Planning your next large group vacation? Charter a motorcoach to help you get where you need to go! A charter bus will make it easy to enjoy everyone’s company and will keep you comfortable and safe for the entirety of your journey. Now that you’ve decided to embark on a motorcoach tour, here are a few itineraries that will blow your mind:
National Parks Tour: Explore the Wild West and all the natural beauty it has to offer by going on a national parks tour. Start in Arizona where you’ll hit the breath-taking Grand Canyon then drive on up to Utah where you’ll hike through both Arches and Zion National Park. Once you’ve discovered the red rock glory of the southwest, travel up to Wyoming and Montana where you’ll be amazed at the geysers in Yellowstone and then be awestruck at Glacier National Park by the glacier-carved peaks and picturesque Hidden Lake. This tour will truly change your life – so get planning!
Northern California Sampler: Interested in city living, wining and dining, and in nature’s wonders? Then this itinerary is for you. Start your tour in San Francisco where you’ll be able to hit up tourist locations like Fisherman’s Wharf and Alcatraz then take a quick drive to wine country – Napa Valley. In Napa, take tours of the gorgeous vineyards and enjoy wine and cheese tastings to your heart’s content. After you’ve enjoyed the finer side of life, get ready to be truly amazed at the magnificence that is Redwood National Park. Hike through the park or take a drive down Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway. Anyway you decide to experience the redwoods will be one that you won’t want to forget. You’ll love it, guaranteed!
Eastern Fall Foliage: Dying to experience a New England autumn? This tour is perfect for you! Take scenic routes, stop at apple orchards along the way, and hit some of America’s oldest, biggest, and greatest cities. From Washington D.C. to Boston to New York City, you’ll be able to experience history, beauty, culture, food, and fun all in one quick trip up the coast. No other tour will give you quite the same spread of pastoral beauty and big city excitement, so get ready for the time of your life when you book an Eastern Fall Foliage tour!
These tours are all bound to knock your group’s socks off, so what are you waiting for? Busrates.com will make it easy to find quotes and compare rates with just a few clicks, so there’s no need to procrastinate. Start planning your itinerary now!
Do you love the earth as much as you love exploring it? The good news is there are plenty of ways to keep your wanderlusting ways while also being eco friendly. While you may think that going green is complicated, that is not the case at all. These simple tips will help you to reduce your carbon footprint and have a fantastic trip all at the same time.
Go Motorcoach You’ve probably guessed we’re a fan of traveling via motorcoaches, this is one of the major reasons why. Coaches are one of the greenest ways to travel. In fact, a coach can replace up to 55 less efficient vehicles on the road and is up to 4x more efficient than a plane and 2x more efficient than a plane according to the ABA. Add that to the fact that charter buses are also one of the most comfortable ways to travel (hello reclining seats, onboard wifi, and clean latrines) and the decision to take a motorcoach is basically a no brainer.
Select LEED Certified Hotels LEED certified hotels are environmentally conscious, sustainable hotels. While you may think that going green would mean that you have to select a basic, no-frills hotel. The truth is quite the opposite. Choosing a green hotel doesn’t mean you have to give up luxury. In fact, many nice hotel chains such as Marriott and Hyatt have LEED certified hotels that have environmentally friendly initiatives such as using LED lighting and low-VOC finishes and furnishings, installing only low-flow fixtures and plumbing, and having a comprehensive recycling program. Many hotels also build from sustainable, local resources and give back to the local economy. That’s why selecting a LEED certified hotel is so great when you’re trying to be green while traveling.
Pack Sustainably Instead of bringing your entire wardrobe with you, select ‘capsule’ pieces that can be mixed and matched to lighten the load and decrease the amount of fuel needed to get from point A to point B. Bring a reusable water bottle to reduce the number of plastic water bottles being used and try buying local snacks and souvenirs instead of things that were packaged and then shipped. All of these little steps can make a big difference in your carbon footprint.
Green travel is important in today’s ever increasingly connected world. As travel gets easier and people take more vacations, we need to be mindful of the impact we are making on the environment. So get your earthloving self out there via motorcoach and enjoy your trip while having the peace of mind that you are making a conscious effort to reduce your impact on the environment.