Indian Trails Blog

Michigan Music Conference Bus Chartering Cheat Sheet

Posted by Chad Cushman

Oct 17, 2017 1:04:40 PM

Each year, Indian Trails buses carry more than 1 million passengers, including high school bands and other young musicians performing in parades and other events, throughout Michigan. If you are looking ahead to the 13th Annual Michigan Music Conference in Grand Rapids, January 25-27, now is the time to book your group’s charter.

To learn more about chartering an Indian Trails bus for the Michigan Music Conference, contact us today at 800.292.3831, or go online and  request a quote , view our  services and amenities  and  book your charter  today.

Thanks to our 107 years of professional transportation service, we make it simple to complete the process and have developed this five-point cheat sheet to help you and your musicians enjoy a great charter experience.

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Topics: charter bus trips, Michigan Music Conference

Indian Trails is heading to the Michigan Music Conference!

Posted by Chad Cushman

Oct 16, 2017 8:05:00 AM

It’s time to book your Indian Trails charter for the 13th Annual Michigan Music Conference, our state’s premier professional development venue for music educators and students. The 2018 conference is going to be one of the biggest and best yet!

Planned for Thursday, January 25 through Saturday, January 27, 2018, the Michigan Music Conference event promises to fill DeVos Place in Grand Rapids with beautiful, vibrant music, interesting and enlightening presentations, and an exhibition area offering something for educators, students, and family members alike.

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Topics: charter bus trips, Michigan Music Conference

Here's Why You Should Go On Casino Bus Trips

Posted by Chad Cushman

Oct 10, 2017 8:05:00 AM

If you’re looking for a unique trip that will give you both relaxation and exhilaration in the same day, consider taking a casino bus trip in Michigan, Indiana, Canada, and beyond! Here are four reasons why you should take a charter bus to a casino soon.

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Topics: Michigan casinos, Casino Rewards, Casinos in Michigan

Why Michigan Casinos Are Better Than Online Gambling

Posted by Chad Cushman

Oct 4, 2017 8:05:00 AM

Do you remember life before the internet? If so, we’ll assume you also remember a time when a trip to the casino was one of the only places to get your gambling fix. But online gambling is on the horizon.

It’s no secret that technology has changed the gaming industry. What was once considered a shady business is now an openly accepted form of entertainment. And understandably so. The convenience of getting your gaming fix without leaving the couch is a big reason that gambling online has taken the internet by storm. But caveat emptor—let the buyer beware.

Here are five reasons why Michigan casinos are better than online casinos. 

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Topics: Michigan casinos, Free Casino Slot Play, Casino Rewards, Casinos in Michigan

Top Tips for Maximizing Your Casino Rewards Program

Posted by Chad Cushman

Sep 19, 2017 8:05:00 AM

Casinos are in the business of making money — and they do —  but to stay in business, they must also continually entice gamblers to be loyal and choose them over the competition. For Michiganders, that may come down to one thing: how casinos reward them for that loyalty.

Loyalty or casino rewards programs exist at most casinos in Michigan and offer a range of benefits when you use your rewards card during play. These may include promotional dollars earned by playing slots and other games, contest entries, drawings for prizes, free concert tickets, free or discounted meals, complimentary hotel rooms, and more.

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Topics: Michigan casinos, Free Casino Slot Play, Casino Rewards, Casinos in Michigan

Book A Party Bus: 10 Do’s and Don’ts

Posted by Chad Cushman

Sep 18, 2017 8:05:00 AM

Party buses are surging in popularity across the country, and for good reason. In many ways, a party bus is the perfect transportation solution for bachelor/bachelorette parties, weddings, birthdays, family reunions, proms, fraternity/sorority formals, office parties, and many other events. But if these so-called “rolling nightclubs” get out of control, they can also be dangerous.

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Topics: party bus

Five Party Bus Games For Your Next Trip

Posted by Chad Cushman

Sep 14, 2017 8:05:00 AM

Quick: What do parties and bus rides have in common? They’re both more fun if you play a few bus games!

If you’re traveling with kids, a long bus ride can seem intimidating. And — in a mobile-first world — it can be hard to pull adults away from their devices — especially on a long bus ride.  If you’re looking for new ways to pass the time, break the ice, build a team, or just have some fun, try out these thought-provoking party games on your next bus ride.  Here are five party bus games (that double as school bus games) for your group.

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Topics: party bus, bus games, school bus games

Group Trip Ideas: Explore Michigan’s Wineries

Posted by Chad Cushman

Sep 7, 2017 8:05:00 AM

Looking for group trip ideas? How about a wine tour?

Napa Valley and Sonoma have nothing on Michigan’s wine country, which is not only producing internationally recognized wines, but offers beautiful rolling vistas and views.

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Topics: Traverse City, wineries in Michigan, Michigan wine, Up North

Considering the Michigan Flyer? Here’s what you can expect

Posted by Chad Cushman

Sep 5, 2017 8:05:00 AM

Is taking the Michigan Flyer worth it?

Understandably, that’s a frequently asked question. If you’ve never used the Michigan Flyer, it’s easy to wonder if the service is too good to be true. (Spoiler alert, it’s not.) If your destination requires air travel, using Michigan Flyer’s service to get to the airport is the perfect option.

Traveling isn’t what it used to be. Between airport security, flight delays, long layovers, and lost luggage, there’s a lot that can go wrong when it comes to your travel day itinerary. When you add the Michigan Flyer to your schedule, you’re guaranteeing yourself a smooth start to your destination.

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Topics: parking at DTW, Detroit Metro Airport, michigan flyer

Senior Tuesday: Buy a $35 bus ticket to FireKeepers, get up to $35 in FREE casino slot play

Posted by Chad Cushman

Aug 23, 2017 8:05:00 AM

The state of Michigan has become a gambling mecca. And with 23 Michigan casinos across two beautiful peninsulas, there’s no shortage of places to test your luck.

Detroit prides itself in providing exceptional gaming experiences at three impressive establishments — Greektown Casino, MGM Grand Detroit, and MotorCity Casino — but even the most dedicated gamers could use a change of scenery from this trio of Motor City venues.

Indian Trails has just expanded its Tuesday casino service to FireKeepers Casino in Battle Creek, adding six Metro-Detroit pick-up locations. Bonus: Indian Trails and FireKeepers have partnered to provide free casino slot play to seniors 55 years and older on Tuesdays.

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Topics: casinos, Michigan casinos, Casino Bus Trips, Top Casinos in Michigan, FireKeepers Casino