R. Rex Stephenson as Mark twain Art at the Oakbook
Oakland Homegrown Art Gallery

Telephone: 510.761.3418
Website: www.novometro.com

Explore an art gallery that showcases Oakland homegrown artist. This unique rotational exhibit is presented by local Oakland magazine, The Oakbook.

R. Rex Stephenson as Mark twain Bay Area Bikes
Bicycle rentals on Oakland’s waterfront.

Phone: 510.836.2311
Website: www.bayareabikes.com


Rent a bike and explore the Bay Trail, Oakland Hills and all the popular Bay Area destinations.  Available for rent are cruisers, hybrids, tandems and tag-alongs, performance road bikes and the Zigo.  Hourly, daily and weekly rates. 

R. Rex Stephenson as Mark twain The Bay Trail
A 400 mile shoreline trail around the Bay


Telephone: 510.464.7935
Website: www.baytrail.abag.ca.gov

The Bay Trail provides easily accessible recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts, including hikers, joggers, bicyclists and skaters.  It also offers a setting for wildlife viewing and environmental education, and it increases public respect and appreciation for the Bay.

R. Rex Stephenson as Mark twain California Canoe and Kayak
Canoe and kayak rentals, sales, accessories & lessons. 

Phone: 510.893.7833
Website: www.calkayak.com


Huge selection of casual outdoor and travel wear for men and women.

R. Rex Stephenson as Mark twain Celebrations on the Bay
Boat Cruises on the San Francisco Bay

Telephone: 510.499.4229, 877.499.4229
Website: www.celebrationsonthebay.com


An affordable venue for all your events from 40-120 guests.  Dining and/or dance cruises, wine cruises, corporate meetings, weddings, anniversaries and any event you may have in mind.

R. Rex Stephenson as Mark twain The Garden at JACK LONDON MARKET
Sustainable Working Garden

Telephone: 510.645.9292

Coming Soon.  A working garden showcasing and educating the public on sustainable garden management and the relationship between agriculture and cuisine.

R. Rex Stephenson as Mark twain Heinold’s First and Last Chance Saloon
Historic Bar and Landmark

Telephone: 510.839.6761
Website: www.heinoldsfirstandlastchance.com

Originally built in 1880 from the timbers of an old whaling ship, this structure once served as a bunk house for those who worked in local oyster beds.  Later, Johnny Heinold transformed this building into a saloon that Jack London often frequented.

R. Rex Stephenson as Mark twain Jack London’s Cabin
Historic Structure

Telephone: 510.645.9292

See a recreated model of the Cabin Jack London lived in during his time spent in the Yukon.

R. Rex Stephenson as Mark twain Jack London History Walk
A path celebrating Jack London’s past

Telephone: 510.645.9292

Distinctive wolf tracks (maybe include an image) can be found throughout Jack London Square which will assist in discovering the history of the area.   Information is listed on diamond-shaped historic markers highlighting facts about Jack London, the Port of Oakland, the waterfront, and the City of Oakland. The stroll begins in front of Heinold’s First and Last Chance Saloon and ends at the Presidential Yacht Potomac.

R. Rex Stephenson as Mark twain The JACK LONDON MARKET
For Everyone |  For Every Day

Telephone: 510.645.9292, ext. 224
Website: www.jacklondonmarket.com

Anchoring Jack London Square is the stunning JACK LONDON MARKET building, home to some of the most dramatic office space in the East Bay and a public market like no other, soon to be filled with artisan food and culinary retail. It will be a space that speaks to the food lover in all of us.

R. Rex Stephenson as Mark twain Jack London Statue
Bronze Art Installation

Telephone: 510.645.9292

Visit the life sized stature of Jack London standing watch over the waterfront at the foot of Broadway.  This bronze sculpture was created by artist, Cedric Wentworth.

R. Rex Stephenson as Mark twain Lightship Relief
Floating Light House

Telephone: 510.272.0544
Website: www.ulhs.org

Visit the United States Lighthouse Societies national historic floating lighthouse built in 1950.  Lightships were important aids to navigation and are an important part of our maritime heritage.  They served mariners in this country for 163 years, from 1820 to 1983.

R. Rex Stephenson as Mark twain Regal Cinemas
9-Plex movie theater

Phone: 510.433.1325
Website: www.regmovies.com


Enjoy blockbuster hits with stadium-style seating.  Corporate meeting space available.

R. Rex Stephenson as Mark twain USS Potomac Tour Office
FDR’s Historic Yacht

Telephone: 510.627.1215
Website: www.usspotomac.org

The U.S.S. Potomac is open to the public at Oakland's Jack London Square, fulfilling a two-fold mission: to honor America's president during the Great Depression and World War II; and to provide a living, tangible artifact of the FDR years for students and visitors from around the world. The museum, dedicated to “Remembering Roosevelt and His Era,” features FDR’s famed “floating White House,” now a National Historic Landmark. Two hour narrated history cruises are offered on the U.S.S. Potomac 8-12 times per month mid-March through mid-November.  Guided dockside tours are available year-round on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.  Special programs for students are available.

R. Rex Stephenson as Mark twain Yoshi’s Jazz Club and Japanese Restaurant
Jazz House and Japanese Restaurant

Phone: 510.238.9200
www.yoshis.com


Oakland’s famous world class jazz house since 1977.  Listen to the finest live jazz, world music, blues, neo-soul, Latin jazz and Afro-Cuban music.  And dine on modern Japanese culinary creations by Executive Chef, Shotaro (“Sho”) Kamio.