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Chicago’s famous “L” Train has a stop at Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), so consider taking it to this bustling airport. T
Typical flight times to Oakland International Airport (OAK) are just over four hours. For rapid access to Oakland city center, climb aboard the BART at the station located across from Terminal 1 at OAK.
During your trip, spend time at Chabot Space and Science Center, appreciating the beauty of Oakland and looking skyward. If you’ve brought a child along on this adventure, don’t miss Children’s Fairyland, a 10-acre outdoor park featuring castles and other whimsical scenes sure to delight your tyke.
To get away from the hustle and bustle of Oakland proper, head to Redwood Regional Park and hike among the towering trees for which the region is famous.
For easy access to delectable eateries and hopping late-night bars, pick accommodations in downtown. For a more off-the-beaten-path experience, make Chinatown your destination of choice and spend your time exploring exotic shops and downing some dim sum.
Oakland’s climate is relatively static, fluctuating from the mid-40s in the winter to the mid-70s in the summer. If you plan to visit during the winter months, pack a coat. Otherwise, you should be able to enjoy the beautiful outdoor sites for which Oakland is so famous in just a light jacket.