Things to do in San Francisco East Bay

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    Oracle Arena

    Oracle Arena

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

    Pretty decent concert venue with good acoustics and typical stadium fare (e.g. overpriced, of middling quality). Crazy expensive parking ($40!!). Attracts great acts. Shown here: the Boss (who is, it ...

  • 2
    Lake Merritt

    Lake Merritt

    Ranked #2 overall in Oakland things to do
    62 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

    My absolute favorite outdoor venue in the Bay Area. Tucked into the hillside of UC Berkeley's Northside campus area, you'll get amazing acoustics from this local treasure. On a warm ...

  • 4
    Jack London Square

    Jack London Square

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

    Shopping, restaurants, movies. Mass transit: Amtrak to Sacramento and SoCal, and Ferry to SF.

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    Fox Theater

    Fox Theater

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

    The center of Oakland nightlife - you'll find a beautiful venue, great atmosphere, and if you pick the right show, an unforgettable night.

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    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

    The museum was well organized, and also offers validated parking. I feel like I left the exhibits with more questions than I started with. But overall they were all well ...

  • 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

    Run or take a walk at Berkeley Marina. Great for sunset views and spotting sailing boats. On clear days 3 bridges are visible from here.

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    Mission Peak Regional Preserve

    Mission Peak Regional Preserve

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

    Great place for a hike, 3.5 miles up from Ohlone college trail and 3 miles from the Stanford Ave parking lot side.

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    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

    Lots of fun for kids up to 7 years. 4 different rides, puppet shows, animals like donkeys, lamas...

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    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

    lots to see and do. but lots of fleas and ticks too. dogs cannot go in all areas

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