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Guidebook for Homer

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Guidebook for Homer

Essentials
Information about area activities.
Homer Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center
201 Sterling Highway
Information about area activities.
Laundromat, Showers, Bulletin board, Coffee, WiFi, Local Lifestyle
Washboard
1204 Ocean Drive
Laundromat, Showers, Bulletin board, Coffee, WiFi, Local Lifestyle
Post Office, Liquor Store, Bakery, Lunch Deli, Pizza, DVDs Groceries, WiFi. Open till 9 pm, 8pm Sundays. 907-235-6753 Located in historic old Town Hall Building
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Fritz Creek General Store
55770 E End Rd
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Post Office, Liquor Store, Bakery, Lunch Deli, Pizza, DVDs Groceries, WiFi. Open till 9 pm, 8pm Sundays. 907-235-6753 Located in historic old Town Hall Building
Gear for adventures in AK. Sporting goods, all weather clothes, fishing licenses, boat parts & more. Commercial fishermen frequent KGS. Best marine outfitter in AK. Amazing animal mounts on display!
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Kachemak Gear Shed
3625 East End Rd
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Gear for adventures in AK. Sporting goods, all weather clothes, fishing licenses, boat parts & more. Commercial fishermen frequent KGS. Best marine outfitter in AK. Amazing animal mounts on display!
Check out the Online Calendar for happenings around town. http://homernews.com
Homer News
3482 Landings St
Check out the Online Calendar for happenings around town. http://homernews.com
Homer's local public radio station. A charming and eclectic mix of many genres of volunteer DJ shows and canned public radio shows. Share the airwaves with the locals!
KBBI-AM Homer
Homer's local public radio station. A charming and eclectic mix of many genres of volunteer DJ shows and canned public radio shows. Share the airwaves with the locals!
Like a box store, but no membership needed. Amazing selection of exotic and foreign foods, all the basics, household goods, underwear, pet supplies. The lunch counter is one of the least expensive places to eat in Homer
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Save-U-More
3611 Greatland St
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Like a box store, but no membership needed. Amazing selection of exotic and foreign foods, all the basics, household goods, underwear, pet supplies. The lunch counter is one of the least expensive places to eat in Homer
Sightseeing
Boat Harbor, Beaches, The Fishing Hole, Shops, Great Views. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homer_Spit
Homer Spit Road
Boat Harbor, Beaches, The Fishing Hole, Shops, Great Views. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homer_Spit
Trails, Rental Yurts, Campsites, Glaciers, Berries, Alaskan Wilderness and Wildlife
Kachemak Bay
Trails, Rental Yurts, Campsites, Glaciers, Berries, Alaskan Wilderness and Wildlife
Catch a ferry ride across Kachemak Bay to this picturesque tiny seaside fishing village nestled in an old-growth Sitka Spruce forest. Wonderful day trip. Do take the 1/4 mile trail to Outside Beach.
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Seldovia
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Catch a ferry ride across Kachemak Bay to this picturesque tiny seaside fishing village nestled in an old-growth Sitka Spruce forest. Wonderful day trip. Do take the 1/4 mile trail to Outside Beach.
Reasonably priced rooms and food. Fantastic view of Matanuska Glacier. Filled with mounted bears, wolves, and many other animals, & Diamond Willow woodwork throughout. Good stop even just for coffee.
Long Rifle Lodge
31406 Glenn Hwy
Reasonably priced rooms and food. Fantastic view of Matanuska Glacier. Filled with mounted bears, wolves, and many other animals, & Diamond Willow woodwork throughout. Good stop even just for coffee.
Food Scene
Fine Dining. Operating since 1961 offering seafood, steaks, glacier views, a small cocktail bar and featuring local fine art. http://www.homesteadrestaurant.net
The Homestead Restaurant
East End Road
Fine Dining. Operating since 1961 offering seafood, steaks, glacier views, a small cocktail bar and featuring local fine art. http://www.homesteadrestaurant.net
Great sushi, great views, delicious cocktails and some of the nicest ambience of any restaurant in Homer. Reservations recommended. http://wasabisrestaurant.com
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Wasabi's Bistro
59217 East End Road
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Great sushi, great views, delicious cocktails and some of the nicest ambience of any restaurant in Homer. Reservations recommended. http://wasabisrestaurant.com
Visit the wine tasting room, tour the facility, walk the gardens and take in the breathtaking views of Kachemak Bay.
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Bear Creek Winery
60203 Bear Creek Drive
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Visit the wine tasting room, tour the facility, walk the gardens and take in the breathtaking views of Kachemak Bay.
"Fresh Traditional Country Ales To Go." The taproom offers sample “flights” to enjoy while you watch how a brewery works. Fun HBC merchandise 12-6 daily.
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Homer Brewing Company
1411 Lake Shore Dr
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"Fresh Traditional Country Ales To Go." The taproom offers sample “flights” to enjoy while you watch how a brewery works. Fun HBC merchandise 12-6 daily.
Great food, great prices, healthy, hearty food. Wonderful daily lunch specials, salmon and halibut dishes.
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Cosmic Kitchen
510 E Pioneer Ave
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Great food, great prices, healthy, hearty food. Wonderful daily lunch specials, salmon and halibut dishes.
Fresh local Kachemak Bay Oysters and Mussels. http://alaskaoyster.com
Kachemak Shellfish Growers
3851 Homer Spit Road
Fresh local Kachemak Bay Oysters and Mussels. http://alaskaoyster.com
Nice View overlooking the Harbor, Sushi, Chinese, American, Korean. Only place in Homer to get food that is open 24 hours!
Happy Face Restaurant
4400 Homer Spit Road
Nice View overlooking the Harbor, Sushi, Chinese, American, Korean. Only place in Homer to get food that is open 24 hours!
Bakery and casual dining on Bishops Beach, a local favorite.
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Two Sisters Bakery
233 East Bunnell Avenue
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Bakery and casual dining on Bishops Beach, a local favorite.
Excellent breads & goodies, organic, locally sourced meals, nice prices. Breakfast all day. Founded 1982 in a van on the spit with $42 left after driving the Alcan Hwy http://freshsourdoughexpress.com
Fresh Sourdough Express
1316 Ocean Drive
Excellent breads & goodies, organic, locally sourced meals, nice prices. Breakfast all day. Founded 1982 in a van on the spit with $42 left after driving the Alcan Hwy http://freshsourdoughexpress.com
In charming and astonishing Halibut Cove
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The Saltry Restaurant
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In charming and astonishing Halibut Cove
Best halibut sandwich in Homer, satisfying burgers, house-smoked meats, fabulous Alaskan decor, wonderful views.
Lighthouse Seafood Grill
725 Sterling Hwy
Best halibut sandwich in Homer, satisfying burgers, house-smoked meats, fabulous Alaskan decor, wonderful views.
Very creative offerings, my favorite choice for a high end seafood meal in Homer. Nice ambiance, great service. http://www.freshcatchalaska.com
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Fresh Catch Cafe
4025 Homer Spit Road
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Very creative offerings, my favorite choice for a high end seafood meal in Homer. Nice ambiance, great service. http://www.freshcatchalaska.com
Everything Else
Game Processing.
McNeil Canyon Meat Co
53775 East End Road
Game Processing.
Parks & Nature
Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails, Summer Wilderness Trails, Playground.
McNeil Canyon Elementary School
52188 East End Road
Groomed Cross-Country Ski Trails, Summer Wilderness Trails, Playground.
Take the boardwalk trail from the Islands and Oceans Visitor Center, or park at the beach. Walk the tideline. Get your feet wet. Build a fire.
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Bishops Beach
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Take the boardwalk trail from the Islands and Oceans Visitor Center, or park at the beach. Walk the tideline. Get your feet wet. Build a fire.
Amazing experience. For $30 you can drive right to the Glacier and walk out onto the ice and see many wonders. No special gear needed. Bring shoes that can get a little muddy.
Glacier Park Road
Amazing experience. For $30 you can drive right to the Glacier and walk out onto the ice and see many wonders. No special gear needed. Bring shoes that can get a little muddy.
The 7 hour round trip to Seldovia/sightseeing,/whale watching tour is one of the best values in the area.
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Rainbow Tours
Homer Spit Road
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The 7 hour round trip to Seldovia/sightseeing,/whale watching tour is one of the best values in the area.
You see the Kenai Mountains and it's glaciers from the room and deck. When the moon is out, it travels over the mountains. Gorgeous view.
Kenai Mountains
You see the Kenai Mountains and it's glaciers from the room and deck. When the moon is out, it travels over the mountains. Gorgeous view.
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska's Playground
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Kachemak Bay State Park
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Kenai Peninsula, Alaska's Playground
Views of this glacier from the front porch and deck. A wonderful area for hiking and camping.
Grewingk Glacier
Views of this glacier from the front porch and deck. A wonderful area for hiking and camping.
Wildflower meadows, glacier views, moose habitat, picnic table, dog friendly.
Eveline State Recreation Site
Wildflower meadows, glacier views, moose habitat, picnic table, dog friendly.
Fun playground for kids and families.
Karen Hornaday Park
Fun playground for kids and families.
Arts & Culture
Alaskan fine art, folk art, jewelry, beadwork, & more. The First Friday each month, galleries host receptions celebrating new works. Meet local artists while enjoying hors d’oeuvres. 5-7ish.
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Fireweed Gallery
475 East Pioneer Avenue
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Alaskan fine art, folk art, jewelry, beadwork, & more. The First Friday each month, galleries host receptions celebrating new works. Meet local artists while enjoying hors d’oeuvres. 5-7ish.
Alaskan fine art, folk art, jewelry, beadwork, & more. The First Friday each month, galleries host receptions celebrating new works. Meet local artists while enjoying hors d’oeuvres. 5-7ish.
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Ptarmigan Arts
471 E Pioneer Ave
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Alaskan fine art, folk art, jewelry, beadwork, & more. The First Friday each month, galleries host receptions celebrating new works. Meet local artists while enjoying hors d’oeuvres. 5-7ish.
Some of the best fine art by Alaska Natives you will find. Worth seeing. http://www.inua.com
Inua the Spirit of Alaska
4287 Homer Spit Rd
Some of the best fine art by Alaska Natives you will find. Worth seeing. http://www.inua.com
Live local theater on the Spit, just one of the delights in our thriving arts scene.
Pier One Theatre
3858 Homer Spit Road
Live local theater on the Spit, just one of the delights in our thriving arts scene.
http://www.halibutcove.com
Halibut Cove
http://www.halibutcove.com
Natural History and Art Galleries, whale exhibits and a Marine Gallery with a live octopus and other local sea creatures, and a touch tank. http://www.prattmuseum.org
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Pratt Museum
3779 Bartlett Street
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Natural History and Art Galleries, whale exhibits and a Marine Gallery with a live octopus and other local sea creatures, and a touch tank. http://www.prattmuseum.org
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Alaska Islands & Ocean Visitor Center
95 Sterling Highway
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Drinks & Nightlife
A variety of live music on weekends, horseshoes, big outdoor deck and yard, outdoor stage, free pool on Mondays and Thursdays, Alaskan wood carvings on display, and much more!
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Down East Saloon
3125 East End Road
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A variety of live music on weekends, horseshoes, big outdoor deck and yard, outdoor stage, free pool on Mondays and Thursdays, Alaskan wood carvings on display, and much more!
Casual family dining during the day, big selection of Alaskan beers, Alaskan Beef, Wild Salmon, and a variety of entertainment events. 907 226-2739
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Alice's Champagne Palace
195 East Pioneer Avenue
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Casual family dining during the day, big selection of Alaskan beers, Alaskan Beef, Wild Salmon, and a variety of entertainment events. 907 226-2739
You can't visit Homer without a stop at the Dawg, the bar with a lighthouse & nautical benchmark in the floor. Founded 1957 in cabins built 1897 & 1909. If you only get one t-shirt, this is the one.
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Salty Dawg Saloon
4380 Homer Spit Road
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You can't visit Homer without a stop at the Dawg, the bar with a lighthouse & nautical benchmark in the floor. Founded 1957 in cabins built 1897 & 1909. If you only get one t-shirt, this is the one.
Craft night Tuesdays, Homer's best musicians, Homer's most colorful locals.
Kharacters Alaskan Bar
3851 Shelford St
Craft night Tuesdays, Homer's best musicians, Homer's most colorful locals.