If you dream of a vacation by the sea, Lincoln City is your answer. This enchanting Oregon coastal city lies less than 90 miles from Portland and offers the perfect way to get away and escape everyday life for a while. You can enjoy a better alternative to a hotel stay and have access to all the comforts of home by renting one of the beautiful vacation homes here. With a population of just under 9,000 residents, you’ll still have plenty of chances to get to know the locals without feeling too crowded during your stay.
One of the main draws of Lincoln City is of course its spectacular coastline. Large hills and other tall rock formations hugging the coast create an awe-inspiring beach setting. While spending time at the beach, you can partake in activities like swimming, sunbathing and beach volleyball when the weather is warm enough. Building sandcastles, flying kites and going crabbing are other fun activities that you can enjoy at the beach. The best part about renting a vacation home in Lincoln City is that you won’t have to travel too far to access the seaside.
Along with going to the beach, you can find plenty of other great ways to keep yourself entertained while vacationing in Lincoln City. Live glassblowing demonstrations are held at the Lincoln City Glass Center. Chinook Winds Casino Resort features games, dining and entertainment to enhance your vacation. If you’re into history, try visiting the North Lincoln County Historical Museum to see old relics and other fascinating exhibits that provide further insight into the city’s illustrious past and present. The Lincoln City Cultural Center regularly stages live performances and features additional education programs to help people broaden their cultural horizons. While staying in your Lincoln City vacation rental home, you can also find smaller art galleries and entertainment venues.
The relatively rare temperature extremes in Lincoln City make renting a vacation home here worthwhile throughout much of the year. A local marine climate keeps summer temperatures from getting too hot while ensuring cool and comfortable temperatures during most winters. Summertime highs rarely surpass the 75-degree mark, which makes vacationing in Lincoln City perfect for anyone who doesn’t like the extreme heat. Winter temperatures can sometimes drop into the upper 30s but rarely dip below the freezing mark. November through March is when most rainfall usually occurs, so be prepared with your umbrella, raincoat and other raingear if you plan to visit during this time of year.
Lincoln City also hosts several annual events that offer even more opportunities to have fun and forget about your worries. The D River State Recreation Site is the location of the Summer Kite Festival, which allows participants to fly both classic and unique kites in the open sky. Pixie-themed rides and games for the kids make Pixiefest popular with families. Some of the best local musical performances can be seen during the Siletz Bay Music Festival. Siletz Bay is also the site of a spectacular Fourth of July celebration complete with fireworks and a family-friendly parade. If you want to test your creative skills, you can try building a sandcastle to show off for the Lincoln City Sandcastle Contest. The Finders Keepers season, which runs from the middle of October until the middle of May, allows you to keep any exquisitely designed handmade glass that you find along the beach.
If you enjoy shopping, Lincoln City Outlets is home to more than 40 stores that feature name-brand and designer merchandise for sale. Whether you need some more clothes, jewelry or other practical goods to make staying in your vacation rental home more enjoyable, Lincoln City Outlets has you covered. For more great deals on beachwear and other useful items, head to Beach Bum Thrift or Oregon Surf Shop.
There are plenty of places in and around Lincoln City where you can go for a bite to eat if you don’t feel like cooking in your vacation rental home. Mo’s Restaurant is situated on the waterfront and offers everything from classic American food to vegetarian dishes. If you’re in the mood for seafood, Kyllo’s Seafood & Grill or J’s Fish and Chips can satisfy your appetite. Burgers, fries and other classic favorites are on the menu at Hwy 101 Burger. Puerta Vallarta is a Mexican restaurant that serves delicious spicy dishes that are sure to get your taste buds popping. For pizza options, Gallucci’s Pizzeria and Figaro’s Pizza offer some of the tastiest pies in Lincoln City. If you want more of a hands-on experience, you can try creating your own culinary masterpieces by taking a class at the Culinary Center in Lincoln City.
Along with all the great attractions in Lincoln City, there are plenty of opportunities for fun and adventure just beyond the city limits. Devils Lake is less than three miles from the city center and is the perfect place to go for a picnic or some boating. The Road’s End State Recreation Site is a popular place to go for seaside picnics and wildlife watching. Hiking trails and other wilderness activities can be enjoyed by heading north to the area known as Three Rocks. More time among nature can be savored by spending part of your time at the Spyglass Ridge Open Space.
Where To Book A Vacation Rental
Lincoln City is your gateway to great times by the sea. Book your vacation rental home today:
Keystone Vacation Rentals
1723 NW Harbor Ave
Lincoln City, OR 97367