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

Shuttle service, taxis, Uber, and Lyft are available. Additional information can be found at

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

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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The St. Charles Convention Center has 1,200 complimentary parking spaces available.

Getting Around

Free shuttles offer transportation to and from the hotels and conference center, as well as shops for shopping and dining.

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