When people talk about visiting the Bay Area, they’re probably dead-set on visiting the likes of San Francisco or San Jose.
And sure, those are amazing spots to visit. However, those who decide to sleep on Oakland are certainly missing out, especially if you’re camping or traveling via RV.
For starters, Oakland’s status as a “cool” alternative to San Francisco is rather telling, boasting plenty of sights, attractions and incredible nature spots that go under the radar. While you might not think of Oakland as a traditional place to go roughing it, consider how competition for campgrounds, RV rentals and the city in general is less crowded versus tourist favorites like San Jose.
So why does Oakland need to be on your list if you’re hunting for adventure? We’ve outlined our favorite reasons below.