Fox Casino (Tuesday, July 7)
Join us as we journey down to Powhattan, Kansas to try our luck at Sac & Fox Casino where they feature both slots (over 600 machines) and gaming tables. We will enjoy 4 hours of gaming with $ 15 in free slot play. Registration opens to travel show attendees on February 7 and to the public on February 10.

  • Date: Tuesday, July 7
  • Depart: 8:30 a.m.
  • Return: 4:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $28

Register online or over the phone at (913) 631-5200!

Ozark Mountain Christmas (November 4-6)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and there is nothing more merry than visiting Ozark Mountain Christmas during the Holiday Season.  Highlights of this trip include: Dixie Stampede dinner show, a tour of College of the Ozarks, SIX, Urban Cowboy, local shopping, lunch at the famous Mel’s Hard Luck Diner in Grand Village, and enjoying Noah at the Sight & Sound Theatre, to name a few.  We will be staying 2 nights at the Lodge of the Ozarks in the heart of Branson, MO, and luggage handling is included.(A $100 deposit saves your spot, final payment due September 1)

  • Date: Wednesday, November 4 - Friday, November 6
  • Depart: 6:30 a.m.
  • Return: 7:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $532/person (double occupancy) or $656/person (single occupancy)

Register online or over the phone at (913) 631-5200!