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Plan Your Trip

Start planning now to make the most of your Convention experience.

Hilton San Francisco Union Square
The 30th APS Annual Convention will be held at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square Hotel May 24-27, 2018. Please see our hotel page for more information and to make reservations.

Weather in San Francisco
You can expect warm, dry weather during the APS Annual Convention, with highs in the mid- upper 60s and lows in the low 50s.

Sightseeing in San Francisco
There is plenty to do and see in San Francisco. The links below will help you plan your time there. A few staff favorites are exploring the Japanese Tea Gardens in Golden Gate Park, riding the Cable Cars, and eating our way through the Mission District. Have fun exploring!
San Francisco Travel
Lonely Planet San Francisco

Traveling from Outside of the U.S.
Information for attendees coming from outside of the U.S. can be found in the following places:
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Transportation and Security Administration

Nearby Airports
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
Distance from Hilton: 14 miles
Typical Taxi Fare*: $41.00

Metropolitan Oakland International Airport
Distance from Hilton: 20 miles
Typical Taxi Fare*: $60.00

San Jose International Airport
Distance from Hilton: 46 miles
Typical Taxi Fare*: $150.00 taxi

Public Transportation
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

Parking at San Francisco Union Square Hotel
Self-Parking*: $62.70
Valet Parking*: $76.38

*Rates are typical and subject to change.