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Hayward overview

Hayward is a budget-friendly place, distinct for its sports and known for its universities and shops. You'll find a wide variety of cafe and dining choices. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of Stanford University and University of California - Berkeley. Make plans to visit the popular Computer History Museum and California's Great America. A family- and business-friendly area, Hayward also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Hayward

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Hayward has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Hayward with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Hayward hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Hayward hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Hayward

Fly in to Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), 7.9 mi (12.7 km) from central Hayward. San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 15.2 mi (24.5 km) away.

Metro stations include:
  • • Hayward Station
  • • South Hayward Station

What to see around Hayward

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Golden Tee Golfland
  • • Oracle Arena
  • • Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
  • • The Foundry
  • • Nazareth Ice Oasis
Sights that are especially popular with families include:
  • • Oakland Zoo
  • • Aqua Adventure Water Park
  • • Alameda County Fairgrounds
  • • Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo
  • • Children's Fairyland
It's recognised for its sunsets. Top places for nature lovers include:
  • • Eden Landing Ecological Reserve
  • • Hayward Regional Shoreline Park
  • • Kennedy Park
  • • Alex Giualini Plaza Park
  • • Hayward Japanese Gardens
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favourite shopping areas:
  • • Southland Mall
  • • Union Landing
  • • Fremont Hub Shopping Center
  • • Newpark Mall
  • • Stoneridge Shopping Center
Popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Stanford University
  • • Computer History Museum
  • • California's Great America
  • • Great Mall of the Bay Area
  • • Chabot Space and Science Center
  • Shopping
  • Dining
  • Business-friendly
  • Family-friendly