These are our personal, non-exhaustive 

recommendations for Homer, Alaska. No paid advertisements. We hope they help you navigate Homer while you're here.


Two Sisters Bakery

An excellent stop for breakfast, lunch and wonderful baked goods! Lunchtime can be very busy in the summers.

The Bagel Shop

A great spot to grab lunch with a nice bagel sandwich. Get it "to-go" on your way to the harbor for a day on the water.

Duncan House Diner

Homer's classic all-day breakfast diner with Alaskan flavors like reindeer sausage and sourdough toast. 

Fresh Catch Cafe

Everything you need to know is in the name.

Grocery Stores.


Homer's answer for Costco. It has a little bit of everything.


Safeway is your most typical grocery store. If this is your first time away from the lower 48 states, expect higher prices due to shipping.

Homer General Store

Although town s not far from the spit, if you're caught out without something you need quickly on the spit, the Homer General Store can be a great help.

Charter Fishing and Local Adventures.

Manns Charter Service?

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Rainbow Tours?

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Alaska Coastal Marine Tours?

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Glacier View Cabins?

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Mako's Water Taxi

Mako's provides an excellent and affordable taxi service across the bay. Go hiking!

Homer Ferry Terminal

In case you want to head out to Kodiak?

Land taxi?

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Medical Needs.

Homer Medical Center

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Kachemak Bay Medical Clinic

Is this strictly a women's reproductive clinic???

SVT Health & Wellness

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Points of Interest.

Old Inlet Bookstore

The Homer Spit

This is a favorite place. If you're a bibliophile, you will want to spend hours here. Andy has books on everything and a good selection of books about Alaska. 

If this isn’t already on your list of things to see, we highly recommend enjoying an afternoon out on the spit, visiting stores, seafood restaurants, or walking through the harbor with a nice cup of coffee.

Alaska Islands & Ocean Visitor Center

Homer is perched on a treasure-trove of marine biodiversity. Learn the what's and why's here and then take a walk down to Bishops Beach.

 *This is a great place to bring your kids.

The Pratt Museum

A natural history museum with a lot of information about early life in this region of Alaska. 

Local Sightseeing

Pratt Museum

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Bishops Beach

Head to two sister's cafe, but instead of pulling into the cafe, take a right at the stop sign and continue to Bishops Beach.

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Natural History Tours.

Alaskan Coastal Studies

Guided natural history tour across Kachemak Bay.

Boat Tours? A Seaside Adventure.

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Rainbow Tours

A 7 hour fully narrated tour across Kachemak Bay to the community of Seldovia.


True North Kayak Adventures

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Hiking Trails.

Diamond Creek

A short, 15-30 minute hike depending on your pace with a reward beach as destination. About 4 miles north of Homer, turn left off of the Sterling Highway directly across from Diamond Ridge Road in order to access the trail. 

Saddle Trail

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1344 Lake Shore Dr

Homer, Alaska 99603





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