Jack Kerouac House is located in Orlando, Florida, one of many historic stately homes. It has special appeal for many visitors because it is so beautiful and well-kept.
The house is easy to reach given its downtown location. Constructed in the early nineteenth century, the home has seen many occupants and many conflicts. It is amongst many homes in the area that has been restored as part of the restoration of Golden Triangle type homes and buildings to preserve what is left of the state's fragile history.
The house was a home where little happened that made it really of great importance, except for its amazing architecture and the fact that many of the items within the home have been preserved as museum pieces. In fact, in the later part of the twentieth century, it was finally given national protection as a historic building.
Most visitors prefer to give themselves self-tours of the house, exploring its antiques, furnishings, paintings and artwork. Numerous items of daily life are displayed with guides on hand to explain details about them and how they were used. Many of the original and most precious treasures have been moved into formal museums. However, because the house is so appealing, it is quite often used for wedding photos and receptions.