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Chicago Group Trips: Top Theater Shows

Posted by Chad Cushman

Oct 4, 2018 8:30:00 AM

Chicago is a city of many artistic attributes and among the most beloved are the theaters. Shows range from contemporary hits like “Hamilton” to classics like “Hello Dolly,” “A Christmas Carol” and the opera “La bohème,” each produced in theaters with their own interesting histories. Your group will be enchanted by the entertainment and the venues. Here’s a list of some theatrical options upcoming around Chicagoland.

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Topics: Indian Trails, Chicago, charter bus trips

Book a Bus: Michigan Engineering Marvels in the Lower Peninsula

Posted by Chad Cushman

Sep 20, 2018 8:03:00 AM

Michigan’s long legacy of ingenuity and innovation is well known and has helped shape our nation and the world. But when it comes down to pure engineering, a few exceptional examples outshine the rest. If your group loves to learn about buildings and structures that are bigger than life, that are expanding the future, or have withstood the test of time, plan a charter tour to these engineering marvels in the Lower Peninsula.

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Topics: charter bus trips, Field Trip Ideas

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: bus games, charter bus trips, planning

A Brief History of Charter Bus Travel

Posted by Chad Cushman

Jun 22, 2018 9:10:00 AM

The history of charter bus travel probably goes back centuries, depending upon one’s interpretation of the word “bus.” Essentially any vehicle that could transport groups over the land might be considered a bus, but the first “modern” interpretation would probably be the “charabanc.”

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Topics: charter bus trips, Michigan Tourism, michigan flyer

Book a Bus: Celebrate Sault Ste. Marie’s 350th Anniversary

Posted by Chad Cushman

Jun 19, 2018 8:44:00 AM

Imagine what it was like in the upper peninsula in 1668, the year Sault Ste. Marie was founded by French Jesuit missionary Jacques Marquette on the south bank of the St. Marys River. The river was turbulent with rapids and was originally named Baawitigong or “place of the rapids” by the indigenous Ojibwa. The only connection between Lake Superior and Lake Huron, the river dropped 21 feet in a tumultuous waterfall that made uninterrupted travel by water impossible. It was wilderness then and served as a meeting place for the Ojibwa tribe who came together during whitefish season. In 1668, it became the first “city” in the entire Great Lakes region and “the place where Michigan was born.”

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Topics: Michigan events, Michigan Tourism, charter bus trips

Book a Bus: Charters for Sports Teams

Posted by Chad Cushman

Jun 15, 2018 9:28:00 AM

Planning for your team's next season is a great idea, especially when it comes to transportation for out-of-town games and matches. No matter the sport or the destination, Indian Trails has the experience and expertise to help you make all of your team transportation plans now, so you can relax later and just enjoy winning! 

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Topics: Charter Bus Prices, charter bus trips, bus trips

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

Best Day of Summer: Book a Bus to Cedar Point

Posted by Chad Cushman

Aug 21, 2017 8:05:00 AM

What’s the deal with roller coasters?

No, seriously. Why do so many of us—being of sound mind and body—dish out our hard-earned money to wait in long lines for the privilege of screaming in terror as we are forcefully jolted around and catapulted through the air, out of our control?

Turns out, there are theories about that.  

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Topics: charter bus trips, Cedar Point, summer bus trips, Cedar Point Bus Trips

Team Bonding: Why You Should Book with a Charter Bus Company

Posted by Chad Cushman

Jun 21, 2017 10:20:00 AM

Your team’s in a bit of a rut. The meetings are staggering. The usual antics are lacking. The air feels stale. It’s understandable, it happens to all teams at all companies at some point or another. Doing nothing isn’t going to help, though. Your team needs a break from the ordinary. They need to get out and rejuvenate. To help, we’ve outlined some tips and benefits for booking a day retreat on a charter bus to get your team back on track.

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Topics: bus tickets, bus trips, summer bus trips, charter bus trips, corporate team building, team bonding

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