Travel 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 Raleigh, North Carolina, and be sure to mention if you are a senior citizen. Contact: 800-999- 6101 or

By Air

The Raleigh-Durham International Airport is located about 20 minutes away from downtown Raleigh, the Raleigh Convention Center, and the conference hotels. Major airlines with service to the airport include: American, Delta, United, JetBlue, and Southwest. Taxi service is available and costs approximately $30.00. Many hotels offer shuttle service to and from the airport. For more information see

By Road

The Raleigh Convention Center is located adjacent to the Red Hat Amphitheater. The address is: 500 South Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27601.

*From Points West: I-40 east to exit 298B South Saunders Street.

*From Points East: 64/264 to I-440 east; merge onto I-40 west and exit at 298B South Saunders Street.

*From Points South: US-1 north to I-40 east; exit at 298B South Saunders Street.

*From Points North: US-1 South into the city – left on Lenoir Street.


Public Parking garages are on Lenoir Street between Salisbury and McDowell Street; one on McDowell Street between Cabarrus and Davie Street; one on Salisbury Street between Cabarrus and Davie Street. See the map of Raleigh for parking garage locations.

Charge: $7.00

Accessible Parking: 1st level of each garage

For more information on ADA Accessibility, click here.

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