Purdue President's Council
Aerial View of Downtown Charleston


Cost: $1,239 per person. Includes daily breakfasts; two receptions; two dinners; one lunch; private carriage, garden, and schooner tours; and wine tasting and wine-blending experience. Does not include travel arrangements, ground transportation, or hotel accommodations.

Not Included: 

Lodging: President’s Council has a block of rooms and suites reserved at Emeline, a boutique hotel.

King Guest Room: $459, plus 14% sales tax and $2.28 daily destination fee
King Suite: $589 per night, plus 14% sales tax and $2.28 daily destination fee

Please book your room

Air Travel: Guests will make their own travel arrangements to Charleston International Airport (CHS).

Ground Transportation: The hotel is a 25-minute ride from the airport. Charleston is a pedestrian-friendly city, and a rental car is not necessary (consider Uber or Lyft). If you decide to rent a car, valet parking at the hotel is available for $42 per day.

Optional Activities: Only the Thursday excursions have additional fees.

Cancellation Policy

You may request to cancel for any reason prior to Monday, September 5, 2022, to receive a full refund for per-person trip costs. To request a cancellation, email the Purdue President’s Council at specialevents@purdueforlife.org. (Cancellation requests must be made in writing.) Please call 765-494-0900 with questions.

Cancellations past September 4, 2022, are not refundable.