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Star-gazing, stand-up paddle boarding, hikes through redwood forests—in Oakland? Absolutely. Get up close and personal with more than 450 species at the Oakland Zoo, bring out your inner science geek at Chabot Space & Science Center, and learn why Walt Disney was inspired to create Disneyland after a visit to Children’s Fairyland. Sure, it’s not what you expected.  It’s Oakland, after all.

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Top Things to Do in Fruitvale

I'ts an exciting time to be in Oakland and the perfect time to start exploring Fruitvale! The vibrant neighborhood at the base of the Oakland foothills is almost half Latinos and is home to some of The Towns hidden treasures.

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Nautical Activities in Oakland

Oakland's waterfront is beautiful, has cool weather, and way more chill than other destinations. People are driving out to San Francisco, and even all the way out to Tiburon... hello? Get yo' life! After reading this, we'll see you out here at the coolest summer spot in the Bay! Here are 11 reasons why Oakland's

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Explore the Oakland Urban Wine Trail

Yes, we love California Wine Country. We really do. But, oh, the traffic. The tour buses, the elbow-to-elbow tasting rooms. The $450 per night hotel rooms. Lucky for us, ten enterprising, talented winemakers have done something completely brilliant . They bring grapes--those outstanding, juicy, berry-ish reds as well as

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Warriors Game Day Itinerary

With the addition of Kevin Durant to the crew, this team is will be in the spotlight. After winning 73 games last season, #Dubnation will be louder than ever as this new team attempts to chase history. It's obvious why watching a Warriors game will be popular this year... What you might not know is what to do with the

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Let's Go (Out In) Oakland!

Are you in The Town to cheer for our teams? Just steps off the Oakland BART stations you can grab a bite with the family, or pre-game with your fellow fans. Wanna keep the good times going afterward? There are also perfect ways to close out the night right in the home of the teams you love. Around Oracle/O.co Coliseum

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