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Things To Do in Oakland, CA

Do you feel like you’re in a rut? Break free from the routine by exploring all the wonderful, fun-filled things to do in the area! We have it all from family fun and kid-friendly entertainment, to adult playgrounds and movie theaters. Discover just how rich the city is by scrolling below to find out the attractions around you.

Click on any attraction to get directions. You can also click on each category to find even more things to do. From outdoor fun to indoor mystery – nothing compares to the excitement that awaits you. With all our options, you’ll wish that days lasted longer!

Camron-Stanford House

Camron-Stanford House

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Morcom Rose Garden

Morcom Rose Garden

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Fire Arts Festival - The Crucible

Fire Arts Festival - The Crucible

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Sequoyah Country Club

Sequoyah Country Club

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Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve

Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve

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Grand Lake Theatre

Grand Lake Theatre

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Dunsmuir-Hellman Historic Estate

Dunsmuir-Hellman Historic Estate

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Fox Theater

Fox Theater

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The Trappist

The Trappist

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Redwood Regional Park

Redwood Regional Park

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Pacific Renaissance Plaza

Pacific Renaissance Plaza

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Bay Area Ridge Trail

Bay Area Ridge Trail

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Bonsai Garden

Bonsai Garden

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Local Resources in Oakland, CA

When you’re visiting a city or are new to the area, finding information on local resources might be hard. You may find yourself in need of airport information, food banks, local radio and TV stations, hospitals, churches or even schools in the area. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Our local resources include universities, colleges and school districts; local government services and branches; hospitals, clinics and urgent care services; local news stations and newspapers; airports and trains; and local utilities – cable and internet services, natural gas, electric, water and cell phone services.

Anything you might need while you travel or when you first get established in a new city, we have in our "Local Resources" tab at the top of the page. Click on the category you’re looking for to find countless options to suit your needs.

Mills College

Mills College

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The City of Oakland

The City of Oakland

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Alta Bates Summit Medical Center

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center

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East Bay Times

East Bay Times

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East Bay Times

East Bay Times

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Oakland International Airport

Oakland International Airport

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East Bay Municipal Utility District

East Bay Municipal Utility District

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