The ARA conference will be held at the Milwaukee Hilton City Center We have negotiated a rate of $120 per night between Sunday August 11 and Friday August 16, 2019. When using the link above you should check the box for the "70th Meeting of ARA" in order to receive our group rate. Milwaukee is very busy in the summer with many festivals, so please register early! The last day to receive the special rate is July 12, 2019.


The closest Airport to the Hilton City Center is Milwaukee's General Mitchel International Airport (MKE). From MKE to the Hilton you can take a taxi ($30), city bus (Green Line or 80 bus , exit at Wisconsin Ave. and 6th street) or Uber/Lyft.
If you are traveling from Chicago's O'Hare (ORD) or Midway (MDW) then you have several options to Milwaukee's Intermodal bus/train (Greyhound/Amtrak) station, which a 6 minute walk from the Hilton City Center. From either Chicago airports there are several bus options: Greyhound or Coach USA or GoBus to Milwaukee Intermodal bus/train station.
Alternatively, you can take the Hiawatha Train departing the Milwaukee Intermodal bus/train station to Union Station Chicago. Directions


Milwaukee has a free small streetcar system called The HOP. The closest station to the Hilton Hotel is a 6 minute walk to the Intermodal bus/train station. You can hop-on or hop-off at any station (free) and see the city! The streetcar wait times should be between 10 to 15 minutes and run M-F 5AM-12PM, Sat 7AM-12PM and Sun 7AM-10PM.