If you’re looking for awesome things to do in Oakland, our hotel is the perfect home base to explore the city! Located on the east side of San Francisco Bay, Oakland has its own unique flair and personality. Oakland has an increasing number of internationally-recognized restaurants and a lively foodie scene. It’s also home to beautiful architecture and heritage buildings, which host equally interesting events, like The Paramount Theatre. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city by visiting Lake Merritt, and enjoying a gondola ride!
If you’re in town to attend an event at the Oakland Convention Center, our hotel is just blocks away, putting you close to everything there is to do in our city. No matter what brings you to Oakland, there’s something for everyone!
Want to learn more about the Golden State? Visit the Oakland Museum of California to explore and experience our state’s history, with changing exhibits and interactive displays, perfect for all ages.
If you’re looking for something more immersive than just visiting a restaurant, Oakland offers a number of food and wine tours so you can learn as you sip. While there are no fields of grapes growing in Oakland, there are a number of wineries right in the city! With many located right around Jack London Square, urban wine tastings are a truly unique city experience!
There are a lot of scenic walks you can take throughout our city. See the sights and sounds of bustling Jack London Square in Oakland’s waterfront. For something a little spookier, the Mountain View Cemetery draws tourists from around the world, to admire the gardens designed by Frederick Law Olmsted (the landscape architect famous for Central Park, UC Berkeley, and Stanford’s campuses), and the cemetery’s grand crypts and mausoleums.
The city of Oakland also offers free walking tours through the downtown, with eight different tour itineraries. Discover Old Oakland, the City Center, and more!
Oakland is full of little quirks and creative flair, look out for the hidden Oakland Gnomes, anonymously painted gnomes that decorate the city’s utility poles!
Photo Courtesy of Jack London Square