A Fairy Tale of Twinkling Lights: Ushering in the Holiday Season With a Bright Celebration

Winter has arrived and although some may consider it a somewhat gloomy season, that’s far from the reality. Especially in Chicago! Not only does November usher in the holiday season with over one million lights in downtown Chicago with the Magnificent Mile Festival of Lights and The Chicago Thanksgiving Parade, but your entire season can be illuminated by twinkling lights at various prominent locations around the city.Read more

Harry Potter Fans Unite! Magic at Play is Coming to Chicago This November

Ever since June 26, 1997 (25 years ago!), when the first book Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was published, the world has been absolutely enchanted with Harry Potter, his friends, and his major nemesis (who shall remain unnamed). Selling over 500 million copies and counting, Harry Potter has become a household name and has gripped the imaginations of young and old alike.Read more

Long Bus Ride Snack Tips

You’ve been looking forward to your bus trip for a while now. As the day approaches and you start preparing your luggage and entertainment, there’s another important thing you need to think about - your food and beverages during the trip. Sure, you can always stop at the side of the road whenever the bus makes a pit stop. But the foods at these locations tend to be greasy. Not the best option for a long bus ride. 

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History of Public Bus Transportation

Bus manufacturing around the world has become standardized with the same bus designs appearing in most countries. As part of the public transportation network, buses play a huge role in transporting people who do not or cannot own a vehicle. The American Public Transport Association estimated that in 2019, Americans took 9.9 billion trips on public transportation translating into 34 million trips every weekday. Read more

Top 10 Places to Visit in Illinois State

Known as the Prairie State because once long ago, most of the state was covered in prairie grass, Illinois State is the USA’s fifth-largest and its predominant economic activity is agriculture. In fact, Illinois is the largest producer of pumpkins in the country. Read more

Group Traveling in Chicago by Bus vs. Flying

With our globalized world that is characterized by shrinking borders, we can go to practically any point locally or internationally that we desire. There is much to offer in the modes of transportation in Chicago available, with flights by airplane being viewed as the most convenient ones. However, before you press “Confirm” on your screen when buying your next plane ticket, think again. There are several reasons why group traveling by bus is better than flying.Read more

Safe Group Travel Tips During Covid-19

Most people associate traveling with excitement, unforgettable experiences and mind-opening encounters. However, traveling with a group can become a risky endeavor when it comes to health and safety, especially in times of a global pandemic like Covid-19. Read more

A Guide to Chicago's Top Schools Tour With a Private Bus

As the US’ third-largest city, it’s no surprise that Chicago is home to nearly 30 universities. Some of these are highly ranked in the country, while others appear in global rankings among the best in the world. Read more

Top 5 Group Day Trips in Chicago

In 2021, Chicago received around 30.7 million tourists coming from a wide number of countries and locations. In fact, as far back as January 2012, Chicago’s Mayor launched the “Choose Chicago” tourism organization in order to streamline tourist activities and market the city more effectively. This has certainly paid off as the number of visitors to the Windy City continues to climb.Read more

Leading Chicago Restaurants for Group Events

Are you planning a group trip to Chicago with your friends or family? If you are, dining is one of the main things that should be on the top of your list of plans and preparations. The best way to ensure that the whole group can enjoy a good meal in the perfect company is to plan in advance and have a few ideas on restaurants suitable for group events. Read more