Getting There & Things to Do

2015 Lewis and Clark StatueTravel Agent

Nancy Mettes of Damar Travel, the official conference travel agent, will work with you to provide an economical travel plan. Tell Nancy you want to make your reservation for the NGS Family History Conference in St. Charles, Missouri, and be sure to mention if you are a senior citizen. Contact: 800-999-6101 or


By Air

The St. Louis International Airport (STL) is conveniently located just nine miles from the  St. Charles Conference Center and hotels. The airport is serviced by major airlines including American, Delta, Southwest, and United.

Go Best Express shuttle service offers transportation from the airport. A special rate has been negotiated on your behalf.  Reservations MUST be made online to receive the discounted rate before 11:59pm, May 7th, 2015.  Walk-ups will not be eligible for convention rate, standard rates will apply.  Please click here to go to our website and begin your reservation to reserve a seat.  The discounted convention rate of $15 one way or $29 round trip per person is offered.  Credit cards are required and charged at the time of reservation.


By Train

The St. Louis area has two train stations, one in downtown St. Louis and the other in the suburb of Kirkwood, Missouri. If you travel by train, it will be necessary to rent a car or arrange for transportation from either train station to the conference center in St. Charles.

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By Road

Whether traveling from Denver, Pittsburgh, or points in between, travel along I-70 to the St. Charles Conference Center. The center is easy to find, located on the south outer road of I-70 in St. Charles just west of the Missouri River Bridge. The conference hotels are all within two miles of the conference center. For information see


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Questions? Contact NGS Registrar Courtney Holmes at or refer to FAQs.

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