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Oakland Vacation Package Deals

Are you eager to organize your dream Oakland vacation? The expert team at Orbitz will link up your hotel and flight bookings for the best value.

If you simply combine your bookings, you'll be able to save up to $369^! Simply choose your preferred hotels, airfares, rental cars and experiences.

With our immense database of 500,000 hotels internationally and 500 airline partners, you'll have a host of options to choose from.

Our package deals will help you put together the trip you've been fantasizing about. With limitless available options to combine all your travel requirements, the only thing you have to do is pack your bags!

Oakland Travel Guide

Where is Oakland?

Ready to tick Oakland off your world map?

This city is about 70 miles southwest of California's capital, Sacramento. Oakland is also 4 miles south of Berkeley.

Visitors to this part of Bay Area will be sharing space with roughly 390,000 people.

Places to Visit in Oakland

You wouldn't want to stay in Oakland without popping into impressive attractions like the University of California - Berkeley and the Greek Theater. Looking for something else? There's no need to worry — you're flush with choice here. Some other top picks are the Chabot Space and Science Center and the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.

Oakland Museum of California boasts a wide range of historical exhibits, allowing visitors to discover the people and stories that influenced this region. Want to keep the good times rolling? When it's time to give up on sightseeing, check out one of the flicks now showing at Paramount Theatre. But there's more! When you feel like you need to take a rest from all that exhausting sightseeing, dig out your hat and chill out under the sunshine at Lake Merritt.

Car Rentals in Oakland

Your escape begins with car rentals in Oakland. Whether you’d love to get off the well-trodden tourist trail or just like the idea of having your own set of wheels, Orbitz will help you find the keys to your ride.

If you're getting in by plane, it's easy to pick up your car from Oakland International Airport. National Car Rental is the vendor to look for.

In the center of the city, you'll find Avis at 2428 Webster St. Its convenient location makes for an easy pick up! Another option is Budget at 2428 Webster St.

Where to stay in Oakland – Hotel Accommodation

With no less than 69 hotels in Oakland, you're unlikely to have any dramas locating a place to rest your head. Lock in a comfy room and start organizing the fun stuff!

If you like the finer things in life, the Claremont Club & Spa - A Fairmont Hotel is a brilliant option. Also check out the Hotel Shattuck Plaza. The La Quinta Inn Berkeley (920 University Ave) and the Rodeway Inn Berkeley (1461 University Ave) are some lower-priced options. Think about trying one if you'd rather save cash for action-packed activities.

Nearest Airports to Oakland

Start your Oakland vacation smoothly by learning a bit about Oakland International Airport, the nearest terminal. Abbreviated as OAK, it's 7 miles to the southeast of Oakland's downtown area. It's also the main gateway for most visitors.

Popular Places to Visit Near Oakland

If you've seen the very best of Oakland already, don't panic. In fact, you've got internationally famed attractions just a stone's throw from here! The Stanford University draws visitors from all nations. Menlo Park, just 25 miles from Oakland, is a handy base when stopping by this world-famous attraction.

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No Cancellation Fees

Plans sometimes change in a second, which is one of the reasons we won't charge a fee if you need to alter or cancel your booking.^ However, it might be a good idea to find out if your chosen airline and hotel have a similar policy.

Top Rated Hotels for your Oakland Vacation

The Marina Inn on San Francisco Bay
The Marina Inn on San Francisco Bay
2.5 out of 5.0 68 Monarch Bay Dr, San Leandro, CA
Free Cancellation
$107
4.4/5 (56 reviews)

Very nice. Only giving it a 4 star because the breakfast wasn’t that good

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020
At The Marina Inn on San Francisco Bay, guests enjoy an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a spa tub. There's free parking, as well as a free airport ...
Hyatt Place Emeryville/San Francisco Bay Area
Hyatt Place Emeryville/San Francisco Bay Area
3.0 out of 5.0 5700 Bay Street, Emeryville, CA
Free Cancellation
$152
4.4/5 (34 reviews)

Room 612 was noisy (buzzing) and unable to sleep the first night. Requested and moved across the room. Had a good sleep the 2nd night otherwise the place is clean and the staff are help and accommodated my request. Thanks.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2020
Guests of Hyatt Place Emeryville/San Francisco Bay Area enjoy a 24-hour fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and conference space. Self parking is offered ...
Crowne Plaza Silicon Valley N - Union City
Crowne Plaza Silicon Valley N - Union City
3.5 out of 5.0 32083 Alvarado Niles Rd, Union City, CA
Free Cancellation
$94
4.0/5 (25 reviews)

NICE AND CLEAN, good location..... close to freway

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2020
At Crowne Plaza Silicon Valley N - Union City, guests enjoy an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. If you decide to drive, there's ...

Things To Do during your Oakland Vacation

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