"Oakland: San Francisco's Neighbor" Top 5 Page for this destination Oakland by Tom_Fields

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Oakland

Most tourists, visiting San Francisco, never give Oakland a thought. It's easy to see why; San Francisco has a lot more to see and do. Also, Oakland has a reputation as a particularly dangerous city. But, if you have some time to spare while visiting San Francisco, Oakland is worth a visit. It is NOT as dangerous as many believe, if you stay in the better parts. Generally, it's not too bad during the day. And it does have some interesting places to see.

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  • Pros:Nightlife, entertainment
  • Cons:Crime
  • In a nutshell:A good side trip while visiting San Francisco
  • Intro Written Oct 16, 2005
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