Homer Points of Interest

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty and unique attractions that make Homer a must-visit destination. From stunning viewpoints offering panoramic vistas of Kachemak Bay to historical landmarks that tell the story of Homer’s past, these points of interest ensure a memorable and enriching experience. Discover charming art galleries, encounter wildlife in their natural habitats, and explore picturesque beaches and volcanoes.

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Points of Interest

Vol­ca­noes not only shaped the face of Alas­ka but also make for spec­tac­u­lar sights. Here are the top vol­ca­noes to look for and pho­to­graph dur­ing your Alas­ka vacation.

The Homer Spit is a long, nar­row fin­ger of land jut­ting 4.5 miles into Kachemak Bay. Dot­ted with busi­ness­es, the area caters to vis­i­tors and pro­vides numer­ous recre­ation oppor­tu­ni­ties, from fish­ing and beach­comb­ing to shop­ping and boating.

Quick: what’s the longest com­bined rail and high­way tun­nel in North Amer­i­ca? It’s the Ander­son Memo­r­i­al Tun­nel, and you’ll dri­ve through it on the scenic and his­toric dri­ve to Whit­ti­er. The Kenai Moun­tains-Tur­na­gain Arm Nation­al Her­itage Area is a place whose val­leys and moun­tains, com­mu­ni­ties and peo­ple tell the larg­er sto­ry of a wild place and a rugged fron­tier. This audio guide gives you the inside scoop on its fas­ci­nat­ing his­to­ry. You’ll…  ...more

Season: Open as soon as Mother Nature allows $20+ 9 holes

When is a golf course more than a golf course? When it’s the 9‑hole, par‑3 golf course in Homer, Alas­ka. Sure, you can play a round on this scenic course— it’s the last golf course in Amer­i­ca at the end of the road”, and the only golf course in Homer, Alas­ka —but it’s also a great spot to just relax with a beer or a glass of wine. Enjoy the breath­tak­ing views of Kachemak Bay and Grew­ingk Glac­i­er, all while enjoy­ing tem­per­a­tures that are  ...more

Here’s our list of places to see wildlife on the Kenai Penin­su­la, as well as tours to get you to the good spots.

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