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Reviewed on 18 Aug. 2019
Reviewed on 12 Aug. 2019
Travelers to Oakland give high marks for the fun sporting events, entertainment choices, and popular theater scene. This city also attracts tourists with its live music, architecture, and art. Top sights in the city include University of California, Berkeley, Oakland Museum of California, and Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.
Known for its theaters, live music, and opera, the city's cultural venues include Oakland Museum of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, and Greek Theater. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the lakeside and such places to visit as University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley and Tilden Regional Park. Baseball fans will find lots to cheer about, while everyone can enjoy an event or game at Oracle Arena, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, or Berkeley Iron Works.
In Oakland, there are 170 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect vacation. Here are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:
Other top sights in Oakland include University of California, Berkeley and Chabot Space and Science Center. Popular places to see around the area include South Park, located 6.9 mi (11.2 from the heart of the city, and Pier 39, which is 7.6 mi (12.2 away.
With so many ways to get around, exploring all of Oakland is simple. Nearby metro stations include 12th St - Oakland City Center Station, 19th St Station, and Lake Merritt Station. If you want to journey outside of the area, hop aboard a train from Oakland Jack London Station, Emeryville Station, or Berkeley Station.