Plan Your Travel


Primary Air Service

Yeager Airport, Charleston, WV (CRW) (click here for map) is about 75 miles from The CENTER via I-77 North and is served by United Express, Delta Connection, Continental Express, Northwest Airlines, & US Airways Express. Visit for additional information. For airline information click here.

Additional Travel Options

Port Columbus International Airport (CMH) (click here for map) is about 2 hours from The CENTER via I-70 East and I-77 South and 10 airlines serve Columbus including direct connections through Canada. All major rental car companies have facilities at CMH. Visit for additional information.

Greater Pittsburgh International Airport (click here for map) is about 2 1/2 hours from The CENTER via I-79 South, I-70 West, and I-77 South and is served by 13 carriers with over 190 flights per day. Visit for more information.

Parkersburg - The Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Aiport (click here for map) is a ten minute drive from The CENTER and about 15 minutes to the hotels listed. ViaAir offers 12 flights per week from Charlotte, NC-visit For a local taxi, call Yellow Cab at 304.422.4000 and for a rental car call Hertz at 304.462.4402.

Driving to The CENTER is an option if you live within a reasonable distance. The CENTER is about 2 1/2 hours from Pittsburgh, about 3 hours from Cleveland and Cincinnati, and about 5 to 6 hours from Charlotte, NC and the Washington, DC - Baltimore, MD areas. Louisville, KY, Indianapolis, IN and Detroit, MI are all within a 6 hour drive.

Preferred Lodging

The Blennerhassett Hotel, Parkersburg, WV

To receive a special discounted corporate rate at our partner hotels, please book your hotel by phone and mention you are attending a SWOS course at The Center.

The Blennerhassett Hotel (click here for map) is an elegant, historic,full-service hotel located in downtown Parkersburg. The  hotel has boutique-style guestrooms and state-of-the-art   conference and catering facilities. Guestrooms feature bathrooms with granite counters and nickel fixtures. Many guests boast about the rain-barrel shower heads. Amenities include complimentary high-speed internet, daily newspaper, a fitness center, and valet parking. Starbucks Coffee Bar is adjacent to the lobby and offers a full menu of specialty coffees and teas. Spats Restaurant & Lounge features an elegant, comfortable atmosphere, exquisite cuisine, and an extensive list of fine wines. Seasonally, the Patio and Courtyard area features weekend entertainment. Call (800) 262-2536 or visit

The Blennerhassett Hotel, 320 Market Street, Parkersburg, WV


Holiday Inn Express (Plan Your Travel)

The Holiday Inn Expresis located at the intersection of I-77 and Emerson Ave., (Exit 179) justa short drive to the CENTER.  Free Express Start Breakfast, WiFi, 42” HD TV with Free Premium Channels, Refrigerator & Microwave, Keurig Coffee Maker, Iron & Ironing Board, 24 Hr. Fitness Center, Indoor Pool & Hot Tub, On-Site Laundry & Laundry Service, Suites Available.For reservations go to: SWOS booking link to the Holiday Inn Express & Suites  or call 304-916-7380 - be sure to mention you are attending an SWOS course to get your discounted room rate


The Hampton Inn (click here forHampton Inn map)  is a welcoming hotel conveniently located near The CENTER for Occlusal Studies.  The spacious guest rooms include flat screen TV's, refrigerator, microwave and coffee makers.  The hotel includes an indoor swimming pool and whirlpool, 24-hour business center, 24-hour fitness center and serves a free hot breakfast each morning.  For reservations, call (304) 428-0555 or visit hamptoninn.comHampton Inn, 920 Emerson Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26104

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Local Attractions

New River Gorge

Whitewater Rafting




For more information and to book excursions during your trip, visit the Parkersburg, Wood County Visitor's website at or the state tourism website at