Senior Trips

Home Senior Trips

Orland Township offers a variety of day and overnight trips, which are cost effective and enjoyable and appeal to diverse interests and expectations.

Trip escorts are provided by Orland Township. All escorts should be made aware of any medical conditions that participants may have. In the event of an emergency, trip escorts will arrange for transportation to the local health facility but must remain with the group unless a participant is traveling alone.

All participants are required to provide an alternative emergency contact name and phone number upon ticket purchase. Orland Township requests that all travelers keep important medication and health information with them at all times.

Trip tickets go on sale at 8 a.m. on the date specified and are sold on a first come, first served basis. All tickets purchased include deluxe motor coach reserved seating, are limited to two per person, and are non-transferable. Refunds will not be given but trip insurance is available.

Buses leave from the north side of 151st Street directly between Bank Financial and Robert Morris College.

2023 Trips

‘Titanic at the Fireside Theatre’
Titanic is the 1997 Broadway Musical that captured five Tony Awards including Best Musical. Soaring songs, grand staging, and a set awash in glorious costumes makes this historic musical a must-see event. It traces the lives of all the varied strata of people uniquely united on that fateful journey, with the central character being the Titanic herself. Titanic is human drama that explores and reveals individual strength, love, faith, and especially the triumph of human dignity. Don’t miss this musical as unforgettable as the historic event itself. Entrée choices include chicken Waterford, sliced pork tenderloin, and shrimp tempura.

Place: Fireside Theatre Janesville, Fort Atkinson, Wis.
Date: Friday, Sept. 8
Time: 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Fee: $110 / Residents (On Sale Now)
$115 / Non-Residents (On Sale Now)


‘Scrooge at the Fireside Theatre’
Travel to the Fireside Theatre on a deluxe motor coach for this merry, sparkling, tuneful, boisterous Broadway musical version of Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” Based on the popular musical movie starring Albert Finney, “Scrooge the Musical” tells this time-honored tale of redemption and love as only the Fireside can — with a beautiful and rousing musical score (including the well-known “Thank You Very Much”), breath-taking dancing, beautiful period costumes, uproarious comedy, and heart-warming drama. If you must choose only one Christmas show this season, see “Scrooge the Musical” at the Fireside. Entrée choices include supreme cut chicken, sliced beef tenderloin, and salmon.

Place: Fireside Theatre Janesville, Fort Atkinson, Wis.
Date: Friday, Sept. 8
Time: 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Fee: $110 / Residents (On Sale Now)
$115 / Non-Residents (On Sale Now)


Shipshewana & LaGrange County are known as a one-of-a-kind destination for visitors to experience the simplicity of Amish culture as well as the delicious foods and quality products they produce. But there’s so much more to explore around town and in the area including a wide variety of shopping opportunities from quaint downtown shops to locally produced meat and cheese, exciting outdoor recreation, world-class entertainment and the Midwest’s largest flea market.
This trip includes one overnight stay, one breakfast, two dinners, and the opportunity to shop in charming downtown Shipshewana! Guests also will enjoy a visit to the Blue Gate Theatre for “Salute to the Stars” — a Las Vegas-style tribute show showcasing the artistry of George Strait, Dolly Parton and Elvis Presley.

Place: Shipshewana, Ind.
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 10 to Wednesday, Oct. 11
Time: 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Fee: $180 Residents
$185 Non-Residents
(On Sale Now)

Luck of the Irish Milwaukee Trip
Enjoy three days and two nights in Milwaukee highlighting the city’s Irish culture. We’ll attend Irish Fest at the Henry Maier Festival Park on the lakefront. Irish Fest began in 1981 and has become known as one of the world’s largest celebrations of Irish and Celtic music and culture with non-stop entertainment. It features bands, Irish dancers, sports and cultural exhibits, plus plenty of food and drink. Overnight accommodations will be provided at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. The hotel has great views of downtown Milwaukee and offers a variety of gaming entertainment plus cocktails and dining. Our focus on Irish heritage will include a fun pub tour around the city. We’ll also enjoy a sightseeing boat cruise through downtown Milwaukee and into Lake Michigan for beautiful skyline views.
This package includes motorcoach transportation, two nights of hotel accommodations, Irish Fest admissions, two breakfasts, three lunches, one dinner, sightseeing boat tour, local tour guide, and tour amenities.

Place: Renaissance Milwaukee West Hotel, Wauwatosa , Wis.
Dates: Friday, Aug. 18 to Sunday, Aug. 20
Time: 8 a.m. Departure
Fee: $815 Per Person / Single Occupancy
$570 Per Person / Double Occupancy
$520 Per Person / Triple Occupancy
On Sale Now


Visit & Tour Washington, D.C.
Join Orland Township for a tour of the nation’s capital. This trip includes motorcoach transportation; six nights lodging (with four consecutive nights in the Washington, D.C. area); 10 meals (six breakfasts and four dinners); two guided tours of Washington (including the WWII Memorial, Capitol Hill, Embassy Row, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Smithsonian, the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, and more); evening guided memorial and monuments tour; admission to the Museum of the Bible; tram ride through Arlington National Cemetery; and admission to George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate & Garden.

Place: Washington, D.C.
Date: Thursday, Oct. 26 to Monday, Oct. 30
Depart: 7 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26
Fee: $989 Per Person / Single Occupancy
$789 Per Person / Double Occupancy
(On Sale Now)


Upper Peninsula Island Resort & Casino
Enjoy three days and two nights at the Island & Casino located near Escanaba in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The hotel features two towers of rooms with an indoor pool and sauna. Michigan allows craps, let it ride, table poker, slots, blackjack and, of course, bingo.
Passengers are on their own to enjoy this beautiful complex. Promo cash can now be carried over each day but does expire on the last day of your visit upon departure; promo cash credits MUST be used before you leave the casino or you will lose them. We hope you have a “lucky” time at the Island Resort & Casino.
Place: Island Resort & Casino, Harris, Mich.
Date: Thursday, Sept. 13 to Saturday, Sept. 15
Time: Departure 8 a.m.
Fee: Single Occupancy Per Person: $341
Double Occupancy Per Person: $260
Triple Occupancy Per Person: $255