Ashland is within easy reach of a diverse collection of Oakland’s attractions. Two of the most interesting places to see are the marvelous Hayward Japanese Gardens and the remarkable Kennedy Park. Also worth checking out are the Hayward City Hall and the Alex Giualini Plaza Park.
Looking for some fun for the kids? Take them to some of the child-friendly close by. Bring the children to a visit to Oakland Zoo, and see some fascinating creatures.
To surround yourself with nature, plan a trip to the nearby green spaces. These are good spots to breathe deeply and relax. If you're in need of a natural setting check out the Hayward Regional Shoreline Park in Hayward. Go for a long walk in the Eden Landing Ecological Reserve in Hayward.
Treat yourself to a new outfit, stock up on groceries or just people-watch at nearby shopping hotspots such as Southland Mall in Hayward.
Finding somewhere handy to unpack your bags within the Ashland area couldn’t be easier. The Heritage Inn Express Hayward, the Hampton Inn Oakland-Hayward and the La Quinta Inn & Suites Oakland - Hayward are just three of the many great places to stay around here.