Oakland

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Oak trees and gorgeous Bay views

It may not be as exciting as San Francisco, but Oakland still has a enough for a few pleasant days. The city is home to the USS Potomac, a recommendation for your Oakland travel guide, alongside the city’s museum, art galleries and parks. Shopping is fun in Oakland too, especially if you have a passion for hats - there is no men’s hat store like The Hat Guys anywhere else. For gifts, souvenirs, good dining and other shopping opps, follow College Avenue - it’s a local favorite as well.

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Top Highlights in Oakland

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Downtown Oakland Historic District
Attraction
4.8
Explore marvelous 1900s archivecture
Jack London Square
Attraction
4.6
Experience the true essence of Oakland
Joaquin Miller Park
Attraction
4.8
Explore the trails and enjoy the outdoors
Lightship Relief
Attraction
4.8
Go aboard a floating lighthouse
Morcom Rose Garden
Attraction
4.8
Get married surrounded by beds of fragrant roses
Oakland Museum of California
Museum
5.0
Explore California's cultural and historic heritage
Oakland Zoo
Attraction
5.0
Explore local and exotic wildlife
Old Oakland
Attraction
4.8
Discover the historic heart of Oakland
Oracle Arena
Entertainment
5.0
Oakland's premier concert arena
Piedmont Avenue
Shopping
5.0
Shoppers' paradise in Oakland
Woodminster Amphitheater
Entertainment
5.0
Oakland's preferred hall to enjoy musicals
Yoshi's Oakland
Bar/Pub
5.0
Famous Oakland jazz club
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