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What are the major attractions in North Berkeley?

If your trip to North Berkeley is all locked in but your itinerary is looking a bit empty, let us give you a helping hand.

Give that rental car a breather and start using those feet. Not far from this neighborhood's center, Berkeley Municipal Rose Garden is worth a visit. More adventure awaits at UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall and Indian Rock Park, which are also a stone's throw away.

What are the best road trip destinations near North Berkeley?

Head over to Downtown Berkeley, a popular close-by area. You'll uncover loads of things to see and do here. From North Berkeley, it's located 1 mile away.

Where are the best beaches near North Berkeley?

Nothing says vacation like loading up the car with supplies and driving to the seaside. North Berkeley has some stunning beaches close by, so grab a good book (and a kite if the wind's up) and take a day trip to one of these fantastic options:

  • Baker Beach (12 miles away).
  • China Beach (12 miles away).
  • Rodeo Beach (16 miles away).

Where are the best convention centers near North Berkeley?

If you have some serious business to attend to in North Berkeley, there's a high chance you'll be spending loads of time in a major convention center. If that's the case, you might want to hear about the ones that have cafés and restaurants nearby:

  • Craneway Pavilion (5 miles away).
  • Oakland Convention Center (6 miles away).
  • Kaiser Convention Center (6 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for North Berkeley?

A road trip is calling, and North Berkeley is an awesome base to kick-start your Oakland adventure. Located 5 miles from the downtown area, the first thing you ought to pick up is the key to one of our top-notch rental cars. An SUV will get you around Oakland in total comfort and style — or you might want to venture off the beaten track and uncover hidden spots with a robust four-wheel drive. For effortless city driving, we'd recommend choosing an economy car. They won't be as roomy, but they'll be fantastic at slipping into those tiny parking spaces.

Should I get a luxury rental car in North Berkeley?

You'll be happy to hear that there's a great range of both economy and luxury rentals in North Berkeley. What you end up going for will depend on your budget and what you plan to do. Specialty vehicles are hard to beat if you're all about mod cons and comfort. If you feel like splashing out, why not go for a high-end SUV, or perhaps an upmarket medium-sized vehicle? Alternatively, if you're just after a car to whiz around town in at the cheapest price possible, go for a versatile compact vehicle (or something else that won't burn a hole in your wallet).

What do I need to know about driving in Berkeley?

No one wants to see flashing lights or hear sirens behind them on a driving getaway. Familiarize yourself with the road rules in North Berkeley (and avoid run-ins with the law!) with these helpful tips:

What side of the road do they drive on in North Berkeley?

You'll be driving on the right side of the road in North Berkeley. Even though it may seem similar to home, it's a good idea to drive more cautiously on roads you're not familiar with.

Does North Berkeley have peak-hour traffic?

Peak-hour traffic jams aren't a big problem in North Berkeley and the wider area of Berkeley. With a population of 121,000, the roads aren't as busy here compared to larger cities.

Is it difficult to park in North Berkeley?

It can be. Driving round the block searching for a place to park is all part of the fun in North Berkeley. Getting close to popular attractions is easier if you plan ahead.

Are there speed limits in North Berkeley?

North Berkeley is a neighborhood in the city of Berkeley, where speed limits range from 15 mi/h to 70 mi/h. However, these limits can differ. Residential zones are usually 25 mi/h unless indicated otherwise.

What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Berkeley?

Generally, your rental car company will bill the amount detailed on the fine to your credit card, including local taxes. Or they may provide your contact details to the relevant local authority, who'll then send a fine directly to you.

Are seat belts compulsory in Berkeley?

Yes, so buckle up. However, there are some exceptions for certain vehicles used by public transportation systems.

Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in North Berkeley?

As long as you have hands-free functions like Bluetooth enabled, you can use your cell phone while driving in North Berkeley. But be sure to keep focused on the road.

What are the rules around drink driving in North Berkeley?

The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit when driving in North Berkeley is 0.08%. If you've got a big night planned, leave your car behind and organize a different way of getting home instead.

Is turning on a red light allowed in North Berkeley?

Yes it is. But before you turn, you must stop the car completely and only proceed if there's no approaching traffic.

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