Masks are required on the bus, all return times are approximate. 

Trip Cancellation Policy

Fees for day trips are non-refundable within 10 working days of the trip if a replacement cannot be found.  Please call  and speak with a staff person if you cannot attend the trip.  If we are successful in finding a replacement, the payor of the trip will receive a refund by account credit, refund check or a refund to the credit card used at the time of registration.


Christkindlmarket-Aurora-640x400-3Christkindlmarket & Drive through Holiday Lights Aurora

Th, Dec 15|Check-in 1pm|Depart 1:30pm-6:30pm $28M/$38NM 

(Heavy Walking)

The German Christmas Market provides a safe outdoor experience in Aurora for sounds of festive music, and the glimmer of sparkling Christmas ornaments, all in a cozy atmosphere. A visit to the market takes all your senses on a journey!  Visitors can explore vendor products from around the world, participate in special events, and enjoy the unique shopping experience.  Dinner is not included in the ticket price, feel free to purchase a meal at the market or Two Brothers Roundhouse across the street.  Then we will drive through the Festival of Lights where you will be dazzled by the signature winter event with unique surprises throughout Phillips Park.  Before our departure we will finish the evening at Abbey Farms for some additional shopping. 


museumChristmas around the World – Museum of Science Industry

Tu, Dec 20| Check-in 9:30am|Depart 10am – 3pm| $38M/$48NM

(Heavy Walking)

It began in 1942 with a single tree.  Today, the Museum’s beloved annual celebration features a four –story, floor-to-dome grand tree, surrounded by a forest of more than 50 trees to represent the holiday traditions from cultures around the globe.  You will have the freedom to explore the museum on your own, feel free to bring our own lunch or purchase a meal at the museum.  


Potawatomi Casino—Milwaukee, WICasinoTrip_21q3_4c

M, Feb 6|Check-in 8:30am|Depart 9am–4pm $38M/$48NM 

(Anticipate Moderate Walking) 

The casino features 2,400+slot machines with the latest themes, video technology and progressives in denominations from penny to hundred.  There are also close to 100 table games across the casino floor with low to high limits.  The trip includes a $10 reward play and $10 food & beverage credit.   


chorus lineA Chorus Line—Drury Lane

Th, Feb 23|Check-in 10:45am|

Depart 11:15am-5:15pm|$105M/$115NM

(Minimal Walking)

This impassioned backstage look at the intimate lives of dancers auditioning for a Broadway chorus brilliantly combines stunning song and dance with a compelling, moving story. Beloved around the world, A Chorus Line is the ultimate love letter to Broadway and features memorable numbers including “What I Did for Love,” “One,” and “I Hope I Get It.” The iconic musical won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in addition to nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Score, and four Drama Desk Awards.  Please select a meal option: lemon herb crusted cod or roasted turkey. Each meal comes with dessert. 


On Your Own Trips

AMC Niles Theater  (On Your Own Trip)

Th, Jan 12|2pm|$13M/$18NM 

NSC has rented the AMC Theater located in Golf Mill (301 Golf Mill Ctr, Niles, IL 60714).  This is an on your own trip, there is plenty of parking at this location.  If you would like to carpool or would like to offer to drive, please speak with Chrisann Fahy. The movies will not be released until the beginning of January and concessions will be open to purchase drinks and food items.  


Tiki terraceThe Tiki Terrace (On Your Own Trip)

Tu, Jan 17|11am-1:30pm|$48M/$58NM

1591 Lee St, Des Plaines, IL 60018

This is an on your own trip. If you would like to carpool or would like to offer to drive others,  please speak with  Chrisann Fahy.            

The Tiki Terrace brings Hawaii to the Chicagoland area.  The owners bring their passion for Polynesian culture, all while reflecting their background with handcrafted décor and Hawaiian style cooking.  It has had the honor on being featured on many television shows, the latest being Chicago’s Best!  Lunch includes taro chips and pineapple salsa, egg rolls, Island salad, Kalua pork, fresh chicken, veggie stir fry, cole slaw, rice, mousse cake and refillable non-alcoholic beverage and one hour show.