A diverse city with an eclectic music and burgeoning gourmet scene, Oakland is becoming a "go to" destination in Northern California. Whether you are coming in for an event at the Pioneer Amphitheater, taking in the delights of Jack London Square, or breathing in the city's points of natural beauty, hotels near California State University East Bay will put you within an easy drive of all the action.
California State University East Bay
California State University East Bay has campuses in Hayward Hills, Concord, and Oakland. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful grounds, attend public lectures, and explore the archaeological and ethnographic collections at the CE Smith Museum of Anthropology. And, of course, the school is known for its soul – the Stone Soul Picnic, that is. This day-long music festival brings soul, R&B, and urban contemporary artists together at the university's Pioneer Amphitheater, which welcomes the community to music events throughout the year. Check into one of the Oakland hotels, and get ready to groove!
After dropping off your bags at your hotel close to California State University East Bay, head to the Oakland/Alameda estuary and explore the delights of Jack London Square. Whether you are listening to one of their waterfront concerts or noshing on the diverse cuisine of restaurant row, the atmosphere is electric. History buffs shouldn't miss the Oakland Museum of California, while nature lovers should spend an afternoon by Lake Merritt. This park and wildlife refuge has been in operation since 1870, and is a treat for bird and animal lovers, as well as those who adore searching for goodies at the Sunday Grand Lake Farmers Market. If you are traveling with children, consider roaming through the Oakland Zoo, or watching the puppet shows at Children's Fairyland theme park.
Whether young or just young at heart, Oakland will capture your imagination – and this Northern California escape has never been cheaper. In fact, you can save up to $537 on Oakland vacations when you book accommodation near California State University East Bay and flight at the same time through Travelocity. Book your trip today!