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Ranked #1 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #2 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Gardens
Owner description: Past Strawberry Canyon is the 34-acre Botanical Garden, which holds about 13,000 species of plants. The species are... more » Owner description: Past Strawberry Canyon is the 34-acre Botanical Garden, which holds about 13,000 species of plants. The species are organized according to regions of the world, and the garden has a great collection of native Californian plants. Bring a picnic basket and some money for the bookstore and admission (closed the first Tuesday of each month and free on the first Thursday of each month). Be sure to check out the conservatory (for tropical plants) and the Chinese medicinal herb garden.The garden is open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. every day of the year except the first Tuesday of each month, Thanksgiving Day, December 24 and 25, December 31, January 1, and Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Tours are also available on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. « less
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Ranked #3 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Parks
Owner description: Tilden is one of Berkeley's oldest and most popular parks that offers a variety of family-fun activities like pony rides and... more » Owner description: Tilden is one of Berkeley's oldest and most popular parks that offers a variety of family-fun activities like pony rides and carousels. « less
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Ranked #4 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Educational Sites
California's most prestigious public university is the home of liberalism and revolution.
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Ranked #5 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Concerts
Legendary Berkeley-based nonprofit folk music performance venue that really rocks.
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Ranked #6 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #7 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Parks
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Ranked #8 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Marinas; Neighborhoods

The Berkeley Marina, which is one of the largest urban greenspaces in the San Francisco Bay Area, provides panoramic views of the region's three main bridges (Golden Gate, Bay... more »

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Ranked #9 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Science Museums
Full of "hands on" activities and displays that explore scientific principles.
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Ranked #10 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #11 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
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Ranked #12 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Gardens; State Parks; Parks
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Ranked #13 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Parks
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Ranked #14 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Art Museums; Movie Theaters; Museums
Owner description: Located on the edge of the UC Berkeley campus, this museum presents diverse, stimulating and challenging works of art and... more » Owner description: Located on the edge of the UC Berkeley campus, this museum presents diverse, stimulating and challenging works of art and expression. « less
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Ranked #15 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Gardens
Italian-style garden located in front of the Blake House on the University of California campus.
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Ranked #18 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
The heart of trendy Berkeley.
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Ranked #19 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: Located a short distance from UC Berkeley campus, this 18-hole public course offers a driving range, pro shop, practice... more » Owner description: Located a short distance from UC Berkeley campus, this 18-hole public course offers a driving range, pro shop, practice green, restaurant and coffee shop. « less
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Ranked #20 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Horse Tracks
Owner description: Golden Gate Fields is Northern California’s premier destination for horse racing. Located right along the San Francisco Bay... more » Owner description: Golden Gate Fields is Northern California’s premier destination for horse racing. Located right along the San Francisco Bay in Berkeley, fans are treated to some of the best sights and sounds in the world. Come experience the heart and hoof pounding action of live horse racing today. « less
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Ranked #21 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #22 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Sports Complexes
You don't have to be outdoors to enjoy cliff climbing at this unique indoor wall climbing facility.
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Ranked #23 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Museums
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Ranked #24 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Children's Museums
Hands-on exhibits, a drop-in art studio and special weekend events for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
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Ranked #25 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Theaters; Performances
Owner description: Zellerbach Hall is a multi-venue performance facility on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, west of Lower... more » Owner description: Zellerbach Hall is a multi-venue performance facility on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, west of Lower Sproul Plaza. Zellerbach Auditorium is the main performance venue for Cal Performances, a presenting and producing arts organization. The facility is suitable for dance, theater, and opera, and has a built-in concert shell that provides an excellent acoustical enclosure for symphonic and other classical music performances. « less
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Ranked #26 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Museums
Often features impressive archaeological finds.
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Ranked #27 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #28 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: State Parks
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Ranked #29 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #30 of 42 attractions in Berkeley
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Almost as if we haven't lost a moment of time... Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley is still so reminiscent of the 60's that you... more » Owner description: Almost as if we haven't lost a moment of time... Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley is still so reminiscent of the 60's that you will feel as if you have traveled back in time when you visit Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley. The shops and eateries are a mix of quintessential hippie-dom mixed with the current U.C. Berkeley modern day student. Both seem to blend together in a medley that makes shopping and eating here almost a cultural or historical trek as well as a great shopping one. « less
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