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Homer Spit

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Address: Homer, AK 99603-8001
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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This was the highlight of our trip to Homer. Nothing fancy and just an easy going area with lots to see and do. They have a nice walking path next to the water which affords great... read more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was the highlight of our trip to Homer. Nothing fancy and just an easy going area with lots to see and do. They have a nice walking path next to the water which affords great scenery, wildlife watching and people watching. Had fun watching the fish coming in and watching the them being filleted. The people here are so... More 

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Sterling, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love walking along the beach, watching the boats, beach combing, and enjoying the fresh air. My three grandchildren and I had a great time.

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Stoddard, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Walked up and down both sides of street, and there were lots of places to pop in and out of on a rainy day. Lots of placed taking kayaers and fishers out for the day. We were able to walk down on the docks and see what fish were caught that day.

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Nikiski, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Homer has some of the most spectacular views in Alaska. It's a must see place! Many things are high priced, but being careful you can also enjoy it without spending a lot of money. Just driving out the Spit and looking at the glaciers and mountains is amazing. You will see sea otters floating along right by the beach, an... More 

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Southborough, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in a rental place on the spit. the environment was very lively. A good experience with fishing Salmon in the small catchment area. Nice access to all the attraction in Homer including the planes to Katmai NP.

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Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed on the Spit in our RV for a couple of nights and enjoyed walking through the various businesses on the Spit. Yes, it feels touristy, but it was relatively pleasant - not crowded, good fun!

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Rochester, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must so you can say you where there. Shops, food, walks, locals camping...very pretty and unique. Can be expensive, parking can be hard to find, but if you are going to fish this is where you go to get the charters.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The spit is a bit tacky with lots of souvenir shops and lots and lots of RVs, but, I guess, its part of the charm

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good food, good views and a fun place to walk around. There are lots of cute shops. You can spend the whole day walking on the beach. We saw eagles and otters.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lots of gift shops and good restaurants. Good fishing location and bear viewing trips available locally. Nice harbour. Saw Sea Otters, seals and Humpback whales from the beach. The spit is about 5 miles long. The best part of the spit twas the view of the mountains across the bay and the wildlife. The end of the spit is a... More 

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