AJ's Oldtown Steakhouse

Small Businesses We Love in Homer, Alaska

As the holiday season is in full swing, now is the time when we go out to shop, eat, and enjoy our beautiful community in Homer, Alaska. Whether you are looking for the perfect steak, a day at the spa, a great new read, or an art piece for your living room, you can find all of this and more at one of our favorite small businesses in Homer, Alaska!

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!

A Few Small Businesses We Support in Homer, Alaska

Best Restaurants and Bakeries in Homer

Homer, AK, is filled with great restaurantsbakeries, and coffeeshops to showcase the local seafood and flavors that make Homer unique! Whether you start your day with a hot cappuccino at Captain’s Coffee or end it with a nice steak and salad at AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse and Tavern, you will never have a bad experience when you visit one of these local stops!

Captain’s Coffee

AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse and Tavern

Salty Dawg Saloon

Two Sisters Bakery

Fat Olives Restaurant

Great Stores and Theaters in Homer

Homer is filled with great hidden gems such as Old Inlet Bookshop home to rare and out-of-print books or Sweetgale Meadworks and Cider House that you really will not find anywhere else!

Old Inlet Bookshop

Homer Family Theater

North Wind Home Collection

Seaglo Spa & Boutique

Art Shop Gallery

Homer Jeans

Bunnell Streets Art Center

Salt & Pine


Sweetgale Meadworks and Cider House

Fun Activities and Things to Do in Homer

Take the family out for a trip on the water taxi or rent some equipment to explore on your own when you go with a local tour group or outfitter!

Cycle Logical

Alaska Coastal Studies

Mako’s Water Taxi

Where to Stay While You Visit Homer Alaska

Whenever you come and visit Homer, Alaska, choose a fellow small, locally owned business when you stay at The Driftwood Inn. We offer a variety of lodging options for all types of travelers. Couples and solo adventurers can enjoy a stay in our Historic Inn Rooms or Tiny Houses, while family/group travelers can find everything they need in one of our Modern Lodges! All of our accommodations are located just a stone’s throw away from the best things to do in Homer such as our year-round Homer charters!

inside of a room at The Driftwood Inn

Consider a stay in one of our Modern Lodges during your winter getaway! These three homes are located in the heart of Old Town Homer and overlook Bishop’s Beach. Each home offers ample space, a fully-equipped kitchen, outdoor entertaining space, and more. These lodges are truly your home away from home!

Check our availability and start planning your trip!