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Travel and Lodging

Marriott hotel at dusk

Travel and lodging are not included in the registration fee. Workshop attendees should make their own travel and lodging arrangements. 

The Marriott at the University of Dayton (1414 S. Patterson Blvd.) is the official hotel of the Bombeck Workshop. Rooms in the Erma block are $145 per night. Reserve your room here. Most attendees stay three nights (Oct. 20, 21, 22).

Dayton International Airport has daily flights from around the country. Apart from Dayton, the closest major airports are in Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio, each about an hour's drive away.

Ground transportation information to/from the Dayton International Airport can be found here.

For driving directions, click here.

The keynote dinners and some workshop events will take place at the Marriott at the University of Dayton. Workshop sessions and keynote lunches will take place in Curran Place (1700 S. Patterson Blvd.), which is within a short walking distance from the Marriott. Free shuttle buses between the two venues are available. Each venue offers free parking.


Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop