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.

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. Ports along the way include Strasbourg, which lies between France and Germany and is one of Europe's most attractive cities; Rudesheim, Germany which is home to three medieval castles; and Cochem, Germany rated one of the prettiest villages along the Mosel River. From there we'll explore Cologne, Germany and end 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.

Come join us for a day of Mystery stops which will be enjoyable for everyone. Lunch will be included, so please call Kim at 641-332-2218 or Vicki at 515-979-5127 to sign up. The cost is $125 for this trip with $25 due at the time of sign-up. Don't miss out on the fun! View the trip flier.
WICKED - JUNE 18, 2020

Come join us as we travel to the Des Moines Performing Arts (Civic Center) to see the Broadway sensation, Wicked! Show time is 2:00 p.m. The price includes motor coach and show ticket.  Since it's a matinée, we will leave Guthrie Center at 12:15 p.m. and pick up Panora at 12:30 p.m.  Approximately return to Panora 6:00 pm and Guthrie Center 6:15 pm. Cost is $150.00 per person. A $25.00 deposit is due now to hold your reservation. Final payment due April 30, 2020.


Hidden treasurers of Southern Italy and Sicily are yours to explore in 2020. You’ll find breathtaking scenery, historic cities, centuries-old hilltop villages and wonderful cuisine. Must-see excursions include venturing to the breathtaking Amalfi Coast, experiencing the excavated ruins of Pompeii at the foothills of Mount Vesuvius, and journey to a ancient town known for its cave dwellings. We will indulge in a delicious regional dinner inside a winery’s restaurant and sample some local specialties at a family-owned limoncello factory.  We’ll experience Mount Etna Volcano National Park and sample wine during a vineyard tour. Ten breakfasts and six dinners are included in this trip. You can save $100 by booking your trip by March 23, 2020. The cost is $4,978 per person for a double room up until March 23. After March 23, the rate increases to $5,078 for a double room per person.  A deposit with reservation is $829 per person for a double room. Other room options are available, see the flier for details.