- TripBuzz found 763 things to do with kids in or near Oakland, California, including 743 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like San Francisco, Pacifica, Berkeley and Richmond.
- From Lake Merritt to Fairyland, the Oakland area offers 132 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Amusement Parks (Kids), Parks and Sports Facilities/Fields.
- The eighth largest city in California, Oakland is home to over 400,000 residents in an area of just under 80 square miles. The populous community is also the center for the Port of Oakland, the busiest in all of Northern California. The city is a balance between vast greenery and majestic downtown architecture, a view to be enjoyed by all visitors.
The average adult and adventurous children will enjoy Bay Voyager Day Trips which employs a custom built rigid inflatable boat. Histories and stories of San Francisco are told by the main guide while touring major sites of the city from the bay itself.
Oakland's Chabot Science Center is a museum and planetarium dedicated to scientific education and enrichment. It features a large planetarium and a film theater that shows educational programming related to space exploration and astronomy.
Named for the 'Poet of the Sierras', Joaquin Miller Park is situated on 500 acres of redwood groves, oak woodlands, meadows and hillsides. The park provides an area suitable for hiking, biking, picnicking, dog walking and wildlife viewing.
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Oakland Aviation Museum, as the name suggests, is a small museum housing many interesting and well-maintained artifacts belonging to Oakland aviation history. The chief attraction here is the four-engine Solent Flying Boat which featured in the movie 'Raiders of the Lost Ark'.
Located in historic Jack London Square in Oakland, Jack London Cinemas, is a nine theater movieplex showing the best movies Hollywood has to offer. Featuring a lobby arcade and special movie deals throughout the week, plan your visit today.
Oakland's Chinatown is the second largest such district in California. Only the San Francisco Chinatown is larger. Visitors and locals to Chinatown to buy fresh produce, seafood, culinary appliances, clothing, baked goods and works of art.