How to Organize Camp Pick-Up and Drop-Off for Summer Camp Counselors

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Are you planning a summer camp transportation or involved in organizing one? One crucial aspect that requires careful attention is the pick-up and drop-off process. Efficiently managing camp arrivals and departures ensures a smooth experience for campers and their families. In this article, we’ll explore the importance of organizing camp pick-up and drop-off, factors to […]

Visit Anaheim, CA

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This one’s for all those west of the Mississippi… (and those that realize it’s worth the drive, no matter where you live).

BusBank’s Spring Break Series – Partygoers

Welcome to our Spring Break Travel Blog Series! Within this blog series we will highlight key locations and activities for Spring Breakers of all types and ages! If you are looking to go on a spring break trip to party, read on!

The BusBank – Travel South by Southwest

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South by Southwest Music and Media Conference is a ten-day festival that takes place in Austin, Texas. This festival focuses on technology, film, and music and is one of the largest festivals in the United States.  2011 was the 25th anniversary of the event and this year. Ubisoft was looking for a way to launch their new game Rocksmith to this key group of movers in shakers of both the technology field and the music field, so they reached out to The BusBank.

A Trip to Niagara Falls

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On the hunt for a stateside destination with spectacular views, a variety of accommodations, and affordable entertainment? Look no further than Niagara Falls. And if you’ve never checked out the falls before, then make sure to refer to our handy list of tips for planning the best Niagara Falls trip ever!

Spring Break Series – Relaxing Weekend

Remember when the idea of spring break meant only one scenario? Crowded beaches, crazy parties, and nasty hangover. Sure, it was fun at the time. But then you got to that age where it didn’t sound so delightful. And then you felt like you needed another spring break after spring break. Just to recover. Whether […]

8 Things Every Traveler Should be Equipped With

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If you are a frequent traveler, it’s helpful to know which new technology and tools can make traveling simpler or easier, or even more enjoyable. Your arsenal of tools and equipment should be constantly evolving to meet your traveling needs, which is possible thanks to the evolution of technology, especially technology on the go. Consider […]

Corporate Charter Bus Rentals in Chicago

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With so many businesses located in Chicago, the Greater Chicago area, and the Mid-West, it’s no surprise that the Chicagoland Area is home to a large number of Professional and Corporate Events. When to comes to Corporate Travel, BusBank is the premier Corporate Bus Rental company in Chicago and ready to transport your company or […]

The Top National Parks in the USA to See By Bus

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Piling in the car for a road trip to explore America’s natural wonders—our great national parks—works when there will only be three or four of you. However, for larger groups wanting to share the breathtaking experience of Yosemite National Park’s giant, ancient sequoia trees and the granite cliffs of El Capitan or Acadia National Park’s woodlands, rocky beaches, and glacier-carved granite peaks: charting a bus can facilitate your dream road trip.

America’s Top Fall Nature Drives to See from a Charter Bus

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Are you falling in love with the stunning foliage of fall and don’t want to miss a moment of it? This year, pile friends and family together into a bus and explore the natural, seasonal wonders that turn America’s forests beautiful shades of red, orange, and gold.

For autumn explorers really wanting to show their colors, charter a party bus so you can drink as much cider—hard or soft—as you want, as your driver whisks you through the quaint towns and picturesque forests of our beautiful nation.

How to Plan a Bus Trip With Young Children

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Bus trips can be a great alternative to plane travel if you have young children or are an educator planning a school trip. Field trips are not a new concept, but learning experiences outside the classroom, both during school and on family trips, are far from easy to plan, execute, and follow up on. Because of this, planning a bus trip with children, whether your own or for a school trip, can seem like a daunting task.

Renting a Party Bus for your Exciting Summer.

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Renting a party bus is an opportunity to take in the excitement from the travel and from your party. With more buses changing its services and features to fit the need and preferences of every individual, the trend has also changed the mindset of people renting a bus for their events.

Groups Today – 2013 Readers Choice Award Winners

This month, Groups Today released its 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards. These awards highlight some of the best places to go, things to do, stay and to eat while traveling. Traveling with large groups is a lot different than traveling alone or with just your family. Destinations, activities and meals all need to be a bit more planned […]

Infographic Holiday Travel: Roads to Avoid

As Thanksgiving is now quickly coming upon us, many people across the United States will be traveling across the country to visit good friends and family. We decided to share some cool facts that we found about Thanksgiving travel via infographic.

New York Tourist Sites Opening Post Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy shut down much of New York City and its tourist attractions for a few days. New Yorker’s are resilient and are slowly getting things up and running again.  Many of its prime museums and attractions is now beginning to resume operations with Thursday being a big day for reopening.

Sesame Place, A Great Place for A Group Charter

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The end of summer is coming up fast. Between Little League games, family barbeques, and summer day camps, the back-to-school sales have taken us all by surprise. But before you get ready for the new school year, why not take your family on one last trip for the summer?

The Gossip Girl Tour – A Travel Guide to NYC

Gossip Girl is one of the most popular shows on American TV and which has also extended further to its thousands of fans from all over the world who love gossip, scheming and fashion. The series has been filmed throughout various locations of New York City, and presents its audiences with the hottest places in […]

The Week in Travel July 16-20th

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Travel news keeps on rolling and this week was no exception. Here are some of our favorite group event transportation, and

Travel Tech-The Changing Landscape of Travel

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In 1976 when Dr. Martin Cooper of Motorola developed the first mobile phone for commercialized use, he may have seen the massive potential this new technology possessed. 20 years later in the 1990’s, mobile phones were somewhat of a novelty item. People had the devices, but it was still in its primitive stages.

Travel Chatter

Happy Friday, Below are some of the top articles that we found across the web this week. We hope that you have a wonderful weekend and safe travels! 7 Steps for surviving a long haul flight with Kids Here is a great article to remember when traveling with children. These tips hopefully make it so […]

These Wheels Keep On Turning: This Week in Travel

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Noticed how Chicago traffic has increased in recent years, looking more like congested L.A. and New York City roadways? Your observations were astute as this week INRIX Traffic Scorecard ranked Chicago 10th most congested city in the United States. Your traffic frustrations do not look to cease anytime soon in this major Midwest metropolitan. Look […]

Sonoma and Wine: The Perfect Pairing

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So maybe the traditional ways to socialize are getting a bit mundane, and now you’re looking for that extra bit of excitement, relaxation, and possibly a little luxury. Look no further than Sonoma County, California. Hosting its fifth annual Sonoma Wine Country Weekend on August 31-September 2.

The BusBank’s Favorite Travel Apps

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The world is all about apps  as you may have remembered from the 2009 Apple commercial , “There’s an app for that.  Travel is an area where a lot of great and wonderful phone applications have been developed. Both iPhone and Android phones have a variety of great apps that people can use for travel. Besides working for a group travel service, many of our employees love travel use a variety of them when they travel.

Take a Field Trip on a Charter bus to Historic Philadelphia

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The weather is close to breaking and school field trip season is coming upon us. A very popular field trip for schools United States for schools across the Midwest and east coast is to Charter a bus to Philadelphia. Philadelphia, the city of brotherly love, is filled with loads of historical places to check. We […]

Travel Like an Entertainer, Ride in an Entertainer Motorcoach

Entertainer Motor coaches and Executives Motor coaches, help you travel in Style If you were like most in America, you likely caught at least a small portion of this past year Grammy Awards on TV or read about them online. Have you ever been interested in learning how these musicians get from city to city […]

Week in Travel January 23-27

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Top Travel Articles of The Week 10 Winter Getaways to Suit All Ages Priceline Ad causes rift in bus industry America’s Healthiest Cities to visit Carolina Cup: A Southern Tradition to not miss Be sure to check back next week for more articles about group and event travel from The BusBank.  Next Friday, we will […]

Infographic: Chartering a Bus Vs Flying

Many times, we are asked “what is cheaper for group travel? Chartering a bus or traveling by airplane?” We knew that for many mid distance trips within a region, chartering a bus is a better option. This is not just based on price but also on many other factors as well.

Week in Travel Wrap-Up January 1st thru 6th

Welcome to the New Year!  We have already had a great start to 2012 and this year we wish to share more travel articles from across the web each week. Below is a list of some of the most interesting and top news from this week. Coach America Files for Chapter 11– This is a […]

Charter bus in Denver for Snowboarding and Skiing

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What could be a better winter vacation then spending a week or two touring around Denver Charter bus, skiing on the best the Rocky Mountains have to offer. From Snowmass to Vail there are over 20 resort towns to visit. If you’ll be in Denver January 26-29 the Winter X-Games will be at the Buttermilk Mountain Resort. The annual event features athletes from across the globe competing for medals and prize money in the following sports: Skiing, Snowboard and Snowmobile.

Mini Coach Rental for Business Dining in Long Island

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As you know corporate travel can be highly stressful, between planning your transportation, handling meetings schedules, packing, etc. One part that can also be difficult is trying to find a great place to take your client or vendor out when you arrive. Business dining in a new city can be difficult if you don’t know where to go. We attempt to help you out in this spotlight of places in Long Island for Business dining are a great time to relax and be able to discuss ideas, strategies in a less formal situation.

North Carolina Beaches

Clinging to the last vestiges of summer weather? Wishing you had one more day to rock those flip-flops and bermudas? Say no more. Just pack your weekend bag and head to the beaches of North Carolina.

Fall Hiking Spots

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You don’t have to be an outdoorsy type of person to enjoy fall weather. Mild temperatures, crisp breezes and that gorgeous fall foliage! And what better way to enjoy the beauty of fall then by grabbing some friends and going on a fall hike?!

Great Places to View All Colors of Fall Foliage

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Gathering a group of friend and family to enjoy the beautiful colors is one of the pleasures of fall. Most think of Fall foliage tours as only being something for the east coast. However, you would be shocked that Fall produces wonderful colors in other parts of the country as well.

Hurricane Preparation and Business Continuity

Hurricane Season has begun with Hurricane Harvey about to hit Texas this weekend. We wanted to remind our readers on how to prepare and be ready prior to Hurricane Irene potentially wreaking havoc.

Visiting Toronto

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As the fifth most populous city in North America, Toronto is home to over 5 million people. But don’t let the crowds deter you from a visit to Canada’s largest metropolis. In fact, Toronto is a top spot for both business and pleasure! Not sure what all the fuss is about? Here’s why Toronto is […]

Famous Botanical Gardens

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Exotic flowers? Check. Rare foliage? Check. Cascading waterfalls, awe-inspiring views, and stunningly artistic landscapes? Check! Botanical Gardens are a premier destination for both botany know-it-alls and general tourists alike. And if you’re looking for a new destination that’s perfect for family reunions and group getaways, then a botanical garden trip may be just what you need!

Shedd Aquarium Community Discount Days

Throughout the summer, Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium’s Community Discount Days! With free general admission for all guests, it is definitely the place to take your group if you are visiting Chicago. The many exotic fish and marine life make it a must see, and with extended hours this week only, you have even more time to enjoy the aquatic life.

Universal Studios Great for a Charter Bus

There is no better way to enjoy the warm weather this summer than to take an air conditioned charter bus to visit an amusement park and with the amazing rides and great ticket packages Universal Studios Hollywood has to offer, you really can’t go wrong with a Charter bus in Hollywood.

BusBank – Spotlight on San Antonio

River City, San Antone, Alamo City. Whatever name you call it by, San Antonio is one of the top destinations in the state of Texas. For that matter, it’s one heck of a place to visit no matter which state you’re traveling from! Have a conference, school trip, or vacation trip to plan? Here’s why […]

The BusBank Presents: Seattle Space Needle & Boeing Factory

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Seattle is calling! Mountain views, gorgeous waterfronts, and a breathtaking cityscape draw tourists and corporate travelers from near and far. If you haven’t experienced summer in the Emerald City, then it’s time to pack your bags and head west! And of course, no trip to Seattle is complete without a stop at the Space Needle. […]

Arlington, VA – Trips to the Capital

Planning a trip to the U.S. Capital? Looking for accommodations and dining in Washington, D.C. can be challenging, especially if you are looking for a place that isn’t crowded or overpriced. Instead, consider checking out D.C.’s western neighbor – Arlington, Virginia. Take a look at these top reasons to head to Arlington (whether it’s on […]

Bus Charters in NYC to Radio City

As one of New York City’s premier entertainment venues, Radio City Music Hall has played host to Frank Sinatra, Billy Crystal, Riverdance, The Eurythmics, Liza Minnelli, Sting, 98 Degrees, and the famous Radio City Rockettes.

Fans of live entertainment flock to the famous theater and out-of-town visitors regularly add a Radio City performance to their trip itinerary. And while planning a group trip to New York can be pricey and overwhelming, a visit to Radio City need not be. Here’s the scoop on getting the most out of your visit to Radio City:

What to Bring on a Roadtrip

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Planning a group road trip? Let us offer two suggestions: 1. Contact The BusBank – a great resource for Charter Bus Rentals. Professional, accommodating, and budget-friendly. You won’t have to worry about faulty GPS systems or designated drivers. 2. Make a list of everything that you will need for the road before you leave. Not […]

Games to Play on a Road Trip

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Traveling with kids is no picnic. They get bored, hungry, have to go potty, and overuse the phrase “Are we there yet?” until you feel like your head’s gonna explode. And even if you aren’t traveling with kids, chances are you’re still gonna have bouts of boredom, hunger, the need for bathroom breaks, and general questionings of whether the destination is at hand.

Travel Spotlight: Indianapolis 500

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Indianapolis 500 Typically over 257,000 people will set their sights on 33 cars at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. They will watch as the cars make 200 laps in an effort to determine which car and driver can drive 500 miles the fastest. And within 4 hours one driver will earns the title of the Indianapolis […]

Fuel Surcharges Sweeping Industry

Fuel surcharges are rising and consequently, so are airline prices. While the occasional traveler may not mind dishing out extra dough for a flight, the frequent commuter will have to drastically adjust his or her budget to accommodate for pricey flight tickets.

Best Places to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

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For some people, the month of March means one thing and one thing only. It’s time to get out that itchy green sweater, dust off grandma’s corned beef recipe, and blast “Danny Boy” on the Ipod. And while dancing in your green sweater and cooking corned beef is one way to honor Saint Patrick’s legacy, we beg to present some viable alternatives (after all, your cat can’t truly appreciate your “Danny Boy” rendition). So before March 17th rolls around, be sure to check out these top Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations in North America:

Visiting the Twin Cities

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  The Twin Cities. There’s something special about the Midwest and there’s no better way to experience northern Midwest culture than by visiting Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Wondering what in the world is so special about these two cities? Here’s ten reasons why they’re worth checking out: Mall of America. It’s huge. Plus it’s got […]

Things to do in Dallas, TX

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  Maybe you’re headed to Dallas for this weekend’s big Superbowl XLV game. Or, maybe you’re just pondering whether a road trip to Texas is really worth all the fuss. Let us help you out. As you make your pro-con list (or as you seek solace after Sunday’s match) check out these top attractions for […]

Spring Break Series – Trips for Kids

Spring break with kids. The thought sends most parents into a state of panic. Where to go? How to get there? What can possibly keep youngsters entertained during a long trip? Step 1: Take a bus. Seriously. It frees your hands up to deal with the kiddos and you won’t be stuck paying exorbitant airfare […]

Spring Break Series – Relaxing Weekend

Remember when the idea of spring break meant only one scenario? Crowded beaches, crazy parties, and nasty hangover. Sure, it was fun at the time. But then you got to that age where it didn’t sound so delightful. And then you felt like you needed another spring break after spring break. Just to recover. Whether […]

Spring Break Series – Trips for Empty Nesters

You’ve made it. The kids are out of the house and suddenly your vacation plans aren’t dependent upon scoring the best DisneyWorld tickets or finding the ski resort with the most snowboarding competitions. Now that you’re an empty-nester you can call the shots when it comes to vacations and getaways. Wondering where to go after […]

BusBank’s Spring Break Series – Partygoers

Welcome to our Spring Break Travel Blog Series! Within this blog series we will highlight key locations and activities for Spring Breakers of all types and ages! If you are looking to go on a spring break trip to party, read on! If this dreary winter has got you down then you’re not alone (most […]

Visiting the RedWood Forest – CA

We get it. Not everyone’s a tree hugger. And the idea of taking a trip to stare at a forest probably sounds a little bit anti-climactic. Unless the forest that you’re going to stare at is a redwood forest in California. Before you nix the idea of planning a group outing to visit some foliage […]

Destination Disney World

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Think of a vacation destination within the United States that appeals to both 3-year-olds and 73-year-olds. Think of a spot that boasts over 17 million visitors (from toddlers to retirees) each year. Think of a place that has become a ritualistic pilgrimage for any and all fans of American cinema magic.

Warm Getaways

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If you’re looking for a little break from Old Man Winter, then you’ve come to the right blog. Sure, snow-covered treetops are lovely and the winter drop in temperatures is a great excuse for fire-places, hot cocoa and bundling up. But let’s be honest. After the holidays are over the whole picturesque winter thing loses […]

Explore History on the East Coast

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The US West Coast and the Midwest have their qualities. Fabulous beaches, mountain ranges and scenery galore. The South is rich in culture and southern style. But when it comes to historical locations the East Coast wins. If you’re looking for historical hot spots then these East Coast locations are sure-fire winners for your next school trip, work outing, or group getaway.