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Hotel & Travel Information

The host facility for NALS 2014 is the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel near Minneapolis, Minnesota, owned and operated by by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.

All participants are required to arrange their own travel to and from the conference and book their own hotel rooms.

Air Travel

Book your flights into Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Hotel Rooms

Mystic Lake Website:

Room price is $89.00 on Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday and $129.00 on Friday and Saturday. A $10.00 extra charge per person. When you make your room reservations indicate you are with the NALS.

Ground Transportation

One option to get from the airport to the hotel is to take the Hiawatha Light Rail line to the Mall of America, then take a free shuttle which runs from Mall of America to Mystic Lake (everyday, every few hours).

Schedules can be found on the following links:

Light Rail Line:

Mystic Lake Free Shuttle (Under "Mystic Express" Line):

Room Sharing

NALS will help people interested in sharing a room get in contact with one another, but will not arrange room sharing or splitting costs between participants.

Contact Dennis if you would like to share a room with another participant or would like to be in contact with others who want to share a room.

Map of Mystic Lake Casino Hotel and Surrounding Area

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