Let's Travel

2018 offers First Friends of First National Bank 4 unique travel options with our partners from History First Tours and Golden Tours with Blanche & Rose. Pick a destination - or enjoy all 4 - and experience an adventure of a lifetime!

History First Tours

First National Bank First Friends has again teamed up with the Cedar Falls Historical Society to offer History First Tours. The History First Tours are organized by the Cedar Falls Historical Society and are open to anyone! Our tours offer a unique opportunity for travelers to experience full-service travel arrangements while exploring the history and culture of each destination.

Step aboard a deluxe coach, and we’ll take care of everything! Our experienced tour guide works with experts in each community to identify little-known sites and to put together truly distinctive tour packages. Join us as we travel to regional destinations, take in historic sites, eat delicious local specialties, and share our love for history and culture.

Discounts are available for members of the Cedar Falls Historical Society and First National Bank’s First Friends Club. We welcome you to come along. Mark your calendars and watch for more details to register soon!

Ingenuity and Invention: Detroit, Michigan

Sunday, August 19 - Friday, August 24

The story of Detroit has captured America’s attention—from the glory days of the Motor City to its downturn and recent revitalization. This trip offers a chance to discover both the history and the future of this significant city. Some of our time will be spent at The Henry Ford, where we will explore the period districts of Greenfield Village and the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation. We will also visit hidden gems around the metro area like historic mansions, a Motown recording studio, and unique cafes. Download the complete itinerary and pricing.


Christmas in Chicago

Monday, December 3 – Friday, December 7, 2018

Join us for a festive five-day and four-night trip to Chicago. The Windy City really decks the halls for the holidays, and we will immerse ourselves in the spirit of the season with a traditional German Christkindlmarket, an amazing poinsettia display, and lights all along the Magnificent Mile. We will also experience the history and culture of the city with an expert step-on guide as we visit several world-class museums, explore the jazz and recording scene, and sample iconic Chicago cuisines. Download a complete itinerary and trip pricing.

Golden Tours with Blanche & Rose

First Friends are also invited to join group travel adventure with Golden Tours with Blanche & Rose. Golden Tours travels with Diamond Tours.

Washington, DC - Our Nation's Capital

May 2 - 10, 2018

You will be inspired with patriotismas we take in the majesty of our nation’s capital, including allthe National Monuments, Admission to George Washington’sEstate and Arlington Cemetery. Reservations are accepted until April 14th.

Beautiful Maine

September 22 - 30, 2018

Experience the beautiful eastern coastal region on your bus trip to Maine. Tour Portland, Maine’s largest city-by-the-sea and enjoy tours of quaint Kennebunk and Kennebunkport during this trip to the scenic east coast. 

For complete itineraries with Golden Tours, visit their website.

For additional information on any of the trips with History First Tours or the Golden Tours, or call Shellie Murphy at 319.352.1340.

Come along and join us for some fun! We hope to see you on the bus!