Carolina Association of Planetarium Educators (CAPE)

2011 Annual Conference
Hotel & Other Information

Hotel Prices are guarenteed until August 8, 2011. Please make your reservations before that date.

Carriage House Inn

Lodging and a home-cooked breakfast will be available at the elegant Carriage House Inn only three miles from the planetarium in historic downtown Aiken.

39 Laurens Street, NW
Aiken, SC 29801
Phone: 803-644-5888

6 Deluxe Queens -- $99/night
1 Deluxe King -- $115/night
3 Courtyard Queen Suites -- $120/night (queen + sofa bed)
2 Courtyard King Suites -- $130/night (king + twin bed and sofa bed)

Carriage House Aiken
Clarion Inn
The Clarion Inn hotel is five miles from the planetarium and features an outdoor seasonal pool, hot tub, exercise room and free breakfast.

155 Colony Parkway
Aiken, SC 29803
Phone: 803-648-0999

10 rooms at $79/night
5 King
5 Double (with 2 beds)

Clarion Hotel


Hitchcock Woods

If you come early or stay late, you can hike or ride on some of the 65 miles of trails in nearby Hitchcock Woods Aiken's Hitchcock Woods is the largest urban forest in the country encompasing about 2,100 acres.

Hitchcock Woods Class

URL = (July 2011)

DuPont Planetarium
Ruth Patrick Science Education Center
University of South Carolina Aiken
471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801