Must-see attractions in Homer

  • Top Choice
    Alaska Islands & Ocean Visitor Center

    More a research facility and museum than a visitor center, this impressive place has numerous cool interactive exhibits. The best is a room that’s a…

  • Top Choice
    Pratt Museum

    There’s lots of local art and Alaska Native artifacts, but a more impressive feature is the interactive displays on the area’s wildlife, designed to…

  • Homer Spit

    Generally known as ‘the Spit,’ this long needle of land – a 4.5-mile sandbar stretching into Kachemak Bay – is viewed by some folks as the most fun…

  • ACarl E Wynn Nature Center

    Situated on the bluffs above Homer, this moose-ridden 140-acre reserve is highly recommended for families and anyone interested in the area’s ethnobotany …

  • Norman Lowell Studio

    This surprisingly spacious gallery features the work of the self-taught homesteading painter. While it can get a little Bob Ross and cheesy, many of the…

  • Fireweed Gallery

    This gallery can get good local wares, and has more than just art to hang on your walls: sculptures, carvings, baskets and more are all on offer.

  • Bunnell Street Gallery

    The town's best gallery, with monthly shows of fine art. You can also buy stunning jewelry and pottery.

  • Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies

    This nonprofit organization devoted to promoting appreciation of Kachemak Bay’s ecosystem, runs the Carl E Wynn Nature Center and the Peterson Bay Field…

  • Art Shop Gallery

    Alaska art, on every wall. You'll find plenty of watercolors and other mediums here.

  • Ptarmigan Arts

    Local cooperative gallery with stained class, wood carvings and pottery.