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6 Things to do in Homer for 4th of July

6 Things to do in Homer for 4th of July

Homer is absolutely magical in the summer. From the first moment you come over the hill off Sterling Highway and approach the town, the views will literally take your breath away. Look forward to towering snow-capped mountains, gorgeous beaches, and a wealth of wildlife. The weather will be the warmest[…]

4 Tips for a Memorable Whale Watching Trip in Homer Alaska

4 Tips for a Memorable Whale Watching Trip in Homer Alaska

Simply visiting the small town of Homer, Alaska is an unforgettable experience of a lifetime with its spectacular panorama of dramatic mountains, glistening glaciers, and a sparkling blue bay.  The cultural capital of southcentral Alaska, it’s an artsy place with lots of art galleries, museums, live theater, and music venues,[…]

The Complete Guide to Visiting Homer, Alaska this Summer

The Complete Guide to Visiting Homer, Alaska this Summer

While Alaska is probably not the first that comes to mind when envisioning a beach vacation, it’s just as incredible as those traditional spots that you’re always hearing about if not more so. How many places can you stand along the shore and see a whale breach from the water’s[…]

3 Art Galleries To Peruse In Homer Alaska

Homer is famous for its striking beauty, located at the edge of sparkling Kachemak Bay with awe-inspiring views of the Kenai Mountains and a number of volcanic peaks across Cook Inlet, including Mount Redoubt, Mount Iliamna, and Mount Augustine.  Often described as a place “where the land ends and the[…]

Top 3 Ways to Enjoy Your Visit To Bishop’s Beach

Homer is one of the most charming towns in Alaska. Tucked away in a far corner of the Kenai Peninsula along the shores of Kachemak Bay, it boasts a magnificent setting with the soaring Kenai Mountains dominating the skyline just across the water. It’s also the Halibut Fishing Capital of[…]

6 Festive Places To Visit In Alaska For Christmas

When Andy Williams sang White Christmas, he must have been envisioning Alaska. There may be no better place to visit when you’re dreaming of that postcard-perfect winter wonderland that looks like a scene straight out of Disney’s “Frozen.”  By heading north during the holiday season, you’ll see landscapes blanketed in[…]

2 Charming Peony Farm Tours To Take in Homer Alaska

No matter what time of year, Homer is visually stunning, with soaring mountains, forests, glaciers, ocean, and beaches. But the long days of summer that bring the abundant blooms of Alaskan peonies add splashes of brilliant color across the landscapes creating a jaw-dropping sight to behold. During the peak of[…]

Homer Winter King Derby: Everything You Need to Know

Homer may best be known as a summertime vacation destination, but you’ll find plenty of things to do year-round. When inclement weather does hit, think everything from exploring the art galleries or taking a hot yoga class to sampling mead at Sweetgale Meadworks & Ciderhouse, wine tasting at Bear Creek[…]

Visiting Kilcher Homestead Plus Other Sites You Can’t Miss

Alaska is well known for its majestic scenery with the landscapes as diverse as the 49th state is immense. There are soaring mountains that seem to stretch endlessly across the horizon, miles and miles of coastline with driftwood strewn beaches where you might spot everything from whales to bald eagles[…]

Anchorage to Homer: The Roadtrip of a Lifetime

While a 4.5-hour drive might be a bit daunting for an average road trip, the journey from Anchorage to Homer is anything but ordinary. It’s well worth your time to take what’s often named as one of the most scenic in the world.  We suggest taking it slow and consider[…]