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2007 RESNET Building Performance Conference

About Our Host City: San Diego

February 17 - 21, 2007
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
San Diego, CA

San Diego SkylineSan Diego is a dynamic and interesting city and the second largest in California. Discovered in 1542 by Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, it's a city rich in Spanish, Mexican and American history and opportunities for exploration. From historic Old Town to modern day attractions like the Reuben H. Fleet Space Theater and Science Center - San Diego offers something for everyone.

SurferThe waterfront of San Diego County features the best of what makes the California lifestyle famous. From beach volleyball to surfing, sail boat charters to SCUBA diving, you'll find it all within a very short distance of the conference site on Shelter Island.

San Diego is arguably one of the world's greatest golf destinations. More than 65 courses are available in the surrounding area most within 30 - 45 minutes of the conference hotel. Year round temperate climate, with an average winter temperature of 65 degrees, makes San Diego an ideal location for even the most discerning golf enthusiasts.

The conference site is just a very short drive from both Sea World and the San Diego Zoo. Within an hour's drive, you can spend the day at San Diego Wild Animal Park. Other great places to visit include Cabrillo National Monument, and the Palomar Observatory. All of them world class attractions that will make your visit to San Diego a memorable one.

In addition March is the time of the is the great migration of the California Grey Whale and whale watching tours are available at reasonable prices.

Just thirty minutes from The Shelter Pointe Hotel and Marina, you can spend the day exploring the enchanting village of La Jolla. It's a unique upscale enclave with dozens of interesting shops and galleries to browse and explore. It is also home to a number of interesting and unique attractions that draw visitors from around the world. The University of California San Diego, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institute of Oceanography, The Chopra Center for Well Being and the La Jolla Playhouse all call La Jolla Home.

Within a short drive, you will find a whole range of cultural and historic attractions in the greater San Diego metropolitan area.

For additional information on the area be sure and visit The San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau. An informative site on the attractions in and around San Diego.

For an on-line resource to the arts in San Diego: San Diego Arts & Entertainment Guide.

San Diego Attraction Links:


  • Old Town Trolley Tours - Stops directly at the conference hotel. Old Town Trolley Tours® allows you to get off at any of our convenient stops situated close to all popular attractions, shops and restaurants. When you're ready, just re-board the Old Town Trolley® and it's on with the tour. Spend as much time as you like in any of the locations as you make one complete loop. See and Visit... Old Town State Park, Seaport Village, Horton Plaza, Coronado Island, Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego Zoo, Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego Museum of Art, Natural History Museum, Aerospace Museum, Lindbergh Field, Naval Station San Diego, Balboa Park, El Prado, Heritage Park, Star of India, Whaley House... and much more.

Whale Watching Tours

  • Baja Expeditions, Inc.
  • Discover Sailing
  • Hornblower Cruises and Events
  • H&M Landing
    For information and reservations call 619-222-1144
  • Islandia Sportsfishing
    For information and reservations call 619-222-1164
  • Morning Star Charters
    For information and reservations call 619-226-4052
  • San Diego Harbor Excursion Whale Watch Adventure
    For information and reservations call 1-800-442-7847

San Diego Harbor Tours/Dining

Sport Fishing Charters

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