The best of Oakland's attractions can be easily accessed by renting a car. The best thing about renting a car is that you can easily move at your own pace. From getting to know about history, art and culture at the Oakland Museum of California to watching movies at the Grand Lake Theatre, there are plenty of attractions to explore here.Best Attractions to visit in Oakland
Top Daytrips around Oakland
- Keep your tiny-tots engaged by taking them out to the Oakland Zoo. Opened in 1922, it is spread across 100 acres and is home to 440 animals.
- For airplanes lovers, visiting the Oakland Aviation Museum is pure bliss. It is home to over 30 vintage and modern airplanes.
- Founded in 1817, San Rafael is just 30 minutes drive from Oakland. Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, it offers amazing parks like the China Camp State Park and the Victor Jones Park.
- Connected with Bay Area Rail System, Piedmont is located in the Alameda County. There is no shortage of attractions in the city. For children there is the Children's Fairyland and for lush green surroundings & scenic landscapes, visit the Piedmont Park.