American Public Gardens Association
2020 Conference
Portland, Oregon June 22-26, 2020

Hotel and Travel Information

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Conference Hotels:

Hilton Portland Downtown*
921 SW Sixth Avenue
Portland OR, 97204
Room rates: $214/night

*This hotel is where the bulk of conference events will take place. All buses and walking tours will also depart from this location.

The Duniway Portland, A Hilton Hotel
545 SW Taylor Street
Portland, OR 97204
Room rates: $214/night

IMPORTANT NOTE: Click the above button to book your room(s) at either of the above hotels. You'll be able to choose from either option once you've selected your dates. 

We expect our hotel block to sell out in advance of the cutoff date (May 27). Please book your hotel room as soon as possible to avoid having to source your own hotel. The final deadline to book at either of these locations is May 27, 2020.


Nearby Airport and Transportation Options:


Portland International Airport (PDX)

Portland International Airport is currently served by 13 international and domestic airlines offering over 500 scheduled passenger arrivals and departures daily. Sixty U.S. cities offer nonstop flights to Portland, including Atlanta, Orlando, New York, Boston and Chicago. Internationally, you can fly direct to PDX from Amsterdam, Calgary, Frankfurt, Guadalajara, London, Puerto Vallarta, Reykjavik, Tokyo, Toronto and Vancouver.

Getting to and from the Airport:

The airport is located 9 miles (14.5 km) northeast of downtown Portland and is conveniently connected to the city center via MAX light-rail train. Visit the Travel Portland website for full details.

Light Rail - The MAX light rail Red Line is the easiest way to travel to and from the airport. CLICK HERE For complete schedules and more information, visit.

Taxicabs - The average taxi fare from the airport to downtown is approximately $35 before gratuity. Radio Cab offers a discount with coupons available on their website. The one-way trip takes 20-40 minutes. You can find taxis waiting in the center section of the airport terminal’s lower roadway outside of the baggage claim; to get back to the airport from the city center, you can order a cab through the city’s main operators or from a hotel with a dedicated taxi stand.

Shuttles - When you leave the airport, you will find the shuttles at the bottom entrance of the terminal (outside the baggage claim area) on the other side of the second strip (“Island 2”) near the parking garage. Many airport hotels offer free services.


Association Statement Regarding COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus:

Please be assured that we are monitoring the dynamic and evolving situation with regards to the COVID-19 novel Coronavirus and all its potential impacts, including those on our Annual Conference in Portland June 22-26, 2020. We are working with our partners and monitoring closely statements and guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Oregon Health Authority, and Multnomah County Health officials. Our partners already host thousands of visitors daily to their locations and we are all keen to protect them and our conference guests. 

As a reminder, common cold and flu viruses are not unusual. Common-sense precautions are always recommended including hand-washing, proper hygiene and sanitizing, as well as monitoring your own health and being respectful of its potential impacts on others.