Loonsong Mountain Lake Camp

Homer, Alaska, United States | Campground
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Travel Blogs from Homer

Bays & Mountains

A travel blog entry by blackpoolbelle

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... towards the viewpoint over the Kenai River. Alaska was owned and settled by Russia in the 1700s, and not sold to the US until 1869. The Russian Orthodox church still thrives in parts of Alaska, many of them on the Kenai peninsula. Sadly the volcanoes across the inlet were not visible (low cloud again) so we went south via the Kalifornsky Beach Rd, showing us a very different sort of scenery then we’d previously seen, with low-lying ...

How far can Homer spit?

A travel blog entry by robsons

5

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Apparently Huskies are actually too big a dog, they're slower and they don't have that "love to run" attitude that a good sled dog needs. All the other sled dogs we saw today looked like mutts. All very lean too but they get looked after well.

By the way, 150 dogs in one location ... it don't smell like your Nanna's apple pie but was pretty clean considering! Anyway, we went and sat in the "sled" and the dogs were going ...

Good Friday 1964, 1989....

A travel blog entry by bdsaly

7

... into Kachemak Bay and now home to RV parks, restaurants, souvenir shops and fishing charters, dropped six feet. (The Lonely Planet Guide reports that the Spit "is viewed by some folks as the most fun place in Alaska. Others wish another earthquake would come along and sink the thing"). But Homer is now the main town in the region, a sport fishing (salmon and halibut naturally) and tourist centre and oddly enough “a magnet for ...

Drinking Village with a Fishing Problem!

A travel blog entry by normandsharon

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... postcard setting by Kachemak Bay, which is surrounded by glaciers and mountains every which way you look. Homer has the best halibut fishing grounds just an hour or less boat ride from the harbour. And as seen by the catch we showed you in Seward you now know that halibut can top the scales at several hundred pounds.




Homer was founded in 1896 by early gold seekers. However, today its a major fish-processing centre ...

Home Sweet Homer

A travel blog entry by tuffychloe

7

... hillside and numerous Bald Eagles. The train
ride was a great transition into the next phase of our vacation!

After we got off the train we got a shuttle to Great Alaskan Holidays where we picked up our motor home! We got a 32' motor home this year so we have two slide outs and two extra beds which equals lots of extra room! We love Alaska and a motor home is our favorite way to explore it. Before ...

 

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