Finishing Your Perfect Day in Lincoln City

With the right beach vacation rentals Oregon is like a summer wonderland for vacationers and Lincoln City is particularly amenable for travelers on both short getaways and long-term holidays. Even if you only have a day to enjoy Lincoln City you can pack in a whole lot of action and leisure. In our last blog post we discussed how you might start a perfect day in Lincoln City, so keep reading to see how you might end your day to get the most authentic experience of the Central Oregon Coast! 
Finish Your Day in Lincoln City
So, you’ve just finished lunch after a morning of exploring the beach in Lincoln City, Oregon. After a quick stop to drop off new kites and collected rocks at your beach home rentals Lincoln City awaits to continue entertaining you! Make the most of every minute:
2:00 p.m. – Enjoy the Local Arts Scene
Arts, crafts and culture are alive and well in Lincoln City. As you make your way down Highway 101 you’ll find numerous studios specializing in the area’s well-known blown glass artwork. Visit Jennifer Sears Glass Art Studio to watch a demonstration by a local artist, make your own glass art or make a purchase. Mor Art Glass Fusing Studio also offers one-day fused glass art classes. There are also local museums and art galleries if that’s more up your alley. 
4:00 p.m. – Make a Refreshment Stop
Whether you’re looking for a revitalizing cup of coffee, an icy milk shake, a relaxing glass of wine or a savory craft-brewed beer, you can easily find a nice spot to stop near the coast in Lincoln City. Some good local options include Logic In A Cup Espresso, Eleanor’s Undertow Takeout, The Bay House and McMenamins Lighthouse Brewpub.
6:00 p.m. – Pre-Dinner Stroll
You might have already explored the tide pools, collected colorful rocks and flown a kite on the shore, but there’s nothing quite like a simple walk to really get to know your surroundings. Listen to the waves crashing on the beach, enjoy the feeling of sand in your toes, stop and sit on a piece of driftwood to see the thundering water rolling in, and just experience it all.     
7:00 p.m. – It’s Seafood for Dinner!
A trip to Lincoln City, Oregon wouldn’t be complete without enjoying some of the area’s fresh seafood cooked to perfection using gourmet local recipes. There are numerous fine dining restaurants serving fresh seafood and steak, as well as more casual eateries serving clam chowder, fried fish, seafood pasta and more. You could even grab some fresh seafood and other local ingredients and take them back to your holiday rental to cook yourself! The best beach house rentals Lincoln City has to offer all come fully equipped with modern kitchens.
As day turns into night, you and your travel companions might find that the beautiful sunset inspires a night out on the town. You can catch some live music at a local pub, enjoy a world-class concert at the nearby casino, or watch a movie in a historic theatre. Before you know it, though, tomorrow morning will come and it will be time to check out and move on. But don’t worry, Lincoln City will always be here waiting for you.

How to Spend One Perfect Day in Lincoln City, Oregon

With so many great vacation rentals Oregon and its coastline are ready to explore whenever you have some vacation time. With the right beach home rental Lincoln City can be your hub for a one-of-a-kind vacation that epitomizes the Central Oregon Coast, but what if you can only get away for a couple of nights before heading back to work? Or what if you only have one full day to explore Lincoln City before moving on to your next Oregonian destination? The good news is that you can have a perfect day in Lincoln City that’s full of sights, sounds, tastes and experiences that will leave you with an authentic feeling of what this coastal town is all about in only 24 hours. 
Start Your Day in Lincoln City
Whether you wake up in a 4-bedroom vacation home or quaint condo rental Lincoln City will be yours to enjoy from the moment you step out the door until the moment you turn in at night. Here’s how to start one suggested itinerary to spend a great day in Lincoln City, Oregon this summer.
9:00 a.m. – Breakfast on the 101
Start your day with breakfast at one of the many charming and delectable cafes along Highway 101. Nelscott Cafe, The Corner Cafe and Pacific Grind Cafe are just a few of the local favorites for breakfast and lunch, but whatever time of day or whatever you’re craving you’ll find ample options on the 101.
10:00 a.m. – Tide Pooling and Rock Hunting
After breakfast it should only be a short walk or even shorter drive to the beach from wherever you are. Lincoln City is home to over 7 miles of pristine coastline with plenty of beautiful rocks to collect and saltwater tide pools for visitors to respectfully explore. You’re sure to find some fascinating sea creatures up close and in their natural habitat.
11:00 a.m. – Fly a Kite on the Beach
Lincoln City is known for many things, including its annual kite festivals that attract hundreds of locals as well as visitors from neighboring areas. If you’re not in town for one of the festivals, though, you can always visit one of the eye-catching kite and gift shops near the beach to get one of your own to fly out there on the shore.
12:30 p.m. – Pick up a Picnic Lunch
Stop by one of the local shops or delicatessens on the 101 for a sandwich or bowl of clam chowder along with any other snacks, drinks or supplies you need. You’ll find plenty of places to enjoy your picnic outside, and if the weather at the beach isn’t as nice as it could be then you can drive to one of the nearby state parks with covered picnic areas.
Make sure to rest up at lunch, because you’ve got a full afternoon and evening ahead of you if you want to have a perfect 24 hours in Lincoln City, Oregon! Watch out for our next blog post to see how your afternoon and evening might unfold once lunch is over.