Oakland Itinerary 5 Days

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5 Days in Oakland - Perfect Vacation Guide

With its undying aura of serenity, the effortless fusion of old and new-world charm, the picturesque locales, the riot of colorful neighborhoods and the energetic crowds - Oakland is one mesmerizing destination. Choosing the must visit places in Oakland when you are running short on time can be quite a tough task!

Are 5 days enough for Oakland tour?

Wondering about what to see in 5 days in Oakland ? It can be a confusing task to decide where to go in Oakland. But, 5 days are perfect to cover each corner of Oakland. You can visit popular places in Oakland, get walking tour and have local food during your vacation.

How much money for 5 days in Oakland?

The budget cost of 5 days in Oakland is USD 670. You can further save on your stays by opting for hostels and homestay. Also try to travel by public transportation whenever possible.

What to pack for Oakland 5 days vacation?

  • Carry extra battery of camera. If you are a shutterbug, carry extra memory card; those 5 days in Oakland are going to be full of moments that you would want to click!
  • Keep a journal to record your favorite moments and scribble notes!
  • Since you will be having a heavy luggage to fit your belongings for 5 days, carry a small backpack that you can use while you go sightseeing!

What to see in Oakland in 5 days?

Oakland Museum Of California, Redwood Regional Park, Lake Merritt, Oakland Zoo must be a part of your Oakland itinerary in 5 days! Also, you cannot afford to miss Jack London Square, Mountain View Cemetery, Children's Fairyland. Since 5 days is a comfortable time to explore the best of Oakland, you can add Chabot Space And Science Center and Chinatown to your itinerary. If you are too tired running between different spots, you can take a day off from the sightseeing and relax in your room or at a nice cafe.

Oakland travel tips for first-timers

  • Book a food tour, nothing expresses the essence of Oakland like its food!
  • Take a weekend getaway, explore the nearby cities of Oakland.
  • List down the free days of the museums and try to visit them on those days to save on ticket fee.

Getting around Oakland in 5 days

You are going to be in the city for a considerable amount of time and hence it is recommended to get hang of the local transit system that will make getting around cheaper. Alternatively, you can hire a car or a bike and explore Oakland on your own, at your own pace.

Best places to eat, drink, and shop in Oakland

Eat, drink, shop repeat! You can enjoy an excellent retail therapy when in Oakland. On your 5-day trip, make sure you try out the best local delicacies as well as shop for some souvenirs to take back home.

Where to stay in Oakland for 5D4N vacation?

For a 5 day 4 nights vacation in Oakland, you can choose a vacation rental or a hotel that is conveniently located. You can score a good deal on BnB, since the stay is for a longer duration.

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