Hayward, California is located in Alameda County, in the southeastern region of the San Francisco Bay Area. It’s closest neighboring city is Oakland. It’s a historic area, once known for it’s robust agriculture and canning industries. In fact, up until the mid 1980s, Hayward was the home of Hunt’s canned products. The locals would say that the air smelled like tomatoes for three months out of the year, while tomato canning production took place.
If you’re going to visit Hayward, below is a listing of attractions in and around the city.