Alaska June 04, 2019
This Historic Bar Is Housed In A Building Older Than The State Of Alaska
The state of Alaska isn’t that old, but this historic Alaska bar is housed in a building has been around for over 100 years! Located in the beautiful oceanfront town of Homer, Alaska, this bar is a piece of state history and deserves to make it onto your bucket list.
The Salty Dawg Saloon resides in one of the first cabins built in Homer, Alaska.
Homer became an unofficial townsite in 1896. The Salty Dawg Saloon was established in 1897. In fact, it functioned as the town's first grocery store, post office, and coal mining office.
The bar makes a fantastic amount of great cocktails.
They also have a great list of local beers. The place is a major draw for locals and tourists alike, and they can make a mean drink!
The bar has an iconic feel to it, with customers leaving dollar bills around the property.
Many customers sign their names on the bills, or leave messages for future customers. There's money all over the interior of the place!
Originally the bar had a marine feel, especially as it's right on the harbor.
The bar also has an iconic lighthouse that was put in after the building was moved to its current location on the Homer spit.
Even though its in a prime location on the Homer spit, it's a small bar.
Make sure you get there early is you can grab a seat at the bar or one of the tables. It can be especially busy during summer when there's a cruise ship in town!
This historic Alaska bar is located right on the spit in Homer, Alaska.
You can visit too at their Address: 4380 Homer Spit Road, Homer, AK 99603-8005. There's plenty of parking on the nearby street!
Have you visited the historic Alaska bar, the Salty Dawg Saloon, in Homer? What did you think? Let us know in the comments below!
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