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Passport 50: Hop on Board!

Passport 50 Hop AboardIf your love to travel with fellow adventure-seekers, Planters Bank is the place to be! We travel to various destinations for day-trips and even longer adventures with fellow Planters Passport 50 members, and enjoy local events and happenings throughout the year. See our 2017 events below.

 Membership benefits of Passport 50* include: Advance notice of Passport 50 travel events; one guest per member is allowed on selected travel events Periodic Passport 50 Newsletters, which include itineraries of upcoming trips, recipes, topics of local interest, and bank news Invitations to exclusive in-house events – potluck suppers, financial seminars (i.e., Identity Theft, Trust) and other fun-filled activities.

For more information on Passport 50, please contact Carolyn Cobb at or call 270-890-1617. (Electronic mail is not secure and confidential. Please do not submit personal information via email.)

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 Virginia Beach  
October 17 - 22, 2017
Virginia Beach Coastal Experience

This deluxe motor coach excursion to Virginia Beach, Virginia in- cludes on-the-road overnight lodging (Oct. 17 and 21) in Roanoke at the Hampton Inn Airport, and 3 nights at the Virginia Beach Holiday Inn Oceanside Hotel.

After early afternoon arrival and hotel check-in on the 18th, depart with our guide for a Welcome to Virginia Beach Riding Tour to enjoy beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay. Visit the historic Cape Henry Lighthouse and the spot where the English colonists first landed in 1607. Conclude the evening with a welcome dinner at Waterman’s Surfside Grille.

On the 19th, head out on the water for a Dolphin Watching Boat Trip. Once back on land, stop in for a tour of Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E. where you’ll learn about the history of the holistic health and wellness or- ganization and its founder, who was born and buried in Hopkinsville (our own claim to fame!!). Then enjoy a delicious lunch at The Lead- ing Lizard located in the historic Cayce Hospital Building. Spend the afternoon perusing national and regionally-renowned artist exhibits at The Virginia Contemporary Museum of Art. Next, travel to the pedestrian-friendly Town Center for high-end shopping and dinner on your own. Finish the evening with a sumptuous coffee, tea and chocolate pairing at The Royal Chocolate.

On the 20th, following breakfast, depart for the picturesque Eastern Shore. Enjoy a scenic drive across one of the seven engineering wonders of the modern world, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. Arrive in the charming town of Cape Charles and stroll historic Mason Avenue. Next, relax over a seafood lunch at the upscale Oyster Farm Restaurant overlooking King’s Creek Marina. (Don’t worry, other lunch options besides seafood will be available!) After lunch, arrive at Cherrystone Aqua Farms for a hands-on tour viewing oysters and clams in their natural water habitat. Continue up the coast to visit Chatham Vineyards where we’ll be treated to a winery tour, a flight of wine, and a gourmet cheese platter. Conclude our journey with a farewell dinner at a local favorite, Rockafeller’s.

On the 21st, following checkout, we’ll spend the morning with a Beatles-themed Brunch at Abbey Road Pub and Restaurant. Arrival in Roanoke will be in time to do some touring/shopping before check-in at the Hampton Inn Airport. We’ll depart for home around 8 a.m. on Sunday, the 22nd.

Package price includes deluxe motor coach transportation, 5 nights lodging, luggage handling, 3 full hot breakfasts, 1 brunch, 2 lunches, 2 dinners, all admissions, taxes & gratuities, and services of a local guide throughout the stay. (Note: Gratuity for guide is not included and is at the discretion of the individual.) Cost: $930 pp Double; $1,295 Single. (Contact Carolyn Cobb for a trip brochure.)

 Halloween Soup  
October 26, 2017
Halloween Card Party & Soup Supper

Reservations required and guests are welcome. Invitations will be sent.


 Country Christmas  
November 30, 2017
A Country Christmas Dinner Show - SOLD OUT

A Country Christmas Dinner Show at Opryland, Nashville, Tennessee will feature entertainment from Diamond Rio.  The motor coach will depart at 3:00 p.m. for 5:00 p.m. show.  Reservation deadline is September 30. Cost is $113 per person and includes transportation, dinner and show. Contact Carolyn Cobb at 270-890-1617 to reserve your space.  After reservations are made, checks should be made payable to Planters Bank and mailed to: Planters Bank, ATTN: Carolyn Cobb, PO Box 1570, Hopkinsville, KY 42241 or may be taken to any Planters Bank location in an envelope marked ATTN: Carolyn Cobb. 


August 27 - September 6, 2018
Seine River Cruise

Join us for this fantastic 11 day river cruise with two evenings in Paris! Cruise down one of Europe's most enchanting rivers through storybook landscapes of vineyards, historic abbeys, Norman castles, tranquil orchards and medieval towns. Cruise includes all shore excursions.  Click here for more information on this wonderful cruise. 

June 9, 2018
"Waitress" Broadway Musical - TPAC Nashville

Join us Saturday, June 9, 2018 as we travel to Nashville's TPAC to see Waitress the Broadway musical.  Cost is $115 per person, and includes deluxe motor coach transportation, orchestra level tickets and a box supper.


 San Fran  
April 8 -16, 2018
Treasures of Northern California 

Highlights: San Francisco, Choice of San Francisco Bay Cruise or City Tour of San Francisco, Yosemite National Park, Sacramento, Lake Tahoe, Sonoma Wine Country, Winery Tours, Napa Valley Wine Train

Planters Bank presents…Treasures of Northern California, April 8-16, 2018
Per Person Rates: Double $3,499; Single $4,399; Triple $3,449
Included in Price: Round Trip Air from Nashville Metro Airport, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers & Hometown Transfers
Not Included in Price: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $240 per person

$250 Deposit Due Date: October 2, 2017. Reservations made after the deposit due date are based upon availability. Final payment due by February 7, 2018.
Call Carolyn at 270-890-1617 or email for a detailed brochure.

 * Passport 50 membership requires enrollment and is free to Planters customers who maintain a primary checking relationship in good standing. Non-Planters customers who wish to travel will be charged an annual fee of $25. This fee covers the communication cost for travel announcements and other activities.