Welcome to Berkeley

As the birthplace of the free speech and disability rights movements, and the home of the hallowed halls of the University of California, Berkeley is no bashful wallflower. A national hotspot of (mostly left-of-center) intellectual discourse and one of the most vocal activist populations in the country, this infamous college town has an interesting mix of graying progressives and idealistic undergrads. It’s easy to... Read More

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$20 Transfers & Ground Transport

BART SFO Voucher

BART trains depart from the SFO International Terminal 3 to 4 times per hour to downtown San Francisco. The train stops at 4 downtown stations located near the Civic Center, Union Square, Moscone and Financial District hotels. Fisherman's Wharf hotels are a very short taxi ride from the Embarcadero station. This is the last station before the train goes under the San Francisco Bay to the East Bay and to cities like Berkeley, Oakland and beyond.Purchase a voucher redeemable for a $20 BART ticket. Your $20 BART ticket will have enough value for a round trip BART ride from SFO to Downtown San Francisco, Downtown Oakland or Downtown Berkeley, plus a small balance you can easily upgrade for round trip travel to East Bay destinations or for additional BART rides anywhere in the BART system. If you need to add more value to your BART ticket, you can do so at any BART station Ticket Vending Machine. Ticket Vending Machines accept cash as well as Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. .

$60 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Small-Group Golden Gate Bridge Sailing Tour

Board the boat in the morning, grab a comfortable place to sit or stand, and prepare yourself to be wowed by the Bay Area. Cruise on the boat right under the Golden Gate, one of the most iconic bridges on the planet, then sail through the bay, going back toward the Bay Bridge, getting an incredible view of the majestic San Francisco skyline on one side and Oakland and Berkeley on the other side. Sail around Angel Island as well as Alcatraz, the legendary former prison, and look out beautiful Sausalito and the Marin Headlands to the north. While there is no guide or narrative while on the ship, feel free to ask the captain and crew any questions about the cruise. Two drinks are included, including Champagne, beer, mimosa, wine, soda, or water.