Travel and Lodging Options

Celebrate 50 years with HMANA in Duluth, Nov 7-10 2024

HMANA’s 50th Anniversary Conference will be held
at the Holiday Inn & Suites Duluth Downtown

HMANA has reserved a block of rooms at the Holiday Inn & Suites Duluth Downtown. We hope you will consider staying onsite with us! There is a discounted rate for conference attendees.  Use the link below to be taken directly to the Holiday Inn & Suites booking page.  The discounted rate will be automatically applied.

Book your stay here: HMANA Conference Booking Link

If you feel more comfortable booking over the phone, please call the Holiday Inn & Suites Duluth Downtown front desk at 218-722-1202 and use the Group Code: “HMA” to receive the discounted rate.

*The room block cutoff date is October 17th, 2024

Parking at Hotel/Conference Center is complimentary.

Complimentary Shuttle to Holiday Inn and Suites from the Duluth International Airport: 6am to 11pm  *first come first serve bases, please call the hotel to request shuttle (218-722-1202)

Other Local Hotels in Downtown Duluth Area:

Pier B Resort Hotel: Pet friendly, 1 mile from conference center, rates from $212 per night

Suites at Waterfront Plaza: Pet friendly, .6 mile from conference center, rates from $149 per night

Hampton Inn Canal Park: Pet friendly, .6 mile from Conference Center, Rates from $140 per night

Hostel du Nord: 2 min walk from Conference Center, Private rooms start at $99 per night

Transportation Options

Flights to Duluth (DLH) from major airports such as Chicago O’Hare (ORD) and Minneapolis–St. Paul (MSP) are possible, however there may be more affordable options flying into Minneapolis-Saint Paul and taking a bus or rental car to Duluth.

Bus Options from Minneapolis-St. Paul:

Groome Transportation: Pickups and drop offs in Duluth are at the Holiday Station Burger King, 210 S 27th Ave West Duluth, MN 55806
*Please inquire about hotel drop off (for an extra $10 fee)

Landline Bus Company: picks up and drops off at the Duluth airport

Jefferson Lines: picks up and drops off at the bus station in downtown Duluth, which is three blocks from the hotel

Taxi Options: Uber and Lyft

Mileage To and From Points of Interest

Hotel/Conference Center to Hawk Ridge Migration Site: 6.25 miles  *A daily conference shuttle to/from the migration site will leave the hotel several times per day Thursday-Saturday (specific times TBD)

Hotel/Conference Center to Duluth International Airport: 6.5 miles

Hotel/Conference Center to Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport: 157 miles

Hotel/Conference Center to Sax-Zim Bog Welcome Center: 47 miles

Hotel/Conference Center to Great Lakes Aquarium Duluth .6 miles

Interested in Donating to This Effort?

If you would like to further HMANA’s mission and assist financially to make this important conference and celebration a success, please consider making a one-time donation.

Interested in Becoming a Sponsor?

Put your brand and products in-front of our conservation-minded raptor watchers and birders to gain exposure as well as support a network of migration sites across North America and beyond.


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