5637 Erie Street
Racine, WI 53402
(Retreat entrance is to the left; new parking lot to the left of new building as you are facing the building)
On Sunday, July 19, there may be delays due to the Racine Ironman competition. The bicycle portion will go down 4-Mile Rd. between Charles and Erie St and part of Hwy 32 north of 4-Mile. This will primarily impact travel in the morning but somewhat in the early afternoon. Please be patient and be vigilant for cyclists. Thank you.
There is limited taxi service in Racine. If you are coming on public transportation as part of one of the programs in our program booklet, contact us so we can arrange to pick you up. If you are coming as part of a group retreat or other event, please contact your event organizers to arrange pick up.
From Milwaukee Mitchell Airport
A number of rental car companies are located in the airport terminal. From the terminal, drive south on Howell Ave. to Hwy 100 (Ryan Rd). Turn left (east) on Ryan Rd and continue straight until the road deadends at Hwy 32. Turn right (south) and continue on Hwy 32 into Racine to 4 Mile Rd. Turn left (east) on 4 Mile, continue to Erie St. Turn left (north) on Erie St. until you see the Siena on the Lake sign. Turn right (east) into Siena Center. Follow the drive to the right and continue around to the back parking lot where you will see the entrance to the Retreat Center.
Wisconsin Coach Lines buses leave throughout the day from Mitchell Airport to Racine. Take the Racine-Kenosha bus (pink placard in the window). Pay on the bus. Ask to be dropped at Racine Tire in Racine. This is 4 Mile Rd and Douglas Ave, less than 2mi from . Let us know in advance when you will be coming so we can pick you up. You might want to also call us on your cell phone as you are leaving the airport- 262-898-2590. View schedule information on the CoachUSA website.
There is also a shuttle which will take you from the airport directly to Siena Retreat Center. You can schedule the shuttle and see pricing information on the Go Airport Connection website.
From Chicago O'Hare or Midway
A number of rental car companies are located in the airport terminal. Follow the directions below for coming from Chicago.
Take the CoachUSA- Wisconsin Coachlines to Racine- Hwy 20- The Iron Skillet. Visit the CoachUSA website for schedule information from O'Hare. Let us know if you want a ride from the Iron Skillet; there is a charge for this to cover mileage. Alternatively, you can go to Milwaukee, and take the Racine/Kenosha shuttle to Racine Tire (see above). From Midway, you have to take a bus or shuttle first to O'Hare, and then on to Racine.
Coming by train
Take Amtrak to the station in Sturtevant, WI. If you are coming for one of the Siena Retreat Center- sponsored retreats, please call beforehand, we may be able to pick you up. Otherwise, contact the leaders of your group about pick-up. If you need a ride from the station, please let us know as soon as you can; there will be a charge to cover mileage.
Coming by car- If you are using GPS, enter 5637 Erie St., Racine, WI, as the address.
From Milwaukee or Madison area:
Exit I-94 at Hwy 100 (Ryan Road); Turn LEFT (east) on Hwy 100 to Hwy 32 (4.4 mi); RIGHT on Hwy 32 to Four Mile Road (6.5 mi. along Hwy 32); LEFT on Four Mile Road to Erie Street (1.1 mi). Turn LEFT on Erie Street to SIENA CENTER (.7 mi). Driveway on right. You may also want to check on the I-94 website for the latest construction updates.
From Chicago Area:
Exit I-94 at Hwy 11; RIGHT (east) on Hwy 11 to Hwy 31 (approx. 5 mi). [There is currently construction at the Hwy 20 exit.] Turn LEFT on Hwy 31 to Four Mile Road (6.2 mi). Four Mile Road is at the stop light just after you cross a bridge. Turn RIGHT on Four Mile Road to Erie Street (3 mi); LEFT on Erie Street to SIENA CENTER (0.7 mi). Driveway on right. While the Hwy 20 exit is open, there is significant congestion on either side so we would recommend you exit at Hwy 11.
Come north on Sheridan Rd/Hwy 32. Turn RIGHT at 14th Street and continue straight until 14th Street dead ends at the lake (0.6mi). Turn LEFT on Main Street. Continue on Main Street until it dead ends at 4-Mile Road (4.8mi). Turn left on 4-Mile Road and continue to the next street, which is Erie Street (0.2mi). Turn RIGHT on Erie and continue to SIENA CENTER (0.7mi). Driveway on right.