10 Foot Takeoff
Unlike other places where speed may dominate pilot discussions, up here it’s all about how slow you can go. It’s directly related to how quickly you can get off the ground and how little room you need to land.
It’s called, “STOL” or “short take-off and landing” and here in Alaska it is synonymous with flying.
Join your host, Pat for a pleasant stay in one of the finest bed and breakfasts in Homer, Alaska – The Spyglass Inn.
Pat will show you to your room, furnished with quilts she made herself during the long winters in Alaska. She’ll tell you all the bed and breakfast rules (no smoking inside, no pets) and will ask you about your personal food preferences so that she can treat you to a spectacular breakfast.
She will also help you find what you’re looking for from your lodging in Homer. Whether you’re looking to explore the beautiful Alaskan the scenery, take in the wildlife, embark on a fishing or sightseeing tour, or get local suggestions on things to do and places to eat your lunch or evening meal, Pat will be more than happy to help you out. If you’re a nature buff or love fishing, you’re in for a treat! Homer is the halibut fishing capital of the world, and the Homer area is absolutely gorgeous.
We have an unobstructed view of Kachemak Bay and the Glaciers on the southern shore and to be on the “Bench” where Spring arrives 3 weeks (or more) earlier than the higher elevations….and that’s exactly what we have at Crane’s Rest. Our 62 foot deck has protected inset patios at both ends where you can have your morning coffee, visit with your hosts and/or other guests and watch the wildlife or just enjoy the view of the bay. In recent years we have had at least one cow moose with her calves in the area around Memorial Day as well as a nesting pair of Sand Hill Cranes that bring their colts to our yard to feed.
We offer a hearty full breakfast at 8:00 am, and for all you early risers we have coffee available at 7:00 am. Our dining room and kitchen are located on the second floor along with our 62 foot deck to give you breathtaking views of Kachemak Bay and Grewingk Glacier. If you are leaving early to go on a excursion let us know the day before and we will prepare a to go breakfast for you that can be heated up in the microwave. All rooms are non smoking but smoking is allowed outside
If you have questions about what to do or see while you are in the area, please feel free to email or call and we’ll do our best to get you the information that you need. We look forward to getting to know all of ours guest at Cranes Rest B&B
Whether it’s the big Alaska Halibut or salmon you are looking for, or maybe one of our many outdoor activities and tours, you have come to the right spot. Central Charters & Tours is the “The center of it all on the Homer Spit”, and we want to be your guide as you experience the beauty and thrill of Alaska.
We provide fishing charters out of Homer for some of the biggest fish on earth, the “Barn Door Halibut”, as well as for salmon, lingcod and several species of rockfish. We offer Daily Kachemak Bay wildlife tours, tours to historic Seldovia, Bear viewing in Katmai National Park or Lake Clark National Park, Sailing Tours, Kayaking and more.
Alaska Marine Expeditions offers access to some of the world’s most remote waters and coastlines. Custom design a research, exploration, or observation based charter in any region of the state from Southeast’s Inside Passage to Northern Alaska’s Bering Straits. Travel and live aboard the custom designed 72′ Pukuk, a vessel unrivaled in safety, comfort , and capability. With an ideal boat, an experienced and qualified captain, and the freedom to design your own trip, Alaska Marine Expeditions is your gateway to this remarkable part of the world.
Nestled in one of British Columbia’s secret spots lies Winter Harbour, which is located on the northwest coast of Vancouver Island. The sheltered harbor is a fisherman’s sanctuary and a gateway to your amazing adventure. Winter Harbour is remote and untouched compared to many over fished and populated spots and offers an abundance and variety of species. All 5 species of salmon swim along the coast throughout the season. Large runs of Chinook salmon (aka Spring’s or Kings) swim right off our doorstep with only a short run to the salmon highway. Winter Harbour also offers some excellent inside fishing for monster Marble River Chinook and huge coho runs that are heading up various rivers up the inlet. Our ocean waters offer excellent bottom fish including huge halibut, Ling Cod, Red Snapper (Yellow Eye) and a variety of rock fish.
Whatever your preference, we can provide it to you. Oli’s Fishing Charters, experienced, licensed, guided adventure, with all equipment provided.
Throughout your fishing adventure you will be surrounded by stunning scenery including breath-taking horizons and mountainous rainforests. Lots of local wildlife including Black bears scavenging the shores, bald eagles soaring above, breeching whales, porpoises, massive sun fish, sharks and much more. So bring your camera!
Kenai River Suites is located in the Heart of Soldotna! Not only do you have your very own private riverfront fishing & lodging but we are walking distance to shopping, restaurants & the beautiful Soldotna Creek Park.
There are 9 two bedroom suites boasting a beautiful one bedroom ultimate Honeymoon Suite. This room has a Jacuzzi tub for two right in the bedroom with french doors so you can lay in bed & look out at the gorgeous Glacier fed Kenai River. All units have a full kitchen with everything you need & a nice cozy living area to relax in after a long day fishing or
exploring the Peninsula!
Do you want to go out on a fishing charter? A fly out? A glacier dog sled trip? Maybe a Kenai Fjords trip while the guys are catching those Red Salmon or out on a Halibut Charter out of Ninilchik or Homer?
Come join us at the Quinault Beach Resort and Casino for our Las Vegas style slot machines. WE JUST GOT HOTTER!! with “A Million Degrees!” We have all of your favorites: Milk Money, Triple 7?s, Fairy’s Fortune, Hot Shot Progressive. With slot machine credit values from .01 cent to $1 dollar.
We have wonderful table games including 5 Blackjack tables, 1 Craps, 1 Roulette, 1 Emperor’s Challenge, 1 3-Card Poker, 2 Spanish 21 and 10 times odds on Craps with table limits from $3 to $250.
If you like poker, we have No-Limit Texas Hold’em Tournaments, just like on TV. Every evening in the poker room join us for a live 2 to 10 spread limit Texas Hold’em game with only a fifty-dollar minimum buy-in. We have jackpots while you play; try for our Monte Carlos, Bad Beat, and High Hands. We can also set up a private Texas Hold ‘em Tournament for your group, whatever the occasion. Our dealers are trained to assist new players! Our poker room is for ages 18 and over.
So, come on in and earn points by playing your favorite slot machines or table games for valuable in-house services or merchandise such as spa visits, hotel stays and even dinner in any of the QBR&C’s three restaurants: Emily’s fine dining restaurant, the Sidewalk Bistro and the Ocean Lounge. Just ask the Q-Club Hosts for details.?