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    Cross of that Bucket List

    Many people have a “bucket list”, a list of things they want to do before they die, or “kick the bucket”. Don’t wait until it’s too late, give us a call today and we can help you book a trip anywhere in the country. Here are some of our favorite bucket list ideas: Catch a concert at Red Rocks: In addition to their famous summer concert series, Red Rocks Park is a beautiful area where the Rocky Mountains meet the Great Plains. According to Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, the Red Rocks Amphitheatre is the...

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    Environmental Benefits of Bus Travel

    Taking your trip with Excursions Trailways is always a good idea. You get to ride comfortably and safely, and not have to worry about traffic and parking. Our modern buses have lots of amenities and when groups ride together, you can share the experience and have fun while you travel. There are other, more practical reasons to hire a charter bus, too. Modern buses today run on a variety of fuels, including gasoline, diesel, biodiesel, and more. They aren’t the smog-belching monsters from our youth anymore. Fuel Savers Transportation...

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    Top 10 Bus Travel Tips

    10 Things You Should Do On Your Next Bus Trip Taking a trip by bus is an affordable and efficient way to reach your destination and see the country. Traveling by bus gives you the opportunity to ride in comfort and enjoy a relaxing trip. There are some things that we have learned over the years and we’ve also included some tips from some of our experienced passengers. The first tip we’ll give you for free: Use Excursions Trailways for your charter bus travel. By taking this first step, you won’t have to worry about safety and...

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    Over the River and Through the Woods…

    Holiday Lights Tours It’s the most wonderful time of the year…to see beautiful lights and holiday decorations. There are many places to go around the country to see these festive displays. Here are some unique destinations we found: Chicago, IL The Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co. has a fun Holiday Lights Tour. The tour starts at the famous John Hancock Center’s beautiful Christmas tree. Over the next couple of hours, you’ll ride on one of their decorated trolleys, starting with the Gold Coast for a free...

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    East Coast Bus Tours

    The East Coast of the United States is a popular tourist destination, but there is more than just the trips to New York City, Charlotte, and Washington, DC that you can book. Here are some hidden gems that may satisfy your traveling itch. East Coast or Bust! The Outer Banks of North Carolina are a beautiful stretch of barrier islands over 200 miles long. The Cape Hatteras National Seashore is the biggest accessible beach in the chain and home to the famous Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. If you want to be pampered afterward, book a room at The...

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    Fall Tours

    Fall Charter Bus Tours The autumn season brings so many things: cooler temperatures, football games, pumpkin pie, apple cider, and your favorite comfort foods. But one of the things this season is known best for is the beautiful changing leaves. All over the country, Mother Nature is getting out her paintbrush and decorating her land. Excursions Trailways can transport you in luxury anywhere you’d like to see the leaves turn. Excursions Trailways can take you and your friends to New England, parts of Canada, or anywhere else in the US...

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    Winter’s Coming…

    You’re sitting in your house in the middle of the winter, watching the snow bury the driveway you JUST shoveled. Your mind drifts to thoughts of sunshine and warm weather and you think about escaping the Midwest winter. Excursions Trailways can help you shake the winter blahs with a trip to some warm climate destinations. Here are a few “hot” spots. Newport Beach, CA – Average January Temperature: 63°. Newport Beach is full of luxurious hotels and five-star restaurants. It is also home to The Balboa Fun Zone which has...

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    Student Travel

    You’re the king or queen of your classroom. Everything runs smoothly, your students are well-behaved, they turn in their assignments, and you have a handle on all your grading and tests. But planning a student trip? Where do you even begin? We’re here to help and you can get started simply by giving us a call. Excursions Trailways can handle all of your trip details for you. We are able to get you deals and price breaks you may not be able to get on your own. The first thing you need to do is decide where you want to go and who you...

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    Wine Tours

    With over two hundred wineries or vineyards just in Ohio and Indiana alone, it’s easy to make a tour of food, wine and shopping in the area. Add in stops in Illinois, Kentucky and Missouri and choices are practically endless! This area is just full of scenic wine tour destinations. Grab your best friends for a relaxing day, weekend or week full of laughter, wine and memories as we drive through the beautiful country, sampling the delicious spirits our local vineyards, distilleries, and breweries have to offer. More Than A Tour Going on a...

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    Travel of Interest to Women

    There are a lot of great destinations in Ohio and Indiana that are perfect for women’s groups or a girls day out. Excursions Trailways offers a safe and easy way to travel throughout the Midwest to visit your favorite locations and events. Here are some local attractions you may be interested in: Longaberger Baskets You can make a day or weekend out of visiting the Longaberger basket company and homestead in Dresden, OH. Enjoy several shops, the restaurant, and a factory tour of the facility. You can watch the Longaberger experts...

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