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New Trips!
Chicago Auto Show
First staged in 1901, the Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto
show in North American and has been held more times than any
other auto exposition on the continent. The show utilizes more
than one million square feet of the McCormick Place complex.
Exhibitions include: multiple world and North American
introductions, a complete range of domestic and imported passenger
cars and trucks, sport utility vehicles and experimental or concept
cars. There will be nearly 1,000 different vehicles on display.
There will also be numerous accessories and auto-related exhibits,
competition vehicles and project, antique and collector cars.
Bus departs SVCC West Mall Parking lot at 8:30AM arriving at
McCormick Place at 11:00AM.
Bus departs Chicago – McCormick Place at 5:00PM and arrive at
SVCC at 7:30PM.
Saturday, February 15
McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
Jeanne DePuy
$50 (includes admission)
Chicago Flower and Garden Show
The Chicago Flower & Garden Show has been Chicago’s first
sign of spring after a long and cold winter since 1847. This year’s
Do Green. Do Good
will treat gardening enthusiast and
newbies alike to the sights, scents and sounds of feature gardens
with blooming perennials, annuals and trees while water features
rustle throughout the Festival Halls of Chicago’s acclaimed Navy
Pier. Local landscape designers and builders create realistic
solutions within their feature gardens and displays that inspire and
demonstrate to attendees the possibilities for their own gardens,
yards, or balconies. Join us for inspiration, magnificent gardens,
educational workshops, cooking demos and kid’s activities.
Bus departs SVCC West Mall Parking lot at 8:30AM arriving at
Navy Pier at 11:00AM.
Bus departs Chicago – Navy Pier at 5:00PM and arrives at SVCC at 7:30PM.
Saturday, March 15
Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
Jeanne DePuy
$55 (includes admission)
Amana Colonies Tour
and Maifest Celebration
Join us for a day of entertainment, exploration, and celebration.
Our tour guide will join us at the Colony Visitor Center where
our adventure will take us back in time to the era of communal
Amana. Be entertained by experiencing what life was like for
these Separatist Pioneer Iowans. We will visit several of the seven
Amana Colonies and then break for lunch and enjoy an authentic
Amana Colony meal. After lunch, travelers will have time to
explore and enjoy the Maifest Celebration.
Bus departs SVCC West Mall Parking lot at 7:00AM, arriving at the
Amana Colonies at 10:00AM.
Bus departs Amana Colonies at 5:00 PM and arrives at SVCC at 8:00PM.
Saturday, May 3;
Amana Colonies, Amana, IA
Jeanne DePuy
$89 (includes lunch)
Travel ‘Til Your Heart is Content
We have partnered with Mayflower Tours to offer affordable
yet deluxe escorted trips within the United States and around
the world. Across our great country, you’ll find destinations of
great beauty. New England is famous for its annual color palette
bursting with reds, oranges and yellows. Around every corner,
a new work of art from Mother Nature appears with all of the
artistry found on an impressionist’s canvas. Travel to the magnifi-
cent beaches in Florida and Texas; National Parks and mountain
ranges; or take in the sights of the San Antonio Riverwalk at
Grab your passport and travel to exciting destinations such as
Costa Rica, Australia and New Zealand, Ireland, or cruise the
Rhine. Mayflower Tours offers exciting trips around the world
with English speaking tour managers, local historians and guides,
top quality accommodations, many meals included, free time to
explore, and airport transfers, all at an affordable rate.
For a more information call Jeanne at 815-835-6212.