Hotel & Local Information

Conference Location

This meeting will be held at NCAR, the Main Seminar Room, 1850 Table Mesa Drive in Boulder, Colorado.

Parking at NCAR

Ample, free visitor parking is available in the parking lot at the top of the NCAR road. Vehicles are not permitted to park anywhere or to stop even briefly along the entry drive. Please proceed to the parking lot and then walk down the pedestrian lane to take photos, watch the deer that frequently graze in our meadows, or simply enjoy the beauty of this special place. See map here.

Main Workshop Hotel

Courtyard Boulder -  Rooms are available for stays starting Tuesday, September 18th - Friday, September 21st for $209 plus tax. Reservations must be made by Tuesday, August 28, 2018 by calling Marriott Reservations at 1(800) 321-2211 or (303) 440-4700 . Mention you are part of the University Corporation of Atmospheric Research group staying at the Courtyard Boulder, located at 4710 Pearl East Circle, Boulder, CO  80301-2472. 

Homewood Suites - Rooms are available for stays starting September 18th through September 22nd for $139 per night plus tax. Reservations must be made by August 24, 2018 by calling 303-499-9922.  They have extended their deadline one week, so please take advantage as there are only about 10 rooms left at this rate.  The hotel is located at 4950 Baseline Road in Boulder.
Booking link here.

Transportation To and From the Airport

The Denver International Airport (DIA) is located east of Denver and approximately 50 miles from Boulder. The Baggage claim is on Level 5 at the main terminal of the airport. Sales counters for most means of ground transportation are on that level as well.


The shuttle runs typically every hour between DIA and Boulder, making stops at various Boulder hotels and other sites. For the return trip to the airport after the workshop, call them directly for pick-up. Their phone number is 303-227-0000 or click on their Website.  The tickets can be bought at their website or directly at the airport at the SuperShuttle counter. Use the code "NCAR1" for a $5 discount

Green Ride

To get a discount please follow this link. No need to enter a code.

They are an airport shuttle servicing Boulder, Gunbarrel, Louisville, Superior, Interlocken, and Denver International Airport focused on resource sustainability and minimal environmental impact. Call 720 254 8280


Boulder Yellow Cab: 303.777.7777
Metro Taxi Denver: 303.666.6666

RTD SkyRide Bus

SkyRide's air conditioned buses have plush, adjustable seating and ample luggage storage; drivers take your bags at curbside and return them to you at your destination. This service of the Regional Transportation District (RTD) runs hourly between roughly 6:00 a.m. and midnight; travel time to Boulder is approximately 55-75 minutes, depending on time of day and weather. Link to RTD SkyRide