The Perfect Mother’s Day Getaway to Homer, Alaska

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!

Things to Do in Homer

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 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!