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Homer lodgings

by smbslt99 Online Now Mar 27, 2005 at 7:22 PM

I'm going to be in Homer for 3-4 days at the end of August and am trying to decide where to stay, if I stay outside of town, is it a pain to drive in and find parking in town? Thanks.

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    RE: Homer lodgings

    by katmai Online Now Mar 30, 2005 at 9:30 PM

    Parking in the town area of Homer is no problem except maybe on weekends. The "Spit" is busy all summer long, but parking is still available most of the time.

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    by CatofVT Online Now Apr 4, 2005 at 10:02 AM

    Hey there,
    I was actually in Homer for a week this past summer and loved it so much, I am moving there from Vermont in three months. The summer is definetly a busy place, but if you know where to look, you can find a great place. My fiance and I stayed above the fishing charter company we booked with. They had a great little studio apartment above their charter company right on the homer spit. It was incredibly affordable, had a kitchen, views of the ocean, and the owners were just phenominal. The charter company's name is North Country Charters. Like I said, the owners were just awesome, and you don't have to book a charter with them in order to rent their spectacular bungalow! Take care and good luck

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    RE: RE: Homer lodgings

    by SheilaZ Online Now Jul 8, 2005 at 8:41 PM

    no problem staying out of town. and you will get the amazing around-the-corner top-of-the-hill view every day when you drive in.

    my impression from the handful of visits to Homer is that there is no obvious rip-off place to stay, and there is no obvious gem. all are kind of pricey, but they have to make their living in some pretty limited timeframes.

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    Re: Homer lodgings

    by jumpingwithnorman Online Now Jun 23, 2009 at 7:28 PM

    The Spit is just a 2-lane road that goes up & down. At the end is a hotel/restaurant called Land's End Hotel and a lot of people just cast off their rocky shore & bring up halibut, rockfish, etc. Summer in Homer is busy and parking is kind of iffy sometimes. A lot of people stay in some of the B&Bs/hotels that are not on The Spit but on the road leading to the Spit and they just walk to the end or bike. There's a bike/jogging trail that runs right along the road and it gets used a lot!

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