Oakland is the eight largest city in California and has a population of just over 400,00 people. The city is a trade center for the state due to its port, which is the busiest in the San Francisco Bay Area. The city has a rich sporting heritage with the Oakland Raiders and the Golden State Warriors both calling the city their home.
The city has in recent years become very famous for its use of renewable energy and has started so make waves across the country for these important steps forward in saving our planet. Any trip to this fantastic city is sure to leave a lasting impression to let’s take a look at the top 25 things to do in Oakland.
1. Cheer On The Champs
Right at the top of the list has to be watching a game with the Golden State Warriors. Oracle Arena is an indoor arena and home to the Golden State Warriors. It is also the oldest arena in the NBA and has seating for just under 20,000. It has been through a number of name changes throughout the past several decades, but the modern day Oracle Arena is a crowd favorite. Recent renovations have Warrior fans excited to venture to East Oakland for a game. Go through the game day rituals with the locals and opt to take the BART public transit line and avoid arena parking.