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Sand Castle Building During Your Oregon Beach Vacation

If you didn’t build an epic sandcastle, did you even stay at the beach? Lincoln City, Oregon beach rentals near the beach are great places to stay while satisfying your sandcastle-building urges.

While you’ll find many things to do in Lincoln City, Oregon, one of the most relaxing and inexpensive ways to spend time is just to go to the beach and play in the sand. And with seven miles of sandy beaches, most of the beach condo rentals in Lincoln City, Oregon will be near the beach.

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The Oregon weather helps with epic sand castle construction also. Some major enemies of sand castle construction are bright sunlight, hot temperatures, and dry air. Lincoln City, Oregon weather provides a comfortable temperature all year round, and the air, while not uncomfortably muggy, remains suitably moist. So your sand castle creations will stand up longer. 

And if you book your stay at Oregon vacation rentals for mid-August, you’ll be around for the Lincoln City Sandcastle Contest! Open only to amateurs, this sandcastle contest gives vacationers and casual sandcastle builders a chance to showcase their abilities and maybe win a prize! Builders can only use hand tools, like shovels, rakes, straws, buckets, and pre-made forms. No power tools, like power tampers, are permitted. The spirit is to have fun and keep the competition accessible to all who’d like to take part. Professional sand castle builders are not eligible to win prizes. 

So if you’d like to test your skill against other amateur sand castle builders, or if you’d just like a chance to see what incredible creations others can come up with, don’t miss the annual sand castle competition! This is done on the beach along Siletz Bay at the south end of town. This makes it an easy drive from any lodging in Lincoln City, Oregon. 

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And after the competition, whether you took part of just went to view others’ creations, you can head down to the beach near the beach house rentals you booked. The tools you need to build an epic sand castle really are simple:

  • buckets of different sizes
  • shovels, large and small
  • flat-bladed shovel
  • rake
  • spoons and other smaller tools to shape and sculpt. 

If you really want to get creative, bring along a spray bottle to fill with water. This way you can keep your creation wet. Wet sand holds its shape longer.

With this simple list your imagination can run wild! 

But the first step is being there. Book Oregon coast beach vacation rentals today and don’t forget to bring your sand castle tools!

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