Smokey Joe’s Saloon at Kantishna Roadhouse Backcountry Lodge

After bouncing around inside a rickety old school bus for nearly seven hours on a rock-strewn dirt road, you’re ready for a stiff drink. Sure, you’ve made friends with the other captive passengers, and you’ve gotten to witness probably the most amazing assortment of wild animals in their natural habitats that you will ever see…

Salty Dawg Saloon

If you ever find yourself half-frozen and wandering, deranged, in an Alaskan blizzard, pray that you are somewhere close to the Salty Dawg at the very end of the Homer Spit. This legendary dive bar’s own rooftop lighthouse will guide you to the spot. Never was a place more perfect for slamming a heavy door…