With 260 days of sunshine, miles of waterfront access and over 100,000 acres of parks and trails, its no wonder that Oakland is a playground to sports enthusiasts of all kinds. And you don’t have to travel far to find it—there’s a lake smack dab in the middle of the city, and a redwood forest less than 20 minutes from downtown. In Oakland, the unexpected is around every corner. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself wondering out loud “am I still in Oakland”? The answer, of course, is yes.
More spectator than sporty? Oakland’s got you covered there, too. With three professional sports teams in tow, there’s a lot to cheer about. Oakland fans are a lot like the city—proud, loud and loyal. But with Oakland teams winning more playoff games and championships year to year, it just might be time to shrug off that underdog mentality.
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 ColiseumRead More
Its a new year, which means millions of people have made the resolution to get healthy. Of course, there are a number of ways to do it but we are going to recommend you do some cardio in the Oakland sunshine. Lake Merritt The 3.1-mile path around this urban gem is a perfect spot to practice for your 5k, take a strollRead More