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The official lodging for the conference will be split between seven local properties: Budget 8 Motel, Dreamer's Lodge, Best Western of John Day, America's Best Value Inn and the Historic Hotel Prairie, Grant County Fairgrounds and Clyde Holliday State Park. As our lodging partners, every property has agreed to honor the State of Oregon Government rate of $77.00 plus tax. The Fairgrounds and Clyde Holliday costs will remain the same. Each property is special and has something unique to offer. See below for specifics and please contact each property directly for reservations.

Budget 8 is about a 15 minute walk (.8 miles) to the conference headquarters and a little less to downtown John Day attractions and shops. This property is not fancy but it is very clean and boasts the "largest, cleanest rooms in John Day". Rooms range from large studio units with full baths to suites with private bedrooms, and include high speed internet access. A handicapped unit is availalbe upon request. Amenities
include high speed internet access, guest laundry, in-room coffee, microwave and refrigerator. Some 3 bed rooms are available.

Dreamer's Lodge is located in the center of John Day, just a block from the conference headquarters, but off the main highway for peace and quiet. There is a convenient back entrance from the parking lot to the Outpost Restaurant. Twenty rooms have been reserved at this property including standard King or Queen, Double Queen and Suites. Amenities include an indoor heated pool, hot tub, free wireless high-speed internet access, Direct TV, and in-room Microwave, coffee maker and mini-fridge.

Best Western of John Day is walking distance from the charming downtown of John Day and our conference headquarters. This property sits adjacent to Kam Wah Chung State Heritage Site and across the street from the Outpost Restaurant.Thirty-nine rooms have been reserved at this property. Amenities include an indoor heated pool, hot tub, free wireless high-speed internet access, Direct TV, and in-room Microwave, coffeemaker and mini-fridge.

Historic Hotel Prairie is a gem located about a 15 minute drive from our conference headquarters in John Day. Built in 1905, the building has transitioned from hotel to small businesses and was restored to its original purpose in 2005. The owners strive to keep the original hotel's charm alive with warm, rustic décor and cozy rooms. Historic Hotel Prairie has only nine rooms available, so reserve your spot soon!    

Grant County RV Park is perfect for you if you prefer to bring your hotel room with you. The Grant County RV Park is situated next to the John Day River and the Grant County Fairgrounds. Each site features easy access, a fire ring, picnic table and full hook-ups, all surrounded by shade trees and groomed lawns. The Grant County RV Park is only blocks from the City Park, Kam Wah Chung Museum, downtown John Day, restaurants, shopping and travel-related goods and services, but yet still feels as if you're in the country. This is a pet friendly RV park with a refurbished river walk trail great for family, friends and pets!
tepeeClyde Holliday State Recreation Site invites conference participants to enjoy Oregon State Parks firsthand with a stay on their grounds, located just seven miles west of John Day. The serene setting of the park offers a canopy of cottonwood trees and a border of the th beautiful John Da River. Camp and RV sites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis only. Teepees can be reserved by visiting the park website.

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