General Information

The City of Davis is located between the Bay Area and the Sierra Nevadas (California’s Gold Country). In the heart of the Sacramento Valley, Davis is about 15 minutes from the State Capitol, museums, and other metropolitan attractions. Davis is about an hour and a half from both San Francisco and the Donner Summit near Lake Tahoe. 

Davis Area Map

Davis is easily accessible from the Bay Area and other parts of Northern California.  It is located on Interstate 80, and is served by the Amtrak Capitol Corridor line, Greyhound, Yolo Bus and the Unitrans local bus service.


Terroir 2006 moves to Freeborn Hall
  • The Terroir 2006 Conference will be housed at Freeborn Hall. Information and maps will be available at the hotels.

Map to Freeborn Hall


leaf image Driving to Terroir 2006

  • From Sacramento to the North Entry Parking Structure
    Take Interstate 80 West to Highway 113 north exit. Exit on Russell
    Boulevard and turn right on Russell Boulevard. Make a right on Howard Way. Make a left turn into the Parking Structure.
  • From Sacramento to the Visitor Parking Lot 17
    Take Interstate 80 West to Highway 113 north exit. Exit on Russell
    Boulevard and turn right on Russell Boulevard. Turn Right onto
    California Avenue. Make a left turn into Visitor Parking Lot 17 .
  • From Sacramento to Visitor Parking Lot 25
    Take Interstate 80 West to Highway 113 north exit. Exit on Hutchison and turn right on Hutchison Drive. At the traffic light turn left on La Rue Road. At the next traffic light, Orchard Park Drive, turn right and pull into Parking Lot 25.
  • From Bay Area to the North Entry Parking Structure
    Take Interstate 80 East to Highway 113 north exit. Exit on Russell
    Boulevard and turn right on Russell Boulevard. At the 4th traffic light
    turn right on on Howard Way. Make a left turn into the Parking Structure.
  • Parking permits may be purchased from the dispensers in the parking lots.  The machine will accept quarters, $1 bills, Visa or MasterCard credit cards.  Parking costs $6.00 per day, Monday through Friday (Saturday and Sunday are free). 
  • Please remember to display your parking permit on your car dash.

leaf image Hotels
Each participant is responsible for his/her hotel reservation. See information below.

When calling for reservations, and to insure you will get the special negotiated low rate, please give the Group Registration number listed below before February 17, 2006.   

  • University Lodge Best Western – 123 B Street, Davis, CA 95616
    Tel.: (530) 756-7890 – Fax: (530) 756-0245/ For reservations call 1-800-528-1234.
    Double rooms = $75 + tax
    Website and on-line registration: www.bestwestern.com
    Reservation Group number = 1/9573-127-9465 – Group Name = Terroir 2006
  • Hallmark Inn – 110 F Street, Davis CA 95616
    Tel.: (530) 753-3600 – Fax.: (530) 753-8761
    King/Queen rooms = $85 + tax
    Website and on-line information: www.hallmarkinn.com
    Reservation Group number = #114913 – Group Name = UCD TERROIR 2006
  • Aggie Inn - 245 First Street, Davis, CA 95616
    Hotel: 530-756-0352 – Fax: 530-753-5738
    Single Queen rooms = $79 + tax
    Double King/Single Queen = $84 + tax
    King Suite = $97 + tax
    Website and on-line registration: www.stayanight.com/aggieinn
    Reservation Group number = 29156 – Group Name = Terroir 2006
  • University Park Inn & Suites - 1111 Richards Boulevard, Davis, CA 95616
    Tel.: 530-756-0910 - Fax: 530-758-0978
    Single King/Queen = $69 + tax
    Double King/Queen = $84 + tax
    Jacuzzi suite = $94 + tax
    For information Email: royalgst@pacbell.net
    Website and on-line information: www.stayanight.com/upi
    Reservation Group Name = TERROIR 2006

leaf image How to get to Davis

Sacramento International Airport
6900 Airport Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95837
Tel.: (916) 929-5411 - Fax: (916) 874-0636
www.airports.co.sacramento.ca.us/smf

Sacramento International Airport is twenty minutes from downtown Davis.  Service is available from ten major carriers and one commuter airline.

Ground Transportation to Davis from the Sacramento International airport:

  • Yolo Bus - Daily public bus service. (530) 666-2877
  • SuperShuttle - Scheduled shuttle service. (800) 258-3826 – for online reservation visit their web site at www.SuperShuttle.com
  • Davis Airporter – Scheduled shuttle service. (530) 756-6715 – Fax: (530) 750-5311. For online reservations, visit their web site at www.davisairporter.com.

Air Transportation Carriers:

Car Rental: At the Sacramento Airport, auto rental companies are located in the consolidated rental car building, which is also the pick-up point for off-airport companies (denoted below by asterisk). Blue lift-equipped shuttle buses take travelers between the rental car building and the terminals.

Service for persons with disabilities: Lift-equipped transportation to the airport is available from:

  • SuperShuttle - (800) 258-3826
  • Direct Line - (916) 727-0403
  • Med Star - (916) 669-0550
  • Wheelcare Express - (916) 457-4213

San Francisco International Airport
San Francisco, CA 94128
Tel.: (650) 876-7834 - Fax: (650) 876-2579
www.flysfo.com                     

Located 75 miles west of Davis, it is an easy destination by car, bus, train or private service. SFO is serviced by 43 airlines, 18 domestic and 25 international.

Ground Transportation to Davis from San Francisco Airport:                         


Oakland International Airport
1 Airport Drive, Oakland, CA 94621
Tel.: (510) 563-3300
www.oaklandairport.com                                           

Right across the bay from SFO, Oakland serves as another gateway to the West Coast. Located 65 miles west of Davis, Oakland International Airport is an easy destination by car, bus, train, B.A.R.T., or private services. OAK is serviced by 12 major airlines with many nonstop flights around the country.

Ground Transportation to Davis from Oakland airport: 


San Jose International Airport
1661 Airport Blvd., #205, San Jose, CA 95110
Tel.: (408) 277-4759
www.sjc.org                                                               

San Jose is the nation's 11th largest city. SJC serves San Jose, "Silicon Valley" and Santa Clara County. SJC is 2 miles north of downtown San Jose and 90 miles southwest of Davis. 15 major commercial airlines operate out of SJC.

Ground Transportation to Davis from San Jose airport:


Amtrak, Station Code = DAV
840 2nd Street, Davis, CA 95616
Tel.: (530) 758-4220 Direct / (800) 872-7245 Reservations/Schedule - www.amtrak.com

Amtrak operates along the Capital Corridor between San Jose and Roseville, making daily stops, east and west bound, in Davis.



Robert Mondavi Institute · University of California
One Shields Avenue · Davis, CA · 95616-8571
Information: (530) 754-6349
Fax: (530) 752-4759


 

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