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Jack London State Historic Park, comprised of 1400 acres, is the legacy of Jack London, one of America's most famous authors. The park offers historic buildings dating to the late 1870's, great scenic beauty and more than 20 miles of trails open to...more
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Jack London lived his life to the fullest. I include his quote regarding the value of life. The park contains a huge amount of history of the farming in the times, what he tried to cultivate (prickly pear cactus), and where he lived worked and...More
We spent hours here last Sunday hiking all the trails. Very dog friendly , on leash. Interesting ruins and history. We especially liked the "Pig Palace" and the "Wolf House" ruins. Don't miss it! Do watch for ticks.
This is a real treasure. The Jack London Museum, which was under renovation when we were there in October, is very interesting. It is a small museum, but takes you through London's life. There is something eerie as well about the ruins/remains of the large...More
You can also visit Jack London's estate, “Beauty Ranch” which encompasses 29 miles of hiking trails on 1,400 acres off Arnold Drive above Glen Ellen. Highlights of any visit here include the House of Happy Walls (home to the Park’s museum), the ruins of Wolf...More
We liked this place. Interesting short hikes to see parts of the life of and history around Jack London. You can see his grave, the ruins of his dream house, and his farm. Also the museum is interesting. We spent several hours exploring everything. Make...More
Calling all wine and theater fanatics!! Give it up for the Transcendence theater drama company featuring St. Francis winery. Once you walk into historic Jack London park you are instantly transformed into another world of delectable food, impeccably delicious wines and a night to remember!...More
Such a cute area. You can walk along the Jack London park area, a fun thing to do in the morning and then go over to the Glen Ellen restaurant for lunch. Many wineries in walking distance. Would recommend the Glen Ellen... More
Such a cute area. You can walk along the Jack London park area, a fun thing to do in the morning and then go over to the Glen Ellen restaurant for lunch. Many wineries in walking distance. Would recommend the Glen Ellen star for dinner and if so make sure to get reservations. You can also hire a driver to go to wineries around the Napa or Sonoma areas. Have a fun time.
There really are two tours? The house that was built after Jack London's death and the dream house that burned down, then there is the house that they lived in and this is a separate area. If you bring a picnic lunch you... More
There really are two tours? The house that was built after Jack London's death and the dream house that burned down, then there is the house that they lived in and this is a separate area. If you bring a picnic lunch you could take a break in between. We got hungry and left after four hours. Go on a pleasant day. Wear comfortable shoes and bring water.