ICAP98 Travel/Tourism Information

Air Travel (Local Airports)
When traveling to and from these airports, allow approximately three hours driving time to San Francisco airport, and approximately two hours driving time to San Jose airport, plus two hours check in for international destinations. The Monterey Peninsula Airport which is located ~15 minutes from the Monterey Conference Center by taxi (cost ~$15 one way) has connecting flights from San Francisco and Los Angeles airports.

Car Rental
Car rentals are available at the above three airports from the following companies:

Alamo Rent-A-Car 1-800-GO-ALAMO
Avis Rent-A-Car 1-800-230-4898
Hertz Rental Cars 1-800-654-3131
A list of all car rental companies at San Francisco Airport

Airport Shuttle Service
The Monterey/Salinas Airbus provides scheduled bus service from San Francisco International Airport and San Jose Airport to Monterey. One way fare is $35, Round Trip $60.

The shuttle makes scheduled runs from the Monterey Airport to the Monterey Transit Plaza, from where a short taxi ride (~$5 one way) will take you to the Monterey Conference Center,
1-800/291-2877 (for US and Canada), Direct 1-408/442-2877.

Local Weather
CNN Monterey Weather Forecast

Links to Tourism Information

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey County Travel & Tourism || Montery Bay Adventures & Entertainment
Monterey County Visitor Information || Excite Travel: Monterey, CA
A Guide to Monterey Peninsula

Art, Music and Wineries
Museums and Galleries || Wineries || Monterey Jazz Festival - September 18-20, 1998
Monterey Peninsula Attractions

Sports & Recreation
Golf courses in Monterey county || Bicycle rentals || Molera Horseback Tours

Sea Excursions
Monterey Scuba Dive Tours || Innerspace Scuba Diving || Sailing on Monterey Bay
Whale watching and sea life tours || Narrated sea life tours on board a racing yacht
Kayak Rentals
Adventures by the Sea 408 372 1807
Montery Bay Kayaks 408 373 5357

Driving Tours
Monterey Bay Road Trips || Monterey driving tours
John Steinbeck: Self-guided driving tour of local Monterey Peninsula sites relating to his life and work