2022 Travel and Visitor Information

Getting to the Conference

University of Mount Union

Can you get there from _______________? Yes, you can!

 

Travel by Air

Alliance, Ohio, home of the University of Mount Union is conveniently located at the intersection of three airports:

 

Travel by car, minivan

The university’s address is 1972 Clark Avenue, Alliance OH 44601 – this will take you to Beeghly Hall, the administration building.  Several major highways bring to you close to Alliance, for example:

  • From Buffalo

Take I-90 west to Erie, then I-79 south to I-80 west.  Follow I-80 west for 15 miles past the Ohio border to I-79 west (Akron junction).  Follow I-79 west to Exit 54 (Rt. 534).  Follow 534 south to Rt. 62.  Take 62 west into Alliance.  The university is located on 62 (State Street).

  • From Cleveland

Take I-77 south to Canton, then Rt. 62 east.  Take the Alliance exit.  Turn right.  The university will be on your LEFT (Clark Avenue), approximately 2.5 miles down Rt. 62 (State Street).

  • From Columbus

Take I-71 north to Mansfield, then Rt. 30 east to Canton.  Follow I-77 north to Rt. 62 east.  Take the Alliance exit, turn right.  The university will be on your LEFT (Clark Avenue), approximately 2.5 miles down Rt. 62 (State Street).

  • From New York City

Take I-80 west to the Pennsylvania border.  Then follow directions as indicated from Buffalo.

  • From Pittsburgh

Take Rt. 60 north to Beaver Falls, then take Rt. 51 west to Alliance.  Stay straight on this highway – routes will change from 51 to 14 to 14A and 62 west into Alliance . . . or,

Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike west (I-76 west) to the Ohio Turnpike.  Continue west on the Ohio Turnpike to Exit 16 (Rt. 7).  Follow Rt. 7 south to Rt. 14 west.  Take 14 west to combined Rts. 173 and 62 west which lead into Alliance.  The university is located on Rt. 62 (State Street).

 

Travel by train:

Amtrak does stop in Alliance, Ohio; travel information see:

https://www.amtrak.com/stations/alc `

 

And once you’re here!

Things to do once you’re here in Alliance!

Beech Creek Botanical Garden & Nature Preserve

11929 Beech Street NE

Haines House Underground Railroad Museum

186 W. Market Street

Mabel Hartzell Historical Home

840 N. Park Avenue

The Troll Hole Museums

228 E. Main Street

Claiming the world’s largest troll collection. This museum explores trolls, from mythology to today

 

Things to do once you’re here in Alliance further afield!

Hale Farm & Village

A historic property of the Western Reserve Historical Society in Bath Township, Summit County, Ohio. This 32-structure museum offers a glimpse of life in the 1860s via crafts, gardens & farm animals.

2686 Oak Hill Road | Bath 44210

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

A historic house museum featuring a 65-room Tudor Revival Manor House and recently restored Gate Lodge (birthplace of Alcoholics Anonymous and approximately 70 acres of artistically landscaped

714 N Portage Path | Akron 44303

Kent State University May Visitors Center

Kent State University | 300 Midway Drive | Kent OH 44243

Pro Football Hall of Fame

2121 George Halas Drive NW | Canton 44708

 

…and a bit further away…

Cleveland Cultural Gardens

Collection of public gardens located in Rockefeller Park along East Boulevard & Martin Luther King Jr. Drive w/in 276. Acre of wooded parkland on the city’s East Side Built 1916 through 2019 & still building

The Cleveland Museum of Art

11150 East Blvd | Cleveland 44106

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

1100 E 9th Avenue | Cleveland 44114

 

Featured co-sponsor, Master of Arts in Peace & Social Transformation (Earlham School of Religion)