What is your favourite place in Alaska?
Homer, Alaska is a really amazing place. You travel along through grassland and forested area before you head down a hill where it opens up and all you can see is the ocean surrounded by magnificent snowy capped mountains. You can walk along the beach and see sea otters playing in the water and eagles flying above. It’s a gorgeous place to sit back and enjoy nature.
Tell us about a special discovery that you’ve made in Alaska
La Baleine café in Homer was a small breakfast café on the Homer Spit. I went in with no expectations to find out it is run by the same owners of Winterlake Lodge and Tutka Bay. I ordered a breakfast sandwich which was delicious! Best breakfast sandwich I have ever had.
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My favorite places
Arriving in Homer is like opening one of those pop-up greeting cards – an unexpected thrill. Three miles before Homer, the Sterling Highway provides a few teasers that whet a visitor's appetite but never fully prepare them for the charming, colorful town that lies ahead. As the road makes a final turn east along the bluffs overlooking Kachemak Bay, Homer ... Read more...
My top picks
Renowned for their remote setting amid Alaska’s immense wilderness, this combination of two Alaskan wilderness lodges offer intimate hospitality, great food, comfortable rooms and expert guides.
Winterlake Lodge offers seclusion, relaxation, luxury and spectacular scenery. Located along Alaska’s historic Iditarod Trial, this Alaska wilderness lodge features amazing cuisine, culinary classes and many “Within ... Read more...