30 trips to take before class starts

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So here you are at Berkeley, lounging again in your room, mulling in your head about whether you’ve milked every last sun-swollen drop of the season. For those of you with adventure still buzzing in your veins, we at The Daily Clog have prepared a list of the perfect weekend destinations for your surrender to a Golden State wanderlust.

 1) California’s Great America, Santa Clara 

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2) Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey

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3) The Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

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4) Pigeon Point Lighthouse, Pescadero

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5) San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco

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6) Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe

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7) Ano Nuevo State Park, Pescadero

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8) The Tech Museum of Innovation, San Jose

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9) Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo, Carmel-by-the-Sea

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10) Chinatown, San Francisco

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11) Yountville, Napa Valley

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12) Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo

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13) California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco

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14) Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park

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15) Oakland Zoo, Oakland

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16) Alcatraz Island, San Francisco

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17) Japanese Tea Garden, San Francisco

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18) Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, San Jose

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19) Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz

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21) Kule Loklo, Point Reyes National Seashore

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22) California State Capitol, Sacramento

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23) South Fork American River, El Dorado County

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24) USS Hornet Museum, Alameda

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25) Cathedral Grove, Muir Woods National Monument

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26) Berkeley Rose Garden, Berkeley

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27) Indian Rock Park, Berkeley

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28)  Berkeley Marina, Berkeley

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29) Tilden Park, Berkeley

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30) The Campanile, Berkeley

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