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Address: Oakland, CA 94607
Phone Number: 510 645 9292
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Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining, Shopping
Description: Shopping, restaurants, and Jack London's cabin.

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A nice place to see

Even if you are not a fan of Jack London this area is nice for a walk along the bay and if you have hunger or thirst there are plenty of specialty eateries along the walk. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
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Staten Island, New York
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102 reviews 102 reviews
34 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

My team and I decided to talk a walk at the harbor, little we did realize how much we would fall in love with the boat scenes. There was a boat fair and we were able to go into different types of boatings. This is a must see for anyone who visits the Oakland area, there are a lot of... More 

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Oakland, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

JLS is really hopping. Not just on the waterfront area but to the extended areas where you'll find wine tasting, pubs, and - a favorite- Nidio.

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Seattle, Washington
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93 reviews 93 reviews
24 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Even if you are not a fan of Jack London this area is nice for a walk along the bay and if you have hunger or thirst there are plenty of specialty eateries along the walk. I enjoyed just walking about and finding the landmark spots where Jack once tread or hung out for a drink or two. I suppose... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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48 reviews 48 reviews
3 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The docks were open, the weather was great and there was a ton of stuff to look at. The temporary tents held a wide variety of vendors selling all kinds of interesting nautical items. The restaurants were all very trendy and because of the location, very expensive.

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Bremerton, Washington
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85 reviews 85 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The surroundings are beautiful. There is a view of the bay where ferries come and go as well as private boats. When we were there it was Farmer's market day so we looked at lots of shops but had just eaten so didn't buy anything.

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Santa Cruz, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Always have liked this place, and recently they have re-vamped the area so it's even more cool. Lots of restaurants and shops to mill around. Beautiful yachts to ogle, and nice spots to stop and have a beer and people watch. The annual boat show is always fun, and only 15bucks to climb aboard 0.5million dollar yachts and dream!

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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74 reviews 74 reviews
26 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

It is a nice place to walk, if it is not windy. One can Use it for some additional volume in our hair style. Many places for food and drinks. Try it in between 2-6pm to enjoy a happy hour.

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Sacramento
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Jack London Square is a fantastic place to visit. It's located directly on the bay and has a good paid parking lot as well. The views are spectacular!! Great place to visit day and night. There are comfortable wooden bench seating areas and superb strolling. Excellent restaurants, a bowling alley, bike rentals, shopping and even a wine club (Rosenblum Cellars)!... More 

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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

What a cool place to walk around, enjoy the atmosphere, eat good food, jump on the ferry to San Francisco. Not a ton to do but enough to enjoy for all and don't forget the wonderful Farmers Market Sunday mornings!

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Chehalis, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My wife and I took the ferry from the Ferry Terminal to Jack London Square as a first visit to this area. There wasn't much to see or do, maybe due to our time of the visit (March). We started to venture away from the main area and was stopped by a person on the street to turn around and... More 

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