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Davis Campus of the University of California

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Address: 1 Shields Ave, Davis, CA
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I've been in many towns and areas where bike share programs are used to get around but I've never seen more bikes on any one street in my life. This is a wonderful program to... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've been in many towns and areas where bike share programs are used to get around but I've never seen more bikes on any one street in my life. This is a wonderful program to allow anyone to cruise through campus and see the sites up close and personal. Stop for lunch, enjoy the arboretum, grab a coffee, take a... More 

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Ames
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A walk around campus is like no other! There are many more bikes than cars and lots of bike trails and supports even roundabouts just for bikes and a bike repair and rental shop. Trails meander through lush landscaping around campus buildings and a three and a half mile trail around the arboretum gardens. Lots of great coffee shops and... More 

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San Martin, California
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Probably the most beautiful campus I have ever visited. Students are very helpful with directions to wherever you may be trying to visit.

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The open feeling and careful planning makes the UC Davis campus easy to navigate. There so many varied activities available from the "bug museum" to walking through the arboretum.

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Thank Julie J
Pasadena, California
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Davis is such a beautiful campus. I am so very happy that I get to go there every year. I just can't wait to see this year.

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Berkeley, California
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

It's a shame that TripAdvisor does not seem to have a separate entry for the new museum on the UC Davis campus: the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art. It really deserves its own entry (BTW, Yelp has an entry for the museum!). I visited the museum with a friend who attended UC Davis and studied with... More 

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Thank Judith D
Davis, California
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

UC Davis has the biggest land area of any UC campus. So getting from point A to point B can take some doing. But it is worth it to see the great public art, including the giant heads. Just don't get downwind from the cattle yards.

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Thank Islandbruin
Davis, California
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Reviewed 16 December 2016

The UCD campus is fun to view, especially between classes on a school day and all the bicyclists are out on the street. The arboretum is a wonderful place to walk or stroll. The campus architecture is generally unremarkable, but the landscaping is good. The Mondavi Center is a wonderful concert venue, and certainly see-worthy itself.

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Thank 1Gerrit48
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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

It is worth the time to walk through the campus. A few blocks away from the downtown restaurants, some of the best of America's future are here.

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Thank Julie J
Davis, California
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

There are many great things to see on the UC Davis campus. Walk the beautiful arboretum trail, find all of the egg head statues, ride your bike along the many paths, check out the equestrian center or dairy cows, enjoy a free salad at the pick your own salad garden, watch the ducks along Putah Creek (they call it Lake... More 

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