Hotel & Travel Information for InterActivity 2018

Conference Hotels

ACM has added an additional hotel for housing - Hurry- the extended deadline for the Residence Inn Raleigh Downtown is Tuesday, May 1.  See below for booking information.

ACM is holding blocks of rooms at two hotels for InterActivity 2018. Registration, the ACM MarketPlace, and all sessions will take place at the Raleigh Convention Center. Both hotels are right across the street from the Raleigh Convention Center. The deadline to make reservations at for both hotels is Friday, April 20, 2018.


Residence Inn Raleigh Downtown

Room Block Available until Tuesday, May 1, 2018

616 South Salisbury Street                                                                               

Raleigh, NC 27601                                                                                     


Group Name: Association of Children's Museums                                           

Group Rate: $179 per night (single or double), May 15-18, 2018 plus applicable taxes

Book here



Raleigh Marriott City Center

Please note: The block at the Raleigh Marriott City Center is now sold out.

500 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
919.833.1120 or 1.800.228.9290
Group Name: Association of Children's Museums

Group Rate: $174 per night (single or double), May 13–19, 2018, plus applicable taxes
Book here


Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

There is limited availability at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel May 16-19 only. Please make your reservations at the Sheraton using the link below.

421 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
919.834.9900 or 1.888.627.8319
Group Name: InterActivity 2018

Group Rate: $174 per night (single or double), May 13–19, 2018, plus applicable taxes

Book here

  Fayetteville Street Entrance

In order to receive the group rate, you must book your room by April 20, 2018.

Reservations can be made online by clicking on the "book here" links above, or by calling the hotels directly.

Book in the Block!

ACM has negotiated a special rate for InterActivity attendees at The Raleigh Marriott City Center and the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel and needs your reservation to count toward our contract. We know you have a choice of where to stay in Raleigh and appreciate your support of ACM by making your reservation at the one of the two designated conference hotels. 


By Air

Raleigh Durham International Airport (RDU) is approximately 18 miles from downtown Raleigh and the Marriott and Sheraton.

Real ID and Air Travel

Beginning January 22, 2018, driver’s licenses or state IDs issued by states that are not in compliance with the REAL ID Act and have not been granted an extension by Department of Homeland Security may not be used to fly within the U.S.

You can check if your state is REAL ID compliant here..

For clarification on what the REAL ID Act means for you, click here. If you have questions about what is considered acceptable identification, you may call the TSA Contact Center at 866.289.9673 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For more information click here.

Transportation To and From Airport

  • Shuttle: The Marriott and the Sheraton do not offer any shuttle service. There are several shared transportation options that service RDU. Click here for contact information.

  • Taxis: Taxi dispatchers are located outside the terminals at RDU. Approximate cab fare to the Marriott or Sheraton is $45.

  • Uber: Make reservations online by clicking here or download the app. Please note, depending on time of day and demand, pricing may change but approximate fare should be $25.

Around Raleigh

The city of Raleigh offers a free circulator service, the R-Line that will connect you to restaurants, retail, entertainment venues, museums, hotels, and parking facilities in downtown Raleigh. Buses run every 10-15 minutes. View the map here. Marbles Kids Museum is located at stop 13 and the Marriott at stop 3.

Hours of Operation: Monday–Wednesday, 7:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m., Thursday–Saturday, 7:00 a.m.–2:15 a.m., and Sunday, 1:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.


Onsite parking is available at both hotels. Prices are valid as of November 2017: 

Marriott Raleigh City Center

  • Onsite self-park daily fee is $18.00
  • Valet parking daily fee is $30.00

Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

  • Onsite self-park daily fee is $18.00
  • Valet parking daily fee is $28.00

To and From the Convention Center

The Marriott is right across the street from the main entrance of the convention center and you can walk between the two, underground. The Sheraton is one block down. ACM will not be providing shuttle service between the hotels and the convention center.