ACM SoCC 2018 will take place at the Cape Rey Carlsbad Hotel Details about the accomodation at the hotel can be found here. This page provides travel information and other information about nearby attractions and venues.

Travel Information

The following major airports are all candidates for flying in.

Nearby Hotels

Cape Rey Carlsbad is a very nice and convenient hotel to stay in. We negotiated a special rate of $199/night for the attendees and moreover, staying at Cape Rey helps out the Conference's budget. However, you might still want to explore the following.

Nearby Attractions

Southern California is one of the nicest places for a nice vacation and activities. Here are a few attractions around the hotel.

  • The beach (Across the street)

    Right across from the hotel, there is a publicly accessible and very nice beach that you can enjoy. The beach is accessible from 7:00 AM to sunset. Be ready to take a long stair-case on your way to the beach.

  • LEGOLAND (<5 miles)
    The famous LEGOLAND Park is only 5 miles away from the conference. You can meet Emmet, Wyldstyle, Lego Batman, and your other favorite characters.
  • Sea World
    SeaWorld (30 miles)
    SeaWorld is only 30 miles away and is right outside San Diego so you do not have to worry about major traffic on your way.
  • San Diego Zoo (30 miles)
    With 100 acres and more than 650 species, San Diego Zoo is one of the largest zoos in the entire world. San Diego Zoo is located in only 30 miles away and you can spend the entire day exploring the different species over there.
  • Disneyland Park (70 miles)
    Established in 1955, Disneyland Park is one of the earliest theme parks in the world. Its icon Cinderella Castle, is one of the most photographed structures in the United States. Disneyland is closer to Los Angeles but is worth the trip.
  • Universal Studios (104 miles)
    A trivia question: What do Kung Fu Panda (Master Po), Shrek, and the Minions have in common? Answer: They are all at Universal Studios. In 2017, Universal Studios attracted more than nine million visitors which puts it ahead of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
  • Do you want to find out if Donald Trump's star at Hollywood Walk of Fame is still there? You can go there and check out yourself. You can also find your favorite star among 2,600 stars installed in the sidewalk. It is a little bit far away from the conference venue so you would better combine it with other activities such as visiting The Getty.
  • The Getty (106 miles)
    Art, architecture, and gardens, all in one place. Admission is always free but you still have to pay for parking if you decide to drive.

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