• Travel to the Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights

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    This winter season, up until February 21, come see the Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights. Every year, the city of Niagara Falls kicks off the holiday season by lighting up both the iconic waterfalls and the city itself in a plethora of festive lights and is Canada’s largest illumination festival. The festival draws in roughly 1.5 million visitors each year and has become an annual tradition in Canada. Consequently, the whole atmosphere of the city gives you the feeling of being in a magical fairy land. Find the Best Way to Experience the Falls Whether you’re just passing by the city to see the falls, or would like to…

  • Roadtrip in the USA: Visit the real-life sites from Hamilton!


    Unless you’re living under a rock, there’s a good chance you may have heard about a little musical called Hamilton. Since its premier back in 2015, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s work of art has garnered critical acclaim both within the USA and internationally. Not only does the show feature great music, memorable performances and a witty script, but it’s ignited a further interest in American history for many of its fans. With the recent release of the film version of the play, we have put together a quick guide with some of the most important places throughout the Eastern United States that shaped the country’s history but also played an important part…

  • Five Things to do at Home During Quarantine


    The coronavirus emergency has put countries around the world to the test. Governments have been urging their citizens to stay home in an effort to control the situation. Consequently, travel by bus or train have been reduced or in many cases cancelled. Travel is reserved for emergencies. With all this time at home, how do we keep ourselves occupied? We at CheckMyBus have five recommendations to make the most of the quarantine to make this difficult time a little bit easier. 1. Let’s take care of each other We may be isolated, but we are not alone! No matter if you are at home with your family or not, there…

  • 10 Amazing Weekend Trips from New York City

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    While the hustle and bustle of life in the Big Apple can be exciting, it can also be a bit stressful and isn’t always easy on your wallet. Every once and a while, it’s nice to have an escape even if you don’t have the time off or money to plan a big excursion. The good news is that travel doesn’t have to be expensive! There are tons offun and exciting options nearby for day and weekend trips. Whether you’re interested in rock climbing, strolling through nature, a cultural city break or a shopping spree, check out our ideas for day trips from New York! Springfield, MA This small city…

  • Rock Out at some of America’s Best Music Festivals this Summer


    Summer is right around the corner, which means cities across the country are gearing up to host major music festivals. With top talent like Ariana Grande, Twenty-One Pilots, Tame Impala and Childish Gambino touring, there’s really no shortage of performances to enjoy. With

  • Top Ten Cities for Bachelor or Bachelorette Parties in the USA

    Choosing the perfect spot for a bachelor or bachelorette party can take a lot of planning, and rely on a variety of factors. From individual interests, location to alcohol tolerance, it’s always a smart idea to compare your options and see what would be the best fit for your group. Below are our top ten picks for cities we’re sure will make for a memorable occasion. CheckMyBus Tip: Rent a Bus If you’re traveling with a bigger group or want more freedom to plan out your own travel itinerary, then renting a bus can be the easiest and cheapest way to navigate your party. By filling out our Bus Rental…

  • Visit Some of the Best Christmas Markets in the USA!

    Mulled wine, decorated stands, delicious bratwurst and strudel and most importantly, the spirit of community all make Christmas Markets a staple of the holiday season. This German tradition has made its way to the United States, where an estimated 44 million Americans have full or partial German ancestry. Cities all over the

  • Ghosts, Vampires and Voodoo: A Haunted Halloween in New Orleans

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    Haunted tours, voodoo shops, historic cemeteries and vampire legends, the Crescent City is often considered “The Most Haunted City in America.” New Orleans embraces this title and goes all out in celebrating Halloween each year. Aside from tons of ghost tours through the city’s most historicneighborhoods, New Orleans has a unique flair of its own during the Halloween season. Costume shops all over the city offer such large selections, that you’ll have a tough time choosing what to wear or even where to go as there are costume parties hosted all throughout the city. Whether you’re traveling with little ones or are looking for more adult scares, New Orleans is…

  • The Ivy League College Run: Visit Some of America’s Best Universities

    College application due dates are coming up and semesters are currently in session, making it the perfect time to tour some universities. The Ivy League colleges are known around the world as the most prestigious educational institutions in the country with some of the brightest students from all over the world applying to get in. Located in the Northeast, these universities are all easily accessible from each other by bus, and are located in historic communities, as most of these institutions date back to colonial times. For this reason, many of these universities are located near other well-known colleges which you can also visit during your trip! Download the CheckMyBus…

  • Tour One of America’s Most Prestigious Universities

    Every year, thousands of people from across the country, and around the world apply to get accepted to Harvard University. And it’s no surprise why with the university’s high rankings, an abundance of well-funded programs and a history of academic excellence