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Berkeley

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Introduction

Berkeley is a city on the east side of the San Francisco bay. The city is known for its University of California campus and its liberal activism.

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Sights and Activities

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Getting There

By Plane

There are several airports nearby of which the San Francisco airport has dozens of international connections. The other two mainly have flights within the US although there are a few flights to Mexico as well and even seasonal flights from Oakland to Bermuda and the Azores.

By Train

  • Amtrak: the Capitol Corridor stops in Berkeley on its route between Auburn and San Jose.
  • BART has connections within the region

By Boat

Berkeley has a 1000 berth private marina as well as ferry connections to other bay area cities, including San Francisco.

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Getting Around

By Car

Berkeley participates in the ZipCar program, which allows members to rent a car online or with an iPhone app.

By Public Transport

The BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) connects Berkely with much of the bay area, including San Fransisco.

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Sleep

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PropertyAddressTypePopularity
Berkeley YMCABerkeley YMCA 2001 Allston Way, BerkeleyHOSTEL78

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Phone

See also International Telephone Calls

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