Dandelion Romp!

April 7th – 9th, 2017 • Oberlin, Ohio

How to Get to Oberlin

(Adapted from the Oberlin website)

Oberlin College is close to several interstate highways, including I-80 (the Ohio Turnpike), I-480, and I-90. The College is located in Northeast Ohio at the junction of state routes 58 and 511. Use these directions in conjunction with a map.

You can also get directions to Hales Gymnasium on Google Maps

Driving from the East

  • I-80 (Ohio Turnpike): Travel west to exit 140 (Amherst/ Oberlin interchange). Go south for six miles on Ohio Route 58 to Lorain Street (Ohio Route 511). Turn right on West Lorain Street. Go two blocks. Hales Gymnasium and will be on the right, just before the hospital.
  • I-90: Travel west and exit at Ohio Route 2 west. Exit at Ohio Route 58 in Amherst and follow the directions above.
  • I-480 (from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and points east of Oberlin): Follow I-480 west as it becomes Ohio Route 10 west toward Norwalk as it becomes Ohio Route 20 west. Take ramp right for Ohio Route 511 toward Oberlin. The Oberlin exit, Ohio Route 511 west, is also Lorain Street. Continue until you see Hales Gymnasium on your right, just before the hospital.

Driving from the South

Travel on I-71 north to I-80 west (Ohio Turnpike). Take exit 140 (Amherst/Oberlin interchange) and go south for eight miles on Ohio Route 58 into Oberlin. At the intersection of Ohio Route 58 and Lorain Street (Ohio Route 511), turn right on West Lorain Street. Go two blocks. Hales Gymnasium will be on your right, just before the hospital.

Alternate routes: Take I-71 north to exit 196 (toward West Salem). Go north on Ohio Route 301 to Ohio Route 303. Go west on 303 to Ohio Route 58. Take 58 north into Oberlin. You also can follow I-71 north to exit 186 (toward Ashland). Go east on U.S. Route 250 to Ohio Route 89. Go north on Ohio Route 89 to Ohio Route 58. Go north on Ohio Route 58 into Oberlin. Turn west (left) at the intersection onto West Lorain Street. Go two blocks. Hales Gymnasium will be on your right, just before the hospital.

Driving from the West

Take I-80 (Ohio Turnpike) east to exit 140 (Amherst/Oberlin interchange). Go south for eight miles on Ohio Route 58 into Oberlin. At the intersection of 58 and Lorain Street (Ohio Route 511), turn right on West Lorain Street. Go two blocks. Hales Gymnasium will be on your right, just before the hospital.

From the Airport

Oberlin is less than 30 minutes by car from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. All major airlines fly into Cleveland's airport, which serves as a hub for Continental Airlines. Follow the directions as listed under "Driving from the East" on I-480.

Shuttle Service between the CLE Airport and Oberlin

Oberlin College has arranged with ACE Transport and Brecksville Road Transit (BRT) to offer daily airport shuttle during the academic year as well as academic break airport shuttle to provide transportation between Oberlin and the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE).
See airport shuttle schedule

Questions, &c. Alyssa Hemler, Lauren Blaudeau, Robin Petersen-Rockney, and Samuel Bailey (housing) • dromp@oberlin.edu

For more contra dances in Oberlin, visit the Oberlin Contra Dance Club