Traveler Information

Where will AdventureELEVATE take place?

AdventureELEVATE will be held at the Graduate Hotel in Eugene, Oregon, just a quick 10 miles from the Eugene Airport. Delegates are invited to book their accommodations at the Graduate Hotel or one of the many other hotels nearby. All AdventureELEVATE sessions will take place in the Graduate Hotel Conference Centre.

  • Book today by calling the Graduate Hotel’s reservation line 844-888-4723 or online here.

Arriving to Eugene, Oregon

Accessible by air, rail and road, Eugene, Oregon, is easy to reach. Major airlines offer direct flights to the Eugene Airport, and Amtrak service connects the area with numerous West Coast destinations.

By Air

Fly into the Eugene Airport (EUG) directly from these major cities in the U.S.: Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Oakland, Phoenix, Phoenix-Mesa, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Chicago, San Diego, and Seattle. The airport is conveniently located only 15 minutes from downtown Eugene. United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air, American Airlines, and Allegiant Air all service Eugene Airport.

Another close option is Portland International Airport (PDX) which is just two hours north of Eugene. Click here for additional information on transportation from Portland to Eugene.

By Train

Amtrak Cascades and Amtrak trains provide service from Los Angeles to British Columbia.

With a station in downtown Eugene and downtown Portland, this is an ideal mode of transportation to and from the Eugene area. The Graduate Eugene is one block from the Amtrak Station.

Airport Transfers

The Graduate Eugene offers shuttle service from EUG to the hotel on a first-come, first-served basis. When your plane lands, call the front desk at (541) 342-2000 to check availability and request a ride. Other options include car rentals, Uber/Lyft, or taxi services readily available onsite.


The Eugene, Cascades & Coast region offers year-round outdoor activities, and in the month of May, it will be hard not to stay outside the entire time. For delegates who want to explore before the event, stop by and visit Hayward Field, the Cascades Raptor Center, McKenzie’s River National Recreation Trail for hiking and mountain biking, plus many local breweries.

  • Bike Share: The City of Eugene and partner agencies Lane Transit District and University of Oregon, have contracted Social Bikes (now JUMP) to deliver bike share equipment and operations for Eugene Bike Share. Learn More
  • Food Trucks: Food cart owners tend to source local, fresh ingredients daily. Ordering from a food cart is a great way to enjoy the Eugene’s local food scene. Dig in with the Food Truck Guide
Passports & Travel Visa

International visitors to the USA must carry a valid passport and, if required, a valid visa. For delegates who are citizens of countries that require a visa, the ATTA can provide you with an invitation letter to assist you in your visa application. Registered delegates only, fill out the Visa Letter Request Form. Your invitation letter will be delivered by email as a PDF file within five business days.


Weather in Eugene, Oregon in May averages in the high 60°F/19°C’s in the day and low 40°F/7°C’s in the evening. Be sure to wear layers as the weather and inside air conditioning varies. Also, check the weather closer to the event to pack accordingly for any adventures you may participate in.


As with all ATTA events, the attire is ‘Adventure Casual’. Adventure Casual means jeans or pants with a shirt or fleece, on occasion you may see a sport jacket or very casual dress. Still unsure what to pack? Watch the AdventureELEVATE video from last year and take a look at previous attendees attire.

COVID-19 Information

In order to protect delegates and the community of Eugene, Oregon from COVID-19, ATTA requires that all AdventureELEVATE delegates be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Delegates will need to show proof of vaccination at the on-site check-in before receiving an event badge. For the most up to date information, please visit our FAQ page.

Time Zone

Eugene, Oregon is in the Pacific Time Zone (GMT -8 hours).

Official Air Booking Desk

ATTA’s official air booking desk is Exito Travel. Registered delegates are eligible for Exito’s exclusive options on flights to Eugene, Oregon. For information and a custom quote, call 800-655-4053, or book directly at EXITO Travel.