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Where to Find the Best Specialty & Artisan Shops in Homer Alaska

Homer may best be known for its breathtaking scenery, abundant wildlife, and outstanding fishing opportunities, but it’s also a great place to shop. Whether you’re looking to stay dry while you’re out fishing or to take home something uniquely Alaskan, the shops in Homer have it all.  There are few[…]

Top 8 Ways to Enjoy the Winter Holidays in Homer

Imagine a postcard-perfect waterfront town with dramatic snow-covered peaks and few, if any, tourist crowds. That’s Homer, Alaska in the winter. Holidays in Homer are like a dream, with all the twinkling lights and festive cheer. While the cold might keep most visitors away, that just makes it more enjoyable[…]

3 Ways to Spend Your Day At Grewingk Glacier In Homer Alaska

Glaciers are one of Mother Nature’s most mesmerizing works of art. It takes centuries for them to form and they cover approximately 10% of the Earth, storing three-quarters of its freshwater. With over 660 named glaciers in Alaska, the state is one of the top destinations to see them. And,[…]

How to Enjoy the Homer-based Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival

While it seems everyone talks about Alaskan summers, there are plenty of reasons to visit Homer in the spring. It’s an exciting time to be here, with temperatures rising, yet there will still be snow on the mountain peaks. Alpenglow colors cast sublime shades of reds, pinks, and orange at[…]

4 Reasons to Celebrate Thanksgiving in Homer Alaska

November can be a fabulous time to visit Homer, Alaska as fewer travelers provide the opportunity to enjoy it practically all to yourself. Prices for accommodations and even airfare are often lower, and with temperatures into the 30s, snow is possible. It’s even more enchanting with white powder blanketing the[…]

How to Have the Perfect Day at The Homer Fishing Hole

Fishing is a way of life in Homer and it also brings opportunities for visitors to experience it while surrounded by the town’s magnificent scenery. The rich waters of Kachemak Bay are home to a wide variety of fish and wildlife species, so when you’re casting your line you can[…]

How to Get to Katmai National Park From Homer, Alaska

While there is a long list of things to do in Homer, Alaska, from world-class fishing, whale watching, tide-pooling, and hiking to exploring art galleries, museums, peony farms, and magnificent parks, one of the must-dos is a visit to Katmai National Park. Homer is one of the best places to[…]

Where to Find the Best Seafood in Homer, Alaska

The North Pacific produces a bounty of seafood that’s unmatched by just about anywhere else on the planet and one of the best places to sample it fresh is Homer. Set along Kachemak Bay with a stunning mountain backdrop, it’s known as the world’s halibut capital. Those glistening sapphire waters[…]