Mother’s day is right around the corner, and we think that mom deserves the best trip to celebrate! Whether she loves getting out in nature or enjoys exploring artsy small towns, there will be plenty of things to do together for the perfect Mother’s Day getaway in Homer, Alaska.
We’ve compiled a list of the best things to do to experience Homer, Alaska like a local! At The Driftwood Inn, all our accommodations are located near Bishop’s beach and Homer’s old town district where some of the best things to do in Homer, Alaska are nearby. Let us know if you have any questions!
How to Give Mom the Perfect Mother’s Day Trip to Homer
Stroll the Homer Spit
Start your day off by taking a leisurely stroll along the Homer Spit. This 4.5-mile stretch of land juts out into Kachemak Bay and is home to some of the best views in town. Along the way, you’ll find plenty of shops, restaurants, and galleries. Stop in at one of the many local boutiques for some unique gifts for Mom or pick up some fresh seafood from one of the dockside vendors.
Picnic on Bishop’s Beach Park
After exploring the Spit, head over to Bishop’s Beach Park for a picnic lunch with Mom. This beachfront park offers breathtaking views of Kachemak Bay and is a great spot to beach comb or just relax with natures sights and sounds. If you’re feeling adventurous, rent kayaks or paddleboards from one of the nearby outfitters and explore the bay together!
Go Out for Dinner
Once you’ve worked up an appetite, take Mom out for dinner at one of Homer’s many excellent restaurants. Whether you’re looking for seafood dishes or something more traditional like steak and potatoes, there are plenty of options to choose from.
Visit an Art Gallery
On your last day in Homer before heading home again be sure to visit some of its amazing art galleries. From contemporary works by local artists to traditional Native American pieces – there’s something here that will appeal to every artful eye! Don’t forget to pick up a souvenir or two as well – after all it is Mother’s Day!
Take Mom to The Driftwood Inn
No matter what kind of activities you choose during your stay in Homer – shopping, dining, outdoor activities or visiting art galleries – it’s sure to be an unforgettable experience that both you and Mom will cherish forever!
Homer’s stunning natural beauty and various activities offer something for everyone – from outdoor adventurers to shopaholics! While you are here, relax from the comfort of your accommodation at the Driftwood Inn after a day of exploring the Last Frontier. We offer a wide selection of lodging options in Homer, including Modern Lodges, Old Town Cottages, Woodside Lodge Suites, Historic Inn Rooms, Tiny Houses, and even an RV Park!
Check our availability to start planning your Alaska adventure!