By car: Valdez is located at the end of the Richardson Highway almost equidistant from Fairbanks  (362 miles) and Anchorage (300 miles). Carpooling is encouraged.
By plane: Scheduled daily air service to Valdez is offered by Ravn Airlines. The flight is 45 minutes long. It is possible to fly into and out of Valdez on the same day as Confluence on the following flights:
ANC 7 a.m. - VDZ 7:45 a.m.
Confluence Opens at 8:15 a.m.; ends at 5 p.m.
VDZ 6:10 p.m. - ANC 6:55 p.m.
Hotel options:
Best Western Harbor Inn, mention "Confluence" when making your reservation to get a conference rate of $79 (reg. $99). Call 907.835.3434.
Mountain Sky Hotel, rates starting at $119. Call 907.835.4445.
Totem Inn and Suites, cabins & suites, many with kitchens, starting at $244. Call 888.808.4431.