Are you and your best friends looking for the perfect girls trip? Look no further than Homer, Alaska! With its stunning views of glaciers and mountains, Homer is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway.
Need more fun things to do while in the area? We’ve compiled a list of the best things to do to experience Alaska like a local while you’re here truly! At The Driftwood Inn, all our accommodations are located near Bishop’s beach or downtown and nearby some of the best things to do in Homer, Alaska. Let us know if you have any questions!
The Itinerary for Your Girls Trip to Homer
To start your trip, hike on one of Homer’s many trails. The Beluga Slough Trail is a great option for those looking to explore the area’s natural beauty. This easy two-mile trail takes you through wetlands and along the beach, offering stunning views of Kachemak Bay. If you’re feeling adventurous, try the Grewingk Glacier Lake Trail. This moderate five-mile trail will take you to Grewingk Glacier Lake, where you can enjoy breathtaking views of Grewingk Glacier and Kachemak Bay.
Kayak in Kachemak Bay
For a more relaxing activity, take a kayaking tour around Kachemak Bay. You can explore the bay’s secluded coves and observe wildlife such as sea otters, harbor seals, bald eagles and more. If you’re feeling brave, try stand up paddleboarding or even sea kayaking!
Go Shopping in Homer
After all that outdoor activity, it’s time to relax with some retail therapy! Homer has plenty of art galleries and boutiques where you can find unique gifts for yourself or your friends back home. Don’t forget to check out the local farmers market for fresh produce and handmade goods from local artisans.
Eat in Homer
No girls trip would be complete without trying out some of Homer’s delicious dining options! From seafood restaurants like La Baleine Café to casual eateries like Two Sisters Bakery & Café, there are plenty of places to choose from. For dinner with a view, head over to Salty Dawg Saloon & Restaurant, where you can enjoy fresh seafood dishes while taking in stunning views of Kachemak Bay.
Where to Stay in Homer for Your Girls Trip
Homer is an ideal destination for an unforgettable girls trip! Its stunning natural beauty and various activities offer something for everyone – from outdoor adventurers to shopaholics! So grab your best friends and head over to Homer for an amazing weekend getaway! 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!
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!