City of Shawnee

Trips and Tours

Explore with Shawnee Parks & Recreation and Shawnee Mission 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!

Meow at the Moon (September 18)
It's time to meow at the moon in Louisburg, KS! We'll kick off the tour at the Cedar Cove Cat Sanctuary. With a private tour we will learn about the big cats at Cedar Cove, their species and their stories. You can visit Louisburg without stopping by the Louisburg Cider Mill Country Store. We'll enjoy dinner at Timber Creek Bar & Grill before taking in the night sky at the Powell Observatory. With a full moon and Saturn popping up, we are in for a treat!

    Date: Wednesday, September 18
    Depart: 1:10 p.m.
    Return: 10:15 p.m.
    Cost: $110/person

This trip is FULL. You can join the waitlist by calling 913.631.5200.
Historic Topeka (October 2)
Hop on board, we're headed our State Capitol! We'll have Dwight Eisenhower join us on the ride down for some history before we visit Brown v Board of Education. We'll break for a fried chicken lunch at the Hanover Pancake House and wrap up the day with a Kansas State Capitol Tour.

    Date: Wednesday, October 2
    Depart: 8:55 a.m.
    Return: 5:00 p.m.
    Cost: $95/person

Register over the phone at 913.631.5200.
Disney 100 (November 6)
The Disney 100 Exhibit is only available for a limited time at Union Station! With over  250 artifcations from the Walt Disney Archives, we are in for a real treat! After the exhibit we will check out Crown Center for lunch (on your own) and shopping. Before heading back let's check out the treasures at the Hallmart Museum!

    Date: Wednesday, November 6
    Depart: 9:15 a.m.
    Return: 3:25 p.m.
    Cost: $69/person

Register over the phone at 913.631.5200.
Holiday Lights Tour (December 3)
The Christmas tunes will be rockin, the bus will be rollin, and the lights will be twinkling! We will visit Crown Center, The Country Club Plaza, Christmas in the Park at Longview Lake, The Magic Tree, and Deanna Rose Farmstead, all from the comfort of our motorcoach! The motorcoach has a restroom and we will take a mid-tour break at Quicktrip.

    Date: Tuesday, December 3
    Depart: 4:45 p.m.
    Return: 8:45 p.m.
    Cost: $25/person

Register over the phone at 913.631.5200.
Merry & Bright: Branson (December 10-12)
Celebrate the holidays, Branson style! This trip includes transportation and lodging for 3 days and 2 nights at the Lodge of the Ozarks, luggage handling, seven meals, four shows, and two tours! Shows include: The Branson Belle, Branson Murder Mystery, Christmas Wonderland, and Shanghai Acrobats. Meals include a hot buffet style breakfast at the hotel, the Pickin' Porch at the Branson Craft Mall, Mel's Hard Luck Diner, and Fall Creek Steak and Catfish House. Explore Talking Rocks Cavern and the Wax Museum for a vacation that is one for the record books!

    Date: Tuesday, December 10 - Thursday, December 12
    Depart: 7:15 a.m.
    Return: 9:00 p.m.
    Double Occupancy Cost: $650/person
    Single Occupancy Cost: $810/person

This trip is FULL. Join the waitlist over the phone at 913.631.5200.