Recommended Experiences in Berkeley

What People are Saying

Great cruise experience in the bay area. Service staffs were very kind. - Doug Lee
Good place for private party. - Terry Richardson
We recently hosted our Team Building event here, and I must say, this was by fair the best event we've held anywhere! - Be H.
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Elevate Your Rehearsal Dinner in Berkeley

What’s one way to guarantee your wedding will be a success? A traditional run-through beforehand, followed by an enticing meal to reward everyone involved. That’s the goal of rehearsal dinners,

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Book Your Fairy-Tale Wedding in Berkeley

No place sets the mood for love and romance quite like Northern California. Between the serene settings of Napa Valley, the majestic vibes of the Redwood Forest, and the picturesque

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Say “I do” at the Wedding of Your Dreams in San Francisco

If your dream wedding involves the iconic skyline of San Francisco and the serene waters of the Pacific Ocean, then look no further than City Cruises. The “City by the

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History Redefined: The Transition of Hornblower Cruises & Events to City Cruises

Every great story has a beginning, a middle, and an end, and when it comes to the story of City Cruises, formerly known as Hornblower Cruises & Events, that story

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How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day 2024 in Berkeley

It comes every year, but somehow it always seems to sneak up on us — it’s Valentine’s Day, folks, and it’ll be here before you know it! To avoid an

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Great Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day 2024 in San Francisco

Visitors from all over the world fall in love with San Francisco and oftentimes leave their hearts there, as Tony Bennett sang in the famous song. It’s no surprise to

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A Beautiful Berkeley New Year’s Eve to Welcome 2024

  New year, new opportunities. Whether it’s for leisure or business, traveling is always on the top of many lists for New Year’s resolutions, and one destination you have to

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Exhibit: Red Power on Alcatraz: Perspectives 50 Years Later

  In 1969, a group of Native American activists called the Indians of All Tribes arrived on Alcatraz Island. They spoke out against the United States government’s termination policy and

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Growing Up On Alcatraz

Guest Blog Post – Jolene Babyak Among the many revelations about Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary that surprise most people is that families also resided there. Surprised, at least, until I remind

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Winter On Alcatraz

The Bay’s Escape Is it still 2020? Check out for a while and check in to Alcatraz Island, the Bay Area’s most convenient winter getaway. Boasting a safety-focused National Park

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top things to do in Berkeley?

Top things to do in Berkeley

There are plenty of fun things to do in Berkeley! For instance, you can explore the city’s many museums and historical sites, enjoy its diverse food and drink scene, or take part in one of its many annual festivals. You can take a boat cruise on the San Francisco Bay to take in the sights of Berkeley from a different perspective. Whatever you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it in Berkeley!

What do I need to know before visiting Berkeley?

Berkeley is a city located in the San Francisco Bay Area in Northern California. It is the home of the University of California, Berkeley, one of the world’s leading public research universities. The city is also home to a number of iconic landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. When visiting Berkeley, there are a few things to keep in mind. The city can be crowded, so it’s important to plan ahead and be prepared for large crowds. Additionally, Berkeley has a lot of hills, so comfortable walking shoes are a must. Whether you’re interested in exploring its history, taking in the sights, or simply enjoying the vibrant atmosphere, Berkeley is sure to please!