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Oak trees and gorgeous Bay views

Across the bridge from San Francisco, Oakland has a enough for a few pleasant days. The city is home to the USS Potomac, 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 quite like The Hat Guys. For gifts, souvenirs, good dining, and other shopping opportunities, follow College Avenue - it’s a local favorite.


Sand Springs Beach

Sand Springs Beach

Sun bathe and enjoy the view

Sun bathe and enjoy the view Editors' Note

One of the most popular beaches in the Oakland area, Sand Springs Beach is one of the gems of Angel Island. It is perfect for sunbathing, swimming, having fun with water sports and even camping close to the sand and sound of waves.

You can never get bored on Sand Springs Beach, as you can choose between boating, hiking, whitewater paddling, golfing, swimming, and fishing when sunbathing and swimming are not enough. There’s camping nearby, along with a bowling alley and the Rancho Saguaro, top destination for horseback riding.

Sand Springs Beach
Angles Island County Park, Oakland
open all year round