Best Western Bidarka Inn

575 Sterling Highway, Homer, Alaska, 99603, United States | 3 star hotel
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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

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... barking and jumping around while the staff were picking which 16 dogs to hook up.

They definitely wanted to be picked and when we got going can honestly say that it looks like they enjoy it too. So our "sled" ride was interesting, seeing it's not winter therefore no snow, instead we were in a wheeled cart being pulled down gravel tracks. It was ok but I think the dogs enjoyed it more than we did.

After patting all the dogs to say ...

Good Friday 1964, 1989....

A travel blog entry by bdsaly

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... and folks disillusioned with mainstream society….dreaming up a sort of utopian vision for their city…” (thanks again to Lonely Planet!!). It’s certainly a great town to people watch!

But back to Good Friday. Twenty five years after the great earthquake, Good Friday 1989, the Exxon Valdez ran aground in Prince William Sound, close to the earthquake’s epicenter, spilling more than 10 million gallons ...

Drinking Village with a Fishing Problem!

A travel blog entry by normandsharon

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... unique attraction being the natural geological five mile ‘spit’, which is the second longest spit in the world. It was actually out on the spit where we camped out for a few nights...and the most expensive camping we’ve done thus far at $60 per night. We could have gotten something cheaper, but we wanted to enjoy the spectacular views so we figured it was worth every penny!




We rode our bikes down ...

VERY COLD AT EXIT GLACIER AND WINDY

A travel blog entry by alindai

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... a big public holiday over here so things were starting to get a bit busy. Seward is a lovely little seaside town and we managed to get a nice van site on the seafront.

Seward is a big fishing port where huge hallibut and salmon are caught on a daily basis, hallibut can be 150KG, Unfortunately we found the local pub and we were sitting minding our own business when we were bought a drink by some local oldfishing guys (in ...

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Location

This 3 star hotel, located on 575 Sterling Highway, Homer, is near Islands and Oceans Visitor Center, Pratt Museum, Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, and Kachemak Bay State Park.
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