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Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Oakland

The lake and riverfront provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Oakland. Renowned for its rafting, skiing and ecotours, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Oakland

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Oakland has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Thousand Acres Lakeside Golf Course (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Wisp Resort (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Hovatter's Wildlife Zoo (20.4 mi / 32.9 km)
  • Timberline Four Season Resort (23.9 mi / 38.5 km)
  • Canaan Valley Ski Resort (25.6 mi / 41.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Oakland

Travellers enjoy Oakland for its lakeside setting and riverfront. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Oakland is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cathedral State Park (8.9 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Deep Creek Lake State Park (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Cranesville Swamp Natural Area (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Fairfax Stone Historical Monument Park (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Big Run State Park (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
  • Blackwater Falls State Park (19.9 mi / 32.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Oakland

Fly into Morgantown, WV (MGW-Morgantown Municipal), the closest airport, located 33.3 mi (53.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Elkins, WV (EKN-Randolph County), which is 42.8 mi (68.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Oakland?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,124 holiday lettings around Oakland. From 79 cottages to 114 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Oakland?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Oakland:

  • Blakeslee: 55 holiday homes
  • Paradise Point: 194 holiday homes
  • The View: 168 holiday homes
  • Mountainside: 164 holiday homes
  • Silver Ridge: 208 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Oakland?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Oakland. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Swallow Falls State Park: 1,146 holiday lettings
  • Deep Creek Lake State Park: 1,097 holiday lettings
  • Wisp Resort: 1,057 holiday lettings
  • Blackwater Falls State Park: 307 holiday lettings
  • Spruce Forest Artisan Village: 1,130 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Oakland listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Oakland?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 79 Cottages in Oakland. Our other popular types of Oakland holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 114 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 79 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 752 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Lodges and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Oakland?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 182 holiday homes with pool available in Oakland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.