Oakland is a cosmopolitan city that boasts natural features, a vivid nightlife with theaters, restaurants, bars and galleries, shopping, high profile boutiques, museums and eclectic architecture. You will also enjoy the energy of Jack London Square, Old Oakland, Chinatown and Uptown. Oakland embraces the original and the creative. Visitors and residents alike feel free to be themselves here and immerse themselves in this diverse city. Oakland has a mild Mediterranean-type climate with warm sunny summers and cool winters with rainy spells. The surroundings of Oakland boast many natural features, along with numerous attractions attracting visitors from all over the United States. One of the most prominent features of Oakland is Merritt Lake, which is well known for its location right in the city center.
San Francisco–Monterey: 7 hrs 15 min approx.
Monterey–Solvang: 3 hr 23 min approx.
Solvang–Los Angeles: 2 hrs 25 min approx.
San Francisco –Oakland: 16 min approx.
Oakland – Los Angeles: 5 hrs 32 min approx.
Los Angeles – San Diego: 1 hrs 50 mins approx.