The Berkeley Blog

Berkeley is ever-changing and constantly evolving.  The Berkeley Blog is your source for what's new in Berkeley,  Read on and check back often for frequently-added updates!

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Berkeley's Free Week

BY Visit Berkeley August 28, 2018

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Berkeley's Got Great Bones

BY Trevor Chetlin August 15, 2018

Lace up! Berkeley is super walkable: leafy streets, diverse neighborhoods, trendy shops, and cafes. The more time you spend walking Berkeley, one aspect of the city stands out: it's all about the architecture!

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New Guide to Cal Secret Spots

BY Visit Berkeley August 13, 2018

Legions of travelers come to Berkeley to visit the University of California, Berkeley campus. But not all venture beyond Cal's big icons, or the student store. Visit Berkeley's new "Cal Secret Spots" guide explores the hidden corners of campus not to miss.

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Trip 101's Top Five Berkeley Activities

BY Special to Visit Berkeley July 08, 2018

Trip 101 checks in with a Best of Berkeley list.

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Check it Out: Berkeley Visitors Guide 2018/19

BY Trevor Cheitlin April 30, 2018

The 2018/19 Berkeley Visitors Guide is free of charge but will prove valuable to visitors in the travel planning stage as well as those already here.

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Telegraph Avenue - Soul of Berkeley

BY Trevor Cheitlin February 26, 2018

In many ways, Telegraph Avenue is the essence of Berkeley.

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Berkeley Hills Alive with the Sound of Science

BY Trevor Cheitlin February 02, 2018

Since long before STEM learning (science, technology, engineering and math) rocketed into the public consciousness, the Lawrence Hall of Science has been a favorite destination for Berkeley locals and visiting families.

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Tilden Park is for Nature Lovers

BY Trevor Cheitlin February 02, 2018

Take a walk on the wild side in Berkeley's Tilden Park.

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SF Bay Month of Photography Festival

BY Special to Visit Berkeley January 25, 2018

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Tour Berkeley 101

BY September 14, 2017

Here for a college tour? Group experience? Let us be your guide.

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Happy Mondays in Berkeley

BY Jeffrey Church July 07, 2017

Ease your way into the week, explore Berkeley on a Monday. It's a great day to wander this culturally cool city by the Bay.

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Berkeley’s Got Flower Power

BY Visit Berkeley March 23, 2017

Free Speech and flower power may be in Berkeley’s DNA, but now we’re talking about actual plants! Exploring the San Francisco Bay Area is best done outside, and we’ve put together three great itineraries that are just the starting points of what to do in Berkeley in the great outdoors. And don’t forget to wander in to local Berkeley restaurants to refuel as you explore — in Berkeley, food is always in season.

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Berkeley Sightseeing Guide for Foodies

BY Visit Berkeley April 20, 2016

Berkeley is a city of neighborhoods, each with independent mantra, mood and food. There’s something fun to see and do in every district of the city, and just as important, something delicious to nosh on practically every corner. Try pairing sightseeing with a local culinary adventure to explore each of Berkeley’s “boroughs.”

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Street Stanzas

BY Visit Berkeley July 14, 2015

The Berkeley Poetry Walk lines a special block of Addison Street in Downtown Berkeley with more than two tons of poetry, 128 steel tiles, each a poem, inlaid into the city sidewalks.

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Berkeley Blog

BY Visit Berkeley September 24, 2014

There’s a new blog in Berkeley, home of the Free Speech Movement! The Berkeley Blog is your source for real-time news on what to see, do, taste and tour in the “other” city by San Francisco Bay. Welcome!

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Vegetarian & Vegan Dining Guide

BY Visit Berkeley January 01, 0001

Berkeley is a "Garden of Eatin" when it comes to plant-based dining. Visit Berkeley's new Guide to Vegetarian & Vegan dining offers a bounty of options to really eat fresh.

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