5 days in Alaska Itinerary

5 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Homer
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Palmer
— 3 nights

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Homer

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Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): appreciate the history behind Seafarer's Memorial, explore the world behind art at Norman Lowell Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Ptarmigan Arts, and finally see the interesting displays at Pratt Museum.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Homer online route planner.

New York City to Homer is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in December, with highs in Homer at 35°F and lows at 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Palmer.

Things to do in Homer

Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Pratt Museum
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Art Gallery
Ptarmigan Arts
4.9

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Palmer

Palmer is the borough seat of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Reindeer Farm, trot along with a tour on horseback, and then examine the collection at Iditarod Headquarters. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): see Alaska Backcountry Adventure Tours and then admire the majestic nature at Independence Mine State Historical Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Palmer route planning app.

Traveling by flight from Homer to Palmer takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In December, Palmer is a bit cooler than Homer - with highs of 25°F and lows of 14°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Palmer

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

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Horseback Riding Tour
Horseback Riding Tours
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Specialty Museum
Iditarod Headquarters
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