A culturally diverse town with a vibrant urban music scene, Oakland, California is a fascinating escape. Whether you're taking in a concert, watching the wildlife, or sampling the waterfront wares, staying at one of the hotels close to Jack London Square will get you close to Oakland's best attractions.
Jack London Square
Set along the Oakland estuary, Jack London Square has become one of the go-to neighborhoods in the city. Many public festivals and concerts are held on the waterfront. And, it's more than an event venue, too, as Jack London Square has become a destination for those searching for culinary delights—the area's restaurant row offers everything from Thai food, barbecue, and soul food—enough tasty dining options to appeal to nearly every mood and palate. Many hotels in Oakland overlook Jack London Square, as well as the waterfront.
And if you're interested in learning more about California history, you're only a mile from the Oakland Museum of California. If nature is on your mind, check out Lake Merritt—just minutes away. This tidal lagoon provides visitors with bird walks, bike trails, and has also served as a designated wildlife refuge since 1870. Lake Merritt also plays host to the enticing flavors of the Grand Lake Farmers Market on Sundays, and gondola rides on the lake can be a delightfully romantic touch to your vacation.
If you're traveling with kids, check out the Oakland Zoo or head over to the Children's Fairyland theme park. And, of course, hotels near Jack London Square put you and your family within mere steps from the ferry terminal—making a trip to San Francisco a snap.
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