Alameda is an island city in Alameda County of California’s Bay Area, making it is close to both Oakland and San Francisco. A few hundred years ago the island was actually a connected to Oakland via a peninsula of marshland, but by the time the city was founded the sea had covered it. Alameda has a very popular beach called Neptune Beach, which is often compared to Coney Island. Interestingly, Neptune Beach is said to have served the first ever snow cone.
Famous landmarks, museums, stadiums, and beaches await visitors in Alameda. Alameda is set between some beautiful hills and the bay to its west. Check out the USS Hornet Museum, an educational space that highlights sea, air, and space travel milestones. The USS Hornet, a former operational aircraft carrier, is a national landmark. Guides give daily tours about the ship’s history. Those interested in the specific history of Alameda make sure to visit the Alameda History Museum where lovely historical art pieces are on display. Downtown Alameda also has plenty of historic buildings and small landmarks that add to the historic flavor of the city.
For some nature visit Crown Memorial State Beach, which is a very beautiful beach area, where white sand beaches, clean waters, and lots of seagulls await visitors. From the beach visitors can get a view of San Francisco from across the bay; the city lights are simply breathtaking at night. Also travel to the Tilden Nature Area where forested canyons, meadows, and great park facilities are available. The views from the top of the hiking trails are fantastic.
The best areas to stay in Alameda are Woodstock or Leonardville where plenty of great restaurants, cafes, and bars await visitors.
Alameda is afflicted by the infamous San Francisco Bay Area weather, where some summer months are buried in fog and winter months randomly reveal warm blue skies. The moral of the story is that weather up here can be unpredictable. But don't be concerned a sweatshirt is going to be enough cover for most of the year.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Alameda. The warmest months in Alameda are July and March, when temperatures reach 96 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 31 ˚F. The wettest month in Alameda is December with 5.9 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 0.02 inches of rain.
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Choose the perfect rental for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. Alameda has 569 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit careful travellers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Alameda is available at $21 per night. On average, a place to stay in Alameda will cost you $149 per night.
If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 378 accommodations in Alameda that have WiFi. We have 70 accommodations that include a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 31 accommodations that have gym facilities. Driving to Alameda? Then choose one of the 323 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 33 accommodations have a a pool or jacuzzi
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 55 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
In Alameda AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 4 providers, including 356 places to stay from Airbnb, 4 accommodations from Priceline and 4 places to stay from Agoda.
396 of the places to stay in Alameda have been reviewed by previous guests. They rated 67% as excellent or good. 190 accommodations allow instant booking.