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Jack Kerouac House

1418 Clouser Ave, Orlando, FL 32804-6209
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Cool to see, love the plaque, but can't go in

The program that allows writers to live here rent free is awesome. I think it s a great program... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Scottmoney10
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West Palm Beach, Florida
2 Minute Stop

I swung by the house as a long time resident of Orlando. There is a historical marker and a sign on... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2016
Chris N
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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26 Jun 2017
“Cool to see, love the plaque, but can't go in”
30 Dec 2016
“2 Minute Stop”
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1418 Clouser Ave, Orlando, FL 32804-6209
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

The program that allows writers to live here rent free is awesome. I think it s a great program which allows the creative people focus on their craft. But it might be interesting to actually see the spot where Jack Kerouac actually lived when his...More

Thank Scottmoney10
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I swung by the house as a long time resident of Orlando. There is a historical marker and a sign on the door saying it is not open to the public. The house is a nice older home, but not much else. It does have...More

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The house isn't much. It's just a small, regular house located on some suburban streets. It's nice neighborhood. Pretty quiet. It's an operating writers retreat so they like to keep things quiet. Apparently you can ask to see inside and if it's cool at that...More

2  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Was with my pre-teen daughter who is not yet familiar with this author. We live in Orlando, so it was on my 'things to do list'. I did not contact anyone prior so we did not go into the house. We just drove by but...More

1  Thank Angela C
Reviewed 13 February 2015

@Tenten7 It's a residence for writers. Please contact the website. There is a bookstore, all kinds of things....

2  Thank sarah2211
Reviewed 30 October 2013

Not much to look at from the outside, but what else would one expect from Keroiac, who was not a flashy person, and who had little in the way of means at the time. The good people at the Kerouac Project of Orlando try to...More

1  Thank touron4
Reviewed 7 April 2013

After seeing these reviews, we decided to visit Jack Kerouac House in April 2013. But the house looked like a normal house, no sign, nothing. We did not want to disturb by taking a picture, if there's ordinary people living there, so we left there...More

4  Thank Tenten7
Reviewed 6 September 2010

I visited this small house in North Orlando (WIkipedia falsely lists it was Winter Park) and took a few pictures. Jack lived here with his Mother in his 1920 small house in a backside apartment where he wrote the Dharma Bums. It wa here he...More

21  Thank mcbobleonard
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