Any plans this summer?

Join these Oakland Summer Walking Tours for free! Each tour starts at 10:00 am, and meeting point is at G.B. Ratto & Co., 821 Washington Street, Oakland, California.

This tour explores the 1870s business district where carefully restored brick commercial buildings now house offices, galleries and eateries. The historic district is a visible reminder of Oakland’s designation in 1869 as the Western Terminus of the Transcontinental Railroad.


2017 Tour Schedule:

  • Saturday, May 6
  • Wednesday, May 31
  • Saturday, June 24
  • Saturday, July 22
  • Wednesday, August 2
  • Wednesday, September 27
  • Saturday, October 28


Free but reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to