Add A Little Fun To Your Trip!


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A trip on one of our charter buses is fun all by itself, but you can have even more fun by adding an extra adventure to your trip. Here are some fun ideas we’ve found at some popular points of interest.

Grand Canyon From the Air

grand canyon helicopter tourNo matter where you view the Grand Canyon, it is a spectacle that leaves you in awe. A thrilling way to view the Grand Canyon is by helicopter. There are a lot of helicopter tours available and there are options that will fit any budget or time constraints. Tours range from 20 minutes to 7 hours. is a good resource for a variety of helicopter tours with tours leaving from Las Vegas and Arizona.


Steamboat Dinner Cruise in New Orleans

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You really can’t go wrong with any activity in The Big Easy. New Orleans is full of music, food, and fun and a great place to take your group. If you’re on the Mississippi River, you may want to take a steamboat cruise, to see a different side of NOLA. The Steamboat Natchez offers a beautiful dinner jazz cruise. This unique view of New Orleans includes a delicious dinner, a talented jazz band, and a relaxing cruise on the Mississippi. 


Chicago Architecture From the Water

Chicago river cruiseAccording to TripAdvisor,  this is one of the top tours in the United States and the top tour in Chicago. The Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) River Cruise is perfect whether you’ve been to Chicago numerous times or this is your first trip. In 90 minutes, you’ll see 50 buildings with details from CAF guides. There are specialty cruises including one geared for photographers and another one that takes place at twilight. They can also make special tours for groups of 20 or more, so make sure you book your group.


Scale the Empire State Building

Empire State BuildingThe Empire State Building may not be the tallest building in New York City, but it is certainly one of the most iconic! A trip to The Big Apple isn’t complete without a visit to the Empire State Building. There are plenty of tours and options to meet every budget. You can see unique views from the observation decks, learn interesting history at the exhibits, and dine and shop at any one of the interesting restaurants and stores. Make sure you get a ticket to this beautiful Art Deco building.


Tour Alcatraz Island

Alcatraz IslandWhen visiting San Francisco, CA, make sure to reserve a tour of Alcatraz Island. The National Park Service takes care of the prison and island and they offer an all-inclusive tour. Your ticket gets you ferry transportation from Alcatraz Cruises, an audio tour of the cellhouse, and covers the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act fee. Plan on taking a couple of hours to explore the island and its interesting history.


Charter A Bus and Enjoy Your Trip

When you take your group on an Excursions Trailways charter bus, you know you are going to be riding in safety and comfort. Make your trip even more memorable with some fun extras. Contact us soon to learn more about how Excursions Trailways can make your group trip fun and enjoyable.