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How to Make the Most of Working Remotely in Homer, AK

Are you currently working from home? Nearly 50 percent of Americans are working remotely due to the circumstances surrounding COVID-19. While working from home has its benefits, it can also be easy to go stir crazy at home. Need a change of scenery? Head to Homer, Alaska, for a remote work trip! Our town is filled with excellent coffee shops, quiet places to stay, and everything else you need to buckle down and work. Read on for three tips for working remotely in Homer, AK!  

When you’re ready to plan your trip, request our free Homer Vacation Guide. This online guide is filled with things to do after you finish your work. From outdoor recreation to dining, you can find anything you’re looking for inside our guide! 

3 Tips for Working Remotely in Homer, AK 

1. Make It a Road Trip 

The hustle and bustle of city life can take its toll, even from home. Escape the city with a road trip from Anchorage to Homer! The route allows you to enjoy 225 miles of natural Alaskan beauty. Take this time to catch up on podcasts, listen to new music, or make stops along the way! From wildlife conservation centers and recreation areas to spots to stop for coffee, we know all the best stopovers. It’s the staycation you need to satisfy your need for travel.  

2. Support Local Businesses 

There’s no better way to start any workday than with a delicious cup of coffee. One of our favorite coffee shops in Homer is Two Sisters Bakery. This café in Old Town Homer specializes in coffee as well as sweet and savory pastries. The inside of the café is closed due to COVID-19, but you can visit the drive–thru window Tuesday through Friday for your morning fuel!  

3. Stay at the Driftwood Inn 

The Driftwood Inn is the best place to stay when working remotely from Homer, AK. We offer a variety of accommodations including Modern LodgesOld Town CottagesWoodside Lodge SuitesHistoric Inn RoomsTiny Houses, and an RV Park, all of which offer high-speed Internet connection!  

Main Street Cottage Kitchen Area

Spend your days working from the peace and quiet of your accommodation, then decompress with a stroll along Bishop’s Beach. Our accommodations are also within walking distance of everything there is to do in Old Town Homer, so it’s easy to explore our area when the working day is done! It’s the retreat you need to clear your mind. 

Check our availability to start planning your remote work trip!