BA City Guide – Oakland

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Language: English
Synopsis:

Tour the Californian port city of Oakland, with your host, Heidi Fuller-love.

  OAKLAND FACT FILE Compiled by Heidi Fuller-love  
  • Local currency: USD
  • The Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Twitter: @VisitOakland
   SIGHTSEEING
  • Walking tours organised by the city of Oakland
  • African American Museum & Library
  • Jack London square
  • USS Potomac
  • Stand up paddle board or kayak trip around the bay with California Canoe & Kayak
  • Redwood Regional Park
  • The Chabot Space and Science Center
  • Children's Fairyland
  • Paramount Theater
  HIDDEN GEMS
  • Lake Merrit
  • Angel Island
  • The Pardee Home Museum
  • The Mormon Temple
  ACCOMMODATION
  • Claremont Hotel Club and Spa
  • The Waterfront Hotel
These and other hotels can be booked via BA. BA also offers a wide range of all inclusive holiday and hotel options from budget to luxury. Book via BA: www.britishairways.com/en-it/destinations/houston/flights-to-houston   SHOPPING
  • Rockridge district
  • Temescal
  DINING
  • Pal's Takeaway
  • Lois the Pie Queen: 851 60th St, Oakland
  • Enssaro
  • Camino
  • Commis
  • Lungomare
  • Grand Lake Kitchen
  NIGHTLIFE
  • Heinold’sFirstandLastChanceSaloon
  • Rudy's Can't Fail Café
  • The Fat Lady
  • The Alley: 3325 Grand Ave, Oakland
  FESTIVALS AND EVENTS
  • First Friday
  • Art and Soul festival
  HOT TIPS
  • Number one: if you like people watching while you snack on good food head for The Merritt Bakery
  • Number Two: To get the best views in the city for free take the newly opened Bay Bridge Trail
  HEALTH AND SAFETY
  • Emergency numbers Fire, Police, and Ambulance: 911