accessible* Homer, Alaska


* accessible means different things in different contexts. If a place meets standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), we make that clear. If it's working in that direction but not yet there, we describe (or show) the conditions you'll find so YOU can decide if it's accessible to you.

We're just working on these tables, but we want you to see where we're heading with this website--and we hope you'll send us information about the accessibility of YOUR business, place, or activity.

Table 1  Kinds of businesses, places, and activities in Homer.
Click in the table below to jump to local examples that have provided information on accessibility. 


Boat Harbor

See also Launch Sites


Boat launches--see Launch Sites




Bus Service--see Transportation


Cafes--see Restaurants


Classes--See Educational Activities

Canoeing--See Kayaking, Canoeing...

Eateries -- See Restaurants


Ecotours -- See Nature Tours




Harbors -- See Boat Harbor


Healing Arts--See Wellness Activities and Businesses


Hotels--See Lodgings







Skiing -- Ski Trails, and
Ski Equipment




Taxis, Water -- See Water Taxis

Theaters -- Movie and Performing

Therapies--See Wellness Activities and Businesses

Transportation, such as Taxis,
Car Rentals, Buses

Wheelchairs -- Trails and where 
to borrow

Wildlife Viewing Locations -- 
See also Nature Tours




Alaska State Parks

Art and craft shops and galleries
Banks 

The three banks/credit union in Homer are ADA compliant

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union, 135 Sterling Highway, 907.235.5161 (no Homer-specific webpage)

First National Bank Alaska, 3655 Heath Street, Homer, 907.235.5800 (no Homer-specific webpage)

Wells Fargo, 88 Sterling Highway, Homer, 907.235.8151

Bars

Beaches
Bear viewing
Bicycle rentals

Cycle Logical -- A tandem bike is available for rental; tandems offer a fun way for someone with low vision or other challenges to get out on Homer's bike trails with a companion.

Bicycle trails

Cycle Logical -- Friendly staff at Cycle Logical can tell you about the different kinds of trails in town.  The Spit Trail is a classic.

Birding

Kachemak Bay Birders -- This volunteer organization can provide information about local birding locations and trips.

Boardwalks
Boat harbor

City of Homer Port and Harbor

Boat rentals

Boat tours
Breweries

Homer has two great micro breweries; both have wheelchair-height outdoor tables but no indoor wheelchair-height tables

Grace Ridge Brewing Company

Homer Brewing Company

Camping
City parks and city parks map
Churches

Saint Augustine Episcopal Church -- This church has a wheelchair-accessible, circular labyrinth, though you may need someone to help push you if the ground is soft.

Coffee houses

Community theater

Educational activities

Farm and ranch tours
Farmers Market
Ferries
Fishing
Fish processing
Flightseeing
Four-wheeler tours
Frisbee golf
Golfing
Grocery stores
Halibut Cove community
Horseback riding
Hospital
Kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding
Launch sites
Lodgings
Music venues
Museums
Nature tours
Picnic tables
Playgrounds
Playing fields
Restaurants
Sailing
Scenic drives
Seldovia community
Shops
Skiing, ski trails, ski equipment
Snowshoeing
Social service organizations and agencies

Independent Living Center, 265 E. Pioneer Ave., Homer, 907.235.7911 or 800.770.7911 -- The ILC provides a variety of services to those experiencing aging or disability; the ILC TRAILS inclusive recreation program maintains the accessible* Homer website. 

Spas
Sports equipment retailers
Theaters--movie and performing
Trails for walking or rolling
Transportation--taxis, car rentals, bus service

Wellness activities and businesses

Wheelchairs--trails and where to borrow

Wildlife viewing locations--see also Nature tours

Winery

Bear Creek Winery, 60203 Bear Creek Dr. Homer, 907.235.8484 -- Get more information about Homer's only winery by checking out more details in Table 2

Youth activities

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