5 attractions in Oakland CA

A city of urban villages buzzing on Bay Area creativity

Oakland is San Francisco’s sunnier neighbor, a region overflowing with innovativeness and nearby pride. Workmanship is wherever here, from exhibition halls and displays to 1,000+ paintings that embellish the roads. The buzzy food scene upholds both large name culinary specialists and little group producers. What’s more, in Oakland, you’re never distant from nature — from the Narrows waterfront to the line of local stops that crown its eastern slopes. Oakland International (OAK) interfaces Oakland to the world; and it’s a short vehicle trip, ship ride, or BART ride to San Francisco.


Oakland Zoo was established in 1922 and is managed by the Conservation Society of California, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of wildlife both locally and globally. The Zoo is home to over 850 native and exotic animals.

  • Redwoods Park

If going to find ladybugs, readers report follow the trail on the right from the parking lot.

  • Oakland Museum of CA

The Oakland Museum of California provides unique collections, exhibitions and educational opportunities designed to generate a broader and deeper understanding of and interest in California’s environment, history, art and people.

  • Old Oakland

Readers say “I am often in this part of town to explore the architecture or to pick up some food. Some good restaurants here and some lovely architecture, one of the last parts of Oakland where the 19th Century architecture has been preserved.”

  • Jack London Square

Restaurants, shops and Jack Londons Cabin.

Sit back and relax at this cozy spot in Lafayette. Choose from hydrating facials, to facials that will make you feel like a celebrity.

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