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Specialty Museum
Pratt Museum , Homer
The Pratt Museum is a regional natural history museum located in Homer, Alaska, with exhibits exploring life around Kachemak Bay in South Cen
Nature / Wildlife Tour
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Why choose Kenai Drift Anglers? With over 200 guides you have a lot of options on the Kenai Peninsula. We specialize in customized fishing charters to exceed your Alaskan Fishing Experience. Our boat is completely unique with heated seats and the layout is custom to support the most "dance floor" for fighting that Kenai River Salmon & Trout. We also use the highest rated gear for our clients. Kenai Drift Anglers doesn't have a lodge with staff and many guides, we prefer to be small so we can meet your needs. When you fish with us, you actually fish with us. Many outfits will contract trips out because we get extremely busy. Kenai Drift Anglers caps the amount of trips so we can guarantee the best fishing experience for you.
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Homer Spit , Homer
Alaska is known for its natural phenomena, and Homer Spit is among the most remarkable. No one is certain how this Kachemak Bay landmark came
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Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is two hundred and eighteen miles southwest of Anchorage. According to the 2010 Census, the population is 5,003. Long known as The "Halibut Fishing Capital of the World." Homer is also nicknamed "the end of the road," and more recently, "the cosmic hamlet by the sea."GeographyHomer is located at 59°38'35" North, 151°31'33" West . The only road into Homer is the Sterling Highway.Homer is on the shore of Kachemak Bay on the southwest side of the Kenai Peninsula. Its distinguishing feature is the Homer Spit, a narrow 4.5mi) long gravel bar that extends into the bay, on which is located the Homer Harbor.Much of the coastline as well as the Homer Spit sank dramatically during the Good Friday earthquake in March 1964. After the earthquake, very little vegetation was able to survive on the Homer Spit.According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 22.4sqmi, of which 10.6sqmi is land and 11.9sqmi is water. The total area is 52.83% water.ClimateAs with much of South Central Alaska, Homer has a moderate subarctic coastal climate (Köppen Dsc)(landform)|SpitKöppen]] and built living quarters for his crew of 50 men. However, gold mining was never profitable in the area. Explore the family-friendly attractions of Homer and add them to your vacation plans using our United States trip planner.

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