Location & Lodging

The WAFWA 2016 Summer Meeting will be held at the Buffalo Bill Village Resort located in the heart of charming downtown Cody, Wyoming. There are three hotels that are all located on the same property within walking distance of each other - Holiday Inn, Comfort Inn, and Buffalo Bill Cabins. 

  • Holiday Inn: 307-587-5555
  • Comfort Inn: 307-587-5556  (rates include deluxe continental breakfast from 6:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. daily)
  • Buffalo Bill (cabins) Village: 307-587-5544 (an historic landmark, with individual cabins, featuring nostalgic exteriors with all the amenities you've come to expect in a hotel

Airport Shuttle Service: The Buffalo Bill Village Resort offers complimentary airport shuttle service to/from Yellowstone Regional Airport (COD). The shuttle service runs 24-7; when you arrive at the airport, call the hotel to request transportation: 1-307-587-5555. If you are staying elsewhere, check with your hotel to see if this service is provided. Taxi service is also available at the airport. 

Overflow lodging was established at two locations: A Western Rose Motel and the Best Western Sunset Inn but has sold out.

  • A Western Rose Motel - 1807 Sheridan Ave, Cody, WY www.awesternrose.com
  • Best Western Sunset Inn - 1601 8th St, Cody, WY 82414 (located 1.2 miles from the Holiday Inn, conference headquarters). www.bwsunset.com

There are other hotels nearby the Buffalo Bill Village Resort that may have overnight accommodations available during the conference dates. A group block has not been set up at these properties so rates are not guaranteed. Call the property to check rates and availability. 

  • AmericInn of Cody (2.0 mi) 307-587-7716
  • Beartooth Inn (2.3 mi) 307-527-5505
  • Best Western Ivy (1.3 mi) 307-587-2572
  • Big Bear Motel (2.8 mi) 307-587-3117
  • Cody Cowboy Village (2.9 mi) 307-587-7555
  • Cody Legacy Inn & Suites (0.9 mi) 307-587-6067
  • Sunrise Motor Inn (1.1 mi) 307-587-5566
  • Super 8 Cody (1.6 mi) 307-527-6214
  • The Cody (2.9 mi) 307-587-5915

An inter-hotel shuttle has been arranged for those staying off of the Buffalo Bill Village Resort and not within a reasonable walking distance. The shuttle will stop at these locations (view the map) during peak hours of the conference:

  • Best Western Premier Ivy
  • Best Western Sunset Inn
  • Big Bear Motel
  • Cody Legacy Inn & Suites
  • Kings Inn
  • Ponderosa Campground
  • Rodeway Inn
  • Sunrise Motor Inn

The full loop will likely take 20-30 minutes round trip depending on traffic. Look for a van with a WAFWA Shuttle sign in it. Outside of the peak hours, the shuttle will run on request by calling a designated phone number. Here are the details: 

Transportation Coordinator:

  • Linda Cope 307-399-2622
  • Linda will be acting as a dispatch for the shuttle drivers. If you need transportation outside of the scheduled shuttle loop hours, please call Linda to request a pick-up. 

Thursday, July 21:

  • Before 5:30pm: On demand, call Linda Cope
  • 5:30-10:00pm: Continuous loops

Friday 7/22:

  • Before 5:30pm: On demand, call Linda Cope
  • 5:30-10:00pm: Continuous loops

Saturday 7/23, Sunday 7/24, Monday 7/25, Tuesday 7/26:

  • 6:30am-8:30am: Continuous loops
  • 4:30pm-10:00pm: Continuous loops
  • If needed at other times, please call Linda Cope


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