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Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley Private Tour
"From Anchorage we'll travel along the scenic Seward Highway. One of only 13 highways in the US with the distinction of ""All American Road"". Along the way we will have great opportunities to view and photograph wildlife and scenic vistas. First we stop at the beautifu where you will board the mv Ptarmigan for an optional one-hour cruise across the stunning scenery of iceberg-dotted Portage Lake. After the cruise stop in at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Alaska's wildlife. The AWCC takes in injured and orphaned animals year-round providing spacious enclosures and quality animal care. Here you can view and photograph up close Alaska's iconic animals that are unable to be released into the wild. Afterwards head back to Anchorage and enjoy a narrated city tour including all the best dining places.Whats Included:     Services of a professional private tour guide     Door to door round trip transportation from Anc
From $645.00
 
Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley Private Tour
"From Anchorage we'll travel along the scenic Seward Highway. One of only 13 highways in the US with the distinction of ""All American Road"". Along the way we will have great opportunities to view and photograph wildlife and scenic vistas. First we stop at the beautifu where you will board the mv Ptarmigan for an optional one-hour cruise across the stunning scenery of iceberg-dotted Portage Lake. After the cruise stop in at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Alaska's wildlife. The AWCC takes in injured and orphaned animals year-round providing spacious enclosures and quality animal care. Here you can view and photograph up close Alaska's iconic animals that are unable to be released into the wild. Afterwards head back to Anchorage and enjoy a narrated city tour including all the best dining places.Whats Included:     Services of a professional private tour guide     Door to door round trip transportation from Anc
From $645.00
 
Anchorage Winter Twilight Photo Tour
"Starting from historical Stewart’s Photo Shop on 4th Avenue in downtown Anchorage (unless Anchorage area hotel pickup is pre-arranged). This tour travels in a comfortable customized tour van along the Cook Inlet Coast. The first stop is Beluga Point where you'll photograph scenic views of Turnagain Arm a constantly changing ancient glacial fjord. Next up is McHugh Creek where you’ll take a short .5 mile (.8 km) hike to photograph this picturesque river cascading down a craggy mountainside or as winter progresses intricately shaped rivulets of ice. Afterwards visit Glen Alps
From $169.00

More Things to Do in Homer

A walk at the beach

Our hotel in Homer lies outside spit, but is walkable or very short drive. Beach outside Ocean Shore Hotel is a nice spot for a walk when is low tide. We're very lucky to have a balcony from our room,...
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shavy
Sep 27, 2015

View of Kachemak Bay and the Homer Spit

To see this view we stopped to the viewpoint before entering the village. There is a place for everyone to stop for photograph. Unbelievable to see from this point, how small the areas are. And is the...
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shavy
Sep 27, 2015

Wandering around

We only have one night in Homer, we can't afford to spend a day longer. Our time is very limited, we're very glad we've seen the fishing village. Would be nice to see the Kachemak Bay but who knows...
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shavy
Sep 27, 2015

Fun to watch.... big halibut fish

I am not fun of fish, but if I don't have anything then I'm fine with it. Since I don't eat much this kind of fish, I didn't have any idea that they can be so big. During our walk, there was a fishing...
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shavy
Sep 26, 2015

Shops along a boardwalk

The boardwalk is right down on the Homer spit. A nice place to stroll and to hunt some souvenirs or have some dinner in one of restaurants. Is a place where visitors gathered. Most of the shops and...
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shavy
Sep 26, 2015

Boat Harbor and Ferry Terminal

Homer has a long strip harbor, which you can enjoy walking. The harbor is in two parts, the harbor 1 was for small fishing boats and the other part is Ferry Terminal. The ferry connects the Sterling...
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shavy
Sep 26, 2015
 
 
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Seafarer's Memorial

This monument is easy to find in Homer, as you drive to a fine stripe line road, to your right you'll see the monument. Behind you have beautiful view of Kachemak Bay. Commercial fishing vessels also...
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shavy
Sep 26, 2015

Landmark in Homer

The inside is decorated with dollar bills on which visitors wrote their name. An expensive decoration. As you can see it looks like a lighthouse. The lighthouse is fake. However, it's used to cover a...
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shavy
Sep 26, 2015

The Small Boat Harbor

We get to Homer later in the afternoon after a long drive from Anchorage. It took us a while to get here after stopping many times on the way for picture taking. Settling down to our hotel and we...
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shavy
Sep 26, 2015

Custom Boat Trip: Bay Roamers Water Taxi

We wanted to get on the water, one way or another, but could not find a boat excursion that suited our available time. Bay Roamers was recommended to us by one of the other charter companies. They...
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topmarmot
Apr 04, 2011

Seafarer's Memorial for those who died...

Homer Spit is a long needle-like piece of land which my sister wanted to visit because it is one of the most southern points of Alaska. We drove along the road which led to the end of the Spit, and we...
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jumpingnorman
May 12, 2009

Fishing from Shore

Sure, Homer is considered Halibut Heaven for most fishermen and there are a lot of charter boats for rent there that will take you out into deeper water. But the great thing about Homer is you can...
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jumpingwithnorman
May 12, 2009

Halibut Capital of the World

The guy beside me on the plane was an avid fisherman and he did say that he has also been to fish in Homer, and little did I know that I would be in Homer in just 5 hours from that conversation. When...
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jumpingnorman
May 11, 2009

Hook into the Big One

Fishing is THE reason to go to Homer. Halibut, Salmon, Ling Cod, Rockfish.... Just make sure you have a Derby ticket if you're there during the Homer Halibut Derby or you may regret it. There are...
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akskibunny
Jul 13, 2008

Top Hotels in Homer

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4786 Homer Spit Rd., Homer, AK 99603
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3500 Crittenden Drive, 451 Sterling Highway at the entrance to Homer, Homer, AK 99603
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575 Sterling Highway, Homer, AK 99603
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61995 Mission Rd, P O Box 1324, Homer, AK 99603
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204 Ocean Drive Loop, Homer, AK 99603
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39720 Sibson Dr., Homer, Alaska, 99603, United States
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kaloz

"Homer -- suffering from a "Spit" Personality"
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karenincalifornia

"Halibut Capital of the World"
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goingsolo

"Hangin with the locals in Homer"
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Jim_Eliason

"Homer"
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"Homer - The Famous Spit of Alaska"
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