Homer, a sportfishing enthusiast’s dream come true, is nestled at the tip of the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska. Set at the end of the Sterling Highway, this beautiful city overlooks Kachemak Bay. Aptly named the ‘Halibut fishing capital of the world,’ it invites you to explore the ocean and wilderness to your heart’s content. Its museums and galleries are perfect for an immersive cultural experience while active recreational pursuits such as glacier hiking and sea kayaking await the adventurous. Floatplane and helicopter rides are a quick and comfortable way of wildlife spotting as are eco-tours. Harbor tours and bay cruises offer a leisurely means of spotting whales while soaking in stunning views of secluded coves. Dining venues are aplenty with most offering gorgeous views to accompany the fresh seafood delicacies they plate up. Wine and beer lovers are in for a treat with tasting tours available at local breweries and wineries.
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Places: Anchorage (2 days) → Talkeetna (1) → Denali National Park (3) → Fairbanks (2)
Tour Highlights: Nature & Outdoor Excursions, Museums & Alaska Native Heritage Center, Whale Watching, Dog Sledding, Mountain...
Aspen Suites Hotel in Homer makes the perfect base to explore the Alaskan outdoors. Overlooking the spectacular Kachemak Bay, this contemporary all-suites hotel is within easy access of downtown attractions as well as adventures like bear viewing, kayaking and fishing.
Land’s End Resort sits perched at the tip of Homer Spit along Kachemak Bay, close to the ferry terminal in Homer. Located minutes away from Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, this resort-style property is perfectly placed for outdoor adventures.
Tutka Bay Lodge lies at the southern end of Kachemak Bay within a secluded fjord, nine nautical miles from the seaside town of Homer. The lodge is accessible by water taxi from Homer or directly by charter float plane from Anchorage.