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Touring West Michigan – Four Must-Do Stops to Make

Posted by Chad Cushman

May 25, 2018 9:12:00 AM

West Michigan has an incredible wealth of fantastic places to visit. You can enjoy awesome food and beverages, take in shows and concerts, view some of the state’s most beautiful vistas, or plan any of hundreds of other great ways to spend a day during your group tour. Here are four great venues to visit on a tour of west Michigan that will have a little — or a lot — of something for everyone.

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Topics: Saugatuck, Grand Rapids, summer bus trips, Michigan Tourism

Cool Outdoor Trip Ideas North of the Bridge

Posted by Chad Cushman

May 22, 2018 10:03:00 AM

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is a true treasure, with so many places to go, events to attend and entertainment options to enjoy, it’s almost impossible to give it all the accolades deserved. Instead, here’s a look at group trip ideas to enjoy the great outdoors in one of our country’s most pristine and beautiful areas.

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Topics: bus trips, Up North, Michigan Travel Ideas, Michigan Tourism

Lake Superior Circle Tour – The Tour of a Lifetime

Posted by Chad Cushman

May 18, 2018 9:31:00 AM

Lake Superior, as its name states, is in a class by itself in the Americas. With a surface area of 31,700 square miles and a volume of three quadrillion gallons (that’s 3,000,000,000,000,000) or 10 percent of the world’s fresh surface water, it’s topped only by Lake Baikal in Siberia, which holds 20 percent of the world’s freshwater.

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Topics: Up North, Charter Bus Prices, Michigan Travel Ideas, Michigan Tourism

Michigan Travel Planning: Great Lakes Beaches Below the Bridge

Posted by Chad Cushman

May 11, 2018 9:02:00 AM

Michigan is pretty much synonymous with water, freshwater that is, and it’s no wonder. The mitten state has 11,000 inland lakes and borders four of the five Great Lakes with more than 3,100 miles of freshwater shoreline — more than any other state (and second only to Alaska for total shoreline). That said, it stands to reason that Michigan also has a ton of great beaches and most Michiganders have their sworn favorites. But here’s a challenge for your next group trip — try a new beach nowhere near your favorite and get to know what other areas have to offer. You might be happily surprised to find you have two favorites!

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Topics: charter bus, Michigan Travel Ideas, Michigan Tourism

Charter Bus Safety: Five Essential Things to Know

Posted by Chad Cushman

May 5, 2018 9:03:00 AM

 

Ask anyone what matters most when choosing a charter bus company for group transportation and—hands down—they will tell you “bus safety.” But how can a travel planner know for sure that passengers will be safe?

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Topics: charter bus safety, charter bus amenities, Indian Trails, summer bus trips, bus trips

Bugs, Ponds, and Hikes: Eco Field Trips in Michigan

Posted by Chad Cushman

May 4, 2018 9:03:00 AM

Teaching summer school can be difficult when students would rather be outdoors. But one perfect solution to the problem is to take your students out of the indoor classroom and into the outdoor classroom Mother Nature creates every summer in Michigan. Whether you need a day of hiking and bug finding to blow off steam or a well-rounded program addressing specific aspects of ecology, here are six great programs to consider.

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Topics: Field Trip Planning, Michigan Tourism

Don’t Miss Girl Scout Day at Cedar Point

Posted by Chad Cushman

May 1, 2018 3:22:44 PM

It’s almost as much fun as a jamboree when on June 13, Girl Scouts from across the Midwest converge on Cedar Point for a day-long celebration! And if your troop is among the first 500 girl scouts to enter, they’ll receive a free 2018 Girl Scout Day patch.

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Topics: Cedar Point, Cedar Point Bus Trips, Field Trip Ideas, Field Trip Planning

Six Tips for Team Building at Cedar Point 

Posted by Chad Cushman

Apr 28, 2018 9:04:00 AM

Cedar Point is a place that holds happy memories for many grownup kids in Michigan who spent hot summer days twirling and swirling and riding the rails. That’s why it’s such an excellent venue for a team building trip for your employees, your sports team, or any other group of people who need to work closely together. To make the most of it and ensure an enjoyable and productive time is had by all, here are six tips for your team building trip to Cedar Point:

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Topics: corporate team building, Indian Trails, team bonding, Cedar Point, Cedar Point Bus Trips

Ideas for Your Group Charter: Michigan’s Summer Festivals

Posted by Chad Cushman

Apr 27, 2018 9:17:00 AM

If you’re looking for group bus trip ideas this summer, we’ve got you covered.

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Topics: planning, festivals, Indian Trails, summer bus trips, bus trips, Michigan events, Michigan Travel Ideas, Michigan Tourism

5 Pro Tips for Managing Groups of Kids at Cedar Point

Posted by Chad Cushman

Apr 25, 2018 3:00:00 PM

The thought of a class field trip to Cedar Point will make your students giddy with glee but might make you and your fellow chaperones start to hyperventilate. You begin to worry how you will keep control of all of those kids in all of that chaos. Relax. The key to success is found in one simple word: planning.

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Topics: planning, Indian Trails, Cedar Point Bus Trips, Field Trips, Field Trip Planning

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