About Homer


Let's have a look around into background of Homer
  • Borough: Kenai Peninsula
  • State: Alaska
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 59.6425
  • Longitude: -151.548333
  • Time zone: Alaska Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -9 hours

Weather in Homer

  • Climate: Subarctic Coastal Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: June to August

Location

Homer is a city in the US state of Alaska. Homer has a total population of 5, 631.

Distance from Homer center to Airport

Homer Airport is the main and the nearest airport which serves the domestic passengers.

Driving Distance: 3 miles /5 km

Driving Time: 6 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Homer Airport
  • Rail: Not Available
  • Road: Bus: Stage Line

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5 

Nearby Tourist Cities




Anchorage

Location

Alaska’s most populous city, Anchorage is situated in the south-central portion of Alaska

Weather
  • Climate: Subarctic climate
  • Best Time to Visit: May to September
Tourist Attractions
  • WestChester lagoon
  • Hilltop Ski Area
  • Alaska Zoo




Kenai

Location

Kenai is a city in the US state of Alaska. Kenai has a total population of 7,745 (2016 Census).

Weather
  • Climate: Subarctic Coastal Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: June to August
Tourist Attractions
  • Soldotna Creek Park
  • Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
  • US Wildlife Refuge

Emergency Contact Numbers in Homer city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Bus Transit: +1 907 235 2252 (Stage Line)
  • Airport: +1 907 235 2757 (Homer Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 907 235 8101 (South Peninsula Hospital)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Homer, Ak.

  • Winter Carnival
  • Winter King Tournament
  • Homer Jackpot Halilbut Derby

Tourist Attractions

  • Homer Spit
  • Island and Ocean Visitor Center
  • River Fishing

Theatre & Concerts

  • Pier One Theatre
  • Homer Council on the Arts
  • Kenai Peninsula Orchestra

Visit Top Restaurants in Homer

  • Little Mermaid
  • Two Sisters Bakery
  • Fat Olives Restaurant 

Top Shopping Centers in Homer

  • Art Shop Gallery
  • Nomar
  • Homer’s Jeans

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Pratt Museums
  • Fireweed Gallery
  • Heritage RV Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Rockfish – Café Cups
  • Halibut Tacos – Cosmic Kitchen
  • Bagels – The Bagel Shop

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $3.33
  • Taxi: $ 2.75 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1691.67
  • Cheap meal: $ 16.50
  • Gasoline: $ 0.70 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 60

Information about Fargo

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Moorhead,
  • Fargo,
  • Wahpeton

Modes of transport

  • Airport:  Hector International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak: National Rail Passenger System.
  • Road: Bus: Greyhound Lines and Fargo Moorhead Metro Area Transit (MAT).

Airport

The closest major airport to Fargo, North Dakota is Hector International Airport (FAR / KFAR).

  • Driving Distance: 4 miles / 6 km
  • Driving Time: 10 Minutes
  • Languages: English followed by African languages being the most widely spoken languages.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5 
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