For those who haven't yet booked a room, here are some options that are less than ten-minute drive from the conference hotel, ordered by price, highest to lowest.
Please note, rates are absolutely subject to availability and change:
Blockade Runner Resort ($208)
Distance from Conference: 1.4 miles (5-minute drive)
Hilton Garden Inn Wilmington ($177)
Distance from Conference: 4.1 miles (10-minute drive)
Harbor Inn ($150)
Distance from Conference: 1.2 miles (5-minute drive)
Silver Gull Motel ($139)
Distance from Conference: .6 miles (2-minute drive)
The Surf Suites ($135)
Distance from Conference: 2.3 miles (7-minute drive)
There are plenty of additional hotel options within a four-mile radius (about a ten-minute drive, depending on traffic), so another option would be to check out hotel availabiity on www.Expedia.com.
And don't worry: parking at the conference hotel is free for registrants.
We look forward to seeing everyone in Wrightsville Beach!