Visiting Alaska should be on everyone’s bucket list. A stunning part of the planet we get to call home, and filled with the wonders of life, nature and beauty, it is little wonder that people return to Alaska year after year.
If you’re visiting Homer, then all of your senses are in for a real treat. A town bursting with color, boasting extraordinary landscape and filled with a wealth of attractions to visit, your only problem will be wishing you had scheduled more days here!
So how can you make the time that you do have in Homer really count? What are the tips to making truly magical travel memories? Here come our top 4 tips that should get you well on the way to an epic travel experience:
At Number 4 …. Sipping Coffee And Watching The World Go By
Homer is dotted with a wide choice of charming coffee bars. Don’t worry the aromatic smell will quickly alert you to the nearest one.
Granted you may want to rush from one attraction to another, but taking the time to relax, sip a great cup of coffee and watch the locals and tourists come and go, makes a great memory to relish when your vacation has long passed you by.
At Number 3 …. Rent A Fishing Boat, Or Simply A Rod!
Known by locals and tourists alike as the, ‘Fishing Hole’, this area is a delight to visit, even if you don’t see yourself as a keen fisher. If you’re an avid bird-watcher then get yourself onto one of the charter boats and prepare to be amazed at the variety of bird-life your eyes will soak in, including the chance to spot quite a few bald eagles.
At Number 2 …. Allow Homer To Truly Introduce Itself As The Cultural Capital Of Southcentral Alaska
Homer has gained this reputation for good reason. With a variety of live theater performances and music venues to choose from, no visit to Homer is complete without spending an evening immersed in the cultural goodness of the city.
At Number 1 …… Kachemak Bay State Wilderness Park
An incredible maze of hiking trails, coves for taking a dip, and a 350,000-acre area of glaciers; is there really any question as to why this place deserves first place on our list!
All of the hustle and bustle of the city is wonderful, but give yourself at least one day to escape to the inspirational, stunning and unforgettable Kachemak Bay State Wilderness Park. You will not be disappointed.
So if you are planning a trip to Homer, you are in for the treat of a lifetime. The above suggestions are just the tip of iceberg. Bear viewing, trips to mountain lakes and sea kayaking are just a few more of the options that will be at your fingertips. Remember, before you go on vacation, do your homework, plan your itinerary and get ready to make some magical travel memories!