Indian Trails Blog

Making the Most of your Journey: Bus Activities

Posted by Chad Cushman

Aug 17, 2018 7:03:00 AM

 

When you’re riding a bus, you don’t need to worry about traffic, directions, or stopping to take bathroom breaks. You have plenty of time to enjoy the scenery, talk, and play games with your bus-mates. But we’ve all been there: you’re an hour into your five-hour trip and everyone, whether they’re 5 years old or 50, is starting to go stir-crazy. Here are some ideas to keep your group entertained.

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Topics: charter bus trips, planning, bus games

Discover the Secrets of Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay

Posted by Chad Cushman

Aug 14, 2018 11:39:59 AM

Lake Michigan has long drawn millions of visitors every year to its gorgeous sandy beaches, towering sand dunes, wonderful towns and villages, and of course the lake the Ojibwa Indian’s called “mishigami.”

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Topics: summer bus trips, Michigan Travel Ideas, Michigan Tourism

8 Reasons Why Charter Buses are Great for School Trips

Posted by Chad Cushman

Aug 10, 2018 9:47:23 AM

 

When you’re planning a long-distance or overnight class, group or team trip, taking a school bus might not be the most advantageous method of transportation. Here are eight great reasons why a charter motorcoach can make your trip happier and easier for everyone — parents, students, chaperones and teachers.

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Topics: planning, bus trips, Field Trips

Oh, the Places You'll Go! How Dr. Seuss Can Help You Become a Charter Bus Driver

Posted by Chad Cushman

Aug 7, 2018 9:23:19 AM

 

“You have brains in your head. / You have feet in your shoes. / You can steer yourself / any direction you choose. / You're on your own. And you know what you know. / And YOU are the guy who'll decide where to go.” - Dr. Seuss

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Topics: charter bus driver jobs, recruitment

3 Unique Trip Ideas Your Women’s Group Will Love!

Posted by Chad Cushman

Aug 3, 2018 3:24:10 PM

Finding trip ideas that all (or at least most) of your women’s group will thoroughly enjoy can be a lot of work and take a lot of time. But here are three really unique, interesting, and even enlightening events right here in Michigan that your group will love.

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Topics: bus trips, Michigan events, Michigan Travel Ideas

From the Driver's Seat: Lauria Schultz [Video]

Posted by Chad Cushman

Aug 2, 2018 8:00:00 AM

 

For the second installment of our 'From the Driver's Seat' series we spoke with Lauria Shultz, who has been a driver with us for 6 years, about why she loves her job. She explains why anyone thinking of applying to Indian Trails should definitely go for it - it's a challenging but extremely rewarding job where you get to talk to people from all over the world!

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Topics: charter bus driver jobs, bus industry, recruitment

Good for You, Good for the Planet: 5 Reasons to Ride Indian Trails

Posted by Chad Cushman

Jul 27, 2018 8:03:00 AM

Traveling by bus has long been a great way to treat mother earth better and your fellow man. Whether or not you believe in global warming and climate change, the scientific facts speak for themselves: the more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, the greater the repercussions. Based on facts like the following from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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Topics: green travel, modern charter bus, bus trips

Finding Your Second Act: Inspiration, Options and How To

Posted by Chad Cushman

Jul 24, 2018 8:03:00 AM

 

Retirement is on your horizon and you know you want to find a “second act” that is fun, fulfilling, and generates income, but where to begin?

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Topics: planning, charter bus driver jobs, recruitment

Five Great Jobs for Retirees in Michigan

Posted by Chad Cushman

Jul 20, 2018 3:58:05 PM

Ahhh, retirement. You made it. Now it’s just you and maybe your spouse, and a whole lot of time. Before you retired, it sounded like such a relief. You wake up when you want, do what you want all day, maybe take a middle-of-the-day nap. But after several weeks of all this relaxing and indulging, you have to admit to yourself — you are BORED.

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Topics: charter bus driver jobs, recruitment

Book a Bus: Absolutely Amazing ArtPrize

Posted by Chad Cushman

Jul 17, 2018 11:35:18 AM

Imagine your group on mini-vacation to an art extravaganza featuring more than 1,300 artists from nearly every U.S. state and 47 other countries, with art exhibitions at more than 175 places in one city: Grand Rapids, Michigan. And there’s no entry fee.

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Topics: bus rentals, Grand Rapids, Michigan Tourism

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