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.