Hotel and travel info for ACIS-West

Thank you to all who submitted paper and panel proposals for ACIS-West in Jackson Hole, WY! We will respond to your submissions shortly. If you have not done so yet, we are still considering late submissions; see the CFP for details.

The conference begins the evening of Thursday, October 11 (registration and opening reception/event) and concludes Saturday evening, October 13. Panels, roundtables, and plenaries will take place Friday and Saturday.

Accommodations:

The conference hotel is the historic Wort Hotel.

50 North Glenwood Street
Jackson, WY 83001

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To secure the conference rate of $189/night plus taxes and fees, please call the hotel at (307) 733-2190 or toll-free at (800) 322-2727 and ask for the American Conference for Irish Studies West group rate.

There are also many affordable hotels and Airbnb rentals within easy walking distance to the Wort.

Getting There & Away:

  • Jackson Hole Airport (JAC) + taxi or shuttle via Jackson Hole Shuttle
  • Idaho Falls Airport (IDA) + beautiful 1 hr 45 min. drive to Jackson Hole OR shuttle via Salt Lake Express (please note shuttle route times before booking your flights)
  • Salt Lake City Airport (SLC) + beautiful 4.5 hour drive to Jackson Hole OR bus/shuttle from SLC via Mountain States Express, Salt Lake Express, or Greyhound. Please budget time appropriately if you decide to take a shuttle or bus from SLC as there may be a limited number of routes each day or a number of stops along the route.
  • Denver Airport (DIA) + short flight to Jackson Hole (a number of carriers run these local flights; Frontier is usually the cheapest) OR a 2.5-hour GreenRide shuttle to Laramie and then sorting out a shared ride from Laramie to Jackson via the conference organizers; do get in touch if you’re looking to pursue the latter option.

*Please note: it is well worth booking a rental car for this trip, especially if you want to visit the parks. If you would like to share a rental car, please post on the ACIS Facebook page or contact the conference organizers to be put in touch with others who are hoping to do the same.

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