2013 Travel and Lodging Information

 

Participants of the RockOn workshop are required to attend the first day of the workshop to participate in the weeklong workshop.  Participants need to be on-site on June 15, 2013 at 10:30 AM and plan to leave the site on June 21, 2013.  Although there are no activities planned on June 21, 2013, this is our backup launch date.  In addition, there are activities planned until the evening on June 20, 2013.  Please read the remaining items on this page before booking your airline tickets and hotel rooms.

AIR: The RockOn workshop will held at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility.  There is no direct way to get to Wallops without a 1 to 3 hour drive.  It is recommended to fly into Norfolk International Airport and drive 110 miles northeast to Wallops.   You may also fly into Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico Regional Airport, which is only 60 miles from Wallops Flight Facility but has limited flight availability.  Please download directions below.   All participants will need a rental car but participants can ride together.

HOTEL: The Wallops Flight Facility is very close to Chincoteague Island (a popular summer tourist location) and the Atlantic Ocean.  That said, lodging will difficult to find.  However, a block of rooms have been reserved for our group at the Refuge Inn.  The rate is $130 per night plus tax ($14.30 per night).  This rate is only for participants of this workshop.  Please contact the Refuge Inn directly to make your reservations.  Tell them you are with the RockOn Workshop.  Your credit card will be charged a one night deposit at the time of your reservation.  There is a one month cancellation requirement.   Rooms must be reserved by May 13, 2013.  We recommend that you check in on June 14th and check out on June 21st.  If you check out early during the workshop, they will still charge you for any remaining days on your reservation.

 

        Refuge Inn

(757) 336-5511
(888) 257-0038

 

There are many restaurants on Chincoteague Island.  For a list of them please click the link below. 
Directions from Norfolk to Wallops/Refuge Inn Refuge Inn Restaurants
Directions from Refuge Inn to Wallops    
 

This Site was last updated February 04, 2013

 

 

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