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Homer Spit, Homer

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Alaska is known for its natural phenomena, and Homer Spit is among the most remarkable. No one is certain how this Kachemak Bay landmark came into existence. A strong earthquake in 1964 significantly reduced its size and killed most of its lush vegetation. But that didn't stop the spot from turning into a popular tourist destination lined with shops and restaurants. Choose from a range of activities such as boat trips, camping, fishing, kayaking, and walks down the long beach. You can access the spit by a car, but parking lots might be crowded. Plan to visit Homer Spit and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Homer attractions using our Homer holiday planner.
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  • We were fortunate the 2nd weekend trip out that the weather was good again, both in Homer AND at our destination! All of the shops up and down the spit were colorful, lots of music, friendly smiling f...  more »
  • Every summer camp on the Homer Spit. We take our camping trailer and boat. The kids love being able to run down and fish from the docks or the local fishing hole. All within walking distance. I love b...  more »
  • It is an amazing place where people, boats and wildlife converge at the water's edge surrounded by mountains, glaciers and volcanoes. You can meander down the beach or along the docks in the harbor an...  more »