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 highlights

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.

Where to stay near Oakland?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,192 holiday rentals near Oakland. From 780 Houses to 127 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Oakland for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Oakland:

  • Blakeslee: 55 holiday homes
  • The View: 171 holiday homes
  • Waterfront Greens: 99 holiday homes
  • North Glade Hills: 92 holiday homes
  • Northface: 63 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Swallow Falls State Park: 1,151 holiday rentals
  • Smoke Hole Caverns: 220 holiday rentals
  • Potomac State College of West Virginia University: 529 holiday rentals
  • Dolly Sods Wilderness Area: 310 holiday rentals
  • Blackwater Falls State Park: 208 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Oakland listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in Oakland?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 780 Houses in Oakland. Our other popular types of Oakland holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 127 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 127 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 127 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Oakland?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 202 holiday homes with pool available in Oakland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.