Travel & Accommodations

Here’s a little help to get your logistics sorted out. Get here, and we’ll handle the rest.


Hurry before it's too late! The deadline to book at either property is August 17.

3D Basecamp 2018 convenes at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa: not a bad place to spend a few days sharpening your SketchUp skills.

Half the fun of 3D Basecamp is meeting, greeting, and lounging with new friends, which is why most attendees choose to stay at the event hotel. To guarantee your stay at the JW Marriott with the special 3D Basecamp rate of $199/night (plus taxes & fees).

You can also opt to stay at the Marriott’s Desert Springs Villas, which feature luxury one and two bedroom villas for $129-$179 (plus taxes & fees). The Marriott Desert Springs Villas are located approximately one mile from the JW Marriott.

Air Travel

Palm Springs International Airport is closest to 3D Basecamp, but there are actually four other airports you might choose to fly into. Here are your options for air travel to Palm Springs:

3D Basecamp Airport Map

  • PSP - Palm Springs International Airport (30-minute drive)
  • ONT - Ontario International Airport (1-hour 15-minute drive)
  • SNA - John Wayne Airport – Orange County (1-hour 30-minute drive)
  • LAX - Los Angeles International Airport (2-hour drive)
  • SAN - San Diego International Airport (2-hour 15-minute drive)

One-way Car Rental

Whether you are based in Southern California or planning to drive from a nearby airport, one-way car rental is a smart idea. There is a Hertz desk at the event hotel, as well as Avis and Budget rental locations a short walk away.