The UC Davis Campus is located in Davis, California, 1.5 hours Northeast of San Francisco and 20 minutes West of Sacramento.
Davis is known as one of the most bicycle friendly communities in the USA, and Bike Rental is available at a number of places downtown. The town has an extensive network of bike lanes on public roads as well as non-vehicular bike trails.
UC Davis Conference Center – site of SMBE Satellite Meeting
Davis Wiki – Extensive information about the local area and UC Davis Campus
Sacramento International Airport (SMF) is the closest airport to Davis, located ~20 minutes away. Airport shuttle service can be arranged through either the Davis Airporter or Super Shuttle ($23.00 one-way fare).
San Francisco Airport (SFO) is an alternative option, located ~1 hour away from Davis. The Davis Airporter shuttle provides transport between SFO and Davis ($85.00 one-way fare).
Davis is easy to navigate on foot or bike, or via public transport (the campus and local area are served by the UniTrans bus network). Many hotels and restaurants are located in the Downtown Davis area, which is approximately 15 minutes walking distance from the UC Davis Conference Center.
Car rental is available from airport locations, as well as a number of locations in Davis. Visitor parking is available around the UC Davis Conference Center at a rate of $7.00 per day (credit card pay stations are located in campus parking lots).