Family Trip to Berkeley

March 15, 2018
Category: Tourist Attractions

Home to the University of California, Berkeley, the oldest university in California, the city of Berkeley is known for its vast educational opportunities and while investing time and care into preserving the environment. Also known for the quality of its food, Berkeley is recognized for having many distinguished restaurants and a large mix of culinary tastes. The city of Berkeley is known globally for its academic success, scientific research and discoveries, embracing its freedom of speech, and advocation of the arts. No matter where you visit in Berkeley, you can expect an exciting and educational experience.

About Berkeley

The Tilden Regional Park is one of the three oldest parks within the district, and has 2,037 acres filled with a variety of activities designed to amuse for all those visiting the park. The park was named after Charles Lee Tilden, who was the first president on the Park District Board of directors. Known best for its attractions such as: the Botanical Gardens, Lake Anza, the Tilden Golf Course, and much more, the Tilden Regional Park offers a wide range of activities for the whole family to enjoy together. There are no parking fees or dog fees. Other activities such as group camping and fishing are permitted within the park, with reservations and fishing licenses. There are also many terrains and trails available for those interested in hiking or biking.

The California Museum of Paleontology in Berkeley is a museum devoted to revealing the history of life on planet Earth. While displaying a wide range of fossils from creatures dating back millions of years ago, the California Museum of Paleontology in Berkeley focuses its research on unearthing the history of these organisms, by providing exhibits featuring them in the Valley Life Sciences building of Berkeley. The hours for these exhibits are: Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 1p.m. to 10 p.m. These hours are subject to change, but typically follow the same schedule as the Bioscience & Natural Resources Library.

Stay at Hotel Mira Vista

Enjoy your stay at the Hotel Mira Vista while visiting the Tilden Regional Park and the California Museum of Paleontology in Berkeley. Located within the area, the Hotel Mira Vista offers the best rates available when you book directly at: