Lincoln City was formed in 1965 from the small communities of Taft, Nelscott, Cutler City, Delake, Oceanlake and Wecoma Beach. There are seven miles of beachfront in Lincoln City. You’ll usually find the beaches filled with colorful kites, taking advantage of the winds in this city on the 45th Parallel. Lincoln City was named Kite Capital of the World by “Kitelines” Magazine.
Devil's Lake State Recreation Area
With downtown Lincoln City mere minutes away, you can glide quietly by canoe or kayak on the lake while you watch for coots, loons, ducks, cormorants, bald eagles and grebes. As the only Oregon coast campground located in the midst of a city, the lake is a center of summertime activity. The park is nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the 678-acre Devil's Lake. You'll find the campground on the west shore, and the East Devil's Lake day-use area just down the road. The park features boat moorage slips
Red Cock Artisan Marketplace
With home goods, jewelry, clothing and metaphysical items, Red Cock Artisan Marketplace 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 peruse art at Red Cock’s gallery in the back of the store, which features works by local artists, craftsmen and jewelers. Red Cock Artisan Marketplace opened in 1972 as a shop for artists of the Pacific Northwest. The shop was remodeled in 2018 into a boutique shop and art gallery. In addition, the store hosts a monthly metaphysical and holistic fair, weekly tarot card readings on Tuesdays and occasionally Saturdays.
Marci's Bar & Bistro
Marci’s Bar & Bistro is a place for house-made comfort food, including soups, pizzas, salads and sandwiches made to order. The bar is also known for its local microbrews, classic and specialty cocktails. This fun and casual eatery is a late-night hang out for many, thanks to their serving of drinks until 2:30 a.m. and their full food menu until 3. In addition to being a place to grab a nightcap or nighttime bite, they feature regular entertainment, such as karaoke, live music and festive events around holidays.
With homemade weisswurst, schnitzels, spaetzle, and pretzels with beer cheese fondue, Autobahn 101 is a place to go for traditional German food in Lincoln City. The restaurant also offers a full bar with 16 tap beers, including 10 German beers. With a pool table, video games and live music at 7 p.m. on Sundays, Autobahn 101 is open to kids until 10 p.m. and becomes a late-night spot for those looking to continue the evening. On warm days customers can enjoy a drink out in the pub’s outdoor beer garden. Autobahn 101 is also a place to celebrate with special events like Fasching parties, Oktoberfest and parties for Halloween, New Year’s Eve and more.
Looking Glass Inn
Experience a delightful Cape Cod style inn with beautiful bay and ocean views in the Historic Taft District of Lincoln City. Enjoy fantastic views, Whirlpool tubs, gas fireplaces, decks, kitchens, free Wi-Fi, complimentary continental breakfast, easy beach access and many dog friendly rooms. You’ll love the ideal location on Siletz Bay with a wonderful beach perfect for walking, exploring, building sand castles and playing in the water.
Captain Cook Inn
The Captain Cook Inn offers a cozy, comfortable place to stay in Lincoln City. Guests often come to visit the beach six blocks away, to attend concerts or to shop at the city's outlet mall. The motel’s spacious rooms are dog friendly and feature circular archways and beds topped with memory foam. Each room has a front door leading to the parking lot, so guests can park right in front of their rooms. The big park-like backyard includes a barbecue and picnic tables and is often a good spot to see deer. Built in 1948, the motel was originally called Neel’s Autel, a mix of the words auto and hotel. It is located in close proximity to several Lincoln City shops, restaurants and attractions.