California
Oakland
Interesting
Oakland The Essential
Interesting
Directly across the bay from San Francisco, linked to it by the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, bustling Oakland boasts a large and busy port, gleaming waterfront and civic-center districts, an exceptional museum and a profusion of ambitiously restored mid-19C to 20C residential and commercial buildings.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Oakland
Paramount Theatre
Paramount Theatre
This monumental movie palace (1931,
Chabot Space & Science Center
Chabot Space & Science Center
Thirteen years in the making, this
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Jack London Square
Jack London Square
Stretching along the busy Inner Harbor
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Dunsmuir Historic Estate
Dunsmuir Historic Estate
Built by Alexander Dunsmuir, son of a
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Pardee Home Museum
Pardee Home Museum
This striking Italianate mansion (1868)
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Camron-Stanford House
Camron-Stanford House
This sedate Italianate residence (1876)
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