Located in the Bay Area of California lies the delightful port city of Oakland. Crammed full of history, amazing landscapes, food, entertainment, and plenty of recreational activities for any visitor Oakland is a pleasure to visit at any time of year. As one of the most culturally diverse cities in America; tourists can expect to find regional parks mixed comfortably with cosmopolitan bars and restaurants. When visiting Oakland, a trip to East Bay Regional Park District is an absolute must. Here you can go hiking and take in the incredible panoramic views. You can also enjoy a scenic drive leading up to the park if you plan on hiring a car in Oakland.