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Vacation 2 USA   >   California   >   Towns and Cities   >   Oakland

   
 

Oakland


Oakland is a city in California on the Eastern shore of San Francisco Bay. As of the 2000 census, the city's population was 399,484.

Attractions in Oakland include:

Oakland Facts


Here are some other facts about Oakland:
  • The main airport for Oakland is Metropolitan Oakland International Airport.

  • Professional sports franchises in Oakland include the Major League Baseball team, the Oakland Athletics, the NBA basketball team, the Golden State Warriors, and the NFL American football team, the Oakland Raiders.

  • Oakland's nicknames include "Bright Side of the Bay", "Detroit of the West", "O-Town", and "Oaktown".

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Oakland Top 100 Spots: 2015 Travel Guide to Oakland, California (Local Love Califonia City Guides)

Guidelet Travel Guides
Released: 2015-05-27
Kindle Edition (116 pages)

Oakland Top 100 Spots: 2015 Travel Guide to Oakland, California (Local Love Califonia City Guides)
 
Product Description:
Want an easy-to-read travel guide to Oakland? This book shows the top 100 best spots in this unique destination in California.

Local Love Travel Publishing works exclusively with local travel experts to guide and help you make the most of your vacation.

'Oakland Top 103 Spots' is your menu to all the 'must-visit' spots in this destination in California.



Quickly get the lay of the land, understanding all your day, food and night-life options.


Enjoy your days at places like: Lake Merritt, Oakland Zoo, O.co Coliseum, Oracle Arena, Woodminster Amphitheater, Jack London Square, Chinatown, Old Oakland, Oakland Aviation Museum, Museum of Children's Arts, Jack London's Cabin, Preservation Park, Blue Bottle Coffee, Savor Oakland Food Tours, LLC, Shan Dong, Make Westing, Pretty Penny, Cafe Van Kleef, Peerless Coffee & Tea, ... amongst tons of other interesting nooks in Oakland!


Enjoy local cuisine at top notch restaurants like: Chinatown, Fox Theater, Commis, Boot & Shoe Service, Kainbigan, The Good Hop Bottleshop, The Hog's Apothecary, Plum Bar + Restaurant, Restaurant Chu, Yoshi's Jazz Club & Japanese Restaurant, Ohgane Korean BBQ, Shooting Star Cafe, Rumbo al Sur, Heinold's First & Last Chance, Jack London Square Inn, The Alley, Camino, Oliveto Cafe & Restaurant, Quinn's Lighthouse Restaurant & Pub, ... amongst many other food spots!


Party at local hangouts like: Oracle Arena, Woodminster Amphitheater, Jack London Square, Chinatown, Middle Harbor Shoreline Park, Oakland Ballet School, Woodminster, Jack's Night Market, California Canoe & Kayak, Waterfront Flicks, HushFest - Jack London Square, Boot & Shoe Service, Heart & Dagger Saloon, The Barrel Room, Hipline Studio, Ohgane Korean BBQ, Shooting Star Cafe, District Lounge, Jack London Square Inn, ... amongst dozens of others!




This guide also covers Oakland spots like shopping areas, museums, parks,outdoor adventures, nightclubs and street foods.

For each and every point of interest you`ll get:


  • Illustrative photo

  • Address and phone

  • Link to your Google Maps

  • Link to Website (when pertinent)

  • And a quick explanation as to why it deserves a visit.





No needless fluff, no boring anthropological lessons! Just everything we love!



We don`t stuff our travel content with working hours, credit-cards accepted, nearby transportation and user-reviews as it tends to bulk up the writing and are subject to change since the time of publishing. Once you decide the places you want to visit, these infos can easily be found at your hotel concierge, on-line or on Google Maps.

No user-review based content!



Similarly, our philosophy has been that user-reviewed travel sites are subjective, as they tend to top-rank places that manage their reputation on those sites. So little corner bakeries, unique shops by local artisans, secluded beaches and hidden bars don't show up in those sites as visibly as places that have an on-line marketer or social media specialist. Similarly, we believe the opinion of one well-informed local expert should outweigh the opinion of hundreds of first-time visitors to Oakland. First-time visitors tend to flock to famous tourist attractions, creating a vicious circle, accentuating just the popular places. Our local experts know the entire city, and know what deserves a visit, whether a famous attraction or a quaint corner.



'Oakland Top 100 Spots' is the first travel guide to Oakland you ought to read.



It quickly helps you define your short-list of places you want to visit, so you don`t have to spend hours reading hundreds of pages of dense writing. All for less than the price of a sandwich.

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Travel Like a Local - Map of Oakland: The Most Essential Oakland (California) Travel Map for Every Adventure

By Maxwell Fox

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Paperback (50 pages)

Travel Like a Local - Map of Oakland: The Most Essential Oakland (California) Travel Map for Every Adventure
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Get Ready For The Adventure Of A Lifetime!

Are you planning your next vacation abroad and you’re ready to explore? Do you want to be prepared for everything? Are you ready to experience every new place you visit just like a local? Well, with this amazing Oakland (California) travel map you’re all set and ready to go!

The Oakland (California) map was carefully designed to give you amazing results and make traveling easier than ever.

We make sure to constantly update our info to give you the most relevant and accurate information, so you will never get confused or frustrated during your Oakland (California) trip.

The map is very detailed and it will not only give you all the available roads and routes, but also the essential information to make your Oakland (California) vacation unforgettable.

In the map you can see all the available means of transport, bus stops and routes so you can always know how to get everywhere.

And because we know that a vacation is not only about the roads and busses, the map gives you many options for eating, drinking and having a good time!

We carefully marked all the restaurants, bars and pubs so you can always find one that is nearby.

In the Oakland (California) map you will also find the best places to go shopping, the most famous and must-see sights, churches and more.

And if an emergency comes up, there are markings of police stations and hospitals everywhere for your convenience.

Each kind of marking has a different color so you can easily navigate around the map and find exactly what you’re looking for within seconds.

The city is also organized in sections so you can better find your way around.

So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags, get your map and let’s get started!

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Albany California Highlights

By Julia Hsieh

Bravo Your City!
Released: 2018-10-15
Kindle Edition (91 pages)

Albany California Highlights
 
Product Description:
Albany, California is like a little hamlet in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area. Bordering Berkeley and El Cerrito, this small city is known for its residential homes, top-notch school district, and public parks. It also has a lot to offer when it comes to gourmet eats, fine coffee, beer gardens, diners, bowling, boutique shopping, vegan ice cream made from cashews, and some darn good brunch spots.

Let's get out and explore Albany, California with Bravo Your City!

Cal Secret Spots (Visit Berkeley)

By Francesa Fenzi & Hailey Johnson

Bravo Your City!
Released: 2018-08-06
Kindle Edition (98 pages)

Cal Secret Spots (Visit Berkeley)
 
Product Description:
OK, it’s no secret but…the best place to start any UC Berkeley exploration is with the elevator ride to the observation deck of the Campanile. From this vantage point, you'll see the sparkling Bay Area and the beautiful campus that Cal students call home.

We've got a lot of secret spots for you to discover the Best of UC Berkeley, whether you're an incoming freshman or an alumni wanting to relive the good old days, let's get out and explore the secret spots at Cal!

Selections from the Oakland Tribune Archives (CA) (Images of America)

By Annalee Allen

Brand: Arcadia Publishing
Released: 2006-10-30
Paperback (128 pages)

Selections from the Oakland Tribune  Archives  (CA)  (Images of America)
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The landmark Oakland Tribune clock tower has been telling the time in neon in downtown Oakland since it was built in 1923, but the paper itself first appeared on city streets as early as 1874. For over a half century, the paper was owned and published by the influential and civic-minded Knowland family, who spearheaded efforts to modernize the Port of Oakland, construct the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge, and establish a regional park system for Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. Following the Loma Prieta earthquake, the damaged clock tower on Thirteenth Street where Harry Houdini once hung by his heels above gawking crowds on Broadway was sadly vacant, but today it is once again busy with the buzz and bustle of the newsroom.

Uptown Oakland Neighborhood (Humphry Slocombe)

By Emily Esguerra

Bravo Your City!
Released: 2017-10-21
Kindle Edition (64 pages)

Uptown Oakland Neighborhood (Humphry Slocombe)
 
Product Description:
After opening two ice cream shops in San Francisco in The Mission neighborhood and the Embarcadero Ferry Building, we decided to cross the Bay Bridge and put down roots in Uptown Oakland. We are a few blocks from the 19th Street BART station in Oakland, located in the bustling industrial complex- The Hive!

Explore our Uptown Oakland neighborhood with our Microguide to nearby restaurants, cafes, coffee shops, beer gardens, bars and even a dapper barber shop!

California Bay Area Excursions

By Janelle Lassalle, Jordan Payseno & MiSoon Burzlaff

Bravo Your City!
Released: 2018-09-03
Kindle Edition (110 pages)

California Bay Area Excursions
 
Product Description:
Explore foodie neighborhoods of the Bay Area in Northern California with our Microguide™ featuring districts in San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley. Besides a spotlight on our hyper-local food and drink tours, we've got recommendations for places to explore in San Francisco and across the Bay Bridge in Berkeley and Oakland.

Berkeley Vegetarian Dining (Visit Berkeley)

By BYC Editors & MiSoon Burzlaff

Bravo Your City!
Released: 2017-05-06
Kindle Edition (114 pages)

Berkeley Vegetarian Dining (Visit Berkeley)
 
Product Description:
Where are the best vegetarian restaurants in Berkeley? This curated list takes vegetarians on a epicurean tour of some of the best vegan, vegetarian, and main stream restaurants with menus packed full of some of the best vegetarian/vegan meals that Berkeley has to offer. Whether it’s a gluten-free galette at Maison Bleue, a charming French Bistro in downtown Berkeley, or a colorful and uber fresh salad at Mission Heirloom in North Berkeley, this Vegetarian Microguide will take you all around Berkeley for some excellent and healthy meals.

City Maps Oakland California, USA

By James McFee

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (24 pages)

City Maps Oakland California, USA
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City Maps Oakland California, USA is an easy to use small pocket book filled with all you need for your stay in the big city. Attractions, pubs, bars, restaurants, museums, convenience stores, clothing stores, shopping centers, marketplaces, police, emergency facilities are only some of the places you will find in this map. This collection of maps is up to date with the latest developments of the city as of 2017. We hope you let this map be part of yet another fun Oakland adventure :)

San Francisco Highlights

By Heidi Unruh & MiSoon Burzlaff

Bravo Your City!
Released: 2017-06-14
Kindle Edition (78 pages)

San Francisco Highlights
 
Product Description:
San Francisco has been a thriving metropolis and west coast hub since the days of the gold rush. With its natural beauty, unique topography, numerous cultural attractions, and thriving foodie scene, it's no wonder visitors continue to flock to the "city by the bay." This densely populated city is made up of many different neighborhoods and districts, each with it's own unique vibe. Join us, as we explore some of the best the city has to offer!


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