Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Fresno to Oakland. If you're planning a road trip to Oakland, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
10:00 am start in Fresno
drive for about 59 minutes
10:59 am Merced
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 11:59 am
drive for about 42 minutes
12:41 pm Modesto
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 1:41 pm
drive for about 54 minutes
2:35 pm Livermore
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 3:35 pm
drive for about 44 minutes
4:19 pm Berkeley
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 5:19 pm
drive for about 15 minutes
driving ≈ 3.5 hours
Your starting point is Fresno, California.
You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.
Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.
Merced (3 answers)
Modesto (4 answers)
Livermore (10 answers)
Hacienda Crossings (2 mentions)
restaurants around Livermore:
hotels around Livermore:
Hyatt Place Dublin/Pleasanton
Berkeley (35 answers)
Alcatraz (85 mentions)
Fisherman's Wharf (82 mentions)
San Francisco Chinatown (62 mentions)
Ferry Building (55 mentions)
Pier 39 (30 mentions)
restaurants around Berkeley:
Tony’s Pizza Napoletana
R & G Lounge
hotels around Berkeley:
Omni Hotel San Francisco
Le Méridien San Francisco
questions about Berkeley:
Five February days in Berkeley, what is there to do?
Nicer restaurants around UC Berkeley
What is your favorite restaurant in Berkeley?
Your final destination is Oakland, California.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Chez Panisse, which was mentioned 9 times.
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Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.
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