Southern Sierra
Science Symposium

The symposium will be held at the

Visalia Convention Center
303 E. Acequia
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 713-4000
Learn more about the convention center and the city at the City of Visalia website.


Comfort Suites
210 E. Acequia Avenue
Visalia, CA 93291

Marriott Visalia
300 South Court
Visalia, CA 93291

Getting There



From State Highway 99 or from the Visalia Airport, take State Highway 198
East to the Central Visalia exit (approximately 7 miles).
Remain in the left-hand lane of the frontage road (Noble Avenue).
Travel to the 3rd stoplight (Court Street).
Turn left on Court and merge to the right-hand lane.
Travel on Court to the 2nd stoplight (Acequia Avenue), turn right.
the Convention Center is on the South side.
Free Parking is available on the North and East sides.
Loading docks are on the East side (Bridge Street) of the Center.

Driving times

Los Angeles3 hours
San Francisco4.5 hours
Sacramento3.5 hours
San Diego5 hours
Bakersfield1.25 hours
Fresno45 minutes


The California Corridor/San Joaquin runs from San Francisco to Southern California. Call 1-800-USA-RAIL or Visit: to make your arrangements.


45 minutes north, The Fresno Yosemite International Airport provides for national air transportation. Call your travel agent for schedules. The Visalia Municipal Airport is serviced by America West Airlines with 4 daily flights to and from Las Vegas.

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