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2012 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 16, 2012 at 10:30 AM and plan to leave the site on June 22, 2012.  Although there are no activities planned on June 22, 2012, this is our backup launch date.  In addition, there are activities planned until the early evening on June 21, 2012.  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 2 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.   Participants will need a rental car.

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 $120 (subject to change) per night plus tax.  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, 2012.  If no one answers, please leave a message and they will call you back..  We recommend that you book your rooms from Friday, June 15 through June 22, 2012.  If you check out early during the workshop, they will still charge you for the remaining days.

        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 March 6th, 2012

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