Discover the world with the FCNB Travel Club!

Join us on our FCNB Travel Club trips and get ready to explore in 2024. Everyone is welcome!

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Deal Me In Boonville

April 3 & 4, 2024

Enjoy a getaway to Boonville, MO! Take in the sites of the historic downtown area, stay and play at Isle of Capri and visit Warm Springs Ranch.

Nestled high atop wooded bluffs overlooking the Missouri river sits Boonville, Missouri, a city rooted in history oering visitors an unexpected experience. Take in the sites of the historic downtown area, stay and play at Isle of Capri and visit Warm Springs Ranch.

Our Boonville experience starts with lunch at Main Street Cafe in the heart of the downtown area. Then we’ll visit the Mitchell Antique Motorcar Museum featuring the largest and most extensive collection of Antique Mitchell Motorcars and Wagons in the World. You will be instantly transported back through time to a more romantic time period, between the memorabilia and antiques that adorn the museum along with the cars incredible history. Next is the Rivers, Rails & Trails Museum starring an authentic wagon, steamboat history, and lots of train memorabilia. Explore the history of the Depot district with a step-on guide ending at the Old Cooper County Jail, the oldest continuously used county jail in Missouri.

After our day exploring Boonville, we’ll settle in for a one-night stay at the Isle of Capri Casino. With 16 table games and over 800 slot machines, you’ll be sure to enjoy the exhilarating action on the casino floor. Recline to your luxury room with top-of -the-line amenities and enjoy fresh dining options at The Brew Brothers or Tradewinds. On our second day, we’ll enjoy lunch at The Cove, a new American restaurant that serves Missouri raised Show Me Beef and a variety of cuisine. Then we’ll head to the picturesque Warm Springs Ranch, the ocial breeding facility of the Budweiser Clydesdales. A guided walking tour will bring you to spots and sights you’ll never forget. See the  Clydesdale luxury trailers, a 1903 beer wagon, equipment worn by the Clydesdales out on the road, and meet Clydesdales of all ages.

On our way home, we’ll stop at the famous Central Dairy in Jefferson City serving up delicious ice cream inside an old-fashioned parlor for a treat on your own. This trip filled with the small town charm of Boonville will have you saying “Deal Me In”!

Cost per Person, based on number of people in room: Double – $310.00,  Single – $375.00, Triple – $290.00

Trip Includes: USA Tours motorcoach transportation, one night lodging, two lunches, tickets to all attractions listed, all gratuities and taxes, drivers’ tip and services of a FCNB Group Escort. Deposit of $100.00 per person due with reservation. Final payment is due by March 2, 2024.

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A Night at Busch Stadium

May 21, 2024

Join us on our annual trip to watch the St. Louis Cardinals play at Busch Stadium in downtown St. Louis.

Join us for the excitement of a Cardinals Game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis! Make plans to eat on your own before we or at the ballpark. It’s going to be fun!
Cost per person: $78.00
Trip includes: Transportation via USA Tours Motorcoach, a Lower Right Field Box ticket in Section 131 and Driver’s Tip. Payment must be included with your reservation.
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A Day On Broadway

June 13, 2024

Be moved by the Broadway production of Steel Magnolias at Stages St. Louis with lunch at Billy G’s Kirkwood and shopping in Kirkwood, MO!

Before the iconic 1989 film Steel Magnolias broke box office records nationwide, Louisiana salon owner Truvy first set up shop on stage. The colorful cast of regulars and employees that frequent her establishment include a mother-daughter duo planning a wedding, a woman who’s “been in a bad mood for 40 years,” and a mysterious newcomer. Through laughter, tears, and a thick fog of hairspray, these women face trials and triumphs armed with their greatest strength: each other. Join us for a day trip to Kirkwood, MO for the thrilling production at Stages St. Louis’ new  theatre in premium seats. Before the show, we‘ll enjoy lunch at Billy G’s Kirkwood and shopping in historic downtown Kirkwood. It’s the perfect day on Broadway!

Cost per person: $155.00

Trip includes: USA Tours motorcoach transportation, premium ticket for Steel Magnolias at Stages St. Louis, lunch at Billy G’s Kirkwood, all gratuities and taxes, driver’s Tip and services of a FCNB Escort.

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Colorado's Historic Trains

August 9 – 17, 2024

Journey to the beautiful state of Colorado and experience six scenic rail excursions and three national parks. Flight from St. Louis to Denver included.

DAY 1 Arrive in Denver: Welcome to Denver, the “Mile High City.” Meet your fellow travelers at 5:00 p.m. for a get acquainted dinner hosted by your Tour Manager. Meal: D

DAY 2 Rocky Mountain National Park: Departing Denver, venture into Rocky Mountain National Park, a living showcase of the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains. With elevations ranging from 8,000 feet on the wet, grassy valleys to 14,259 feet at the weather-ravaged top of Longs Peak, the park is filled with breathtaking scenery and experiences. Following the Trail Ridge Road a stop at the Alpine Visitor Center offers an opportunity to learn more about this fascinating place. Meal: B

DAY 3 Leadville Colorado & Southern Railroad: Today, travel to historic Leadville to board the Leadville
Colorado & Southern Railroad. While onboard, learn about the fascinating history of the railroads and hear ghost stories and tales of the wild from your conductor while traveling north along the Arkansas River Valley. Rising up 1,000 feet from the valley floor you will be greeted by spectacular views of Fremont Pass and the two tallest peaks in Colorado, Mount Massive and Mount Elbert. Later, travel through scenic Monarch Pass and Curecanti National Recreation Area and visit the Black Canyon of Gunnison National Park while en route to Montrose. Meals: B, Box Lunch

DAY 4 Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad: Today, it’s “full steam ahead” as you board the Durango &
Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Voted one of the “Top Ten Most Exciting Train Journeys in the World” by the
Society of American Travel Writers, this route winds through the spectacular and breathtaking canyons in the remote wilderness of the two-million acre San Juan National Forest. The locomotives used today remain 100% coal-fired, steamoperated and are maintained in their original condition. Later, check into the Sky Ute Casino Resort. Meals: B, D

DAY 5 Mesa Verde National Park: Visit the land of the ancient Pueblo Indians in Mesa Verde National Park.
The fascinating cliff dwellings and culture of these people provide you with a look into a society that existed
approximately 1,400 years ago. Building elaborate stone communities, the Ancestral Puebloan people developed
their own society that existed for some 700 years, before disappearing. Meals: B, D

DAY 6 Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad: Your day begins as you board the motorcoach and ride to the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, the original Rio Grande Line. This is America’s most spectacular narrow gauge steam railroad. Explore 50 miles of wild and rugged territory between Chama, New Mexico and Antonito, Colorado, the highest point on the railroad. Meals: B, L

DAY 7 Royal Gorge Route Railroad and Garden of the Gods: Aboard the Royal Gorge Railroad follow the 12-mile route along the old Denver and Rio Grande Western train line. Ride through the “Grand Canyon of the Arkansas” on an unforgettable journey over the famous Hanging Bridge, which clings precariously to the steep granite walls of Royal Gorge. Then, enjoy a drive through the stunning Garden of the Gods. This 1,300 acre park reflects the rich
diversity of the terrain and red sandstone formations tell a unique geological story. Meal: B

DAY 8 Pikes Peak Cog Railway and Cripple Creek: Begin the day with a “Ride to the Clouds” aboard the Pikes Peak Cog Railway, the highest cog railroad in the U.S. which stretches nine miles long as it vertically climbs to almost 14,000 feet. Then ride on the Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad. Scenic wonders await around every curve and this century-old steam locomotive is reminiscent of the gold mining days of the area. This evening assemble for a farewell dinner, sharing memories of this unforgettable scenic rail adventure. Meals: B, D

DAY 9 Denver and Home: Following breakfast, say goodbye to Colorado with a group transfer to the Denver International Airport for flights home after 12:00 p.m. Meal: B

Tour Highlights:

  • 14 Meals: 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 4 dinners
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Experience SIX scenic rail excursions following historic routes of the Old West
    ❖ Travel along the Arkansas River Valley aboard the Leadville Colorado & Southern Railroad
    ❖ Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, voted one of the “Top Ten Most Exciting Rail Journeys in the World”
    ❖ Ride through the Rockies aboard the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
    ❖ Ride the Royal Gorge Route Railroad across the famous Hanging Bridge
    ❖ Relive the gold mining days aboard the Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad
    ❖ Climb 14,000 feet on the Pikes Peak Cog Railway
  • Visit beautiful Rocky Mountain National Park, a living showcase of the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains
  • Tour Mesa Verde National Park with its amazing cliff dwellings, home to “the Ancient Ones”
  • Visit the Black Canyon of Gunnison National Park
  • Drive through Garden of the Gods Park with its unique red sandstone formations

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Ticket to Hermann

September 19, 2024

Sit back and relax on this day trip to the picturesque town of Hermann, MO. Visit the Hermann Museum, Hermann Farm and Stone Hill Winery.

Tucked away in the beautiful Missouri River Valley, this picturesque 19th-century village captures your imagination like no other. This day trip is full of adventure, discovery and delectable tastes. It’s your Ticket to Hermann!

Upon arrival, we’ll tour the Historic Hermann Museum with a diverse collection that reflects the history and heritage of the Hermann area and tells the story of “why and how” settlers immigrated in the 1830s. Then we’ll stroll along the picturesque streets of Hermann lined with unique shops, cafes and wineries and enjoy lunch on your own.

Next we’ll head to Hermann Farm to discover the significance of Missouri’s cultural, agricultural and winemaking heritage. A guided Grand Tram Tour will carry you through the farm and include the 1847 Teubner-Husmann home, a 12,000 square foot stone barn, the Farm’s magnificent Shire draft horses, and the 19th century Rasche  homestead, along with a tasting at the Black Shire Distillery.

Then we’ll visit Stone Hill Winery for a guided tour through the largest series of arched underground cellars in the U.S. and discover the pioneering history and spirit of Stone Hill as a leader in the wine industry. After the tour, taste premier wines made with unique varietals. Finish the day with included dinner at the Vintage 1847 Restaurant inside the original stable and carriage house. We’ll head home with memories of a great day!

Cost per person: $155.00

Trip includes: USA Tours motorcoach transportation, admission to Hermann Museum, tour and tasting
at Hermann Farm, tour, tasting and dinner at Stone Hill Winery, Driver’s Tip and services of a FCNB Escort.

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Mystery Day Trip

October 17, 2024

Where we go, what we do… It’s all a Mystery! One thing we know, you are sure to have a good time and make memories along the way!

Where we’ll go or what we’ll do… Nobody knows! But we do know that you will have a great time on our Mystery Trip!
Don’t miss the fun… Sign up today!

Cost per person: $180.00

Trip includes: USA Tours motorcoach transportation, all admission fees, one meal, all gratuities and taxes, driver’s tip and services of a FCNB Escort. Children welcome (12 & under), cost is $163.00 pp.

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Christmas Around The World

Omaha, Nebraska | November 19 – 23, 2024

No passport required! Travel to Omaha, Nebraska for a festive trip filled with concerts, tours and meal experiences from across the globe.

Join FCNB Travel as we head to Omaha, Nebraska for a unique & festive cultural holiday experience! On the way, we’ll make a brief stop in the Home of Sliced Bread, Chillicothe, Missouri to tour the historic square, view the murals and have lunch. Then it’s onward to Omaha! After checking into the DoubleTree by Hilton Omaha Southwest, our first evening will feature Christmas in Germany at the German American Society Center. There will be traditional German holiday music performed by a men’s choir, dancers performing routines from various regions of the country, delicious food, and ends with a sing-a-long of the beautiful song “Silent Night”.

Our first full day, we’ll experience Christmas in Omaha with a step-on guided tour highlighting the Gold Coast District, Lewis & Clark Landing, St. Cecilia’s Spanish Cathedral, and more. We’ll also visit Pioneer Courage Park, featuring more than 100 larger-than-life sized bronze sculptures. After our tour, you’ll enjoy time to shop and dine in the historic Old Market District. Later that day, we’ll tour the Czech Museum with exhibits honoring early Nebraska Czech and Slovak immigrants. After the tour, enjoy home-made kolaches with coffee. That evening, join our family and pull up a chair to Big Mama’s Christmas Dinner for a good old fashioned southern meal at this television culinary staple.

The next day, we’ll visit Father Flanagan’s Boys Town, decorated for the holidays according to Irish Christmas holiday traditions. We’ll tour the Father Flanagan House, the hall of history, and enjoy a guided driving tour of this amazing non-profit organization. After lunch, we’ll be transported to Christmas In Scotland with a visit to the historic 30-room stone mansion that is Joslyn Castle. Entering through the huge front doors, we’ll hear the fascinating story of George & Sarah Joslyn while surrounded by the elaborate craftsmanship of the wood interior that comes from around the globe. That afternoon, enjoy a visit to the Tea Smith with a presentation by a professional tea master of sampling of a variety of holiday teas. For the evening, we’ll be transported to Christmas in Greece at St. John’s Greek Orthodox Church. We’ll tour the beautiful Byzantine Style building before partaking in a delicious, authentic Greek meal set to a holiday program complete with Greek Christmas Carols.

The following day starts with Christmas In Lithuania through the eyes of the owners of Omaha’s Lithuanian Bakery, the Mackevicius family. They’ll share with you how they escaped Germany in WWII and started their bakery. Then, it’s on to Christmas at Union Station where “beautiful architecture blends with memories of a time gone by”. Starring a massive Christmas tree in the stunning main hall, you’ll also see a collection of beautiful trees featuring the heritage and traditions as you explore the 1930’s train depot and The Durham Museum. Then, we’ll head to Christmas In Poland at a Polish home for an authentic lunch and dance presentation prepared by the Polish Heritage Society of Nebraska. Our next celebration is Christmas In Ukraine with a presentation by Olesia Reprichowskyj. She will share her experiences as a child slave laborer for the German Army during WWII, as well as the history, customs and traditions of her country. That evening we’ll head to Christmas on the Frontier with dinner at the General Crook House complete with actors playing the part of the General and his wife Mary in the year 1879. After dinner, we’ll end our Christmas Around The World trip with a traditional performance of “A Christmas Carol” at the Omaha Community Playhouse.

The next day, we’ll head home and stop in St. Joseph, Missouri to tour the Wyeth Tootle Mansion. Built in 1970, this 43 room mansion was designed to emulate the castles along the Rhine River in Germany. This festive trip will have you Celebrating the Season with Oh My! Omaha!

Cost per Person, based on number of people in room: Double – $1,165.00, Single – $1,425.00

Trip Includes: USA Tours motorcoach transportation, four night’s lodging, four breakfasts, three lunches, four dinners, tickets to all attractions listed, luggage service, all gratuities and taxes, drivers’ tip and services of a FCNB Group Escort.

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