Location & Lodging
Located on the border of Oregon and Washington at the foot of the beautiful Blue Mountains, the conference will be
held in downtown Walla Walla, Washington at the Marcus Whitman Hotel.
The Marcus Whitman Hotel
6 West Rose Street
Walla Walla, Washington
Tel: 866-826-9422 or 509-525-2200
Cost: $77 single/$84 Double
Ask for the Exempt Wells Rate
Somewhat fitting the conference theme, the name Walla Walla is of Indian origin and means "many waters". Stemming
from its long history, the region has many historic and cultural attractions as well as a number of outdoor adventures.
The Walla Walla Valley has blossomed into a wine lover's paradise with more than 100 wineries, many earning national
and international acclaim.
Horizon Airlines offers non-stop service from Seattle to Walla Walla's municipal airport (ALW) located a short distance
from downtown and the hotel. Walla Walla is less than an hour's drive from Pendleton, Oregon or Richland, Washington
and a pleasant two hour drive from Lewiston, Idaho. The drive time from Spokane, Washington is approximately three hours.
From Pendleton, OR area: Follow OR-11 to WA-125 North. As you enter into Walla Walla, WA-125 will become 9th Ave. At the
intersection of 9th Ave. and West Rose St., take a right onto West Rose and follow to 2nd Avenue. The hotel is at the
corner of West Rose Street and 2nd Avenue.
From the Tri-Cities, WA area: Take I-182 East to US-12 East which will bring you into Walla Walla. Take the 2nd Ave. exit.
Turn right off the ramp onto 2nd Ave. and proceed about 0.5 miles. The hotel will be on your right at the corner of 2nd
Avenue and West Rose Street.