Oakland

Oakland, in the hub of the Bay Area, is both historic and modern. Visitors will find a little bit of everything in this diverse metropolis, from the picturesque waterfront to expansive hills. Explore Oakland’s growing arts, entertainment and food scene or enjoy recreational opportunities like hiking, sailing and biking. Root for one of the three professional sports teams or take a tour of a historic landmark. The city is easily accessible through Oakland International Airport, train, automobile, BART, bus and ferry.

Capitol Corridor

Serving communities along a scenic route between the Sierra Foothills and the Silicon Valley, the Capitol Corridor is a fun and convenient alternative to driving along the region's congested freeways. With 17 stations, it provides a vital link between Northern California's major hubs -Sacramento, Oakland, Berkeley, and San Jose - along with dedicated bus service to destinations such as San...

GSBF Bonsai Garden at Lake Merritt

The Bonsai Garden and Museum at Lake Merritt is one of the largest and finest collections of bonsai in the US. Approximately 90 bonsai and viewing stones (Suiseki) are on display at any given time. Displays are rotated on a seasonal, peak performance of the bonsai. Bonsai lovers come from all over the world to the garden to view our world-class collection. Free admission. Public parking...

Chabot Space & Science Center

Chabot Space & Science Center inspires and educates students of all ages about our Planet Earth and the Universe. Its historic telescopes and observatory, planetarium, hands-on interactive exhibits, and natural park setting are a place where students, teachers, and the public can imagine, understand, and learn to shape their future through science. Chabot's three large telescopes are open to the...