|Oakland California is an important port city in the San
Francisco Bay area.
Oakland city landmarks include the City Hall and the
Oakland has a efficient public transportation system. The city is connected to San Francisco by passenger ferry and by the Bay Area Rapid Transit System (BART).
Because downtown San Francisco is just 15 minutes away by
rapid transit, many tourists to the Bay area stay in Oakland
to avoid the high cost of San Francisco hotels.
Oakland hotels can be found in the city centre, near Oakland airport, and at Jack London Square, where the ferry terminal is located.
|Popular Oakland tourist attractions include the
Lake Merritt and
Park. Sport fans can attend a Raiders NFL
game or an
Athletics MLB game.
Visitors to Oakland should at least once travel to San Francisco by ferry to enjoy the wonder views of San Francisco harbour.