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3 Benefits of Midweek Travel to Help You Save Time, Money, and More

Do you need a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life? You don’t need to wait for a special occasion to plan your next vacation. Instead, plan a midweek trip to Homer, Alaska. When you visit our area during the week, you can enjoy the best available lodging rates, fewer crowds at local attractions, and cash in your unused vacation days so they don’t go to waste! Read on for further details about the benefits of midweek travel

When you’re ready to start planning your trip, request our free Homer Vacation Guide. This planning tool is filled with the local insight you need to plan a midweek trip to our area! Inside, you’ll find information on things to do, where to stay, and more in Homer, Alaska! 

Top 3 Benefits of Midweek Travel You Need to Know About 

1. Get the Best Available Rates 

There’s no better feeling than saving money, especially when it comes to travel! Taking a vacation can be costly. Between airfare, lodging, activities, and dining, a trip to Alaska can easily reach up to $3,000 per person according to an Alaska Trip Cost Calculator. Midweek travelers can get the best available rates on accommodations and airline tickets by booking between Sunday and Thursday. That means more cash for activities or to save for your next trip! 

2. Cash in Unused Vacation Days 

Do you have unused vacation time? According to CNN Travel768 million vacation days went unused in 2018. Don’t let this happen to you! A midweek vacation is a perfect reason to cash in your days and get some well-deserved rest and relaxation. So, decide on your travel dates and put in a time off request!  

3. Avoid the Crowds at Local Attractions 

The final benefit of traveling midweek is avoiding the crowds at popular attractions. On the weekends, you can expect long wait times at local restaurants and attractions. You won’t have this problem when you visit Homer during the week! Take your time exploring local shops, restaurants, and more without feeling crowded or rushed.  

Book Your Midweek Stay at the Driftwood Inn 

Now that you know about the benefits of midweek travel, it’s time to start planning your trip. If you’re searching for the perfect place to stay, look no further than the Driftwood Inn! We offer a variety of accommodations including Modern LodgesOld Town CottagesWoodside Lodge SuitesHistoric Inn RoomsTiny Houses, and an RV Park.

Interior view of bedroom in Carriage House.

You can get the best available rates on lodging when you book a midweek stay and with our book direct special!  

Enhance your midweek trip with one of our specials and packages. From fishing charters to bear viewing to hiking excursions, there are a variety of ways to spice up your trip to Homer! 

Check our availability to book your stay at the Driftwood Inn!