Traveling to Ames, Iowa
I will be flying to NALC:
Ames, IA is serviced primarily by one airport, Des Moines International Airport (DSM).
Shuttle - Iowa State University has a shuttle service, Executive Express, that will transport you from the Des Moines airport to the Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center, and back to the airport after NALC.
Finding Executive Express at the Des Moines Airport:
After you get off your plane, walk to the Baggage Claim area. The Executive Express Check-in Counter is located in the Baggage Claim Area across from Carousel #2 just before the car rental counters.
I will be driving to NALC:
The Conference will be held at the Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center at ISU:
2609 University Boulevard
Ames, Iowa 50010
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The Holiday Inn Ames is located just off Hwy 30 and 5 miles from I-35. The hotel is 2 miles from the Iowa State University campus and convenient to the area's biggest attractions.
Driving Directions from the Airport:
As you exit the airport, take a left on Fluer Drive. Follow signs to I-235. Take I-235 East. I-235 East will turn into I-35 North, take Exit 111b (Iowa State University Exit) to Highway 30. On Highway 30, go west to the third exit, which is Exit 146 (university Boulevard), and turn left. Holiday Inn Is located .05 miles south on University Boulevard on the right hand side of the road.
Parking: The hotel offers parking throughout the outside of the property close to all entrances to allow easy access to all of the guest rooms.