A Brief History
On November 28, 2019, Americans will celebrate Thanksgiving, a holiday about being thankful for everything, and it should be celebrated in a good way. To celebrate Thanksgiving uniquely, one needs to go extra mile to spice up the Thanksgiving celebration. One of the few ways to spice up Thanksgiving celebration is to travel to a new place. Although this may be expensive and stressful it will definitely worth it at the end of the day. Finding the perfect location for Thanksgiving celebration could be stressful because one may not be certain about what to expect in the new Land. The best way to go about it is to ask people that have done the same thing in the past or search any of the popular search engines. Although there are good places that are suitable for Thanksgiving celebration but United States is second to none because of the various locations that will boost Thanksgiving celebration.
In most cases you will have to pick a perfect place in the United States as there are lots of beautiful cities and towns where one could choose to celebrate Thanksgiving. Also, you will have to consider some factors that include family-size, weather, and money before concluding on which part of the United States is suitable for one to celebrate Thanksgiving. After so many comprises, Oakland would be a perfect place to celebrate Thanksgiving. There are lots of amazing Landmarks to celebrate Thanksgiving. Always have it in mind that you are in the United States to have fun thus try your possible best to explore every part of the city maximally. Some of the top places in Oakland to celebrate Thanksgiving include:
Oracle Arena – this sporting venue is a good place to be if you are a sports lover, especially basketball. It is a popular landmark in the city of Oakland, and a lot of tourists like to visit Oracle Arena because they believe that they will be entertained whenever they are in the location. Having a Thanksgiving Day in this location will make your Thanksgiving a memorable one especially if you are with your family. The kids will find this location interesting as they will be amazed by the various basketball events. Oracle Arena is well staffed making it easy for every viewer to enjoy their time in the location. You can be lucky to meet some of your favourite basketball players and if you are so lucky try to take pictures with your favorite players. Oracle Arena is located at 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland, CA 94621-1917.
Chinatown – Chinese are hard-working people and attend to showcase their skills where ever they are. Chinatown in the city of Oakland is one of the few things that the Chinese have done in the United States to showcase their culture. There are lots of restaurants, pharmacies, supermarkets, and other Chinese stores in this location; therefore, if you want to eat any of the Chinese foods, then you should visit this location. You will also meet a lot of Chinese and other Asians in this location, so if you are willing to make friends with Chinese or Asians try to visit this location. You can also take good pictures of this location and post it on your Instagram to keep good memories. Chinese are nice and accommodating so feel free to explore the Chinatown whenever you are in Oakland City. Chinese town is located at 388 9th St, Oakland, CA 94607-4287.
Swan’s Market – this is another popular landmark in the city of Oakland that has been in existence for over 100 years, making it one of the oldest markets in Oakland. Here, you will see a lot of foods ranging from fast foods to main dishes. Since Thanksgiving is about having fun and eating good meals, why don’t you consider visiting this market with your family because everyone will enjoy time spent in this location? You will also meet a lot of foreigners that have come to the city of Oakland to explore the beauty of the Land. It is better to go with enough money because you will always see things to buy in this location especially if you are with the kids. Swan’s market is located at 510 9th St, Oakland, CA 94607-3938.
The best way to have fun in a city is to explore every part of the city, and you should do this when you are in Oakland City. You will never know about some of the hidden interesting places in the city if you do not explore thus, always have it at the back of your mind that you have come to Oakland to explore and to have great time.
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For more information, please see…
Allen, Annalee and Heidi Wyckoff. Oakland Landmarks: An Artistic Portrayal of History. OaklandLandmarks.com, 2011.
The featured image in this article, a photograph by Basil D Soufi of the Oakland skyline as seen from the Oakland hills, is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.