Oakland, CA Maps for Travel Planning and Vacations
Oakland in San Francisco's East Bay area
features 19 miles of shoreline with unparalleled bay views, including the
commanding ships at the Port of Oakland, the nation's fourth busiest container
port in the Bay Area. Oakland International Airport is served by 12 major domestic and international airlines
and is the preferred airport for many who have better hopes of avoiding San
Francisco's famous fog that often cancels flights into San Francisco
International Airport. Oakland Airport is also a great choice for those making
trips to Napa / Sonoma wine country.
Getting around Oakland is easy
by train, automobile, BART, bus and ferry.
Three major freeways serve the greater Oakland area- I-80, I-880 and I-580.
Oakland is approx. 8 miles from San Francisco and the city is bordered by
San Francisco, Berkeley, Alameda
, Emeryville, San Leandro and Piedmont.