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Trip Itineraries

For more information on or to sign up for any Heritage Club trips, please email heritageclub@gcsbank.com or contact us and ask for our Heritage Club coordinators Kim Heiland and Vicki Gubser.
 
COLORS OF NEW ENGLAND - September 29 - October 6, 2018 

Please join us as we head to New England to see the beautiful colors Mother Nature provides. This trip is different than any other trip GCSB Heritage Club has ever taken in the past. We'll fly into Boston and spend time enjoying this historic city. We then travel to Woodstock and Stowe Vermont. We'll tour Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory and the Cold Hollow Cider Mill. Next we travel to North Conway, New Hampshire and enjoy a cruising Lake Winnipesaukee then on to Boothbay Harbor, Maine, to enjoy fresh lobster. We'll travel through the seaside community of Kennebunkport's Ocean Drive and see President George H. W. Bush's summer home before returning to Boston. The cost of this trip is $3,979 which includes insurance. A deposit of $500 is due upon reservation with final payment due July 24, 2018. This trip is full but we do have a waiting list started. View the full itinerary here.

CELTIC THUNDER - October 17, 2018

Join us at Stephens Auditorium in Ames on Wednesday, October 17, to experience Celtic Thunder. This Irish group of men has become a household name all around the world. Their dramatic solos, compelling ensembles, and comedic acts are outstanding. The lighting and choreography, as well as, realistic Irish stage sets with authentic Irish instruments will make this evening very special. We will enjoy dinner at Hickory Park prior to the performance.  The cost is $150 which covers dinner, bus transportation, tips and your show ticket. A down payment of $50 is due when the reservation is made and final payment is due October 1. View the flyer for Celtic Thunder here.


BRANSON, MO - November 12 - 17, 2018 
Come join us for our November motor coach trip to "Beautiful Branson". On our way to Branson we're stopping at the Missouri State Penitentiary, in Jefferson City, that closed in 2004. We will learn about the 168-year history and tour the housing units and gas chamber! We overnight in Jefferson City then off to Branson for four fun-filled nights of food, fun and fantastic shows. Some of the highlights include the Million Dollar Quartet, Dogwood Canyon, Curling Vine Winery, The Showboat Branson Belle, Texas Tenors and the Trail of Christmas lights. There's so much more, click here to read about all the attractions Prices are $1,275.00 per person for a double room, $1,555.00 for a single room and $1,195.00 per person for a triple room. The deposit of $100.00 is due by September 5 and final payment October 12.   
 
STAR CHRISTMAS SHOW - December 6, 2018

Come join us for a special Christmas event filled with entertainment, a buffet and a craft show to start your Christmas shopping! We will hear the hilarious high-energy Three Men and a Tenor group plus entertained by our own Chad Elliott. We’ll depart Guthrie Center at 8:30 am, pick up Panora 8:45 am. Approximately return, Panora 4:15 p.m., Guthrie Center 4:30 p.m. Cost of this event is $150.00. A $25.00 deposit is required upon reservation. Final payment is due October 15, 2018. View the trip flier here.
 
MYSTERY TRIP - May 2019

It’s always a mystery and surprise as to our destination! Our annual Mystery Trip, partnering with Security Savings Bank of Farnhamville, will take place again the first part of May, 2019. Watch for more to unfold in future newsletter.
 
MACKINAC TRIP - MICHIGAN'S EUROPEAN TRIANGLE - June 3 - 8, 2019

This is a combination of Michigan’s most unique destinations, each having a significant European heritage that we have combined into one fascinating itinerary. On this trip you see the Notre Dame campus, Bavarian Frankenmuth, the Victorian Resort of Mackinac Island, and the Dutch settlement of Holland. This trip is like no other we’ve sponsored in the past. Please view the full itinerary here. This six day trip will cost $2,300 for double occupancy. $100 per person is due with reservation. $500 will be due by February 16 and final payment due by April 16.
           
ROMANTIC RHINE AND MOSEL RIVER CRUISE - August 28 - September 7, 2019

We will be traveling to Europe in 2019 to enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Romantic Rhine, Europe’s longest river aboard the MS Emerald Sun. We’ll fly into Zurich, Switzerland, stay two nights in Lucerne, then board the ship in Basel for our next seven nights. Some of the ports on our way are Strasbourg which lies between France and Germany, one of Europe’s most attractive cities, Rudesheim, Germany is home to three medieval castles, Cochem, Germany rated one of the prettiest villages along the Mosel River, Cologne, Germany and ending our adventure in Amsterdam, This is an 11-day, 23-meal tour. The cost varies depending on deck and cabin size. At this time this trip is full, but we have a wait list. View the full itinerary here.