Halcyon Heights B&B / Inn

1200 Mission Road, Homer, Alaska, 99603, United States | B&B
Prices starting from $179.00
 

Travel Blogs from Homer

A Day of Rest

A travel blog entry by suzannecompton

30

... halibut fillets from our catch yesterday, along with potatoes and onions, mandarin coleslaw, and peach cobbler. After dinner, we walked to the fishing hole and watched the anglers catch salmon. It is 11:30PM and as I look out the window before going to sleep, the sky looks about like 6:00PM at home, I see a bald eagle sitting on the top of the RV Park building. All of God's creatures are special, but this huge eagle is so regal and such an iconic tribute to ...

Of Halibut and Bears

A travel blog entry by rodk

6
71

... and local cars are readily distinguished by their adornments of enormous (2m diameter) dip nets designed to scoop up salmon as they migrate upriver in large schools. Last year some 34 000 permit holders took over 527 000 sockeye salmon from the Kenai River alone and the 'salmon rodeo’ is truly a sight. Stocking up for winter is a time honoured Alaskan traditional and even urban Anchorage-dwellers take pride in stocking their fridge with fish, berries and ...

Success, Really?

A travel blog entry by chuckschatter

2
9

... and just for practice add an additional 40 lbs. for the fish. Now have someone swing the weight back and forth to simulate current and fish fighting to get loose. Oh, I forgot you need to stand on a balance board to simulate the rocking boat. Ok got it – Now start to reel! May I repeat myself? Are you kidding me, this is not fishing it is work.

I guess that you are wondering about our success?

Well, we did catch ...

A most spectacular day

A travel blog entry by 2bestfriends

2
10

... around and so we continued to remain cautious (and chatty).

As we continued our trek toward the glacier the terrain changed from old growth to new growth forests. Instead of lots of tall, old spruce we were surrounded by more young cottonwoods, baby spruce trees, thick brush, lush ferns and small flowers scattered about the forest floor.

As we got closer to the lake the terrain changed one more time to a 'washout ...

Pesky Texas Chics go fishing

A travel blog entry by spanglerdr

1
21

... friend. (These are gulls for those who did not receive the lesson we were given). At the conclusion of our fishing adventure Captain Dave fileted the fish and provided it to us for distribution. Dinner was delicious!!!! Oh, no worries we've saved some for our return as well. With bellies full and sides sore we are off to rest up for our bear adventure tomorrow. Stay tuned for ...

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This B&B, located on 1200 Mission Road, Homer, is near K-Bay Air, Islands and Oceans Visitor Center, Emerald Air Service, Inc., and Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies.
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