Getting There And Things To Do

Travel Agent

Nancy Mettes of Damar Travel, the official NGS conference travel agent, will work with you to provide an economical travel plan. Tell Nancy you want to make your reservation for the 2018 NGS Family History Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and be sure to mention if you are a senior citizen. Contact: 800-999-6101 or [email protected].

By Air

The Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) is conveniently located just eight miles from the Conference Center and hotels. The airport is serviced by major airlines including American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, and United.

Shuttles, taxis, Uber, Lyft, and TRAX Light Rail Service and Bus are available. Additional ground transportation information can be found at

By Road

Located in downtown Salt Lake City, the Salt Palace Convention Center is easy to get to and the conference hotels are conveniently located within a five-minute walk of the facility. For various route directions, please see

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.
For information see


The Salt Palace Convention Center offers two underground parking garages, a South Lot and West Lot for $12 per day. Additional parking can be found throughout the city. For more information on city parking visit

Getting Around

TRAX/Light Rail Service and Bus offers transportation to and from shopping, dining, and attractions. Three lines service Salt Lake County. For schedules, pricing, and maps visit

Questions? Contact NGS Registrar Courtney Holmes at [email protected] or refer to FAQs.