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Explore the Fun Things to Do in Oakland: Sports, Arts, & Entertainment

Situated amid the hub of the Bay Area, Oakland offers plenty of fun and exciting things to do for the whole family. Discover this thriving East Bay neighborhood's burgeoning food, entertainment, and arts scene steps from our Temescal hotel. Catch your favorite sports team score a win at Oracle Arena and Oakland-Alameda Coliseum or dance the night away at Jack London Square. Say hello to the elephants, lions, and monkeys at the Oakland Zoo or visit the beautiful sprawling campus of the University of California Berkeley. Enjoy the West Coast's great outdoors with recreational activities abound, including sailing, biking, and hiking, or explore all of downtown San Francisco's famed attractions, just across the Bay. Set in an ideal location, the Inn at Temescal puts you in a perfect position to enjoy it all. Reserve your room and discover the very best of Oakland just outside our door.
City of San Francisco

City of San Francisco

From Fisherman's Wharf and the Golden Gate Bridge to Chinatown and Union Square, explore downtown San Francisco's most popular attractions right across the bay.

 University of California Berkeley

University of California Berkeley

Visit one of the nation's premier higher education facilities and tour the beautiful campus, explore the vibrant arts scene, and attend a graduation this flagship UC institution.

 Jack London Square in California

Jack London Square

Explore this bustling hotspot on Oakland's waterfront and discover California's top entertainment and business destination filled with the best restaurants, shops, and vibrant nightlife.
Middle Harbor Shoreline Park​ in Oakland, California

Middle Harbor Shoreline Park​

Cast in 60,000 lbs. of bronze, these breathtaking sculptures depict 25 culturally diverse role models who made contributions toward freedom and human rights over the last two centuries.
 Oakland California Zoo

Oakland Zoo

Take a trip through the African Savanna and tropical rainforest all in one destination and enjoy a number of animal exhibits and hands-on activities with some of your favorite animals.

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