Norman Lowell Gallery: The result of this artist’s fifty years in Alaska may be seen in this gallery, which exhibits over 300 works in various mediums. The gallery is approximately 10,000 square feet and also contains sculptures and artifacts. Open to the public each year May 1st – September 15th. Admission is FREE. Mile 160.9 Sterling Highway, Anchor Point – look for signs.
Pratt Museum: Located on Bartlett Road in Homer, it is home to a wide array of artifacts and full of Alaska history.
Fine Art Galleries: Visit any one of the many fine galleries located in Homer and on the Spit.
Fishin’ Hole: Fish for salmon at the world famous Fishin’ Hole on the Homer Spit. Also see salmon jumping, bald eagles soaring and sea lions basking on the rocks.
Islands & Ocean Visitor Center: A state-of-the-art interpretive, educational & research facility dedicated to the understanding and conservation of the marine environment.
Ninilchik Village Tour: the historical village and see the first Russian School House, the Melania Curtis Home, the Ninilchik Village Cache, the Village store, the Sorenson/Tupper Home, Bud Dietz Home and the Old Red House. All of these building were built in the late 1800s.
Nikolaevsk: Tour the Russian Village of Nikolaevsk by stopping into the Samovar Café.
Commercial Fishing: Take a stroll down the docks and view one of Alaska’s largest commercial fishing fleets. Watch in the evenings as the fishing vessels unload the days catch.
Sperm Whale: Visit the sperm whale skeleton display at Homer High School.
Scenic Views: Drive up Skyline Drive in Homer for spectacular views of the surrounding glaciers, mountains, and volcanoes.
Bald Eagles: Watch and photograph hundreds of eagles on the Homer Spit. It is recommended you don’t approach wildlife and remain a safe distance away while photographing them. It is illegal to feed the eagles!