What better way to archive your dream vacation to Alaska than with photography? We’re not talking for-sale postcard photography, either. If you have a smartphone and access to the internet, you can post eye-catching photos online for free! It’s a great way to commemorate your trip, stay connected with loved ones while you’re gone, and visit the most Instagrammable places in Homer, Alaska. Read on to discover three of our favorite spots to capture beautiful scenery for your Instagram!
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Top 3 Instagrammable Places in Homer, Alaska
1. The Homer Baycrest Overlook
Alaska locals and visitors alike are familiar with the iconic Homer Baycrest Overlook. The overlook is located as you crest Homer Hill on your way into our small fishing town. It’s the last, and arguably the most stunning, stop on the trip from Anchorage to Homer.
From the crest, you can enjoy views of the Kachemak Bay that seem to go on for miles, as well as glaciers and mountains in the distance. Pullover on the side of the road and snap a few photos for your Instagram account. This is just the beginning of your scenic trip to Homer, Alaska!
2. Grewingk Glacier Lake
Grewingk Glacier Lake is another one of the most Instagrammable places in Homer, Alaska! Hikers can view the lake from the summit of the popular hike within Kachemak Bay State Park. Driftwood Inn’s guests can experience the hike to Grewingk Glacier Lake with our Homer, Alaska, sightseeing tours!
These customizable tours are led by Captain Glenn, who takes guests along the most scenic route. He even takes hikers off the beaten path to discover great, hidden spots for photo opts. Keep your phone out and eyes peeled as this hike boasts views of marine life, mountains, glaciers, and more! Browse our hiking tour options to begin your scenic adventure in Homer.
3. Bishop’s Beach
Some of the best views can be found near our accommodations. Bishop’s Beach is located just a stone’s throw away from the Driftwood Inn and is the perfect place to practice your photography skills. Head to the water’s edge at early morning to capture the rising sun, or wait until dusk as beautiful warm hues rest above the Kachemak Bay’s sparkling waters.
Bishop’s Beach is also a popular destination for tide-pooling and beachcombing, so it’s a great place to snap photos of jellyfish, crabs, and more small species of sea life.
Stay Near the Best Photo Opts at the Driftwood Inn
Stay near all of the most Instagrammable places in Homer, Alaska, when you book with the Driftwood Inn! Our Homer, Alaska, accommodations have something for every type of traveler!
Choose from Modern Lodges, Old Town Cottages, Woodside Lodge Suites, Historic Inn Rooms, and Tiny Houses. You can even take photos for your Instagram account from the comfort of your accommodation, as some have stunning views of Bishop’s Beach and the Kachemak Bay!
Check our availability to start planning your scenic trip to Homer!