Jane Austen Society of North America
2005 Annual General Meeting
October 7-9, 2005
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Hotel and Travel Information
Hyatt Regency Hotel
We have been very gay since I wrote last; dining at Nackington, returning by Moonlight, and everything quite in Stile.
—Jane to Cassandra, September 15, 1796
Travelers to the 2005 AGM need not worry about bad roads or indifferent horses and will find that Milwaukee is little more than two hours and a half from many points.
Milwaukee’s hometown airline, Midwest Airlines, provides the following discounts for travel to Milwaukee, October 3-13: 10% off the lowest available published fare for tickets purchased at least 60 days in advance; 12% discount for purchases made online 60 days in advance; 6% discount for tickets purchased within 60 days of travel. You may book online at www.midwestairlines.com or call 800-452-2022 or your travel agent; the promo code for the JASNA discount is CMZ1426.
Chicago’s O’Hare Airport, only 90 miles south of Milwaukee, offers additional flight options. An airport bus travels between O’Hare and the Milwaukee Amtrak station, a five-minute cab ride from the Hyatt Regency. Airport bus fares and schedules are at www.wisconsincoach.com.
We have arranged discounted van service from the Milwaukee airport to the Hyatt Regency with Airport Connection. Reserve online at www.mkelimo.com, or call 800-236-5450; the group id code is jasnaagm. A cab from the airport to the hotel costs approximately $25.
The Milwaukee train station is a 5-minute cab ride from the Hyatt Regency. Amtrak service includes 6 to 7 trains daily from Chicago.
We have had some very delightful days, our 5th & 6th were what the 5th and 6th of October should always be.
—Letter from Southampton, October 7, 1808
Milwaukee’s October WeatherAverage highs at the beginning of October are in the mid-60s and average lows in the mid-40s, although lower temperatures are not without precedent. Join JASNA friends in Milwaukee and enjoy Wisconsin’s crisp fall weather and colorful leaves.