Named One Of The Best Cities For Book Lovers, Berkeley In Northern California Is Loaded With Bookish Spots

For book lovers, there are few things as satisfying as shopping for books, cuddling up with a good book, or talking about books. Yes, you can do these things almost anywhere but there are some cities that are especially great for book enthusiasts, and Northern California is home to one of them. ApartmentGuide recently released a list of the best book cities in the country using factors like the number of book shops and libraries in a city to justify their claims. Coming in at the #2 spot was our very own East Bay city of Berkeley, and it’s definitely well-deserved!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

What do you think? Are there any other NorCal towns or cities you think should make it as one of the best book cities in the nation? Let us know in the comments. Check out another bookish destination when you read about The 2-Story Bookstore In Northern California That’s Like Something From A Dream. 

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