Long Beaches and Colorful Kites

Lincoln City loves the ocean. With a strong personality and a flair for the nautical and offbeat, Lincoln City revels in kite festivals and glass blowing, saltwater taffy and music festivals.

Formed from the union of five communities located along a distinctive stretch of beach, Lincoln City’s locales feel varied and interesting, with hidden gems galore. An artsy enclave on the Coast, world-class kite festivals draw thousands in the summer. Local glass blowers create distinctive and colorful glass floats, then clandestine “float fairies” shrewdly hide them along the shoreline for beachcombers. They’re designed to evoke old glass net floats that washed up on Oregon beaches carried by ocean currents from Japan.

In the midst of beautiful Oregon coastal forests, several nearby hikes are also a thing to behold. Drift Creek Falls features a surprising scene in the middle of the woods: a 100-foot high suspension bridge over a 75-foot waterfall with Drift Creek below. On the edge of the Pacific, the wide-open trails at Cascade Head lead to panoramic views of Lincoln City’s coast, as well as Devil’s Lake and Cape Foulweather further out. Devil’s Lake and Siletz Bay provide large swaths of sheltered, open water for fishing, water sports, and swimming… disregarding old folk tales about a sea monster in the lake, of course.

Featured Spots

Central Coast

Lincoln City Cultural Center

At the Lincoln City Cultural Center, they believe art is necessary for living well. Whether it’s experiencing live entertainment or expressing your creativity, Lincoln City Cultural Center is a community hub of artistic expression that can enrich your life. From...

540 NE Hwy 101
Lincoln City, OR

541-994-9994

Central Coast

Chinook Winds Casino Resort

Ocean-view suites, restaurant and lounge, pool, sauna, spa, live entertainment, childcare and arcade.

1777 NW 44th St
Lincoln City, OR

541-996-5825
Email us (Heatherh[at]CWCResort[dot]com)

North Coast

Kayak Tillamook County

Kayak Tillamook County is a kayaking guide service that provides year-round flat-water tours on lakes, bays, rivers and sloughs throughout the North Oregon Coast.

Tillamook, OR

(503) 866-4808
Email us (marc[at]KayakTillamook[dot]com)

Central Coast

Tah•Lume

With home goods, jewelry, clothing and metaphysical items, Tah•Lume is not your typical gift shop. The store has an emphasis on small-batch and handmade items as well as fair trade and ethically sourced imports. Customers will find the opportunity to...

3229 SW Hwy 101
Lincoln City, OR

541-614-0890
Email us (contact[at]tahlume[dot]com)

Central Coast

Northwest Winds Kite Stores

Kites and gifts in Lincoln City.

130 SE Highway 101
Lincoln City, OR

Email us (info[at]NWWinds[dot]biz)

Central Coast

Rock Your World: Pacific NW Gem and Art Gallery

A rock shop and boutique, you’ll discover fashionable crystal, stone and gemstone jewelry, rocks and crystals of the Pacific Northwest, gemstones, fossils from prehistoric Oregon (which they found themselves!) and unique and locally made gift items at Rock Your World....

3203 SW Hwy 101
Lincoln City, OR

541-351-8423

Central Coast

Lincoln City Outlets

With over 40 designer and name brand stores to choose from, Lincoln City Outlets is a top shopping destination on the Oregon Coast. You’ll find top brands such as Coach, The North Face and Gap as well as staples of...

1500 SE East Devils Lake Rd
Lincoln City, OR

(541)996-5000

Central Coast

Lincoln City Sporting Goods & Electronics

Sporting goods and electronics sales retailer. The largest firearms and electronics dealer on the Oregon Coast. Buy, sell and trade.

800 SE Hwy 101
Lincoln City, OR

(541) 996-4747

Central Coast

Chinook Winds Resort Golf Course

Beautifully laid out, this 18 hole golf course has meticulously groomed fairways and rolling terrain. This scenic course is set amidst towering coastal mountains with the fresh smell of the Pacific Ocean just a few short blocks away. Our golf...

Lincoln City, OR

541-994-8442
Email us (keithc[at]chinookwindsgaming[dot]com)

Central Coast

Devil’s Lake State Recreation Area

With downtown Lincoln City mere minutes away, you can glide quietly on the lake in a canoe or kayak. Watch for for wildlife! Coots, loons, ducks, herons, cormorants, bald eagles and grebes all call the lake home. You may also...

Lincoln City, OR

541 994-2002

Central Coast

Explore Lincoln City

Welcome to Lincoln City, Oregon. Home to seven miles of pristine coastline. Lincoln City is simply Seven Miles of Smiles. Come find your smile and discover world class hotels, restaurants, shops, and attractions.

801 SW Highway 101 #401
Lincoln City, OR

(541) 996-1274
Email us (visitors[at]lincolncity[dot]org)

Central Coast

Rock Your World

Enjoy a private beachcoming tour with rockhounding expert. Laura is a licensed guide who is a practicing economic geologist (she uses her knowledge of geology to find valuable gems and metal deposits). You’ll have a great time, learn about the...

3203 SW Highway 101
Lincoln City, OR

(541) 351-8423
Email us (laura[at]rockyourworldgems[dot]com)

More Info

Lincoln City Chamber of Commerce

Travel Guides

Fall Wellness Weekend at the Coast

If you’ve ever felt like the ocean has healing powers, you’re not mistaken. The roar of the surf, blue horizon and heart-melting sunsets on the Oregon Coast are a balm for the soul, and sometimes a getaway is just what...
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Travel Guides

Guide to Paddling on the Coast

Whether it’s cruising through hidden coves in the ocean or paddling around a tranquil lake or estuary, you’ll get a chance to see wildlife and natural scenery that you just can’t find on land. Before you set out to navigate...
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Travel Guides

Where to Find Fresh Produce and Fish on the Oregon Coast

Editor’s note: Note that masks are required at farmers markets and in indoor public spaces in Oregon. Check business hours and protocols before visiting. As the warm season settles in at the Oregon Coast, balmy weather sets the scene for...
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Travel Guides

How to Enjoy the Coastal Outdoors Safely

If you’ve been dreaming of wide-open beaches, old-growth trails and magnificent sunsets lately, you’re not alone. Oregon’s coastal communities are slowly reopening to visitors, but in order for everyone to stay safe and healthy, visitors are asked to follow all...
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Travel Guides

How to Support Oregon Coast Businesses From Home

In this time of social distancing, Oregon Coast businesses are doing all they can to keep everyone safe. In some cases, that’s meant temporarily closing their doors; in other cases, it’s meant changing the way that they do business. To...
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Travel Guides

Visit the Oregon Coast Virtually

Thank you for honoring Governor Kate Brown’s executive order to stay at home to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus. It’s the best way to keep you and our coastal communities safe. When this outbreak has passed, we’ll be...
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Featured Dining

Central Coast

La Roca

La Roca is family dining specializing in Mexican cuisine; featuring lunch and dinner.

3243 SW Hwy 101
Lincoln City, OR

541-557-1812

Central Coast

McMenamins – The Lighthouse Brewpub

Set near beautiful Cascade Head on the Pacific Ocean, the Lighthouse serves classic pub fare in a seaside setting, complete with an onsite brewery (in fact, we were the first brewpub to open on the Oregon coast!).

4157 N. Highway 101
Lincoln City, OR

(541) 994-7238

Central Coast

Gallucci’s Pizzeria

Gallucci’s Pizzeria is family dining that specializes in pizza and also offers arcade games.  

2845 NW Hwy 101
Lincoln City, OR

541-994-3411

Central Coast

Jasmine Thai Restaurant

Family dining specializing in Thai cuisine; featuring lunch and dinner.

1437 NW Hwy 101
Lincoln City, OR

541-994-2022

Central Coast

SNUG Harbor Bar & Grill

We are just a short stroll to the bay and beaches of the Pacific Ocean and a variety of wonderful places to stay. Snug Harbor Bar and Grill has a unique and beautiful Sun Garden and Cyber Café as well...

5001 SW Highway 101
Lincoln City, OR

541-996-4976

Central Coast

Vivian’s Restaurant & Bill’s Barbeque

Family dining specializing in Barbeque; featuring lunch and dinner.

1725 SW Hwy 101
Lincoln City, OR

541-994-3667
Email us (vivian[at]viviansrestaurant[dot]com)

Central Coast

Dory Cove Restaurant

Dory Cove Restaurant specializes in seafood; featuring breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

2981 SW Hwy 101
Lincoln City, OR

(541) 557-4000

Central Coast

Mazatlan

Mazatlan is family dining specializing in Mexican fare. Serving lunch and dinner.

828 NE Hwy 101
Lincoln City, OR

541-996-6090

Central Coast

Cape Foulweather Coffee Co.

Boutique coffee roaster producing award-winning blends from sustainably-sourced coffee beans. Find their coffee for sale at coffee shops, bakeries, and cafes up and down the Oregon Coast. Factory tours by appointment only. 

1934 SW Bard Road
Lincoln City, OR

541-996-9463
Email us (roasters[at]capefoulweathercoffee[dot]com)

Central Coast

Fathoms Restaurant and Bar at The Inn at Spanish Head

Fathoms Restaurant & Bar offers spectacular Oregon coast views, fresh seafood, juicy steaks and other Northwest specialties. Fathoms’ culinary team offers tempting fresh specials highlighting seasonal favorites.

4009 SW Hwy 101
Lincoln City, OR

541-994-1601

Central Coast

Rusty Truck Brewing Co.

Rusty Truck’s beer is handmade from scratch, and they never take shortcuts or use extracts. This is beer made by beer drinkers for beer drinkers, using the finest brewing equipment and the best hops and malts. It’s then aged to...

4649 SW Hwy 101
Lincoln City, OR

(541) 994-7729
Email us (rusty[at]rustytruckbrewing[dot]com)

Central Coast

Salt

A locally owned cafe offering food, Stumptown coffee, oregon beer and wine, craft cocktails and Steven Smith Tea – located at the Lincoln City Outlets. All food and pastries are made in-house. Guests can enjoy live music events throughout the...

1500 SE East Devil's Lake Rd.
Lincoln City, OR

(541)921-4048
Email us (saltcraveinfo[at]gmail[dot]com)

Featured Lodging

Central Coast

Pelican Shores Inn

At Pelican Shores you’ll experience spectacular oceanfront views from a quiet Lincoln City neighborhood at the North end of town. Guests enjoy the amazing ocean views, gas fireplaces, decks, small kitchens, free Wi-Fi, complimentary continental breakfast, direct beach access, lighted...

2645 N.W. Inlet Ave.
Lincoln City, OR

541.994.2134
Email us (stay[at]pelicanshores[dot]com)

Central Coast

Shearwater Inn

When visiting the Oregon Coast stay at Shearwater Inn, one of three hotels in Lincoln City owned by Westover Inns, a family-owned company since 1976. This unique hotel is the ideal mix of beach charm and casual elegance. The hotel...

120 N.W. Inlet Court
Lincoln City, OR

541.994.4121
Email us (stay[at]theshearwaterinn[dot]com)

Central Coast

Coho Oceanfront Lodge

The Coho Oceanfront Lodge invites you to experience their spectacular oceanfront location, warm hospitality, panoramic ocean views, great facilities and amenities. They offer a wide variety of room types to meet your needs. Located along the stunning Oregon Coast, Coho Oceanfront Lodge...

1635 N.W. Harbor Ave.
Lincoln City, OR

541.994.3684
Email us (reservations[at]thecoholodge[dot]com)

North Coast

Beachcombers NW

Choose from over 600 Oregon Coast vacation rentals, featuring oceanfront, pet friendly, romantic getaways, and large group accommodations. Use Beachcombers NW’s unique regional search categories or search the entire coast to discover your perfect vacation getaway. Whether you’re looking for...

Rockaway Beach
Rockaway Beach, OR

503-622-1282
Email us (info[at]beachcombersnw[dot]com)

Central Coast

Meredith Lodging

Meredith Lodging offers a large variety of vacation rentals along the Central Oregon Coast.

2015 N.W. 39th St.
Lincoln City, OR

541.996.2955
Email us (office[at]meredithlodging[dot]com)

Central Coast

Chinook Winds Casino Resort

Oregon beaches take on a different personality season to season. In the winter, powerful storm fronts unfailingly pound the coast in spectacular fashion. In the height of the summer, the ocean can become truly pacific – glassy and serene. In...

1501 N.W. 40th Place
Lincoln City, OR

541-994-3655

Central Coast

Oregon Beach Vacation Rentals

Oregon Beach Vacations is a 100% employee owned business offering vacation rental lodging along the Oregon coast. Operating over 150 miles of coastline, Oregon Beach Vacation Rentals has hundreds of options for visitors to choose from, from studio condos to...

Lincoln City, OR

(503)528-7480
Email us (reservations[at]oregonvacationrentals[dot]com)

Central Coast

Inn at Wecoma

Welcome to the only contemporary hotel in Lincoln City that offers five-star service at a two-star price. The staff at Inn at Wecoma look forward to greeting you like family, with smiling faces and fresh baked cookies. The newly renovated...

2945 N.W. Hwy. 101
Lincoln City, OR

541.994.2984
Email us (gm[at]innatwecoma[dot]com)

Central Coast

Looking Glass Inn

When traveling to the Oregon Coast stay at Looking Glass Inn, one of three hotels in Lincoln City owned by Westover Inns, a family-owned company since 1976. The Looking Glass Inn is a delightful Cape Cod style inn with wonderful...

861 S.W. 51st St.
Lincoln City, OR

541.996.3996
Email us (stay[at]lookingglass-inn[dot]com)

Central Coast

Ester Lee Motel

For over 40 years the Ester Lee has been providing quality accommodations in Lincoln City. This unique oceanfront Motel and Cottages feature fantastic ocean views. Enjoy the sights and sounds of crashing waves and spectacular sunsets, with access to the...

3803 S.W. Hwy. 101
Lincoln City, OR

541.996.3606
Email us (reservations[at]esterlee[dot]com)

Central Coast

Liberty Inn

The Liberty Inn, offers 76 luxurious guest rooms and suites in a quiet, forest setting with distant views overlooking the Pacific Ocean. We invite you to relax by the fireplace in our bright and elegant spacious lobby or enjoy the...

4990 N.E. Logan Road
Lincoln City, OR

541-994-1777
Email us (lincolncitygm[at]libertyinn[dot]com)

Central Coast

Cozy Cove Beach Front Resort Inn

515 N.W. Inlet Ave.
Lincoln City, OR

541-994-2950
Email us (cozybay[at]juno[dot]com)

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