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1 Eli’s Mile High Club
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Rank: 1 About 12

The Eli’s Mile High Club is a beautiful place to organize private events or parties in an approximately 2800 square foot space. This eclectic club offers some of the best blues music in East Bay.This place has a...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 3629 Martin Luther King JR Way
Type: Nightlife

2 The Oakland Museum of California
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Rank: 2 About 12

Oakland Museum is a museum dedicated to the art, history, and natural science of California located in Oakland, California. The Oakland Museum of California is the only museum devoted to the art, history, culture, and natural...

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Address: 1000 Oak St., Oakland, CA, United States‎ - (510) 238-2200‎
Type: Museums

3 Jack London Square
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Rank: 3 About 12

Jack London Square is a popular tourist attraction on the waterfront of Oakland, California. One can find stores, restaurants, hotels, the Amtrak station, a ferry dock, the historic Hinold’s First and Last Chance Saloon and...

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Address: 311 Broadway Ave, Oakland, CA, United States
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods

4 Tilden Nature
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Rank: 4 About 12

Tilden Nature Area is a 740-acre preserve located just North of Tilden Regional Park. With over 10 miles of hiking trails, the preserve contains a blend of native and introduced plant communities, including oak,...

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Address: Grizzly Peak Boulevard, Berkeley, CA, United States‎
Type: Nature and sport

5 Preservation Park
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Rank: 5 About 12

Preservation Park is located in Oakland's city center. In the late 19th century Oakland was a thriving waterfront city, the second largest in the state. This unique park includes 16 Victorian houses with restored...

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Address: 1233 Preservation Park Way, Oakland
Type: Parks and gardens

6 Chabot Space and Science Center
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Rank: 7 About 12

Chabot Space and Science Center is located at East Bay, Oakland. This place covers over 13 acres of land, with glorious views of San Francisco Bay and the Oakland foothills.This is an innovative teaching and...

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Address: 10000 Skyline Blvd Oakland, CA 94619, United States
Type: Museums

7 Lakeside Park Garden Center
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Rank: 8 About 12

The park consists of seventy-five lush acres of land surrounding Lake Merritt. The lake is the nation's largest urban saltwater lake (155 acres) and the nation's oldest wildlife preserve. This unparalleled one-two...

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Address: 666 Bellevue Ave, Oakland, CA, United States‎ - (510) 238-3208‎
Type: Parks and gardens

8 Rotary Nature Center
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Rank: 9 About 12

The Rotary Nature Center was built in 1953. Rotary Nature Center is North America's oldest Wildlife Refuge located at Lake Merritt in Oakland, California. Constructed in 1953, the Rotary...

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Address: 600 Bellevue Ave, Oakland, CA, United States‎ - (510) 238-3739‎
Type: Nature and sport

9 Camron-Stanford House
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Rank: 10 About 12

Camron-Stanford House is a Victorian mansion built in 1876. It is located at Lake Merritt. It takes its name from two early notable residents- the Camrons and the Josiah Stanford’s. The first family built the house...

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Address: 1418 Lakeside Dr, Oakland, CA, United States‎
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites

Attractions close to Oakland

Antiques By The Bay - 2.9 mi
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The Alameda Antiques By the Bay Collectibles Faire is known as the largest antiques and collectibles show in North Carolina.

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 2100 Ferry Point, 100
Distance: 4.6
City: Alameda

Type: Stores and shopping malls + Share

USS Hornet Museum - 3.2 mi
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The Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet Museum is a national treasure in Alameda. This museum is a timeless memorial for those who had defended their American values and for those who had pursued the technological advancements of...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 707 West Hornet Avenue
Distance: 5.2
City: Alameda

Type: Museums + Share

Adventure Center - 3.4 mi
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Visitors to this city must step in to this centre to enjoy top class adventure experiences at reasonable rates. They can pick any type of entertainment from 2,000 adventures. Some of them are hiking, biking and cultural tours,...

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Address: 1311 63rd St, Emeryville, CA, United States‎ - (510) 654-1879‎
Distance: 5.5
City: Emeryville

Type: Nightlife + Share

La Pena - 3.8 mi
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La Pena can be described as one of the most vibrant cultural centers with global vision and national reputation which promotes social justice, cultural understanding, and peace via social action, education, and arts. La Pena welcomes artists...

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Address: 3105 Shattuck Avenue
Distance: 6.1
City: Berkeley

Type: Theaters and performance + Share

Neighbouring places: Oakland

Alameda - 2 mi

Alameda can be referred to as a city located in ‘Alameda County, California, US’. It stands on a tiny island that has the same name as it adjoining Oakland within the ‘San Francisco Bay’. Bay...

Distance: 3.2
City: Alameda

Emeryville - 2.1 mi

Emeryville is a small city situated in Alameda County in California. The city lies on the passageway between the cities of Oakland and Berkeley and touches the shores of San Francisco Bay. Its nearness to San Francisco, University of...

Distance: 3.3
City: Emeryville

Berkeley - 4.7 mi

Berkeley city lies on San Francisco Bay's eastern shore. The city is famous as the location of the University of California. Berkeley is considered to be the most liberal city in California in terms of ...

Distance: 7.6
City: Berkeley

El Cerrito - 8.2 mi

EL Cerrito is a city of United States which is situated in Contra Costa Country. An exciting motto of the city is ‘where the music rocks and the hills roll’. The city was founded by a refugee of San...

Distance: 13.2
City: El Cerrito

What to visit

Eli’s Mile High Club
Jack London Square
 Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods
Tilden Nature
 Nature and sport
Preservation Park
 Parks and gardens
Sunday Farmer's Market
 Flea and street markets
Lakeside Park Garden Center
 Parks and gardens
Rotary Nature Center
 Nature and sport
Camron-Stanford House
 Landmarks and Historic sites
Lake Merritt

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