Explore Oakland, California
Attractions include the Fox Theater, the Paramount Theater, Jack London Square, Lake Merritt, the Oakland Estuary, the Oakland Zoo, the Oakland Museum of California, the Chabot Space and Science Center, Oracle Arena, the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, the East Bay Regional Park District ridge line parks and preserves, and Chinatown. The Woodminster Amphitheater in Joaquin Miller Park is an open-air theater where presentations, mostly Broadway musicals, are held in early July to early September. The Bret Harte Boardwalk adjoins the site of the author's boyhood home. A block of renovated Victorian houses and barns have been converted into shops and restaurants. The McAfee Coliseum is where the Oakland A's play baseball and the Oakland Raiders play football. The Golden State Warriors play basketball at the Oracle Arena, adjacent to the stadium.
Rolling hills and forested areas offer hiking and riding trails, and lakes and parks dot the countryside.
Daily round-trip ferries provide a transportation link between Jack London Square in Oakland and San Francisco. The Alameda-Oakland Ferry transports passengers to the Ferry Building, Pier 39 and AT&T Park in San Francisco, as well as to Angel Island in the summer.
Did you know there are other cities named Oakland?
Oakland, New Jersey
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