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Winter WonderFest in Chicago

Winter WonderFest in Chicago

Navy Pier Winter WonderFest (WinterFest) is the place you don’t want to miss in Chicago. It’s great to spend quality time with your family and try delicious food, experience live music, and visit some of the most thrilling rides in Chicagoland. Winter WonderFest is an unparalleled event that hosts amazing attractions and festivities.

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Why You Should Rent a Coach Bus for Your Wedding - Chicago Motor Coach

Why You Should Rent a Coach Bus for Your Wedding - Chicago Motor Coach

You’ve planned everything for the perfect wedding. The make-up artist is already waiting for the bribe. It would help if you also made it for the pre-wedding photoshoot on schedule. Let’s not forget about the guests that you need to move to the ceremony. Buckle up! Chicago Motor Coach is there to help you and your guests make it in time with our wedding bus rental and transportation services.

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Why You Should Rent a Coach Bus for Sporting Event Transportation

Why You Should Rent a Coach Bus for Sporting Event Transportation

Have you ever wondered how to safely transport a group of fans to a sporting event, or how to move a sports team from Point A to Point B, in a way that keeps them fresh for the big game ahead? When you choose the right Chicago charter bus company, you can find many advantages.

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 School Field Trip Bus Rentals: Why to Rent a Bus for School Field Trips

School Field Trip Bus Rentals: Why to Rent a Bus for School Field Trips

If you’re a Chicago-based educator and want to plan an exciting, educational, and enjoyable field trip for your students, renting a coach bus through Chicago Motor Coach is a smart idea. After all, the safety and happiness of your students will be your responsibility. Renting a bus will be easier for your students to get to their fun field trip whether it’s to a museum, art gallery or local attraction if they ride in a comfortable and safe charter bus.

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Which Chicago Bus Tours Are The Best? Top 16 Places to Visit in 2020

Which Chicago Bus Tours Are The Best? Top 16 Places to Visit in 2020

Chicago is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States. With its beautiful parks, elegant museums and breathtaking destinations, The Windy City will undoubtedly give you and your friends and family an unforgettable experience.

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What is the difference between a coach bus and a bus?

What is the difference between a coach bus and a bus?

The difference between coach buses and traditional buses confuse some prospects who talk to us. To help, we want to examine the difference in services, features, and benefits between the two types of buses.

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What is a coach bus?

What is a coach bus?

What is a coach bus?

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Visit Schaumburg

Visit Schaumburg

Did you know Schaumburg is the only suburb in the entire Chicagoland area that has a skyline? You can see the skyline while driving on I-53 near the building complexes surrounding Woodfield.

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Ultimate Guide to Selecting the right Charter Bus Rentals

Ultimate Guide to Selecting the right Charter Bus Rentals

Finding the right charter bus rentals for your group can be challenging. Did you put together the list of what everyone needs and wants? Does it fit your budget? How does everything work together logistically?

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Top 10 Best Baseball Stadiums in Chicago

Top 10 Best Baseball Stadiums in Chicago

The most recommended baseball stadium on our record deserves the top spot because of its complete mix of history, ideal field specifications for pro-baseball, and absolute spectator experience. Guaranteed Rate Field is the home of three-time World Title holder, the Chicago White Sox. It was established in 1991 after multiple relocations that started at an 1893 World’s Fair Cricket playing field. The distances of outfield walls from the home plate are 330 feet (left wall), 377 feet (left-center wall), 400 feet (center wall), 372 feet (right-center wall), and 335 feet (right wall). The 40,615-seater stadium is complete with a social area for drinks (Goose Island) and a kid’s zone featuring batting and pitching cages. As one of the best baseball complexes in the United States, this destination is your ultimate baseball tour experience! Get Out & Explore These Great Baseball Stadiums! Feel like you want to be part of baseball history yet? Grab your friends and family and seamlessly experience any of these sites through Chicago Motor Coach Inc., a CONCACAF Gold Cup Transportation Service Provider. We also offer the best comfortable sporting event transportations and charter buses for your sports events. For further questions, please contact us at 847-380-8480 and let us know how we can help you.

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Tips for Traveling with Kids on a Bus

Tips for Traveling with Kids on a Bus

Travel is one of the best ways to unwind and relax. It is an opportunity to unplug from the gruesome and sometimes mundane grind of everyday life. Travel is also a great way to bond with family, especially the children. It’s an excellent way to expose and let them learn about the world beyond your home and neighborhood borders. They learn about different places and cultures, which can help develop their character and give them a better perspective of life and the world around us.

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The Best Field Trips in Chicago to Explore by Charter Bus

The Best Field Trips in Chicago to Explore by Charter Bus

Deep dish pizza, hot dogs, Polish sausage, the Bean, Willis Sears Tower, Walt Disney, The World’s Fair, Jazz, Wrigley Field, the Cubs, the Bears, and the Bulls.

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The ABCs of Charter Bus Etiquette

The ABCs of Charter Bus Etiquette

When traveling by coach bus, it’s only natural to want to enjoy the entire experience – no matter the distance traveled. That can only happen when all of the passengers are considerate of one another. Sadly, that word means different things to different people. That’s why we’ve come up with a simple guide for bus behavior that everyone can follow to make bus trips enjoyable for all.

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Sleeping on a Bus: 7 Tips for Safe and Comfortable Travel

Sleeping on a Bus: 7 Tips for Safe and Comfortable Travel

Getting a good rest while traveling is hard. The combination of the cramped space, uncontrollable noise and the constant movement of the vehicle makes sleeping on the bus a nearly impossible task for most people. This is a problem because one can’t fully enjoy the destination if they were weary from the journey to get there. So even if you are headed to paradise but you didn’t get enough sleep on your way there, you won’t be able to enjoy the place to the fullest.

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School Bus Safety Rules

School Bus Safety Rules

Local schools offer school bus transportation services to millions of children every day. For parents anywhere, entrusting millions of young lives to strangers should be quite nerve-wracking – and it should be. But according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there is no cause for concern.

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Renting a Charter Bus for Sports Events

Renting a Charter Bus for Sports Events

You may be reading this as an athlete who is about to play into a championship game. Perhaps, you are a cheerleader rooting for your favorite team. Either way, when going to that match of a lifetime, you may need to travel as a group, and in the most relaxed manner possible. Comfort is a must.

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Rent a bus for a day

Rent a bus for a day

Whatever the occasion, Chicago Motor Coach has the transportation to get you there. Whether you need to rent a bus for a day, weekend, or week, we provide you with the travel options you want.

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How to Get Ready for a Great Chicago Charter Bus Trip

How to Get Ready for a Great Chicago Charter Bus Trip

Are you planning to go on a charter bus trip featuring a Chicago departure point? If so, you should know that having a plan in mind, which includes bringing the right stuff with you, will be the key to ensuring that every single minute of your journey is pleasant.

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 How much does it cost to rent a charter bus?

How much does it cost to rent a charter bus?

Renting a charter bus is the easiest way to enjoy a group trip in Chicago. The other option would be to travel back and forth in separate cars or vans which would cause so much hassle to you and to your group. Chances are, you won’t be able to enjoy the trip the way you’re supposed to!

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History of Coach Buses

History of Coach Buses

Did you know the great French mathematician Blaise Pascale designed the first bus line? It was a testament to his mechanical ability. In his design, he created a device capable of transporting people according to a specific schedule.

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Going on a Long Bus Trip? Here’s What to Expect

Going on a Long Bus Trip? Here’s What to Expect

The prospect of going on a long bus trip may be exciting for some. Some enjoy planning and organizing the trip while others enjoy prolonged periods of time on the road and the sights they can enjoy along the way.

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CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019

CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019

The 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup has successfully concluded after several matches within the sixteen host cities across the United States, Costa Rica, and Jamaica. The entire tournament was held from June 15 to July 7, 2019. Sixteen teams participated in this biennial international men’s football championship; an increase from the previous seasons of only twelve teams. With record television viewership, fan engagement, and attendance of over 590,000 spectators across the arenas, this 15th edition of the CONCACAF is the biggest season to date.

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 Complete Guide to Chicago Nightlife

Complete Guide to Chicago Nightlife

The Windy City is known not only for being, well, windy. It is one of the best cities in the United States and easy to see why. The streets are bustling, the skyline is glowing, and there are tons of things to do. And when the sun goes down, the fun is just beginning.

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Coach Bus Rentals for your Next Sporting Event

Coach Bus Rentals for your Next Sporting Event

Chicago is the home of the Cubs, White Sox, Bears, Bulls, and Blackhawks. With a rich sporting tradition, it is no surprise to find numerous sporting events happening throughout the area.

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 Chartering a Bus for Your Next Family Vacation

Chartering a Bus for Your Next Family Vacation

There’s nothing quite like a vacation, especially when your family is involved. Family vacations are a rare opportunity to get together and make new memories with your loved ones whom you may not see on a frequent basis. While you may typically pack in a larger car to get to your family vacation, consider chartering a bus instead.

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Charter Bus Trips? Here are Some Events You May Need Them For

Charter Bus Trips? Here are Some Events You May Need Them For

Traveling is now an essential part of living, and there are plenty of ways to achieve it. Some go solo tripping to different parts of the world. Some go beach hopping with friends almost every month. Some go on road trips to different cities and have fun in festivals. Wherever it is, no one can deny how traveling has become important in one’s life.

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Charter Bus Safety Tips for Passengers

Charter Bus Safety Tips for Passengers

Wondering, “are charter buses safe?” We’ve got the answers. While chartering a large bus for your group drive may leave you apprehensive, with adherence to the proper bus safety rules, as well as the oversight from organizations like the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, a charter bus is a very safe mode of transportation.

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The Best Things to Do in Rockford, IL in 2021

The Best Things to Do in Rockford, IL in 2021

If the name Rockford sounds familiar to you, you might be thinking of the Rockford Peaches baseball team from the famous movie “A League of Their Own.” And indeed, the real Peaches women’s baseball team hailed from this very city. But Rockford’s appeal goes far beyond its unique baseball history. Rockford is genuinely one of the best and more interesting places to visit in Illinois.

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Best Free Things To Do in Chicago

Best Free Things To Do in Chicago

Every season is perfect for being outside. Relaxing to the sound of the best indie music on the pavements of the Chicago Cultural Center may sound like the perfect idea, or strolling through the breathtaking sunset view of Navy Pier might be your cup of tea; whatever your interest is, Chicago has the best of everything for you. The most delightful part is, you don’t have to spend a dime to enjoy what the City of Big Shoulders has to offer.

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16 Best Chicago Event Venues in 2020

16 Best Chicago Event Venues in 2020

Chicago has always been on the cutting edge of technology and architecture. From its vibrant culture, music, sports, and even politics, only a few other cities hold a candle to Chi-Town’s rich history and tradition. This is one of the reasons why over 50 million people travel to the city every year.

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Best Christmas Towns in Illinois

Best Christmas Towns in Illinois

You are looking for the best Christmas adventure that you can enjoy with the entire family? Planning to spend a romantic Christmas Eve with your special someone and other couples? Do you want to have a great time with friends during the winter holidays? Illinois is the place for you. You won’t regret spending your vacation in this busy metropolitan. A place that is full of endless fun, beautiful attractions, and unforgettable experiences.

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All You Need To Know About Group Trips

All You Need To Know About Group Trips

So at some point, you may want to go on a trip with your loved ones, friends, or even just a random group of people. Wanting to travel is one thing, planning for a smooth and fun trip is another. Perhaps you need help with the latter. Worry no more, fellow traveler!

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 A Guide to Renting a Charter Bus for a Weekend

A Guide to Renting a Charter Bus for a Weekend

What’s more fun than gathering all your friends for a group trip! But actually booking the travel? That’s a different story. Coordinating car rides or travel time, especially with a large group can be a headache, taking the fun out of a much-needed getaway. But we’ve got a solution – rent a charter bus for a weekend trip.

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 7 Tips on How to Stay Healthy While Traveling on a Charter Bus

7 Tips on How to Stay Healthy While Traveling on a Charter Bus

Traveling by charter bus is an extremely easy and convenient method to explore new places affordably. But if you happen to pick up an unknown illness while you’re traveling, your experience may take a turn for the worse.

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6 Magical Places Your Chicago Charter Bus Can Take You in 2021

6 Magical Places Your Chicago Charter Bus Can Take You in 2021

Your group wants to go to Chicago for the day. Do you want to celebrate an event? Perhaps it is just a special outing for your team. Whatever the case, you want to make sure they receive the best time possible.

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3 Best Ways to Get to the Airport

3 Best Ways to Get to the Airport

We’re sure you look forward to getting as far away from work as possible and travel to different places around the world. But while we always look forward to the destination, there’s always one thing we hate: getting to the airport.The airport is one of the busiest, most stressful places in the world. The question of how to get to the airport is the one that always arises in our heads. The long queues are one thing, but just getting there is a different monster entirely. If you don’t leave the house early, you might just end up missing your flight. If you drive there by yourself using your car, where would you park? It’s just way too stressful.

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10 Best Bus Travel Accessories

10 Best Bus Travel Accessories

For those who are not used to traveling, packing for a trip can cause panic. There are a lot of things that can go wrong but having the right accessories with you will make a huge difference.

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Best Ideas for Snacks for Long Bus Trips

Best Ideas for Snacks for Long Bus Trips

Planning to go on a long bus trip? Some of the things that you’re probably preparing right now: your road trip playlist, your neck pillow, your portable power supply, and probably some movies or games you’re going to play on the bus. Did we get it?

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How Many Seats Are on a Charter Bus?

How Many Seats Are on a Charter Bus?

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 Group Games to Play on a Charter Bus: 15 Fun Activities for Long Bus Rides

Group Games to Play on a Charter Bus: 15 Fun Activities for Long Bus Rides

You’ve got a bus full of unruly impatient children and a long ride to get to your field trip destination. This is the sort of scenario that keeps teachers and counselors up at night! Rather than expecting them to sit in silence and stare out the window or simply putting out a movie to have them tune out, there’s more you can do to make the bus ride part of the experience itself.

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How to Prevent Motion Sickness on Bus Trips

How to Prevent Motion Sickness on Bus Trips

Getting motion sickness is one of the most unpleasant experiences you can have while traveling. As you sit for long hours inside a coach bus, motion sickness may be inevitable, especially if the roads are particularly bumpy, filled with many twists and turns, or if you have a condition that causes you to be car sick.

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6 Tips for Stretching You Can Do From Your Seat While Traveling

6 Tips for Stretching You Can Do From Your Seat While Traveling

Long road trips can be quite fun, especially when you’re traveling with family or friends. All throughout the trip, there’s nothing quite like dreaming about your destination while also enjoying the entire trip. But it can also be stressful when you know you have to sit on the coach bus for hours on end.

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7 Most Common Wedding Transportation Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

7 Most Common Wedding Transportation Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

It’s your wedding day! You’ve spent months planning everything from the flowers to the shoes you’re going to wear on your special day. Everything is set from the food, the cake, the wine, and your entourage. But have you ever thought about transportation?

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Bus vs Train vs Plane: What to Choose For Your Trip?

Bus vs Train vs Plane: What to Choose For Your Trip?

When heading to a new destination, travel plans can be one of the most stressful elements of an upcoming trip. From taking the bus to a train or plane, there are a lot of modes of transportation to choose from, but which is right for you? We’ve got the answer.

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17 Fun Things to Do on a Bus Ride and 9 Things Not to Do

17 Fun Things to Do on a Bus Ride and 9 Things Not to Do

If you’ve ever been on a long bus ride, you know how quickly you may become bored. Whether you are traveling by yourself or surrounded by a group of loved ones, you can kick boredom to the curb thanks to these amazing ideas.

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Backpack or Suitcase for Bus Travel: What to Choose?

Backpack or Suitcase for Bus Travel: What to Choose?

Treating yourself to a much-needed getaway is always a good idea, but one of the biggest points of consideration is choosing how to pack your gear. Before you embark on this new adventure, consider whether you are traveling with a backpack or suitcase as each has its strengths and weaknesses to consider.

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How Employee Shuttle Buses Can Help Your Business?

How Employee Shuttle Buses Can Help Your Business?

As we mentioned earlier, both subway and public buses bring a great risk of contracting COVID-19, not to mention any other infectious illness commonly transmitted in dense and crowded environments. This is where staff shuttle service comes in as a complete game-changer.

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 9 Reasons Why Traveling Is Important

9 Reasons Why Traveling Is Important

The importance of traveling is far greater nowadays than you might think. Even though in the age of the Internet we are seemingly well connected with each other, we have actually become far more distant and isolated than ever before. Traveling, meeting new people, and experiencing new things is the key to understanding the world around us.

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11 Tips on How to Survive Long Bus Trips

11 Tips on How to Survive Long Bus Trips

No matter how comfortable your bus seat is or how beautiful the views are out your window: long bus trips can be quite a stressful experience. Sitting in one place for too long, constant shaking and movement, and lights flashing in your window after the sunsets can be frustrating on long bus trips.

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Coach Bus Features: How Much Will They Cost You?

Coach Bus Features: How Much Will They Cost You?

Planning is the key to success, especially when it comes to long bus trips. For your ride to be as comfortable and pleasant as possible, you have to pick the modern charter bus that will satisfy all of your requirements. Most of the time, you have to choose from the specific vehicles provided by the charter bus company. But what if you could choose your bus features like picking from a restaurant menu?

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