Cabrillo Marine Aquarium


           Conference Venues


           Conference activities will occur throughout the week at two venues, Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and DoubleTree by Hilton San Pedro – Port of Los Angeles. Be sure to check the conference schedule to determine where conference activites will occur each day.

It is a 10-15 minute walk from the DoubleTree by Hilton to Cabrillo Marine Aquarium.
Complimentary shuttle service is available at the DoubleTree by Hilton.
Parking is free at the DoubleTree by Hilton and Cabrillo Marine Aquarium (while at the aquarium, use parking code 24070 for the duration of the conference).

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Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
3720 Stephen M. White Drive
San Pedro, CA 90731


           Since 1935, Cabrillo Marine Aquarium has provided visitors with both a natural and interactive approach to learning about the marine environment. The Aquarium is a trusted resource that inspires exploration, respect and conservation of Southern California marine life. The historic Frank Gehry-designed building is a facility of the City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreation and Parks and displays the largest living collection of Southern California marine life in the world. The Aquarium is open year-round and operates on a suggested donation. Aquarium staff and volunteers are excited and honored to welcome conference attendees.

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       DoubleTree by Hilton San Pedro – Port of Los Angeles
2800 Via Cabrillo Marina
San Pedro, CA 90731


           Overlooking the Cabrillo Marina and walking distance to Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and the beach, this hotel is a 30-minute drive from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Please note: There are over 12 DoubleTree Hotels in the Los Angeles area. Take care to always specify the “DoubleTree by Hilton San Pedro – Port of Los Angeles” for all conference activities.

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Directions from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
Take 105 East to 405 South to 110 South. Take exit 1A for CA-47 toward Vincent Thomas Bridge/Terminal Island/Long Beach. Continue briefly on CA-47 and then take the N. Harbor Blvd exit. Turn right onto N. Harbor Blvd, right onto E. 22nd Street, and left onto Via Cabrillo-Marina. The DoubleTree Hotel is ~0.5 mile (0.8 km) on the left. Continue to Cabrillo Marine Aquarium by turning right onto Shoshonean Road and enter the “back entrance” of the Cabrillo Beach Coastal Park.

Distance from LAX: 20 miles (32 km)
Approximate Drive Time: 30 minutes

Google Map - LAX to DoubleTree by Hilton San Pedro - Los Angeles
Google Map - DoubleTree Hotel to Cabrillo Marine Aquarium