Travel & Accommodations


**As of September 8, the WHA room block at the Hilton was full. As of October 3 the WHA room block at The Dana hotel was full.**

Conference Hotel
The 2017 WHA Conference will take place at the Hilton San Diego Spa and Resort Mission Bay. Single and Double Occupancy is $179 per night. Rates do not include taxes. The $30 resort fee is waived for WHA guests. The WHA room rates are only valid until October 6, 2017 or until the room block is filled. To book a room at the Hilton, r eserve your room online here. Or call 1-877-313-6645. On the website or over the phone please reference "Western History Association" and the Group Code "WHA107". 


Overflow Hotel
The WHA has contracted with The Dana on the Mission Bay to operate as an overflow hotel. Located 3.2 miles from the Hilton, the Dana offers Single and Double Occupancy rates of $179 per night. Rates do not include taxes and the usual resort fee has been waived. We are working to secure a shuttle transportation between the two hotels. Please check back here for updates.

Rooms are only available until October 5 or until the room block is filled. If you would like to make reservations please call 619-222-6440 and reference the "Western History Association" to receive the special rate. A reservation booking link is now available. Visit this link to book online.


The Dana on Mission Bay
1710 W. Mission Bay Dr.
San Diego, CA 92109




Shuttle between Hilton and Dana
There will be shuttles available for transportation between the hotels. See the schedule below or click here. This will also be available onsite at the registration desk.

Wednesday, November 1: 
3pm-9pm: Looping between Dana/Hilton
(10am-9:30pm: Intermittent shuttle pickup provided by the Dana Hotel)

Thursday, November 2:
6:15am - 10:15am:  Looping between Dana/Hilton
5:30pm - 7:30pm: Looping between Dana/Hilton
(6:30am-730pm:  Intermittent shuttle pickup provided by the Dana Hotel)

Friday, November 3:
6:15am - 10:15am:  Looping between Dana/Hilton
5:00pm - 10:00pm: Looping between Dana/Hilton
(6:30am-9:30pm: Intermittent shuttle pickup provided by the Dana Hotel)
**The Dana shuttle will be on call until 12am**

Saturday, November 4
6:15am - 2:15pm: Looping between Dana/Hilton
(6:30am - 4:30pm: Intermittent shuttle pickup provided by the Dana Hotel)

Please call the Dana Hotel at (619) 222-6440  to schedule a pickup during an on-call time.

Transportation & Parking
The conference hotel and overflow hotel are located approximately six miles from the San Diego International Airport (see address below). Self-parking at the Hilton is $25 per day with a conference discount. The Hilton and The Dana offer complimentary parking based on availability. 

Taxi: $26
Uber/Lyft: $9-$14
Supershuttle: $14


Need to share a ride or hotel room? Visit the WHA Travel Forum to connect with other conference attendees.



Sponsors and Partners


The WHA is hosted on the campus of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and benefits from the generous support of the College of Arts and Sciences.


Western History Association | University of Nebraska at Omaha | Department of History | 6001 Dodge Street | Omaha, NE 68182 | 

| (402) 554-5999 | westernhistoryassociation@gmail.com


The Western History Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.