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Address: Homer, AK
Phone Number: 800-770-6126
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Activities: Fishing, Camping
Description: This narrow, five-mile long gravel path protruding into the Kachemak Bay...
This narrow, five-mile long gravel path protruding into the Kachemak Bay is a popular spot for camping, beach-combing and halibut and salmon fishing. Springtime visitors can watch eagles flock to the beach to feed on fish.
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This is a very unique place in Alaska with a protected harbor for the fishing fleet and a lot of very nice gift shops and restaurants. Just plan to spend a little time looking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Stanley
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is a very unique place in Alaska with a protected harbor for the fishing fleet and a lot of very nice gift shops and restaurants. Just plan to spend a little time looking around.

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Oakland, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The spit is awesome with lots of little shops, restaurants, bars, a brewery, a "graveyard" for old boats, and the boat docks. My favorite restaurant: The Fresh Catch Cafe. I also like the Homer Brewery, they have unique brews to sample relatively cheaply ($2 for a nice sized tasting of any beer). My other favorite shop/restaurant is Coal Point where... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Camping on the beach in Homer is one of my favorite things. The mountains are beautiful. It is amazing to watch the 22ft tides. Lots of fun restaurants and fishing outfitters.

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Pensacola, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Want to catch a King salmon? Like to try it in the winter, for winter Kings? This place is absolutely beautiful and the seasons change is only limited by your imagination. Wife and I spent Christmas in Homer, at the Lands End and enjoyed a King salmon fishing trip out in the bay. What an adventure this fishing trip was!... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The spit is home of the harbor. Its the place to shop, find tours,fishing trips,bear viewing,water taxi,catch the ferry,and find restaurants in Homer.This is a must here, no dought!!!!!!!!

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Cadiz, KY
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is an area of little shops and bars and restaurants so if that is your thing, you will enjoy the wander. For me, the highlight was the trio of sea otters that were feeding behind the buildings in the surf. They were a real treat!

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Clarkston, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Really enjoyed our side trip to Homer. Our favorite part was taking the mail boat across the bay to Halibut Cove, a picturesque artist colony. Great day trip.

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Glen Rock, Pennsylvania
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93 reviews 93 reviews
33 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you like to fish, then this is the place for you! Shore Fishing, boat fishing, Charters, tours, it's all available here. You can buy anything related to fishing including fresh processed fish. There are a few nice gift shops too. You can camp along the beach, park your camper, boat or car, and rent a room. The ferry leaves... More 

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Chugiak, Alaska
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Homer Spit is a must see for locals and visitors a like. It is filled with a mixture of fishing culture and amazing, creative artwork. Between yummy treats, beautiful sites and the smell of the ocean, you can't go wrong popping by.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Lots of interesting things to see and do. Plenty of places to eat. Camping. Friendly locals and summer workers.

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Address: Address: Homer, AK
Phone Number: 800-770-6126
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Homer

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