Hotel and travel options for New Orleans…

   If you’re looking for a place to stay in New Orleans or deciding how to get there, we’ve come up with some options.In the Metairie area, which is 3.5 to 4 miles from the Road to Detroit conference site (Knights of Columbus, 6254 Vicksburg Street), there are two hotels that may work well for you:

   1. Courtyard New Orleans Metairie (approx. $119 per night)

       2 Galleria Blvd, Metairie, LA 70001  504-838-3800

   2. Residence Inn New Orleans Metairie (approx. $130 per night)

       3 Galleria Blvd, Metairie, LA 70001  504-832-0888

   If you’re looking for an alternative to flying, you can take a train round trip, departing June 29 from San Francisco to New Orleans, with fares starting at around $505. The train arrives in New Orleans June 30. Go to for more information.

   About the Road to Detroit: The Road to Detroit is a series of conferences where a group of alcoholics are carrying AA’s message, for fun and for free, one city at a time to build enthusiasm and attendance for the 2020 world convention in Detroit, Michigan.The annual conferences will feature speakers, meetings, 4th step workshops, and other activities designed to get everyone excited for the world conference, where at least 60,000 alcoholics from around the globe will be gathering.The first conference is July1-3, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana. After that, we’ll head to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in July 2017; St. Louis, Missouri in July 2018; Akron, Ohio in July 2019; and, finally, Detroit in July 2020! Find out more and encourage others to sign up for this newsletter at!