Oakland Travel Guide
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Oakland Travel Guide
Where is Oakland?
Ready to tick Oakland off your world map?
This city is about 70 miles southwest of California's capital, Sacramento. Oakland is also 4 miles south of Berkeley.
Visitors to this part of Bay Area will be sharing space with roughly 390,000 people.
Places to Visit in Oakland
You wouldn't want to stay in Oakland without popping into impressive attractions like the University of California - Berkeley and the Greek Theater. Looking for something else? There's no need to worry — you're flush with choice here. Some other top picks are the Chabot Space and Science Center and the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.Oakland Museum of California boasts a wide range of historical exhibits, allowing visitors to discover the people and stories that influenced this region. Want to keep the good times rolling? When it's time to give up on sightseeing, check out one of the flicks now showing at Paramount Theatre. But there's more! When you feel like you need to take a rest from all that exhausting sightseeing, dig out your hat and chill out under the sunshine at Lake Merritt.
Car Rentals in Oakland
Your escape begins with car rentals in Oakland. Whether you’d love to get off the well-trodden tourist trail or just like the idea of having your own set of wheels, Orbitz will help you find the keys to your ride.
If you're getting in by plane, it's easy to pick up your car from Oakland International Airport. National Car Rental is the vendor to look for.
In the center of the city, you'll find Avis at 2428 Webster St. Its convenient location makes for an easy pick up! Another option is Budget at 2428 Webster St.
Where to stay in Oakland – Hotel Accommodation
With no less than 69 hotels in Oakland
, you're unlikely to have any dramas locating a place to rest your head. Lock in a comfy room and start organizing the fun stuff!If you like the finer things in life, the Claremont Club & Spa - A Fairmont Hotel
is a brilliant option. Also check out the Hotel Shattuck Plaza
. The La Quinta Inn Berkeley
(920 University Ave) and the Rodeway Inn Berkeley
(1461 University Ave) are some lower-priced options. Think about trying one if you'd rather save cash for action-packed activities.
Nearest Airports to Oakland
Start your Oakland vacation smoothly by learning a bit about Oakland International Airport, the nearest terminal. Abbreviated as OAK, it's 7 miles to the southeast of Oakland's downtown area. It's also the main gateway for most visitors.
Popular Places to Visit Near Oakland
If you've seen the very best of Oakland already, don't panic. In fact, you've got internationally famed attractions just a stone's throw from here! The Stanford University draws visitors from all nations. Menlo Park
, just 25 miles from Oakland, is a handy base when stopping by this world-famous attraction.
No Cancellation Fees
Plans sometimes change in a second, which is one of the reasons we won't charge a fee if you need to alter or cancel your booking.^ However, it might be a good idea to find out if your chosen airline and hotel have a similar policy.