The Bay Area Travel Guide


Photo of The Bay Area Photo: Barry Muniz/Courtesy of the Oakland CVB

Plan Your The Bay Area Vacation

When San Franciscans refer to it, the East Bay often means nothing more than what you can see across the bay from the city—mainly Oakland and Berkeley, both of which are in Alameda County. In fact, the East Bay stretches north and east of Alameda to Contra Costa County, which itself has emerged as a powerful business nexus.


The Bay Area Hotels

Hotels in Berkeley or Oakland tend to be standard-issue, but many Marin hotels package themselves as cozy retreats.... read more


The Bay Area Restaurants

The Bay Area is home to some of the most popular and innovative restaurants in the country, including Chez Panisse Café &... read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in The Bay Area

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


The Bay Area Experiences


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