New Wellsian Open House

March 30, 2017 / April 21, 2017

This page will be regularly updated with important information regarding the New Wellsian Open House. Please find instructions and other details to help you arrange your trip below.

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Travel & MealsAgendaParking on CampusOff-Campus Accommodations 


 

Travel & Meals

Participants are responsible for arranging personal travel to and from Wells College. All meals will be provided. 

Driving Directions

The New York State Thruway (Interstate Route 90) is 25 miles to the north. Route 17 (the Southern Tier Expressway and the future I-86) is approximately 50 miles to the south. Route I-81 is 30 miles to the east.

From the New York State Thruway and traveling West
Exit at Weedsport (#40); make a right onto Route 34 south to Auburn; make a right onto Routes 5 & 20 west and a left onto Route 326 to the village of Union Springs; turn left on local Route 90 to Aurora.

From the New York State Thruway and traveling East
Exit at Waterloo (#41); turn right at the tollbooth and turn left again onto Route 318. Make a left onto Routes 5 & 20 east; then a right onto local Route 90 through the villages of Cayuga and Union Springs to Aurora.

From Route 17/ Interstate 86 and traveling West
Take I-81 to Homer exit (#12); make a right at the end of the exit ramp onto Route 281 north; a left onto Route 90 (very soon after turning onto Route 281); take local 90 to Aurora (approximately 40 miles).

From Route 17/ Interstate 86 and traveling East
Exit at Route 13 (#54) north to Ithaca; exit off of Route 13 onto Route 34 north to Lansing; make a left onto Route 34B; make another left onto Route 90 in King Ferry; nine miles to Aurora.

View the Wells College Campus Map (PDF).

 

Agenda (coming soon!)

Please note that the agenda is tentative and is open to changes. Check back soon!

 

Parking on Campus

Once you're on campus, follow staff direction and signage to the Woods Parking Lot. Click the image below to enlarge.

 

Off-Campus Accommodations

There are a variety of accommodations available off-campus if you plan to stay the night. Below are some options in Aurora, where Wells College is located, as well as neighboring towns such as King Ferry (8 miles away), Auburn (18 miles away), and Ithaca (25 miles away).

Aurora / King Ferry

Annie's Guest House
Comfortable and convenient guest house on Main Street in Aurora

Aurora MainStays
Freshly renovated, comfortable and convenient guest houses on Main Street in Aurora

Inns of Aurora
Elegant, historic lodgings offering four distinctive properties, each with its own character

Homer Wilson House
A converted Greek Revival style home in King Ferry that features three guest rooms, each with a private bath. The innkeepers are graduates of the Culinary Institute of America – they prepare fresh gourmet breakfast daily

Auburn

Hilton Garden Inn
A modern hotel in downtown Auburn, minutes away from the Ward W. O’Hara Agricultural Museum or Waterloo Premium Outlets

Holiday Inn
 Just off Routes 5 and 20 and near Owasco Lake, this Holiday Inn is conveniently located to local businesses and popular attractions in the Finger Lakes area

Inn at the Finger Lakes
Near historical, cultural and recreational points of interest including Skaneateles Lake, Owasco Lake, Harriet Tubman House and William Seward House

Wicher Garden B&B
An artistically unique and comfortable getaway that offers four-course country breakfast

Ithaca

Econo Lodge
Near the Ithaca-Tompkins Regional Airport and many shops and restaurants

Quality Inn
Near the Ithaca Falls Natural Area and Ithaca Commons Shopping District

Meadow Court Inn
In the heart of downtown Ithaca, near Cornell University, Ithaca College, and Ithaca Commons Shopping District

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