Hidden Treasures
in Oakland, CA

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If you’re looking for must-see hidden spots in the area, you’ve come to the right place. We have everything you’re looking for to enjoy the town – whether for a few, fun vacation days or as a new resident. The area is full of quaint little plazas and gardens, and gorgeous cathedrals for a fun-filled afternoon with friends and family.

Among hidden treasures, you will also find important memorials and historic buildings that you won’t want to miss during your outing. Below you’ll find a detailed description of each location, along with their address, phone number, and website, to check out more information. We also have a useful map to easily plan your visit to every spot you want to hit.
Dimond Recreation Center
Dimond Recreation Center

3860 Hanly Rd
Oakland, CA 94602   Directions

(510) 482-7831

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Dimond Recreation Center is no diamond in the rough. This outdoor park is a cut above when it comes to outdoor recreation activities that shine with miles of hiking trails, a grand slam tennis court, a golf course, and five park side pools - all set to make sure you get an exercise glow!

Fox Theater
Fox Theater

1807 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA 94612   Directions

(510) 302-2250

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The Fox Theater is a show stopper. The historic and iconic show palace elicits absolute awe from ticket holders from the moment they step inside the grand venue. The stage lights up with top entertainment acts, from Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons to Broadway musical hits like Wicked.

Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve
Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve

Oakland, CA

(888) 327-2757

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It's zenful at the Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve. Maintaining the fragile nature of this Oakland ecological treasure is of the utmost importance due to its relic plant life found only in a few areas along the California coast. Outdoor enthusiasts and nature photographers alike enjoy traveling across the 240 acres to discover the rare native plants and flowers.

Lake Merritt
Lake Merritt

Oakland, CA

(510) 444-2489

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Birds of a feather flock together at the Lake Merritt. The unique fresh and salt water lake is home to the oldest wildlife and bird sanctuary in North America. Spend time at Oakland's treasured waterfront traveling across 155 acres of land, ideal for nature lovers and fans of bayfront views.

Morcom Rose Garden
Morcom Rose Garden

700 Jean St
Oakland, CA 94610   Directions

(510) 597-5039

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A rose by any other name is still a rose at the Morcom Rose Garden. The municipal rose garden opened in 1920 with a green thumb that reaches across eight acres of green space blooming more than 6,000 roses. The classic rose garden is the ideal place for you to stop and smell the roses and capture picture perfect memories.

Pardee Home Museum
Pardee Home Museum

672 11th St
Oakland, CA 94607   Directions

(510) 444-2187

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Trace the Pardee family tree at the Pardee Home Museum. The museum tells the story of three generations of the Pardee family who lived at the residence for more than one hundred years and had their hands in everything from gold to politics. Stroll through the impressive home and gardens, sip tea on the veranda and shop at the gift shop.

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