Itineraries for Learning Trips (PDFs)

Local Trips (In Alphabetical Order)

For Fall

A Day in Delavan, Tuesday, September 19, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

A Walk in the Woods, Thursday, November 2, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Big Horse Vineyards, Thursday, September 14 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Caterpillar Inc. Archives, Friday, September 8, 11:15  a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Caterpillar Inc.’s Parts Distribution Headquarters, Friday, October 13, 8:15 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Catholic Diocese and St. Mary’s Cathedral, Monday, November 6, 8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Echo Valley Meats with Dave Alwan, Tuesday, October 10, 11:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

FOLEPI Floatmaking, Friday, November 10, 9:15 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Four Perfect Pebbles, Tuesday, September 26, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Grand View Alzheimer’s Special Care Center, Friday, November 17 9:15 am – 1:45 p.m.

Henderson Funeral Home, Friday, October 6, 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Hot Iron Blacksmith, Thursday, October 19, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Illinois River Biological Station, Thursday, September 7, 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

J. Draper Glass at Studios on Sheridan, Monday, October 23, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Komatsu, Friday, November 3 9:15 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

LG Seeds Quality Assurance Lab, Monday, October 16, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Luthy Botanical Garden, Monday, September 11, 8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Midwest Food Bank, Monday, November 13, 8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Midwest Technical Institute, Thursday, October 12, 11:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

OSF Rehabilitation Services, Thursday November 16, 8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Peoria City Hall, Thursday, October 26, 8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Peoria County Animal Protection Services (PCAPS), Thursday, November 9, 11:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Peoria County Coroner, Tuesday, November 14, 11:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Peoria Police Department, Monday, October 30, 8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Peoria Sculptures and Monuments Tour, Friday, October 27, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Photography with Coke Mattingly, Monday, Sept. 25, 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Russian Ethnic Dinner with Angela Weck, Monday, October 9, 5:00 – 8:30 p.m.

The Community Festival of Nativities, Thursday, November 30 8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

The Cookery with Amanda, Tuesday, October 17, 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

The Mill:  A New Artist Colony in the Warehouse District, Friday, September 1, 1:15 – 3:30 p.m.

Tree Trimming: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Thursday, September 21, 8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

WTVP Peoria Public Television, Tuesday, October 24, 11:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

For Summer

182nd Airlift Wing, Illinois Air National Guard, Wednesday, June 7, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Art at the Bodega, Friday, June 2, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Behind the Scenes at Busy Corner, Monday, August 28, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Broad Branch Farm, Monday, July 10, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

CATS! Eastlight Theatre, Wednesday, June 21, 4:45 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.   Itinerary if you are driving

Central Illinois Alpacas, Friday, July 14, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

City of Peoria Public Works, Monday, June 19, 8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

East Peoria City Hall, Thursday, June 15, 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Epiphany Farms and Twin Groves Wind Farm, Thurday, July 6, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Historic Washington, Tuesday, Aug 8, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Houses of Worship in Central Peoria, Friday, June 30, 9:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Hummingbird Haven, Wednesday June 14, 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Jubilee College Historic Site, Friday July 7, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Mackinaw Valley Vineyard, Monday, August 21, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Moss-Bradley Neighborhood Walking Tour with Dan Callahan, Thursday, Aug. 24, 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Peoria Area Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Training Center, Tuesday, August 15, 8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Peoria Heights Walking Tour, Monday July 17, 8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Redbud Ridge Custom Shop, Tuesday, June 27, 8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Sculpture Walk Peoria:  2017, Wednesday, July 19 11:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Hallowed Hops Farm, Thursday July 20, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

ServPro Peoria, Friday, Aug. 18, 8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Snyder Village, Tuesday, June 6, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Summer Social Aboard the Spirit of Peoria, Wednesday, August 9, 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. 

Trefzger’s Bakery, Thursday, August 3, 8:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

USDA National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Wednesday, August 23, 11:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Regional Trips (In Alphabetical Order)

For Fall

Art Institute of Chicago with Donna Carr Roberts, Wednesday, September 13, 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Funks Grove and Desthil Brewery, Friday, September 22, 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Historic Autos and Swiss Cottage with Jim Wihelm, Tuesday, October 3, 7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Hamilton, Wednesday, September 27, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Illinois State Research and Collections Area with Michael Wiant, Wednesday, November 8, 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Kelleher’s Roots in Iowa with Pat Sullivan, Wednesday,  September 6, 6:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

For Summer

A Day on the Farms, Thursday, August 31, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Highlights of St. Louis, Wednesday, August 16, 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Wednesday, July 12, 4:00 – 11:45 p.m.

John Deere: From Golf Classic to Historical Homes, Thursday, June 29, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

The Sanfilippo “Place de la Musique,” Thursday, June 8, 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.