40th Anniversary Event – Travel, Lodging, & Meals

Hotel rooms at Ridgecrest are sold out! Our team is working on securing a room block at nearby hotels to give you the best room rates possible. Please check back in a few days for where to book your rooms.
Meals will still be provided by Ridgecrest Conference Center. Please call them at 800.588.7222 between the hours of 9 am – 4 pm EST, Monday – Friday to reserve your meal package. The meal package is only $65 for (5) meals from Friday dinner to Sunday breakfast.

Flying In? 

We recommend flying into the Asheville Regional Airport. Ridgecrest Conference Center is a short 30 minute drive from the airport. Transportation to the Conference Center will not be provided. It will be your responsibility to rent a car, call an Uber, or catch a ride with a friend. 

Location

Ridgecrest is located 15 miles east of Asheville, North Carolina, on Interstate 40 at Exit 66. The Conference center is approximately 30 miles from the Asheville Regional Airport.

Physical Address

1 Ridgecrest Drive
Black Mountain, NC 28711 

Driving Distance From
  • Atlanta, GA – 3.5 hours
  • Birmingham, AL – 6 hours
  • Charlotte, NC – 2 hours
  • Cincinnati, OH – 6 hours
  • Columbia, SC – 2.5 hours
  • Jacksonville, FL – 7 hours
  • Knoxville, TN – 2 hours
  • Louisville, KY – 5.5 hours
  • Memphis, TN – 8 hours
  • New York, NY – 10.5 hours
  • Orlando, FL – 10 hours
  • Washington, DC – 7.5 hours
Airline Travel