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Six Historic Michigan Field Trips

Posted by Chad Cushman

Feb 20, 2018 8:57:00 AM

Looking to get your students out of the classroom, to bring to life the history that you've been studying in textbooks? Fom French settlement to industrial giant, the state of Michigan has a rich and interesting history. Although this list isn't exhaustive, here are six field trip destinations to help you plan your next historic field trip. 

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Topics: educational group tours, bus trips, Field Trips, Field Trip Ideas

Say Yes to the Bus: 5 Reasons to Charter a Wedding Bus

Posted by Chad Cushman

Feb 16, 2018 11:01:00 AM

Planning a wedding is a massive undertaking fraught with stress and sometimes even tears. The details seem unending, problems arise regularly, and seemingly sane people can become maniacal in an instant. So why not tackle several potential problems all at once by chartering a beautiful motorcoach to handle transportation for your wedding party, friends and family? Here are five great reasons to charter a wedding bus.

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Green Travel Facts and Tips for 2018

Posted by Chad Cushman

Feb 13, 2018 11:17:00 AM

As you begin planning your next group trip, have you ever considered ways to make group travel greener? Believe it or not, your group can do its part to fight climate change by carefully choosing your mode of travel, your choice of destination, and even what you bring along. Here are some interesting facts and great tips for making your groups’ travel more sustainable without sacrificing comfort or fun!

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Topics: green travel

Field Trip Safety 101

Posted by Chad Cushman

Feb 9, 2018 1:16:00 PM

Planning a fun and memorable field trip takes lots of work; keeping students and chaperones safe, however, can be even more challenging, unless you institute some rules and prepare a safety plan. Here are key aspects to understand and include.

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Topics: Field Trip Planning

Five Amazing Michigan Field Trip Ideas

Posted by Chad Cushman

Feb 5, 2018 4:09:00 PM


Few things excite students of all ages more than a field trip and Michigan offers so many unique, fun and educational venues it’s easy to find something new. For 2018, here are our top five must-see (and explore!) ideas for field trips for students.

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Topics: Dark Sky Park, Field Trips, Field Trip Ideas, Michigan Science Center, White Pine village, ziibiwing center, Sea Life Michigan

How to Compare Charter Bus Prices

Posted by Chad Cushman

Jan 30, 2018 9:10:00 AM

Every factor to consider when getting and comparing quotes for charter bus prices so that you can balance budget with quality.

There are a lot of factors to consider when choosing a charter bus company; price, amenities, motorcoach comfort, and company track record, to name a few. But in the end, many decisions are made at least in large part based upon cost.

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Topics: Charter Bus Prices

How to Plan a Successful Field Trip

Posted by Chad Cushman

Jan 25, 2018 9:14:00 AM

A successful field trip takes detailed planning. Follow these steps for a smooth day away that’s memorable for all the right reasons.

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Topics: Field Trips, Field Trip Planning

Introducing Indian Trails' New Mid-Size Charter Bus

Posted by Chad Cushman

Dec 18, 2017 4:05:00 PM

Drum roll please … effective January 1, 2018, Indian Trails will provide small group transportation aboard our new luxury Temsa TS-30, 34-passenger coaches! Our luxury mid-sized coaches are perfect for your smaller group, team, or club trips. Now you too can enjoy the same comforts and conveniences available on our large coaches.

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Topics: charter bus, charter bus amenities

Download: Pure Michigan Fall Bucket List

Posted by Chad Cushman

Oct 20, 2017 8:15:00 AM

Fall is a fan-favorite in Pure Michigan. From pumpkin patches and cider mills to festivals and Michigan fall color tours, there is something to do for everyone this time of year.

Here’s a checklist for adventurers looking to maximize their fall fun before winter hits. Scroll to the bottom, or click here to download the FREE interactive PDF bucket list

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Topics: Tahquamenon Falls, Michigan Pumpkin Patches, Pure Michigan, Fall Color in Michigan, Dark Sky Park

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

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