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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

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: Field Trips, bus trips, planning

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: charter bus driver jobs, planning, recruitment

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

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

Group Trip Ideas with Something for Everyone

Posted by Chad Cushman

Apr 19, 2018 1:42:49 PM

Michigan is truly a state with a seemingly endless number of events and venues that are perfect for group charter trips. No matter what your group likes to do, Michigan has a place and a time to enjoy it. So, here’s a breakdown to help you and your group narrow your choices and start planning your next charter trip.

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Topics: Spring in Michigan, Michigan Tourism, summer bus trips, festivals, planning, bus trips

Plan a Bus Trip, Save a Family

Posted by Chad Cushman

Apr 19, 2018 1:42:16 PM

Plan a bus trip this summer and it could help keep your family together by forging bonds between generations and creating memories. As more baby boomers retire, multigenerational vacations (aka “togethering”) are becoming a travel niche and give families time to just relax and enjoy each other, without all the hassles of work, school and daily life.

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

Cedar Point for Scardey-Cats: Six Terror-Free Things to Do

Posted by Chad Cushman

Mar 22, 2018 9:27:00 AM

If the thought of going to Cedar Point conjures death-defying roller coaster plunges and stomach-churning inversions, you will be happy to know the park offers dozens of other options that require much less intestinal fortitude. For the scardey-cats in your group, here are six great ways to enjoy Cedar Point, terror free:

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

Five Hidden Gems to Tour in the Upper Peninsula

Posted by Chad Cushman

Feb 26, 2018 11:58:00 AM

A well-kept secret, Michigan’s upper peninsula is a treasure trove of wonderful things to experience. From the majesty of mother nature to adventures second to none, the U.P. truly offers something for everyone. Whether you are seeking a single destination for your group or even a tour of places you’ve never been before, the U.P. has many hidden gems to share. Here are five to get you thinking about the possibilities!

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Topics: Tahquamenon Falls, bus tour, casinos, planning, summer bus trips, Up North, Casinos in Michigan

Keys to Success: Team Building and Bus Trips

Posted by Chad Cushman

Feb 22, 2018 12:56:00 PM

 

If you want to promote teamwork in the workplace, why not plan a bus trip?

Every manager knows that teamwork on the job is a good thing. But teamwork requires team building … and doesn’t “team building” mean we have to do all those team building activities? You know the ones: rappelling down the side of a mountain … or doing that “trust fall” exercise where you close your eyes and fall backwards into the arms of your co-workers … and what modern manager has the time and money for all that?

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Topics: team bonding, corporate team building, Field Trip Ideas, bus trips, planning, educational group tours

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