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Address: Oakland, CA
Description: Jack London's Yukon home during the winter of 1897-98.

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Liked the bar next to his cabin and enjoyed drinks while watching kids play in the area. Very family friendly though there was a group of young adults chain smoking which was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Hayward, California
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Hayward, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Liked the bar next to his cabin and enjoyed drinks while watching kids play in the area. Very family friendly though there was a group of young adults chain smoking which was annoying but that comes with nightlife booze = cigarettes.

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Oakland, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This small historic cabin has been relocated from its original site to Jack London Square. It is interesting to see while walking about Jack London Square. It isn't open to enter, but can look through the windows and read the information available. I wouldn't say its a destination, but to be seen while at the square. It is next to... More 

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Fremont, California
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2,499 reviews 2,499 reviews
1,548 attraction reviews
1,459 helpful votes 1,459 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Jack London was a social activist, journalist and writer. Some of his books include Call of the Wild, White Fang, and others. Jack London;s cabin is in the Jack London Square area so we usually see it when we go there for dinner at one of the restaurants in the area. Jack London lived in the cabin when he was... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Like others have said - definitely not a destination. We spent 5 min max there, however it was still good to see the old cabin, worth the stop if in the area.

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Hua Hin, Thailand
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83 reviews 83 reviews
38 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Not much here to excite. The cabin offers little more than a photo opportunity. There is little else to recommend it. a walk on the bay is far more enjoyable.

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oakland
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79 reviews 79 reviews
20 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Dumpy little cabin in Jack London Square, worth about three minutes to look at it. Definitely not a destination. Old saloon nearby is worth seeing. Jack London Square is worth seeing, just not the cabin.

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Chicago, Illinois
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676 reviews 676 reviews
125 attraction reviews
273 helpful votes 273 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Not worth the visit. Spend your time reading Jack London's edgy prose. Jack London Square used to be mildly interesting, but now it is almost void of attractions. Rent a kayak there and explore the Bay waters.

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San Francisco, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
16 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

What's not to like about Jack London's cabin. He's an icon, a guy w/ lots of good and lots of not-so-good, but always a great yarn. Read up about him, read one or two or three of his books -- and if you're of age, step next door to Heinhold's for another step back in history.

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Miami, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
15 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Check this out for historical relevance and stay for a beer? Be careful of the tilted floor, it's the floor not you.

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Pelham, New Hampshire
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Huge Jack London fan. Cool to check out, but, 5 minutes will be plenty of time to see this attraction.

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