Alaska is a great destination for a domestic honeymoon. While some couples want to spend the days after their wedding laid up on a tropical island, others are more interested in exploring the most wonderful sights Mother Nature has to offer. If you and your sweetheart fall into the latter category, opt for an Alaska honeymoon in Homer! Our small town boasts romantic charm and is near some of the best adventures The Last Frontier has to offer. Read on to discover the best ways to spend your Homer honeymoon!
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Top 3 Activities for Your Alaska Honeymoon
Below are some of the most popular honeymoon activities in Homer. If you’re looking for a wedding venue, too, consider the Driftwood Inn. We can help you plan the Alaska wedding of your dreams!
1. Hiking Trails & Sightseeing
There’s no better way to delight in panoramic views of our area’s incredible landscape than with Homer, Alaska, hiking trails. Even better, the Driftwood Inn offers two hiking packages that you and your special someone will love! Choose between the Glacier Lake Family Hike or the Halibut Cove Triangle Hike.
For couples, we recommend the Halibut Cove Triangle Hike. This day trip begins with a water taxi ride across the Kachemak Bay, then drops you and your sweetheart off for a 3.2-mile hike along Glacier Lake Trailhead. On your journey, you can see sea otter, puffins, bald eagles, and even do some whale watching. Be sure to bring a camera, there are moments you will want to remember for a lifetime!
2. Romantic Dinners
Come back to your romantic lodging option at the Driftwood Inn to freshen up for a romantic night on the town. No matter what type of cuisine is your favorite, there’s a Homer, Alaska, restaurant for everyone’s taste buds. We recommend AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern.
The menu features fresh, locally sourced selections in a casual setting. You can easily split the USDA Prime Filet N’ Scallops, potato of the day, and a seasonal vegetable. Don’t forget to finish the night off with a couple of dessert cocktails. The chocolate milk martini is the sweet treat you both deserve after a day on the mountain!
3. Intimate Lodging at the Driftwood Inn
Cuddle up together each night of your Alaska honeymoon at the Driftwood Inn. We offer a variety of Homer lodging options, including Modern Lodges, Old Town Cottages, Woodside Lodge Suites, Historic Inn Guest Rooms, Tiny Houses, and an RV Park. All our lodging options are in or near the heart of Old Town Homer, so it’s easy to check off every item of your honeymoon bucket list!
We recommend adding the Romance Package onto your honeymoon reservation. This special package includes a duet or dozen fresh-cut roses, a small box of decadent chocolates, and your choice of a complimentary bottle of local wine, champagne, or sparkling cider.
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