84th Annual Meeting of the Society for Military History

Global War: Historical Perspectives

Conference Hotel Reservation:
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront can be made at: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/SMHAnnualMeeting2017  Reserve your hotel room now!
  • Deluxe Queen Room $139
  • River View Queen Room $154
  • Studio Suite Queen Room $179
  • Studio Suite King Room $189.00
  • River View Deluxe King Room $206.50
Deadline to guarantee a room at the above price: Friday, March 10, 2017

Alternative Hotels (No Discounted Conference Rate Available)

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Jacksonville Riverfront

1201 Riverplace Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Omni Jacksonville Hotel
245 Water St, Jacksonville, FL 32202

Hampton Inn Jacksonville-Downtown-I-95

1331 Prudential Dr. Jacksonville, FL 32207


Transportation to Jacksonville, Florida


Jacksonville Florida is served by one main airport, Jacksonville International Airport, located north of Downtown Jacksonville at 2400 Yankee Clipper Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32218. This airport is served by taxi, public bus, and van, including SuperShuttle.

  • SuperShuttle provides door-to-door van transportation to and from airports and hotels.
    • SMH 2017 Annual Meeting attendees a reduced rate on SuperShuttle rides. The prices are as follows:
      • Shared Shuttle – leaves every 15 minutes and may have other passengers $22 for the first passenger, $8 for each additional
      • Exclusive Shuttle – leaves immediately and goes straight to your destination $48 (with added discount)
      • ExecuCar – Private sedan (holds up to 3 passengers) $50
      • SUV – Private SUV (holds up to 6 passengers)$65

Please call (904) 765-9999 or visit http://group.supershuttle.com/group-page/society-for-military-history/?gc=8NEYB to schedule a ride.


Amtrak serves the Jacksonville area; the station’s address is Station Building 570 Clifford Lane, Jacksonville, FL 32209. Ticket prices vary depending on locations and car style. To make a booking, please visit www.amtrak.com or call 1-800-872-7245.


Jacksonville Transportation Authority provides mass transit services, including express and regular bus service, community shuttles, a Skyway monorail, Trolley service, Paratransit for the disabled and elderly, and Ride Request for on demand services. Prices vary. To plan your trip, visit https://www.jtafla.com/riding-jta/getting-started/plan-your-trip/ or call (904) 630-3100.

Water Taxi

The St. Johns River Taxi provides transportation in downtown Jacksonville and leaves every thirty minutes. On the Southbank, it stops at Friendship Park, Doubletree/Ruth’s Chris, and the Lexington Hotel. On the Northbank, taxis stop at the Jacksonville Landing, EverBank Field (gameday only), and Riverside Arts Market (Saturday only). Tickets are bought on board, $10 for adult daily passes, $8 for children and seniors. Hours of operation vary. Please visit http://www.jaxrivertaxi.com/ for more information.