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Conference Venue / Hotel Accommodation

Conference location and hotel: Country Inn & Suites by Carlson

5975 Lusk Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92121
http://www.countryinns.com/hotels/casdiego

Located in the Sorrento Mesa business district 15 miles north of downtown San Diego and the San Diego International Airport, the Country Inn & Suites provides easy access to beautiful La Jolla beaches and the nearby San Diego Tech Center. This 100% smoke-free North San Diego hotel is outfitted with cozy country-style d├ęcor sure to make any traveler feel at home.



Online room reservation for MobiCASE 2009 conference participants is available through the hotel's website.

http://www.countryinns.com/icst

Map and directions from San Diego International Airport to the hotel

Total distance: 16 miles
Estimated time: 20 minutes

From San Diego International Airport: Take I-5 North to I-163 North to I-805 North; exit on Mira Mesa Boulevard/Sorrento Valley Road and take a right, then turn left on to Lusk Boulevard and make an immediate right in to the first driveway. Please see the detailed directions as below.

Directions

Total


1: Depart Start on Local road(s) (West)


0.0 mi.


2: Bear LEFT (South-West) onto Local road(s)


0.4 mi.


3: Turn LEFT (East) onto N Harbor Dr


1.4 mi.


4: Turn LEFT (East) onto W Grape St


0.4 mi.


5: Take Ramp (RIGHT) onto I-5 [San Diego Fwy]


0.5 mi.


6: At exit 16, turn RIGHT onto Ramp


0.2 mi.


7: Take Ramp (LEFT) onto SR-163 [Cabrillo Fwy]


5.9 mi.


8: Take Ramp (RIGHT) onto I-805 [Inland Fwy]


6.3 mi.


9: Turn RIGHT onto Ramp


0.6 mi.


10: Turn RIGHT (East) onto Mira Mesa Blvd


0.8 mi.


11: Turn LEFT (West) onto Local road(s)


0.0 mi.


12: Road name changes to Lusk Blvd


0.1 mi.



Attractions

San Diego SeaWorld

With more than 130 million visitors since its opening on March 21, 1964, SeaWorld is San Diego's leading tourist attraction and one of the most popular marine-life parks in the world. The founding principles of education, entertainment, research and conservation make SeaWorld an ideal place to learn about, enjoy and gain an appreciation for some of the ocean's most fascinating animals. Currently there is an online discounted price $55 called Adults at Kid's Price

We will organize Sea World excursion on Wednesday, Oct 28. Please sign up and buy tickets ($51/each) on the first day of the conference.


500 SeaWorld Drive San Diego, CA 92109
Phone: (800)257-4268
Distance: 9.4 miles

Balboa Park

Balboa Park is the largest urban park in the US and is home to 15 museums, the old Globe Theatre and the San Diego Zoo.

1549 El Prado, San Diego CA 92101
Phone: (619) 239-0512
Distance: 14 miles

San Diego Zoo The San Diego Zoo is one of the largest, most innovative zoos in the world. The zoo has over 800 species and 4,000 animals

2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619)231-1515
Distance: 11 miles

Old Town Trolley Tour of San Diego

Climb onboard the San Diego Old Town Trolley and enjoy a two-hour, fully narrated, fun-filled tour! With 11 stops you can disembark along the way and enjoy Old Town, Seaport Village, Horton Plaza, Balboa Park Prado, Coronado and the San Diego Zoo. Where to board: Old Town and San Diego State Historic Park

4002 Wallace St. San Diego, CA, 92110
Phone: (619)-298-8687
Distance: 9.9 miles

The University of California, San Diego

9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92037
Distance: 5 miles

San Diego Beaches

Weather information

Further afield...

About 120 miles away from conference hotel (3 hours on the highway, but AVOID rush hour):