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October 28, 2019

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3 Places You Must Visit in Oakland

If you're planning a trip to Oakland, these are the must see locations. Add them on your itinerary on your next visit.

 3 Places You Must Visit in Oakland

If you're planning a trip to Oakland, these are the must see locations. Add them on your itinerary on your next visit.

Jack London Square

Jack London Square is the center of the action in Oakland. Named for the famous American author who grew up here, the waterfront neighborhood is home to some of the city's most popular restaurants and bars, making it a great place to spend an evening. The marina is a beautiful place to launch a kayak out onto the water. Visitors can also choose to take a food tour or visit the Sunday Farmer's Market. When planning your trip to Oakland, make sure you understand your travel insurance policy so you can take advantage of everything Jack London Square and the rest of the city has to offer, without worry.

Paramount Theater

This legendary art deco theater was built in 1931, and it has been a fixture of the Oakland cultural scene ever since. The Paramount Theater underwent an extensive remodel and restoration in the 1980s, and it now features seating for over 3,000 guests. The venue is home to both the Oakland East Bay Symphony and the Oakland Ballet. Visitors can also take in a variety of lectures, musical performances, stand-up comedy shows, movie screenings and more. There is always something new happening at this landmark institution.​

Morcom Rose Garden

Experience the natural beauty of California at the Morcom Rose Garden. This seven-acre complex is open to the public and accredited by the American Rose Society. The tranquil oasis contains stunning water features and meandering paths that are perfect for strolling. The natural habitat attracts myriad birds, making the garden a good place for birdwatchers to observe them. The grounds are distinguished by more than 6,000 rose bushes that show their blooms between the months of April and October. The Morcom Rose Garden is an ideal destination when you want to escape the hustle and bustle of urban life and enjoy a quiet afternoon.

It is no wonder that Oakland is quickly making a name for itself as a prime tourist destination. This vacation hotspot is just waiting for you to come and explore all that it has to offer its visitors.

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