Discover a selection of 274 vacation rentals in Homer, AK that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and outdoor grills and BBQs. Prices start at $72 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Homer. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Take in the oceanfront beauty of Homer

Enjoy the museums and other features of Homer. This scenic city is known for its fishing, seaside and wildlife. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Weather

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.

Natural features

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.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Homer

Fly into Homer, AK (HOM), the closest airport, located 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Homer?

Whether you're looking for a cozy retreat for you and your sweetie or somewhere spacious to fit all your friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Homer. Here are a couple we think you'll like:

  • "Custom Built Home With Amazing Views Of Kachemak Bay" is a hit with guests. Around 4 miles from Homer, it has 2 bedrooms and loads of handy amenities, including a free nearby fitness center and a barbecue grill.
  • Another enticing choice is "Pet Friendly - Magnificent View", which is around 11 miles from Homer. With 1 bedroom, mountain views and a barbecue grill, it has everything you need to keep you content and comfortable.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Homer vacation rental for you.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Homer?

Yes, you sure can! From basic retreats to lavish escapes, you'll find an impressive range of log cabins to rent in or around Homer. If you're the adventurous type, check out these options:

  • "Jbs Alaska Getaway Custom Log Cabin": This terrific vacation home is an ideal base if you love playing outdoors. Fishing and rafting are a few activities you can do in the area when you're not unwinding in your cozy cabin.
  • "Lake Front Log Cabin Close To Kenai River For Jul 11 To July 15": After a busy day of trying out some local activities, such as rafting and kayaking, recharge your batteries at this unique getaway.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Homer?

Escape the daily grind at one of our weekend getaways in or near Homer. Whether you want to hang out with buddies or spend time with the fam, there'll be something to suit your needs. Try these top-rated properties on for size:

  • "Glacier View Getaway On Kilcher Family Homestead In Alaska The Last Frontier" is perfect for a weekend of R&R. It comes with useful amenities, such as a beach view and a beach, and is located 11 miles to the northeast of Homer.
  • Alternatively, make new memories with your crew at "Breathtaking Views Of Kachemak Bay", which is around 1 mile to the northwest of Homer. Take advantage of games, a microwave oven and more here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Homer?

Yes, you can! If you're tracking down a simple yet stylish stay, you can't go past a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often situated in the heart of town. We suggest the following options in or near Homer:

  • After an exciting day of urban exploration, come home to the comforts of "Pet Friendly - Magnificent View". Heating and games are just two of the amenities on offer here.
  • Another great rental is "Charming 1 Bedroom 1. 5 Ba With Full Kitchen". Don't be fooled by its compact size — this comfortable apartment is filled with handy amenities like WiFi, nearby birdwatching activities and plenty more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Homer?

Whether you're searching for a cozy apartment for you and your other half or a villa with space for the whole family, there's no shortage of short-term rentals in and around Homer. These properties make the perfect base for a short and sweet stay:

  • Within easy reach of central Homer, "Spectacular Views And Privacy At Affordable Price" lays out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not relaxing in your cozy digs, get out and discover all the cool stuff around you.
  • "Comfortable And Secluded But Central 2 Bedroom 1 Ba" is also ideally located. Settle in here and discover why lots of guests rate this property as one of their favorites.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Homer?

Sneak a peek at these large group vacation rentals in or near Homer and don't worry about leaving anyone off your invite list:

  • You'll have loads of space to sprawl out at "Seaside Lodge On Bishop's Beach With Spectacular Views Of Kachemak Bay". Around 1 mile south of Homer, this sizable property has 5 bedrooms that sleep up to 17 guests. Top amenities include a water view and a nearby waterfront.
  • "Bluffview Lodge - Beachfront, Located In The Heart Of Old Town" is another terrific option. It's around 1 mile to the south of Homer, has 5 bedrooms and welcomes up to 17 guests. A nearby waterfront and a beach view are among the things designed to make your visit even more memorable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Homer?

A pool is often a must-have when choosing where to stay on vacation, particularly if you're traveling with kids who are full of beans. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Homer and fill your days with frolicking good fun:

  • Pack your swim gear and book a few days or more at "Beach House In Old Town Homer, Ak". There are plenty of other great amenities here, including a kitchen and a toaster.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "Homer Beach House With "wow" View And Beach Access". Along with a refreshing pool, you'll also have use of nearby ecotour services and on-site watersports.

Not sure what the weather's like in Homer? It has a subarctic climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 50 ºF to 55 ºF. If you're seeking a little more inspiration on where to stay in this popular destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to look through our entire range of Homer vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Homer?

Privacy, comfort and space are crucial for any great family getaway, and Vrbo's range of large family vacation rentals in and around Homer offer the perfect solution. Take a look at these to get you started:

  • Make lifelong memories at "Charming Coastal Cottage, In - Town". With 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 10 guests, this roomy family retreat is located 1 mile west of Homer. There are lots of amenities to make use of here, such as pet-friendly facilities and a TV.
  • Another popular family getaway is "Seaside Lodge On Bishop's Beach With Spectacular Views Of Kachemak Bay". Around 1 mile to the south of Homer, it features 5 bedrooms, room for up to 17 guests, a kitchen and a separate dining area.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Homer?

Take a break with your kids in a family cabin rental in or near Homer and build some fantastic memories together. Here's just a taste of what we've got:

  • "Glacier View Getaway On Kilcher Family Homestead In Alaska The Last Frontier" - Approximately 11 miles northeast of central Homer, this family-friendly getaway comes with a microwave oven and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • "Homestead Cabin" - Another superb choice, this vacation rental comes with a barbecue grill, a TV and more. You'll find it around 2 miles to the northeast of Homer.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Homer vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Homer?

Often located in prime positions due to their compact size, a one-bedroom vacation rental is the perfect solution if it's just the two of you. Here's a taste of our range in or near Homer:

  • Take a peek at "Charming 1 Bedroom 1. 5 Ba With Full Kitchen", a fabulous centrally located one-bedroom property. A kitchen and a barbecue grill are just two of the amenities included here.
  • Also within easy reach of all the excitement of Homer, "Cabin - Cozy Hotel - Style Room. . King Bed Great View Downtown" is another popular one-bedroom option. After a day of exploring, return and make use of a garden and a playground.