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Reviewed on 7 Dec 2019
Travellers to Oakland give high marks for the fun sporting events, entertainment choices and theatre. This city also attracts tourists with its live music, architecture and art. Top sights in the city include Oakland Museum of California, Jack London Square and Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.
Known for its theatres, live music and opera, the city's cultural venues include Oakland Museum of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive and Greek Theater. Attractions like Oakland Zoo and Children's Fairyland are fun for everyone, not just kids. The city is notable for landmarks like Jack London Square, Old Oakland and Cathedral of Christ the Light.
In Berkeley, you can choose from 328 hotels and other accommodation options to make planning easier for your holiday getaway at an affordable rate. Here are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:
Other favourite sights in Oakland include Chabot Space and Science Center, University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley and Oracle Arena. Outside the city, popular places to visit include Oracle Park, located 6.8 mi (11 km) from the heart of the city, and Exploratorium, which is 7 mi/11.3 km away.
With so many transport options, exploring all of Oakland is simple. Walk to nearby metro stations such as 12th St - Oakland City Center Station, 19th St Station and Lake Merritt Station. If you want to journey outside the area, hop aboard a train from Oakland-Jack London Square Station, Emeryville Station or Berkeley Station.