Where to stay around Homer, AK?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 195 vacation rentals near Homer. From 95 Houses to 55 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Homer for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Homer?

VRBO offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Homer. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center: 207 vacation rentals
  • Homer Spit: 207 vacation rentals
  • Homer Public Library: 207 vacation rentals
  • Bunnell Street Arts Center: 207 vacation rentals
  • Homer Harbor: 196 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Homer listed on VRBO where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Homer?

Yes, of course. VRBO has 95 Houses in Homer. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Homer include:

  • Bungalows: 55 rentals available
  • Cabins: 55 rentals available
  • Cottages: 55 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Homer?

Yes, you can select your prefered vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Homer. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Homer – a gateway to untamed Alaska

    With a skyline of snow-capped mountains and sparkling glaciers, Homer is a breathtaking introduction to Alaska. It's set on shimmering Kachemak Bay and is a hotspot for eco-tours, with everything from bear watching to glacier hiking on offer. The town itself has a distinct bohemian vibe and lures an eclectic mix of artists, nature lovers and neo hippies. Want to join the cult? Why not stay local with a Homer vacation rental? From waterfront cottages to blufftop cabins, they promise the R&R you've been craving.

    Grizzly encounters in Homer

    You'll find most of the action on Homer Spit, a 4.5-mile long sandbar that juts out into Kachemak Bay. It's brimming with ice cream parlors, fish and chip restaurants and souvenir stalls. Not to mention the infamous Salty Dawg Saloon, one of Alaska's most well-known drinking holes. Are grizzlies on your wish list? Homer vacation rentals are a hub for flightseeing wilderness tours that offer some of Alaska's best bear-watching opportunities. You'll be whisked to sanctuaries such as Katmai National Park, where you can observe the bears in the wild.

    Alpine panoramas in Homer

    From indigenous artifacts to Alaskan art, the Pratt Museum does a fantastic job of introducing America's "Last Frontier". The Alaska Islands & Ocean Visitor Center is another great place to get your bearings, with exhibitions on sea birds, environmental research, tidal patterns and more. The outstanding Kachemak Bay State Park is home to the Grewingk Glacier Lake Trail, a 3-mile route that winds through Sitka spruce forests and towering cottonwood groves. Want to wake up to knockout views? Set right on the water, Homer vacation rentals offer front row seats to the town's alpine panoramas.

    Cast a line at the Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby

    Summer brings warm weather, clear skies and throngs of intrepid vacationers to Homer. The season kicks off with the annual Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby, which lures anglers from across the globe. It spans 4 months and sees a $200,000 cash prize bestowed to the person who reels in the biggest fish. Summer is also peak bear watching season. Winters are wet and windy, with much of the town shutting up shop for the season.

    Go wild in Homer's Katmai National Park

    Homer is perched on Kachemak Bay, a natural harbor carved into Alaska's Kenai Peninsula. It's a gateway to the Alaskan wilderness, with daily flights departing for Katmai National Park. Thanks to an abundance of salmon and clams, it's one of the most densely populated grizzly bear habitats on the planet. Naturalists will jump at the chance to visit the Carl E Wynn Nature Center, a 140-acre reserve that teems with moose. Just across the inlet is Kachemak Bay State Wilderness Park, which entices outdoor lovers with scenic hikes and off-grid campsites.