Things to Do in Oakland
Located aboard an actual military vessel, Alameda's USS Hornet Museum celebrates military history, and showcases what life was like for servicemen aboard the WWII ship. Visitors find permanent exhibits, Naval aircraft, and docent-led tours. Don't miss the military relics on display, and ready volunteers waiting to answer your questions.
One of three main airports in the San Francisco Bay Area (the others being San Francisco International Airport and San Jose International Airport), Oakland International Airport (OAK) welcomes visitors on most major airlines in the US, as well as a few international airlines.
Head into the Oakland Hills to visit the Chabot Space & Science Center, dedicated to educating the public about Earth and the universe. Visitors get access to several telescopes and an observation deck in a natural setting full of redwood trees. Don’t miss the chance for a night viewing or a laser light show in the planetarium.