New Guide to Cal Secret Spots

BY Visit Berkeley August 13, 2018

Legions of travelers come to Berkeley to visit the University of California, Berkeley campus. But not all venture beyond Cal's big icons, or the student store. Visit Berkeley's new "Cal Secret Spots" guide explores the hidden corners of campus not to miss.

Berkeley begins with the University of California campus, the sylvan and stone complex at the soulful heart of the city.  Today, the UC Berkeley campus, or “Cal” to locals and students, serves as more than an academic enclave.  It is Berkeley’s “Central Park,” a destination within the destination. 

To honor Cal’s 150th anniversary celebration, Visit Berkeley produced a hyper-informed guide to exploring the campus, encompassing both its icons and its hidden corners.  The “Cal Secret Spots” guide, created in collaboration with content company Bravo Your City!, is available in both high-quality printed map and digital online formats.   Here are a few of our favorite (shhhhhh) secret spots:

Strawberry Creek 
Morrison Library
Founders Rock

 Moe's Books
Games of Berkeley


In addition to the Visit Berkeley website, Cal Secret Spots is available via iBooks and Amazon Kindle.  Berkeley travelers can pick one up (while supplies last) at the Visitor Information Center, 2030 Addison Street in downtown Berkeley, along with a variety of other printed guides and brochures with great activity suggestions.