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Glory Days: A Bruce Springsteen Symposium - September 16-18, 2011  -  West Long Branch, New Jersey

Location and Accommodations for the Conference

This conference, organized by Virginia Tech in coordination with Penn State Altoona and Monmouth University, will be held on Monmouth’s beautiful campus in West Long Branch, New Jersey. Once you have registered for the conference, you will receive additional information including directions to Monmouth. The conference will begin on the morning of Friday, September 16 and conclude the afternoon of Sunday, September 18, 2011. There will also likely be pre-conference events on Thursday, September 15 and post-conference tours on Sunday, September 18. Please see the Agenda/Events section for more details.

We are in the process of securing limited blocks of rooms at select area hotels. We suggest you make your reservations early to ensure availability. Check back in the near future for information on hotels.


Please note that if you are not driving to the conference, we recommend you consider renting a car as the conference will take place primarily on the campus of Monmouth University, which is about a ten-minute drive from most of the local hotels.

By car:

Directions to Monmouth:

By train:

Train service to Long Branch, New Jersey:

Cab Service:

Paramount: 732-222-5300
Shore Cab: 732-222-6688

By Air:
Newark International Airport is probably the best option. La Guardia Airport is another option.

Airport Shuttle Services:

State Shuttle Service: 973-729-0030, 800-427-3207

Murphy Transportation: 800-800-5159

Olympic Airport Shuttle: 800-822-9797

Best Car & Limousine Service: 800-215-8525

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Photo credits: A. M Saddler