The city of Berkeley is located in northern California on the east side of San Francisco Bay. With its proximity to the bay and climate-friendly Berkeley is a paradise for visitors. With hills and gorges in the area there is much to do here. And indoor activities are not far behind universities, museums and theaters to showcase them. The choices prevent you from scheduling a suitable schedule for visiting all these attractions:
With an incredible 32 hectares of land and lakes and lagoons covering approximately 67 hectares, Berkeley Water Park is the largest park open to the public. The park offers many activities such as motor boating, canoeing, cycling and adult cycling. The “Dreamland for Kids” with a playground with castles, swings, bridges and slides makes it popular with children.
Lawrence Hall of Science:
The space has many interesting exhibitions that are known to arouse the curiosity of the age of visitors without a bar. In addition to a planetarium, there are live demonstrations to marvel. A plus of the room is the location, as it offers a great view of the bay.
University of California- Berkeley:
This prestigious educational institution is a great place for hiking. The impressive style is striking. You can make several stops to see the collection of books, fossils, butterflies and movies from the university in their many buildings. You can walk to Sproul Plaza to see the Berkeley crowd or to attend concerts or spontaneous speeches that often take place here.
Tilden Park is a nature park between Berkeley Hills and San Pablo Ridge. It has many attractions for all ages. Adults can hike over 40 km of trails or visit the colorful Botanical Garden and play golf on the 18-hole golf course. Kids love the ride with their interesting hand-crafted animals and the steam train that takes them all over the beautiful hill. In the summer, the park has opened Lake Anza for swimming and fishing. A farm called Tilden Little Farm is a boost for fun in this beautiful park.
University of California- Botanical Garden:
The campus’s 34-hectare botanical garden feeds over 12,000 different plants from around the world. These include desert cacti, 19th century roses, monkey puzzle trees and a beautiful display of fuchsia plants.
Berkeley Adventure Playground:
As the name implies, this playground is for adventurers. With ideas and topics suitable for free spirits, visitors should be ready for anything.
Berkeley Rose Garden:
This charming rose garden is a semicircular terraced amphitheater that surrounds a spectacular 220-foot redwood arcade. Her eyes are treated with a dazzling beauty of about 3000 roses of about 250 varieties. If you can overcome this visual pleasure, there is more to it than the Rose Garden is a particularly impressive vantage point over the San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. There are four tennis courts, many hiking trails with jetties to spend your time here.
Telegraph Avenue is a popular student destination, ideally located outside University Gates. Vintage record shops, bookstores and other quaint shops offering versatile choices are a charm to this relaxed avenue. It is also good at restaurants with all kinds of fast food and occasional food joints available.
The marina is a place to relax. Taking a walk in the bay and watching the birds is a soothing activity after a busy day. There are also water sports such as kayaking, water skiing and canoeing at the boat dock.
Berkeley is considered the cradle of California cuisine. It occupies a central place in the culinary culture of the Bay Area and you can offer your palate sensational choices during the culinary tour of the Gourmet Ghetto. And at Albatross Pub, the oldest bar in Berkeley, you can spend a day at night.