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Oakland overview

Oakland is a friendly place, unique for its architecture and known for live music and theatres. Sports fans will enjoy football and baseball, and everyone will enjoy ample cafe and dining options. Those seeking the perfect souvenir may want to head over to Fisherman's Wharf and Westfield San Francisco Centre to shop. Make plans to visit the popular South Park and Union Square. Oakland is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Oakland

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

How to get to Oakland

Fly in to Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), 7.1 mi (11.5 km) from central Oakland. San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 14.6 mi (23.5 km) away. Oakland Jack London Station is the closest train station.

Metro stations include:
  • • 12th St - Oakland City Center Station
  • • 19th St Station
  • • Lake Merritt Station

What to see around Oakland

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Berkeley Iron Works
  • • Spieker Pool
  • • Memorial Stadium
  • • Oracle Arena
  • • Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Live music and theatre are highlights of the area, along with cultural places like:
  • • Museum of Children's Art
  • • Fox Theater
  • • Paramount Theatre
  • • African American Museum
  • • Pardee Home Museum
It's notable for its lakes and favourite places for nature lovers that include:
  • • San Francisco Bay Sailing
  • • Lake Merced
  • • Gone Fishing Guide Service
Popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • South Park
  • • Union Square
  • • Pier 39
  • • Fisherman's Wharf
  • • Lombard Street
  • Dining
  • Shopping
  • Family-friendly
  • Business-friendly