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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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Pleasant Urban Square

I like JLS, it has great walks, you can see the docks, and the ferry is close. There are plenty of great restaurants nearby (although some have closed in the past 2-3 years) and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Cynthia L
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Oakland, California
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Medford, Oregon
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We went during the beer fest and had a great time. It was interesting looking at and reading about Jack London and his stay in Oakland.

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I like JLS, it has great walks, you can see the docks, and the ferry is close. There are plenty of great restaurants nearby (although some have closed in the past 2-3 years) and a movie theatre. Parking is relatively easy. The only downsides are: there aren't many great hotels around (that I've stayed at); the railroad trains go through... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Jack London history-including the Klondike cabin and the Last Chance bar-nice tribute statue to the native son. Lovely area to do some people watching. The water, benches, small shops, make it interesting and relaxing. Found inexpensive meter parking nearby.

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Indianapolis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed the entire area; not as touristy as one might think but still interesting for a first-time visitor.

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Oakland, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Love jack London square. Shop at Bev Mo, Bed, Bath and Beyond and world market. I catch the ferry there to go to S an Francisco and often walk along the estuary.

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Bellevue
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

It is a great walk down the waterfront once you get off the Ferry there are several restaurants to pick from and a good way to have a relaxing afternoon without the crowds in San Francisco

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Wheatland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

After getting dinner at Il Pescatore, we walked around Jack London Square for a little bit. The sun was starting to set and it was a nice area to walk around. There is a replica of a cabin that Jack London lived in.

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Sacramento, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Great ambiance. Easy parking fine restaurants. Nice walks. Friendly people. Interesting museums. There's more. Visit Jack London Square.

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Hemsedal, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Great with all the bikes hanging from all the light poles. Good atmosphere. Came in on the ferry and had a nice meal in the square before returning to the hotel.

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Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Lovely area that can be enjoyed by the whole family. A range of family friendly activities along with adult entertainment after the kids have retired for the evening. Beautiful settings and great eateries.

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Address: Address: Oakland, CA 94607
Phone Number: 510 645 9292
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland

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