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Plan the Perfect Father’s Day Trip to Homer Alaska

Are you looking for the perfect Father’s Day getaway? Look no further than Homer, Alaska! With its stunning natural beauty and abundance of activities, you have plenty of options to plan the perfect Father’s Day Trip to Homer, Alaska. From fishing and kayaking to bear viewing and dining, there’s something for everyone in this Alaskan paradise.

Looking for other ways to occupy your time in Alaska? Browse our Things to Do page for some inspiration. You will find it packed with local insight into the best spots to visit during your trip to our area.

The Best Father’s Day Trip to Homer, Alaska Itinerary


Homer is known as the “Halibut Capital of the World”, making it an ideal spot for a day of fishing. Charter boats are available to take you out on the water to catch halibut, salmon, rockfish and more. If you don’t want to charter a boat, there are plenty of spots along the shoreline where you can cast your line.


Sea Kayaking is another popular activity in Homer. With its calm waters and breathtaking views, kayaking is a great way to explore Kachemak Bay State Park. Enjoy guided tours or bring your own and launch from a basecamp like Halibut Cove to see diverse wildlife like sea otters, porpoises, fish, and even whales!


Homer has some amazing restaurants that serve up delicious seafood dishes like fresh caught halibut or salmon. There are also plenty of other options if seafood isn’t your thing. Not a fan of seafood? Homer has great restaurants despite being a smaller town! Enjoy a New York Time’s recognized pizza at Finn’s or get the perfect steak at AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern.

Bear Viewing

If you want to get up close and personal with some wildlife, bear viewing is a must-do activity in Homer. There are several tour companies that will take you out into the wilderness to view brown coastal bears and black bears in their natural habitat.

Shopping & Entertainment

Homer also has plenty of shopping and entertainment options for those who want to take a break from outdoor activities. From art galleries and museums to boutiques and souvenir shops, there are plenty of places to explore during your stay in Homer. And if you want some live entertainment, be sure to check out one of the local bars or pubs for some live music or comedy shows!

Stay at The Driftwood Inn

Whether dad loves the outdoors or wanted to cross a trip to Alaska off his bucket list, we know he will love his trip to Homer, Alaska. While you are here, make sure you stay at the best inn in town!

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We offer a wide selection of lodging options in Homer including Modern LodgesOld Town CottagesWoodside Lodge SuitesHistoric Inn RoomsTiny Houses, and even an RV Park

Our accommodations are also conveniently located within walking distance of Bishop’s Beach, the Homer Spit, and the Alaska Islands & Ocean Visitor Center in Old Town Homer

Check our availability to start planning your Alaska adventure!