The city is named for the evergreen oaks that grow throughout the entire area. The entire San Francisco Bay area can be accessed through renting a car in Oakland from CRX. The population is around a half-million people. During World War I the city was a center of shipbuilding.
Oakland's NFL or National Football League team is the Oakland Raiders. The Oakland Athletics, also known as the Oakland A's, are a well-known and respected Major League Baseball team, based for many years in the Oakland Coliseum.
Tourism Places of Interest
Must-See places to visit include:
An Oakland rental car from CRX a great way to get around and visit all these places.