Heritage Hotel Lodge

147 East Pioneer Avenue, Homer, Alaska, 99603, United States | 1 star hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Homer

Halibut Cove

A travel blog entry by travelswithduke

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The morning was occupied with laundry and bills. They just never go away. The True Value Hardware was an amazing store with a little bit of everything including Hallmark Cards. We had a great pizza at Fat Olives for lunch and waited for the trip we had reserved from home. Halibut Cove is a former herring processing area from the 1930's. It is only reachable by boat and is about twenty miles across the bay from the Homer Spit. ...

Of Halibut and Bears

A travel blog entry by rodk

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... We suffer fridge-envy and plot how to fill our freezer with fish and other Alaskan staples.

Catching halibut is part of our plan. A large good-eating flounder-type fish, halibut are an Alaskan icon and staple and Homer, our destination, is the Capital of Halibut Fishing. Like most flat fish, halibut start life in a bilaterally symmetrical form and one eye migrates around the head when the fry are about 25mm long -the expression “face like ...

Success, Really?

A travel blog entry by chuckschatter

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... two per fishing license = total of four) plus a few that we threw back, plus some pacific cod, plus the thrill of personally turning slightly green around the gills.

Bottom line it was a great day, beautiful weather, plenty of fishing to be had, but at least for me this was my last halibut trip. I don’t care how much it costs in the store.

Tomorrow – It’s Bear Time

Till tomorrow!

Chuck
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A most spectacular day

A travel blog entry by 2bestfriends

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... which was super rocky and had mostly young cottonwoods. By the time we made it to Grewingk Lake (and Glacier) we had hiked over three miles. Once there we encounter a couple who were camping nearby. The area was very cool and breezy thanks to the glacier, but it felt so good after our hike. Marie told us that a year after the Earthquake of 1964, there was a massive landslide at the lake. The earthquake + receding glacier had made the mountain ...

Homer at night

A travel blog entry by moosetraks

It's 11 pm as I write this. The sun just set. All is quiet and I am watching a big ship pass as I lie here in my bed looking out over the Kachemak Bay. Our lodging so far has gone from the fancy Captain Cook Hotel to a cabin in the woods to another cabin overlooking this beautiful water. We are having so much fun together and are looking toward our next adventure tomorrow as we go to Seward for 2 ...

Location

This 1 star hotel, located on 147 East Pioneer Avenue, Homer, is near Islands and Oceans Visitor Center, Pratt Museum, Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, and Kachemak Bay State Park.
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