Things to do in San Francisco East Bay

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    Oracle Arena

    Oracle Arena

    Ranked #1 overall in Oakland things to do
    81 reviews
    Sports, Stadium, Baseball Stadium, Basketball Stadium, Football Stadium
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureNightlife

    Also known as Oracle arena and O.co Coliseum. Out of the way but they allowed our uber to drop us off right up front. Came for an As game and ...

  • 2
    Lake Merritt

    Lake Merritt

    Ranked #2 overall in Oakland things to do
    60 reviews
    Outdoors, Lake, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesWellness

    Lake Merritt is a large tidal lagoon in the center of Oakland. It's a lovely place to stroll, or go for bike ride around the lake.

  • 3
    Greek Theater

    Greek Theater

    Ranked #1 overall in Berkeley things to do
    59 reviews
    Performing Arts, Theatre
    Popular withNightlifeHipstersStudents

    Generally it has great acoustics, and it is outdoors, and sometimes you roast in the sun, other times you freeze- sometimes it is just right. Bring a cushion for your ...

  • 4
    Jack London Square

    Jack London Square

    Ranked #3 overall in Oakland things to do
    53 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Shopping, Tours, Classes and Rentals, Outdoors, Entertainment, Plaza
    Popular withFoodiesNightlifeFamilies

    Relaxing waterfront park and shopping center / marina. This is a fantastic spot to meet up for lunch or dinner - you'll have endless options for strolling or sipping once ...

  • 5
    Fox Theater

    Fox Theater

    Ranked #4 overall in Oakland things to do
    44 reviews
    Performing Arts, Concert Hall, Theatre
    Popular withNightlifeHipstersArtsy

    What a fabulous venue for live music! I always love coming here. The loge is my favorite spot if the floor is GA. Close to BART.

  • 6
    Oakland Museum of California

    Oakland Museum of California

    Ranked #5 overall in Oakland things to do
    41 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Art Museum, History Museum, Science Museum
    Popular withHistoryArtsyStudents

    When I first heard about OMCA, I didn't expect much. I've lived in SF for several years and didn't know this place existed until I moved to the East Bay. ...

  • 7
    Berkeley Marina

    Berkeley Marina

    Ranked #2 overall in Berkeley things to do
    43 reviews
    Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports, Harbour or Marina, Beach
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    There is a bird sanctuary, adventure playground, a dog park, a few restaurants (Skates and His Lordships), a kite park, a pier and lots of good views, including bridges. When ...

  • 8
    Mission Peak Regional Preserve

    Mission Peak Regional Preserve

    Ranked #1 overall in Fremont things to do
    39 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureBackpackers

    Really amazing hike in the east bay. This is a popular hike, so get there early to beat the crowds. The full loop to the top of the mountain offers ...

  • 9
    Children's Fairyland

    Children's Fairyland

    Ranked #6 overall in Oakland things to do
    34 reviews
    Children's Activities, Entertainment, Playground, Theme Park
    Popular withFamilies

    Fun place to take younger children in Oakland.Some rides inside along with animals, children's theater, puppet shows and children's story arhcitecture. Right on the lake which is lovely to walk ...

  • 10
    Tilden Regional Park

    Tilden Regional Park

    Ranked #3 overall in Berkeley things to do
    27 reviews
    Tours, Classes and Rentals, Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Hiking Trail, Garden, Park
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyAdventure

    My son and I enjoy Little Farm/Nature Centre/Lake, the Carousel, the Steam Train and sometimes the ponies. The Hiking is great and so is the Brazilian Room and the fact ...

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