Young's Downtown Inn

565 East Pioneer Avenue, Homer, Alaska, 99603, United States | Inn
 

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Bays & Mountains

A travel blog entry by blackpoolbelle

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On towards Homer, the end of the road and our destination for the next few days. Homer is on the southern tip of the Kenai Peninsula and has a spit: a 4.5-mile long piece of land jutting out into Kachemak Bay. The Spit features the longest road into ocean waters in the entire world, taking up 10–15 minutes to drive, and also the Salty Dawg Saloon, which is constructed out of several historic buildings.
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How far can Homer spit?

A travel blog entry by robsons

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... we went over to visit some 15 day old puppies and have a cuddle. This was my favourite part, and not just because my puppy didn't wee on me! They were so little and cute, and the Mum dog Georgia was good letting us all hold her pups. She was looking at us with big soulful eyes that said "Ooi, I am watching you ok"!

After cuddle time we were shown all the different gear used in mushing: the dog booties, coats, willy warmers (dog merkins), ...

Good Friday 1964, 1989....

A travel blog entry by bdsaly

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... 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 ...

Only two Jays now. :(

A travel blog entry by joyunlimited

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Homer is a neat little town that has a "spit". It is the longest spit with a road on it in the world. A spit is a long land form that extends into a body of water. There are lots of local shops and eateries-no McDondalds!

I am enclosing a couple pictures from the RV park. This is what we are looking ...

Our 16th stop – Homer, AK.

A travel blog entry by socks

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... halibut.

During our 3 day stay, Roger went deep sea fishing for halibut; we took a float plane that took us on the southern coast of Katmai NP just across from Kodiak Island to see dozens of brown bears in their natural habitat; and shopped in downtown Homer ...

Location

This inn, located on 565 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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