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Homer Travel Guide  

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Located on the shore of Kachemark Bay and on the southwest side of the Kenai Peninsula, Homer is situated in Alaska, USA and covers an area of 58.1 sq km.
Homer Spit—a long narrow piece of land jutting into the Kachemark Bay—is a major attraction. Homer displays snow-capped mountains with glaciers winding their way into the ocean. It is blessed with sandy beaches, a spacious harbour and a beautiful coastline.
It has a maritime climate. During winter, temperatures range from –10°C to –2°C, while summer temperatures vary from 7°C to 18°C.
Homer is named after Homer Pennock, a gold mining company promoter, who arrived here in 1896. Homer has a population of just over 5,000. Commercial fishing is the largest contributor to the economy making Homer a hub of south-central Alaska’s fishing and tourism business.
Homer is also the ‘Halibut Capital of the World’.

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Overall Guide : Claiborne Country in Homer provides toe-tapping and mesmerizing good time Saturday Nights all through the year. One of the oldest public buildings in the state is the splendid Courthouse, seat of Claiborne Parish government since 1860. It is a typical... more paradigm of Greek revival architecture. H.S. Ford Memorial Museum is dedicated to preserve the history and culture of the city. Located in northwestern Louisiana, Claiborne Parish is perched in some of the most picturesque hill country in Louisiana. Choral and Lighting Festival is held in the month of December in the town square. The major activities take place on the courthouse lawn.
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