Lodging & Transportation Information, 2014 Conference

The 2014 VISAWUS will take place at California Sate University, Fullerton in Fullerton, CA, which is in the Los Angeles area. Conference Dates are October 16-18, 2014.

The conference hotel is the Marriott at CSUF. Our conference rate is $119/night and it’s available Oct. 15, 16, 17, and 18. Please use the following link to book the group rate: 
Book your group rate: Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association
. The last day to book and receive the group rate is 9/25/14.

Transportion Options

Options for flying to Fullerton, CA:

John Wayne Airport

  • Small, clean, very easy to get into and out of, and only 30 minutes from campus (20 minutes, if there’s no traffic).
  • Rental car and shuttle information for John Wayne Airport.


  • Big, hectic, etc., but about an hour away from campus.
  • Direct flights from most areas.
  • Rental Car and shuttle information for LAX

Options for taking the Train to Fullerton, CA

Amtrack (Train)

Public transportation options in and around Fulletron, CA.

  • Metro is the Los Angeles area’s public transportation provider. Metro’s site has a trip planner that will help you decide if public transportation is a viable option for you.


  • Map of the California State University, Fullerton campus.
  • October is typically quite warm in Southern California, so the weather should be good for exploring local attractions. California Sate University, Fullerton is only about 20-25 minutes from the beach; Huntington Beach and Newport Beach are the closest, but if you’re willing to drive a bit further (45 minutes), Crystal Cove and Salt Creek Beach are beautiful. Disneyland is about 10 minutes from campus and, with light traffic, downtown LA is about 35-40 minutes from campus.
  • The Fullerton Arboretum is on campus. The Arboretum is open from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM daily.
  • Map (PDF) of attractions and dining in the Los Angeles area.
  • 100 Free Things to Do in Los Angeles.