Oakland, CA

What to do in Oakland

If giant redwoods, tidal lagoons, city lakes, farmers’ markets and urban parks appeal to you, take an assignment in Oakland! Nicknamed the Bright Side of the Bay for its balmy weather, Oakland boasts a diverse and rapidly growing restaurant, arts and entertainment scene with plenty of bars, cafes, music venues and nightclubs. The city covers 78 square miles, is home to nearly 450,000 people, and has an average high summer temperature in the 70s – yeah, pretty nice! Explore our travel guide to find the best eats, drinks, activities, photo ops and neighborhoods while on a travel assignment in Oakland, California!

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