Arrival and Stay in Davis


Welcome to Davis! We hope that during your trip you can fully experience the charms of our town and have an easy arrival, stay, and departure. Below is some information to facilitate and maximize your journey.

Arriving in Davis

If you are not driving to Davis, here are some airports you might find convenient.

Public transportation in and around Davis is also very accessible! Here are some buses and trains:

Yolobus, best for travel between Sacramento and Davis
Amtrak, train from San Jose area and to Sacramento and beyond
Unitrans, our student-run busline around Davis

Staying in Davis

Unless you live nearby you will probably be staying in a hotel in either Davis, Woodland, or Sacramento. Below are some potential hotels for your consideration:

Aggie Inn:

(530) 756 - 0352
245 First Street
Davis, CA 95616

Hyatt Place UC Davis:

(530) 756 - 9500
173 Old Davis Road
Davis, CA 95616

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Davis:

(530) 297 -1500
1640 Research Park Drive
Davis, CA 95618

Best Western Plus Palm Court Hotel:

(530) 753 - 7100
234 D Street
Davis, CA 95616

La Quinta Inn & Suites Davis:

(530) 758 - 2600
1771 Research Park Drive
Davis, CA 95616

Hallmark Inn at UC Davis:

(530) 753 - 3600
110 F Street
Davis, CA 95616

University Park Inn and Suites:

(530) 756 - 0910
1111 Richards Boulevard
Davis, CA 95616


The colloquium will be held at the UC Davis Conference Center, which is located on the south east portion of the UC Davis campus. If you do not have a UC Davis parking pass, please visit a kiosk to purchase a parking permit at the current cost of $9 per day.

From the Conference Center parking structure, please cross at the light, first going towards the Mondavi Center for Performing Arts, followed by immediately crossing the street to your right towards the Conference Center. You will walk to your left, with the Conference Center being on your right, entering through the glass doors. See map.

There is also parking available in Downtown Davis and other UC Davis affiliated parking lots.

Things to do in Davis

There's a lot to do in Davis when you're absorbing all the tea knowledge of the day! Visit the Arboreteum or the Green Belt if you want to spend time in nature, visit the (in)famous cows right next to Tercero, and visit Downtown for good eats and shopping!

Map of Davis with local places of workship, businesses, and attractions

Davis Downtown Website

Davis Visitor's Bureau

City of Davis website

Bike rentals available herehere, and here (and many more!)

More suggestions