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Living In Oakland, CA

Situated immediately across San Francisco Bay from downtown San Francisco, Oakland is the Bay Area's third-largest city and serves as one of its principal anchors. It's also home to one of the largest ports in the United States and has long been known for its diverse, progressive population. Thanks to its ample transportation connections to San Francisco as well as the cities of California's Central Valley, you'll feel close to everything in Oakland.

Oakland Attractions
In addition to the world-class shopping and dining options that can be found in Oakland Hills, Adams Point and several other outlying neighborhoods, Oakland is home to several important cultural institutions. These include the Oakland Museum of California, the Oakland Public Library, the Paramount Theatre and the Chabot Space and Science Center. The city also hosts three of the region's professional sports teams. Baseball's Oakland Athletics and football's Oakland Raiders play at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, and basketball's Golden State Warriors play at nearby Oracle Arena.

Oakland Natural Beauty
Oakland offers stunning views of the city of San Francisco, San Francisco Bay and the towering hills on either side of this defining water feature. The city also houses several important recreational and natural areas, including Lakeside Park along centrally located Merritt Lake. A comprehensive network of biking trails and dedicated bike lanes permit locals to remain active on a year-round basis. Oakland residents who crave access to the great outdoors can hike, mountain bike and camp in nearby preserves like Roberts Recreation Area, Redwood Regional Park and Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve. In fact, Roberts Recreation Area sits just 8 miles from the city center.

Oakland Apartments
From chic uptown loft spaces to three-bedroom pads in modern complexes with off-street parking, apartments in Oakland CA are as diverse as the city itself. Whether you're interested in uptown apartments Oakland or one of the many affordable Oakland apartment rentals in the city's outer reaches, Apartment Guide's convenient search feature will simplify and quicken your quest. We let you use criteria like 24-hour security, fitness center access, pool facilities and location to search our comprehensive database of Oakland apartments for rent. If you must limit your options to pet friendly Oakland rentals or student-focused housing near one of the region's educational institutions, we can help with that as well. Get started with Apartment Guide and discover how easy it can be to find apartments in Oakland, CA!

Frequently Asked Questions About Oakland

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