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   - [[http://​www.ornl.gov/​ornlhome/​visiting.shtml|ORNL Visitor Information]]  ​   - [[http://​www.ornl.gov/​ornlhome/​visiting.shtml|ORNL Visitor Information]]  ​
   - **Airports**:​ Generally, most people fly into the Knoxville Airport (TYS), and stay in the city of Oak Ridge or in West Knoxville (area around intersection of I-40 and I-140). Nashville is also an option but it is about a two hour drive on I-40 from ORNL. (Note that Nashville is in the Central timezone while Knoxville is in the Eastern timezone.) Driving from Atlanta'​s airport is about 3.5 hours.   - **Airports**:​ Generally, most people fly into the Knoxville Airport (TYS), and stay in the city of Oak Ridge or in West Knoxville (area around intersection of I-40 and I-140). Nashville is also an option but it is about a two hour drive on I-40 from ORNL. (Note that Nashville is in the Central timezone while Knoxville is in the Eastern timezone.) Driving from Atlanta'​s airport is about 3.5 hours.
-  - Visitors will need a rental car.+  ​- Note that there are daily non-stop flights to Knoxville from multiple cities (see [[http://​www.flightstats.com/​go/​Airport/​airportDetails.do?​airportCode=TYS|flightstats]]). These include 
 +      - Atlanta 
 +      - Charlotte 
 +      - Chicago 
 +      - Cincinnati 
 +      - Cleveland 
 +      - Washington (both Reagan and Dulles) 
 +      - Dallas 
 +      - Denver 
 +      - Detroit 
 +      - Houston 
 +      - Memphis 
 +      - Minneapolis 
 +      - Nashville 
 +      - New York City (LGA) 
 +      - Orlando 
 +      - Philadelphia 
 +  ​- Visitors will need a rental car. Please be advised that if ORNL is paying for travel, GPS systems for rental cars are unallowable expenses. Please get your driving directions ahead of time, or, if a GPS system is a must, you will need to pay for it yourself at the time the rental car is picked up.   
   - Visitors must check in at the ORNL Visitor Center on the first day of their visit.   - Visitors must check in at the ORNL Visitor Center on the first day of their visit.
   - **Parking at ORNL**: Visitors can park in the Visitor lot, which is immediately outside the visitor center. If this lot is full, parking is available in the large, Conference Center parking lot due north of the visitor center. (From the visitor center, drive back toward the roundabout, and instead of turning onto Bethel Valley Road from the roundabout, exit north to the Conference Center parking lot. It is less than 200 meters from the visitor center.) See http://​www.ornl.gov/​ornlhome/​map5th.pdf.   - **Parking at ORNL**: Visitors can park in the Visitor lot, which is immediately outside the visitor center. If this lot is full, parking is available in the large, Conference Center parking lot due north of the visitor center. (From the visitor center, drive back toward the roundabout, and instead of turning onto Bethel Valley Road from the roundabout, exit north to the Conference Center parking lot. It is less than 200 meters from the visitor center.) See http://​www.ornl.gov/​ornlhome/​map5th.pdf.
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 ====== Long Term Housing Options for Visitors ====== ====== Long Term Housing Options for Visitors ======
  
-  - ORISE short term housing guide (contact ORISE for up to date guide) - general lists of apartments and other resources.  +  - If you are visiting ORNL via an ORISE program, contact ORISE for a short-term housing guide containing ​general lists of apartments and other resources.  
-  - {{ft:​updated_sub-list.pdf|ORISE list with "to ignore"​ apts}} updated sub-list. +  - NOTE:  Many local apartments are unfurnished unless an expensive corporate option is chosen. ​ Aaron'​s Corporate Furnishings can provide bedroom, living room and dining room furniture for a monthly payment of $99.   This is called their Manager'​s Special and details about this special can be found online or through a representative.
-  - NOTE:  For those students coming to ORNL under the SULI program, ORISE will handle your housing arrangements+
-  - NOTE:  Many apartments are unfurnished unless an expensive corporate option is chosen. ​ Aaron'​s Corporate Furnishings can provide bedroom, living room and dining room furniture for a monthly payment of $99.   This is called their Manager'​s Special and details about this special can be found online or through a representative.+
  
 ===== Selection of Apartment Complexes including some comments ===== ===== Selection of Apartment Complexes including some comments =====
 
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