McCormick’s Cantigny

Enjoy the last days of summer at Cantigny Park. Walk the gardens, tour the mansion, and grab lunch at Bertie’s Café. Pickup: Dole Center 8am/Pleasant Home 8:15am/Fox Center 8:30am Ages 50+ Strenuous Walking.

Pontiac and Route 66

Pontiac has become a popular visitor destination for many reasons. It is home to four wonderful museums and some interesting exhibits. It has a fabulous collection of outdoor painted murals, nine Looking for Lincoln heritage sites, five Route 66 heritage sites, and three unique swinging pedestrian bridges. We’ll arrive around 10am and have plenty of time to explore and play on your own time. Pickup: Dole Center 8am/Pleasant Home 8:15am/Fox Center 8:30am Ages 50+ Strenuous Walking.

Paddlewheel Riverboat Ride

Spend the day along the river in downtown St. Charles. Shop, check out a museum or 2, and get lunch before we travel through a green corridor of scenic beauty on a paddlewheel boat down the Fox river at 1:30pm. Along the way, listen to an audio script of historic sights and stories with highlighted spots along the river. Each cruise is unique for viewing wildlife. Sometimes you might see an eagle or a turtle, other times an osprey or a family of foxes. Both boats have open-air upper decks for unobstructed sightseeing and the lower decks have windows that can be closed in cool or rainy weather. Pickup: Dole Center 9am/Pleasant Home 9:10am/Fox Center 9:15am Ages 50+ Easy Walking.