Transportation / Venue
The 14th Annual MPM workshop will be hosted at the Wells Conference Center, located at the University of Maine's Orono Campus.
Address: 131 Munson Rd, Orono, ME 04473
Wells Conference Center location
Wells Conference Center
Arrive at Bangor International Airport, conveniently located in the city of Bangor, 15 minutes away from Orono. Logistical coordination will be made to transport attendees from their Hotel to the conference if needed. Nobody will be left behind.
Where to stay
The Official workshop Hotel is the Residence Inn in Bangor. You can reserve a room at a special rate using this ->link<-. The dinner reception will be hosted in the Timber Restaurant in the Residence Inn.
Maine offers plenty of activities to explore after the workshop. The following are highly recommended:
Explore Orono & Bangor:
Open from May through October, the Orono Bogwalk is part of the Bangor City Forest and offers a wide range of changing vegetation along a wheelchair-friendly, 1-mile boardwalk loop trail.
Cole Land Transportation Museum offers transportation enthusiasts original and restored vehicles, including vintage cars and trucks, locomotives, military vehicles, and farming machinery.
Tour Stephen King movie sites on your own or with a guide. Sites include the Paul Bunyan statue and Thomas Hill Standpipe (It) and the Mount Hope Cemetery (Pet Semetary), and more.
Visit the Acadia National Park only only 45 min. to 1 hr apart from Orono or Bangor. Acadia National Park is one of the nation’s most popular destinations. Located on Mount Desert Island, this 47,000-acre park features woodland trails, unparalleled coastal views, and granite mountain peaks.
Explore Bar Harbor: Bar Harbor is the quintessential Maine coastal town and is the starting point for a day in Acadia National Park. With quaint shops, fabulous restaurants, and cozy parks, this seaside town will not disappoint. Other quaint Down East and Mid-Coast towns to visit include Boothbay Harbor, Camden, Rockport, Belfast, and Machias.