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RIS 2010 Directions and Hotel Info

Hotel Information and Directions to Rein in Sarcoma 2010

To see a larger map of Como Park, click here. For a Goggle Map of Como Park, click here.

 

Detailed Directions:

From Northern Suburbs (White Bear Lake, Coon Rapids, etc.)

Go south on 35W or 35E to Hwy 36 From 35W take Hwy 36 East From 35E take Hwy 36 West Exit onto Lexington, go South Follow Lexington to Horton Avenue Turn right at Horton Avenue Take the next possible right onto Midway Parkway Follow the signs for Como Park Zoo and Conservatory Parking Lots The lots will be on the right hand side of the street.

 

From: Southern Suburbs (Burnsville, Bloomington, Lakeville, etc.)

Take 35E north to the Randolph Avenue exit Turn left on Randolph to Lexington Parkway Take a right onto Lexington Parkway, and follow north for about two miles. Turn left at Horton Avenue Take the next possible right onto Midway Parkway Follow the signs for Como Park Zoo and Conservatory Parking Lots The lots will be on the right hand side of the street.

 

From: Downtown St. Paul and Eastern Suburbs (Oakdale, Woodbury & Wisconsin)

Take I94 West to the Lexington Parkway exit Turn right onto Lexington Parkway Follow Lexington north to Horton Avenue Turn left at Horton Avenue Take the next possible right onto Midway Parkway Follow the signs for Como Park Zoo and Conservatory Parking Lots The lots will be on the right hand side of the street.

From: Downtown Minneapolis and Western Suburbs (Wayzata, Minnetonka, etc.)

Take I94 East to the Lexington Parkway exit Turn left onto Lexington Parkway Follow Lexington north to Horton Avenue Turn left at Horton Avenue Take the next possible right onto Midway Parkway Follow the signs for Como Park Zoo and Conservatory Parking Lots The lots will be on the right hand side of the street.

For a map of the Rein in Sarcoma 2010 Event Grounds, click here.

 

RIS Picnic Location and Directions:

The RIS Picnic for sarcoma patients, survivors and those who have lost someone to sarcoma will be held at the Como Midway Pavilion (East Picnic Grounds) starting at 4:30 pm. The pavilion is located at the intersection of Horton and Midway Parkway (1199 Midway Parkway). This is just east of the Carousel and Conservatory. Advanced registration is required for the picnic. Click here for further info.

 

RIS Hotel Information:

If you are from out of town, or just want to make Rein in Sarcoma 2010 even more special and convenient plan to stay at the Official RIS 2010 Hotel The Best Western, Bandana Square - Just one mile from RIS 2010.  Built inside a historic train repair shop, the unique Best Western Bandana Square has all the 21st century conveniences, including wireless high-speed Internet, complimentary parking, shuttle service to and from Rein in Sarcoma, indoor pool and whirlpool, kiddie pool and exercise room.

The Best Western Bandana Square offers a free continental breakfast served on a platform that replicates a stop along a train's route. The real train tracks still exist and the original wood beams and the high lobby ceiling give you the feeling that you are in a train station from years gone by. Nearby area attractions besides Como Park include the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, Midway Stadium and Saints Baseball, State Capital, and the Xcel Energy Center. For Hotel Website, click here.

Special RIS rates are just $75 per night (plus 13% tax) including a free continental breakfast!

This is 1/2 the normal book rate. This special rate is available to Rein in Sarcoma Attendees for the nights of Sunday, July 25, Monday, July 26, and Tuesday, July 27. These rates are guaranteed, if you make a reservation prior to July 1, 2010 and are available after that on a space available basis.

To Make a Reservation: Call the Best Western Bandana Square at 651-647-1637 and indicate you want the Rein in Sarcoma Rate. Note: This rate cannot be made online.