Travel and Lodging

The Transforming Learning Conference will be held at the McAllen Convention Center:
700 Convention Center Blvd.
(Ware Rd & Exp. 83)

Travel

McAllen has three international airports within a short drive on the convention center:

McAllen-Miller International Airport (MFE) (3 Miles) 

  • Delta Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Allegiant Airlines
  • Continental Airlines

Harlingen, Valley International Airport (VIA) (43 miles) 

  • Southwest Airlines
  • Continental Airlines
  • Sun Country

Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport (BRO) (65 miles)

  • Aero Mexico
  • American Airlines
  • Continental Airlines
  • United Airlines

Lodging

The three hotels listed below provide free shuttle service to and from the McAllen Convention Center, which is about a five-minute drive. There are restaurants within walking distance of each hotel.

Springhill Suites McAllen by Marriott
1800 South Ware Road
McAllen, Texas 78503

Phone: 1-956-682-6336
Toll-free: 1-956-682-6336

To receive the conference rate of $85.00/night, refer to the McAllen ISD-ACU Connected Conference when booking your room(s).

Homewood Suites by Hilton McAllen
3801 Expressway 83
McAllen, Texas 78503

Phone: 1-956-630-0500

To receive the conference rate of $84.00/night, refer to the McAllen ISD-ACU Connected Conference when booking your room(s).

Embassy Suites McAllen
1800 South Second Street
McAllen, Texas 78503

Phone: 1-956-686-3000

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