Travel to Bar Harbor
Airports – There are two airports serving Bar Harbor, Maine
Bangor International Airport (BGR )(50 miles from downtown Bar Harbor)
- Ground Transportation http://www.flybangor.com/rental-cars
- There is a shuttle between Bangor/Bar Harbor that is available thru advance reservations. A special conference rate can be accessed using the code "IMGS" either by calling 207-479-5911 (preferred method) or on line at http://www.barharborbangorshuttle.com/ .
Hancock County-Bar Harbor Regional Airport (BHB) (12 miles from downtown Bar Harbor) http://www.bhbairport.com/ Though this airport is the closest to downtown Bar Harbor, there are fewer flights than BGR, and all flights to BHB come from Boston.
- Ground Transportation http://www.bhbairport.com/transportation.html .
Other Airport Options
Portland, ME (PWM) http://www.portlandjetport.org/
Manchester, NH ()http://www.flymanchester.com/
Car – Bar Harbor is a five hour drive from Boston.
Local taxi service (and "local" can mean between Bangor and Bar Harbor)
At Your Service, Inc. 207-288-9222
Bar Harbor Coastal Cab 207-288-1222
The registration fee does not include lodging. Please make your own arrangements. The conference hotel, which is adjacent to the Bar Harbor Club, where the sessions will take place is the
Harborside Hotel and Marina
55 West Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
The IMGS has arranged a special rate of $117 (plus tax) for a single or double room per night. These rates will be honored from 10/22 through 11/1/14. Guests may book on line by using the "Group/Block" booking code IMGC2014 or by calling 800-328-5033. The cut off date for this special rate is September 25, 2014. You may be asked to agree to pay the $25/day resort fee, but this fee is also waived for our group. You should NOT be charged this fee at check-in or check-out. Note that there will be an MGI symposium on 10/30/14 at the LCC Auditorium at the Jackson Lab that you may want to consider attending.