Bay View Inn

Box 804, Homer, Alaska, 99603, United States | Inn
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Travel Blogs from Homer

Kayaks, Yurts and Gourmet Food

A travel blog entry by lizdavid on Jul 18, 2014

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... countries and are still used as primary residences in North Alaska. Ours was locally built and very comfortable and cosy with a wood stove inside.

We spent an idyllic 3 days here kayaking and also hiking to Grewingk glacier lake.


One day we kayaked to nearby Halibut Cove which has a small settlement and a historic inn, 'The Saltry'. This can be reached ...

Bays & Mountains

A travel blog entry by blackpoolbelle on Sep 07, 2013

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... with fir trees and quite a few houses.

We stopped at Ninilchik to see the very attractive Russian church, where we were again the only visitors, and took time to walk in the graveyard with its Russian crosses and highly decorated graves. Many of the graves had the same Russian surnames, including Oskolkoff, one of the founding families, and the village still has speakers of the original Ninilchik Russian dialect, according ...

How far can Homer spit?

A travel blog entry by robsons on Aug 27, 2013

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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 on Jul 17, 2013

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... founded by the Russians in the late 18th century as a herring port, was completely devastated and its fishing, fish canning and shipping industries were wiped out. A highway which ended across Kachemak Bay in the town of Homer only added to Seldovia’s demise. Seldovia can now only be reached by ferry (but not every day!), water taxi or light aircraft. Homer itself was not spared. The Spit, a 4.5 mile tongue of land ...

A day in Homer

A travel blog entry by lbroeder on May 27, 2013

1 comment, 3 photos

... campsite overlooks the Kachemak Bay and the Kenai Mountains, the view is spectacular. We were able to walk on the beach early in the day and pick up some interesting rocks. A few hours later the girls wanted another walk on the beach, they were amazed to see the tide had receded at least 300 ft! A fisherman told us the tides have a minus 40 ft swing, the docks rise with the water their poles extend as much as a telephone pole out of the ground---really something to ...

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