10 Things To Do In Berkeley California Today

There’s nothing that I love more than Berkeley California. After a rough guesstimation, I would say that I’ve been to Berkeley at least 6 times in my lifetime and it just gets more and more exciting the older I get. New restaurants open up, political movements gain momentum, and someone is always nude in public-somewhere. I came to San Francisco for a wedding this past weekend and I was definitely not disappointed by the food, liveliness, and colorful characters that can be found in Berkeley at any point in time. Here’s a simple list of activities to do while in town if you’re a first-timer in the neighborhood. Enjoy.

1. Go vintage shopping on Telegraph

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2. Eat an ice cream sandwich at Cream

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3. Appreciate the Amoeba Record Store

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4. Participate in a protest or movement

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5. Grab a gluten-free, dairy-free pizza at Jupiter

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6. Mingle with interesting street vendors/nomads

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7. Sun bath on the Berkeley Common

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8. Attempt to find something that’s not at the Berkeley Bowl

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9. Try vegan-anything

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10. Stand in UC Berkeley’s Circle of Freedom 

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About Vanessa Elizabeth

Vanessa Elizabeth is a cultural chameleon currently based in London. She enjoys sports (such as CrossFit and dating), cooking, and demolishing her savings account. When she's not busy blogging about her feelings, she works full-time and practices Chinese with her English/German friends.

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