Insiders' Guide to Berkeley and the East Bay offers travelers, newcomers and locals the best, most comprehensive information on what's happening in this beautiful and culturally vibrant area. The stunning views in Mount Diablo State Park, the urban shopping neighborhoods of Elmwood and Rockridge, and the world-renowned UC-Berkeley are just a few of the area's many attractions. Whether you prefer to ride the ferry across San Francisco Bay, spend the afternoon browsing Berkeley's many bookshops, or sample authentic Mexican food at a taqueria, you'll find limitless opportunities for fun, dining, recreation, and adventure. (6 x 9, 416 pages, b&w photos, maps)
About the Author
Carol Fowler, former travel editor for the Contra Costa Times, is a frequent contributor to Diablo, the Magazine of the East Bay, and other periodicals. A resident of the East Bay area for 34 years, she is an active member of the Society of American Travel Writers.
Table of Contents
How to Use this Book Area Overview Getting Here, Getting Around History Hotels Bed-and-Breakfast Inns Restaurants The Food Scene The University Nightlife Shopping Attractions and Activities Kidstuff Annual Events and Festivals The Arts Parks and Recreation Spectator Sports Livermore Valley Wine Country Daytrips Neighborhoods and Real Estate Education and Child Care Health Care and Wellness Retirement Media Worship