Things to do with kids in Oakland

About Oakland, CA

With a diverse community and a long history, Oakland is becoming a more popular place to live in the San Francisco Bay Area, especially as other parts of the Bay get more expensive. Less touristy than San Francisco, Oakland has outstanding food, a thriving arts scene, local sports teams and mild weather.

What Families Love

  • Bike-friendly
  • Very walkable
  • Public transit

Recent Stories

  • Julie's Coffee & Tea Shop

    Cafe Alameda, CA

    I currently have an art show up here for another week. Perfect spot for Stay-home parents to go with the kids for a quick outing. The back patio is very cozy, there's a covered ... Expand

    Written by a parent of a 3 year old and 5 year old

  • Forest Books

    Shop/Service San Francisco, CA

    Forest Books is right across the street from Japantown Center. The kids book room looks cozy!

    Written by a local parent

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