Blessed with a fine array of tourist attractions, Oakland is a gorgeous port city in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. Known for its cosmopolitan appeal, hillside residential districts, a plethora of shopping options and a vibrant culture, this city is one of the most happening destinations in the world. A trip to Oakland cannot be complete without a visit to the 16th Street Station, built in 1912, and a walking tour of the downtown area to discover its attractions. Jack London Square is one of the most popular tourist attractions, undergoing renovation at present. The place offers an eclectic mix of shopping and dining options for visitors to delve in. Oakland Museum of California stands apart for its architecture and the wide collection of artefacts. To get acquainted with the history and culture of this place, a visit to this museum is a must. Any tour of Oakland should include a visit to Joaquin Miller Park, which is located in the Oakland hills. Endowed with dense redwood groves, this park is ideal for biking and hiking opportunities. To say the least, Oakland is a versatile destination known for a huge selection of things to do and places to explore. To spend an eventful vacation in the city, tourists can get their hands on one of the many affordable travel packages from MakeMyTrip.
Lying favourably on the northern shores of the Tampa Bay, Tampa is a popular city in the American state of Florida. The city is dotted with a number of attractions, some natural, some historical and some modern. The city comprises many districts, each boasting of several places of tourist interest. Ybor City, located northeast of the downtown area of the city is the prime tourist attraction. Also known as the 'National Historic Landmark District' of Tampa, this neighbourhood has many interesting sights like the Ybor City State Museum, Ybor City Cigar Museum, Centro Ybor and Saturday Market. Downtown Tampa is ideal for family holidays and is home to the Florida Aquarium, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa Theatre and Channelside, which is a grand entertainment complex. This entertainment hub has IMAX movie theatre, a bowling club and many stylish restaurants and bars. There are many more attractions for tourists to visit like Busch Garden, Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Big Cat Rescue, Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI), Lowry Park Zoo and Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. To explore this wonderful destination, tourists can select any of the tour packages offered by MakeMyTrip.