Your Getaway Guide to an Iconic Bay Area City
As home of the highly-prestigious University of California at Berkeley, and epicenter of the ‘60s activist movement, the city of Berkeley has long been an attraction to diverse visitors from around the globe. Today, it also thrives as a destination for world-class culinary, social, and outdoor delights that cater to a variety of tastes and price points. Centrally located along the Capitol Corridor route (about halfway between Sacramento and San Jose), Berkeley is bursting with eclectic sights and flavors that reflect the rich diversity of the surrounding community.
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Scenes of lush greenery stretching alongside bodies of water stirring with wildlife aren’t exactly the first things that come to mind when you think of city living. Luckily, official nature reserves and parks keep such vulnerable ecosystems a priority amidst all the surrounding urban development. And whether it’s Earth Day, April 22, that’s raising your environmentalist antenna, or you’re a year-round outdoor enthusiast seeking new adventures, now is the time to explore our local natural wonders. More Connect with Nature on the Capitol Corridor
Not interested in watching the Super Bowl on Sunday, or being anywhere near the festivities that run from San Francisco down to Santa Clara? Enjoy a football free weekend with Capitol Corridor. Check out our top picks and destinations. More Weekend Event Picks: Ideas for a Football-Free Weekend Along the Capitol Corridor