Welcome to Homer, Alaska
Known as “Cosmic Hamlet by the Sea” and the “Halibut Fishing Capital of the World”, Homer, Alaska is a city that’s as culturally rich as it is beautiful. Home to a thriving community of artists, authors and creative types of every kind, there’s nowhere else in Alaska quite like Homer. Its picturesque location on the icy blue shores of the halibut-rich Kachemak Bay has stolen the hearts of countless visitors who find themselves returning year after year.
Located in the heart of downtown Homer, the BEST WESTERN Bidarka Inn is within walking distance of shops, galleries, the Homer Chamber of Commerce, Pratt Museum, Alaska Islands & Ocean Visitor Center and Kachemak Bay. We are just 8 minutes by car from the Homer Spit which features an eclectic array of quaint shops, restaurants, fishing spots, and beachcombing spots. The Spit is also the location of the Homer Small Boat Harbor and the Homer Ferry Terminal.
Things to do in Homer, Alaska
With so much to explore in Alaska, where do you start? Put yourself in the hands of the experienced guides at Alaska Our Way, who will help you make the most of your sightseeing trip by showing you the most stunning sights in the Homer, Alaska region.
Homer is a world-class fishing destination. Let Bob’s Trophy Fishing Charters guide you in your pursuit to catch some of the biggest, tastiest fish in the world.
Learn about the art, science and culture of the Kachemak Bay at the Pratt Museum, which boasts an extensive collection of artifacts, artworks and archaeological exhibits.
Since 1973, the Pier One Theater has been delighting Homer visitors with live theater productions for the whole family. Located on the Homer Spit, the theatre is surrounded by funky shops and restaurants.