Situated on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula, on the northern banks of Kachemak Bay, the small city of Homer is known as the arts capital of southcentral Alaska. This city is home to the Homer Spit, a long strip of sand which extends out into the bay. Homer is a thriving artists community featuring several art galleries, excellent restaurants, fascinating museums and theatres. It serves as a port of entry for visitors to explore the magnificent surrounds. Homer boasts sweeping panoramic views across the glittering Kachemak Bay, which is crowned by Kachemak Bay State Park’s snow-capped Kenai mountains and the dramatic Grewingk Glacier. This spectacularly scenic area offers a wide selection of exciting wilderness adventures and activities such as trekking, bear viewing, paddling, and world-class fishing.