Our San Leandro hotel is near a variety of fun filled activities to enjoy during your stay. See below for more information.
9777 Golf Links Rd. Oakland, CA - (510) 632-9525
Nestled in the 525-acre Knowland Park in the Oakland Hills, the zoo houses more than 400 native and exotic animals. The exhibits are organized geographically and reflect the ecosystems of the animals' native habitats. Kids will love the "rides area," with a roller coaster, an "endangered species carousel," and a train. Daily 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (11.8 miles)
1 Zoo Road, San Francisco, CA - (415) 753-7080
Complete with a recreation area to relax and have fun in, the San Francisco Zoo is a center for wildlife that provides exemplary care for rare and endangered species. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (21.8 miles)
>> Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA - Check website for location information and contact numbers.
Golden Gate Park is a vast playground, which covers more than 1,000 acres of land. The park ranges more than 50 city blocks in San Francisco's downtown and is home to the world-renown California Academy of Sciences, the tranquil Japanese Tea Gardens, and the oldest glass and wood Victorian greenhouse in the western hemisphere which houses more than 800 live butterflies and over 10,000 plants. The park is filled with many groves and peaceful gardens to take walks in, as well as many fun sites to see. Daily 5am-Midnight. (22.1 miles)
10000 Skyline Blvd, Oakland, CA - (510) 336-7300
The 86,000-square-foot center houses the largest public telescope in the United States, a 230-seat planetarium, and the large-screen Tien Mega Dome theater. There are also numerous hands-on science and technology exhibits. Fri. 5-10 pm, Sat. 10 am-10 pm, Sun. Noon-5 pm; Wed.-Fri. 10 am-5 pm (members and pre-booked tours only) (18.8 miles)
1000 Oak St, Oakland, CA - (888) 625-6873, (510) 238-2200
Surrounded by 51/2 acres of landscaped greenery, this museum is devoted to the arts, environment, and history of California. Wednesday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday Noon-5pm. Free on the second Sunday of the month. (10.4 miles)
55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA – (415) 379-8000
The California Academy of Sciences is a world-class scientific and cultural institution which recently opened a new facility in Golden Gate Park, a 400,000 square foot structure that houses an aquarium, a planetarium, a natural history museum and a 4-story rainforest all under one roof. Daily show and program information available on website. Monday-Saturday 9:30am-5pm, Sunday 11:30am-5pm (25.3 miles)
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