- Our list of the best things to do in Berkeley, California, features the top 931 nearby activities — including 337 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Berkeley, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Food & Drink, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 32 things to do within the city of Berkeley, CA , followed by 899 popular activities in nearby cities, including San Francisco, Pacifica, South San Francisco, Oakland, Sausalito, Richmond, San Ramon, Vallejo, Concord, Walnut Creek, Martinez, Hayward, Alameda, San Leandro, San Rafael, Benicia, San Bruno, San Mateo, Castro Valley, Union City, Dublin, Daly City, Pittsburg, Danville, Novato, Belmont, Burlingame, Pleasant Hill, Tiburon, Lafayette, San Carlos, San Pablo, Sonoma, Pleasanton, Fremont, Antioch, Napa, Fairfield, Redwood City, Lodi and Santa Ynez
97% 2525 votes
entrances at Wildcat Canyon Rd & Grizzly Peak Blvd, Berkeley, CA MoreLess Info
Beautiful Tilden Regional Park in Berkeley, California is a nature conservancy with free and premium programs dedicated to public education about California's ecosystems, wildlife and horticulture. Most areas of the park are free to enter and are staffed by volunteers.
95% 1879 votes
200 Centennial Dr, Berkeley, CA 94720 MoreLess Info
The spacious and verdant UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley is a hotspot of horticultural preservation, cultivation and research. It contains over 2,000 plant species and roughly 20,000 individual plants. Lilies, orchids and plants in the sunflower family are particularly abundant.
A globally influential educational institution, the University of California at Berkeley is a respected research university in Berkeley, California. Its most prestigious programs include agricultural economics, computer science and the biological sciences.
A large rock outcrop with areas for rock climbing and carved steps is the focus of Indian Rock Park. Visitors who climb to the top can view scenic vistas of the area, and there is a large picnic area with a fireplace and barbeque pit.
The 8,500-seat Greek Theater is an outdoor amphiteatre managed by the University of California at Berkeley. Formally titled the William Randolph Hearst Greek Theater, this venue is a popular setting for concerts, plays and musicals.
90% 159 votes
1111 Addison St. near San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA MoreLess Info
The nonprofit Freight and Salvage Coffee House acts as a popular folk music performance venue for the local area. Workshops and classes are also held at the venue on a regular basis with a focus on traditional music.
100% 74 votes
Centennial Dr, Just East of Memorial Stadium, Berkeley, CA 94704 MoreLess Info
Berkeley Fire Trails is a seven mile round trip trail featuring scenic views of southern San Francisco. The trail winds its way through Strawberry Canyon and is relatively flat for the most part, with one particularly steep incline.