Seafarer’s Memorial


Statue on the Homer Spit for local seafarers lost at sea.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Homer attractions

1. Homer Spit

0.15 MILES

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…

2. Peterson Bay Field Station

4.61 MILES

Though technically it’s outside the park, this field station operated by the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies provides an excellent introduction to the…

3. Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies

4.89 MILES

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

4. Alaska Islands & Ocean Visitor Center

5.14 MILES

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…

5. Ptarmigan Arts

5.16 MILES

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

6. Fireweed Gallery

5.16 MILES

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.

7. Bunnell Street Gallery

5.18 MILES

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

8. Art Shop Gallery

5.44 MILES

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