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Savings on Lodging for Thanksgiving Vacation in Oregon

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When you go on vacation you’re looking to have a great time, but not spend too much, even on a great beach vacation rental. Lincoln City, Oregon has lots of those, and if you book one of ours during these winter months you’ll get some relief to your wallet.

Imagine spending Thanksgiving at one of our clean, comfortable beach home rentals near Lincoln City, Oregon. You can go out to dinner, or order in and eat around the table at your beach condo rentals. Many restaurants have Thanksgiving dinner plans available for you. In recent years A traditional Thanksgiving dinner has been available at a number of restaurants, while some have offered twists on the theme. One is a Thai restaurant, another is a creperie that offers a vegan version of Thanksgiving. 

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Some are dine-in, others are takeout, and some offer both options. Not all restaurants have published their plans just yet, but if you call ahead or keep looking at their website you’ll eventually find what you’re looking for.

And if you come into town and stay at one of our Oregon vacation beach rentals, you’ll have the opportunity to walk off that dinner with a pleasant stroll along the seven miles of sandy beaches along Lincoln City. Our properties all have convenient access to the beach.

You also could take a short drive to any of a number of hiking trails. Some head up into the hills, while some go up to lookouts overlooking the Pacific Ocean or Siletz Bay. 

During your Thanksgiving family vacation you could catch a classic or quirky movie at the Bijou Theatre or the Lincoln City Cinema. You can book a glass blowing class at the Lincoln City glass center. You could go whale watching. There are lots of things to do in Lincoln City, Oregon.

Or, you could stay at your comfortable, clean beach house rental and spend quality time with your family. 

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Staying in over Thanksgiving you’ll be able to watch football on Thanksgiving and over the weekend. You can spread out some board games, or play card games. You can enjoy the hot tub, take in the view from your porch, or just set a spell with a glass of wine and have a pleasant conversation with a loved one. 

Here’s the bottom line: there are so many things you can do once you’re at your Oregon coast beach house rental for Thanksgiving. And with these price reductions for the winter, your stay will cost less. What you do with that money saved is up to you. 

So book your stay today and have one of the most interesting and relaxing Thanksgiving vacations you’ve ever experience. 

Charging Your EV in Lincoln City, Oregon

Whether it’s your own car or a rental, you can drive your electric vehicle to your beach vacation rentals. Lincoln City, Oregon features a large number of charging stations, accommodating this important new development in the fight against climate change.

The state of Oregon is a leader among the states in reducing carbon emissions and protecting our environment. Those interested in beach house rentals near Lincoln City, Oregon will certainly have an interest in keeping our beautiful state clean and pollution-free. Driving an electric vehicle can be a great step in this direction.

And there are loads of things to do in Lincoln City, Oregon year-round. The even, comfortable temperature and predictable weather means those who stay in any of our Oregon vacation rentals can always find ways to relax and unwind in a beautiful locale. 

And the abundance of EV charging stations means those who come in their electric vehicle will have no problem keeping the batteries topped up. 

In fact, there are 18 EV charging stations, with about a half-dozen Tesla charger stations, within 15 kilometers of Lincoln City, Oregon. Nearly half of the charging stations offer free charges, so your travel will be entirely free! That’s pretty good coverage, and a great deal of savings while staying in Lincoln City, Oregon beach condo rentals.

Electic vehicles are the wave of the future, especially here on the west coast. We are dedicated to protecting our environment and combatting climate change through all means available. This sort of commitment would be odd if we didn’t include copious charging stations for electric vehicles. 

But not to worry: EV charging stations are readily available. 

So if you’re puttering around Lincoln City, staying local and trying out the local shops and restaurants, you’ll have a full charge. If you go to Devil’s Lake in the morning and Siletz Bay in the afternoon, you’ll have a full charge. If you head up into the hills for a hike, or go up to one of the great lookout points along the coast, you’ll have a full charge. Or if you head into Portland or take a day trip somewhere in the Willamette Valley, you’ll have a full charge.

So you’ll have no shortage of places to visit within an easy drive of your beach home rentals. Lincoln City, Oregon is just bursting at the seams with things to do for all sorts of people — those who like sporting activities, hikers, shoppers, foodies, and nature lovers of all sorts. 

Oregon is EV country, and Lincoln City is happy to accommodate, with plenty of charging stations nearby.

Look for your next great Oregon vacation beach rental today, hop in your EV, and come out for the best vacation ever. Book your beach house rental here with A1 and we’ll see you in clear, clean, smog-free Lincoln City, Oregon!

College Football and Oregon Coast Beach Vacation Rentals

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College football season isn’t forgotten in Oregon, even when you stay in any of the great beach home rentals Lincoln City, Oregon has to offer.

No doubt going to the game gives the best experience. And the beach condo rentals in Lincoln City, Oregon can provide a homebase for such an experience. Whether you’re going to Corvallis, Eugene, Portland, Salem, or another location in the Willamette Valley, Lincoln City can be a comfortable drive away — not too far for a day-trip and a great game.

And Oregon vacation rentals near Lincoln City can provide a great ocean view. That just caps the night after a great game and a great day.

Watch your favorite team here!

But you don’t have to worry about making the drive over the mountains and into the Valley. No, with the large televisions available in many vacation rentals near Lincoln City, Oregon, you can enjoy the game — more than one, even — from the comfort of your home away from home.

While tailgating and going to the game can be a blast, staying at home has its perks also. For one, the food and beverages will cost less. Once the tailgating is done and kickoff comes, any concessions will really increase the cost of your outing.

Second, no need to worry about driving a long distance and paying for parking. You’re already there!

Third, you’ll have a more comfortable seat, and it will be much closer to the bathroom.

Fourth, you’ll be able to see instant replays, player stats, and all the other things that are available to those watching on TV. The jumbo-tron at the stadium is great, but it’s far away.

Fifth, watch more than one game! You can flip back and forth, and when one game is done just wait for the next to come on! No walking forever to your car, sitting in traffic, and driving for a long while afterward. Just relax and let the college football come to you.

Step away from the TV and take in the ocean…

And sixth, did we mention that ocean view? Oregon coast beach house rentals frequently come with a great ocean view. So when you’d like a break from the screen — or you need to decompress after a turnover — you can step outside and let the fantastic view soothe your nerves.

And then stay for a few more days and find some of the many things to do in Lincoln City, Oregon.

What’s not to love? Book Oregon beach house rentals today to have a great weekend during college football season!

Oregon Coast Adventures and Things to do near Lincoln City, Oregon

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Bring your adventurous spirit when you come to Oregon and book beach home rentals. Lincoln City, Oregon serves as a great base for all sorts of outdoor adventures.

You’ll find hiking trails of all levels of difficulty, kayaking in calm water or more active areas, whale watching opportunities, and many other great outdoor activities. All of it within a short drive from your beach vacation rental. Lincoln City, Oregon really should be a destination for your vacation.

One great center of activity is Devil’s Lake State Recreation Area. The Lake itself, a short drive from every beach condo rental in Lincoln City, Oregon, is protected from strong coastal winds. The waters remain relatively calm, and they are teeming with life.

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When staying in vacation rentals near Lincoln City, Oregon, Devil’s Lake will be a great destination for kayaking and fishing.

Those looking for slightly more challenging conditions for kayaking could head over to Siletz Bay, which is more exposed to ocean conditions, or further up the Salmon River before it reaches the Bay. Then, of course, there is the ocean itself.

When you’ve had your fill of water sports, lace up your sturdy boots and take a hike! Oregon coast beach rentals are never very far from great hikes in the coastal hills and mountains.

One of the most famous is the trail up “God’s Thumb.” This rocky outcrop provides a hike of a little over four miles. It is moderately difficult, but the payoff at the top is spectacular. The views over Lincoln City, and out into the ocean really make it worth every tiring step.

Another great hiking option is the Cascade Head Trail. This hike of more than six miles ends at a summit of 1200 feet. Various trailheads connect to the final main path, and at least one intermediate point provides fantastic views before the dramatic panorama of the summit.

The area around Lincoln City, Oregon features a number of other great hiking trails, including the Hearts Cove Trail, and trails that provide breathtaking views of waterfalls and that accommodate wheelchairs.

The outdoor adventurer has every reason to book a stay at Oregon beachfront property. Book your stay today!

Plan Your Fall Vacation in Lodging Near Lincoln City, Oregon

Thinking about fall vacation plans should start with booking your beach house. Lincoln City, Oregon is a great place to vacation all year, and the fall is no different. Since the weather remains predictably moderate to comfortable all year round, staying at beach condo rentals near Lincoln City, Oregon is never out of season.

Whale watching, hiking in the nearby mountains, searching for glass floats, heading out on Devil’s Lake in a kayak or pontoon boat, enjoying delicious sea food, catching local glass artisans in action, and just taking a relaxing walk along the beach remain excellent things to do in Lincoln City, Oregon

A1 Beach Rentals offer beach house rentals that offer amazing sunsets!

Our local movie house, the Bijou Theater, also maintains an eclectic and interesting list of films on offer. As examples, the end of summer will feature David Bowie’s 80s classic Labyrinth, followed by Gene Wilder welcoming you to his “world of pure imagination” in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. With their desire to attract a fun loving and nostalgic crowd, the fall lineup promises to be just as interesting! 

The seven miles of sandy beaches certainly aren’t going anywhere. So no matter which of the many Oregon coast vacation rentals you snag, you’ll be in a position to stroll for as long as you like along the beach. Let the rhythm of the surf ease your mind while the fresh sea air refreshes your senses. And who knows, maybe you’ll spot a glass float!

As a reminder, the glass floats are basically an ongoing treasure hunt near Lincoln City, Oregon beach vacation rentals. Local glass artisans make the unique floats and hide them up and down the beach where anyone may find them. If you find one, it is yours to keep! The artisans who make them just ask that if you do find one, you register finding it on their website, and you only take one per year — let others participate in the fun!

Whale watching is at its peak during the winter and spring, but you may still catch some great sights at sea during the fall. If nothing else, sunsets can be spectacular from Oregon beach house rentals. 

Some people even take advantage of vacation rentals in Lincoln City, Oregon for remote office locations. The availability of wifi and high speed internet in many Oregon coast vacation rentals makes “working from home” a “take it with you” proposition. If your job can be done from anywhere, why not make it somewhere comfortable — somewhere the whole family can enjoy spending time? Bring your laptop out onto the deck and listen to the gulls and the surf as you get your work done. Then, if your family came with you, join them building a sand castle or looking for seashells and other treasures along the beach. 

So resolve to spend time this fall in a place where you can relax, bring the family, get some work done, and generally have a great time: oceanfront property in Oregon.

Sand Castle Building During Your Oregon Beach Vacation

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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!

Great Day Trips from Lincoln City Lodgings

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Beach vacation rentals in Lincoln City, Oregon give you the best opportunity for a great beach vacation. And there are loads of things to do in Lincoln City, Oregon, including the longest stretch —seven miles! — of sandy beaches on the Oregon coast.

Day Trips

But once you choose from among our great beach home rentals and you get settled in, you can also choose any of a number of great day trips. Nearby to Lincoln City, Oregon lodging you’ll find hiking trails to breathtaking views, picture-perfect lighthouses, lovely coastal pathways, and more! Here are just a few day trip ideas for your Oregon coast vacation.

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Yaquina Head Lighthouse

First is the Yaquina Head lighthouse. Yaquina Head lighthouse was first lit in 1873, and its light was made in Paris in 1868. At 93 feet tall, Yaquina is the tallest lighthouse in Oregon, and its light can be seen 19 miles out to sea. The lighthouse is still in use. The grounds include hiking trails to spots with great views, and an interpretive center to help visitors know more of the back story of this historic lighthouse. 

Depoe Bay Whale Watching

Another day trip destination — one that is actually on the way between vacation rentals in Lincoln City and Yaquina Head — is Depoe Bay. Depoe Bay has been the setting of scenes in a number of movies, including “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” Depoe Bay also is considered the best place on the Oregon Coast to spot whales. 

Otter Crest Scenic Drive

In the same direction as Depoe Bay and Yaquina Head is the Otter Crest Scenic Drive. This four-mile one-way drive offers incredible views of some of the most beautiful natural formations and vegetation on the Oregon coast. Two spots to be sure to stop along the way are the lovely Ben Jones Bridge, and the Devil’s Punch Bowl. This collapsed sea cave has waves from the Pacific come crashing in and swirl around, creating quite a scene of splash and mist and sea foam.

Drift Creek Falls

About a fifteen minute drive from most beach condo rentals in Lincoln City, Oregon is Drift Creek Falls. The hike in and out is just over three miles, and the elevation gain is not much — about 540 feet — so the hike is not strenuous. But the payoff for that gentle walk really is spectacular. The trail winds through a forest of pine, ferns, and other lovely vegetation, until is comes out at a beautiful suspension bridge suspended about 100 feet above the forest floor. And the view from that bridge includes the spectacular Drift Creek Falls. The Falls fall 75 feet down a cliff face. 

These are just a few of the many great day trips available from Lincoln City, Oregon beach house rentals. Book your stay today so you can enjoy any or all of these wonders!

Spring Means A Return to the Beach

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Winter is past, spring is here, summer is on the way. Don’t wait: book your vacation at a beach house rental. Lincoln City, Oregon waits for you with lots to do, and very pleasant weather to do it.

Now, winters in the Pacific Northwest aren’t exactly cold and snowy. The moderate, consistent weather really is one of the great things about this part of the country. Whenever you book beach condo rentals in Lincoln City, Oregon you’ll be guaranteed pleasant weather for a relaxing stay.

And when you’re staying in oceanfront property in Oregon you’ll have plenty to do right outside the front door of your your beach vacation rental.

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The seven miles of soft sandy beaches at Lincoln City, Oregon, are among the best on the Oregon coast. Early morning walks, tidepooling at low tide, seeking treasures washed up by the sea, and even crabbing or clamming in Siletz Bay, provide days of relaxation and fun for the whole family.

Many who stay in Oregon beach house rentals near Lincoln City, Oregon enjoy tidepooling. This is the fun exploration of little pools left behind in basins of rock that gets exposed when the tide is out. These little microcosms of the life of the ocean provide a fascinating glimpse of the life that lives in the ocean. Starfish, anemones, sea urchins, and darting little fish fascinate and delight kids — no matter their age.

Siletz Bay, a short drive from the many beach home rentals in Lincoln City, Oregon, offers ample opportunities for crabbing and clamming — though both are subject to regulations, so be sure to check that out so you don’t run afoul of the law while catching your dinner!

The seven miles of beach also offer a wonderful place to just go for a stroll. Most of the historic districts that make up Lincoln City, Oregon can be access from the beach. So if you’re in no hurry — and if you’re staying in a beach vacation rental, why be in a hurry? — you can take in the sunrise or sunset, or just enjoy the breeze and pleasant weather, while walking to your next destination. 

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Another favorite pastime in Lincoln City, Oregon is kite flying. The sky fills with the colorful and interesting flyers, carried on the consistent and predictable breezes. The annual Kite Festival returns this year after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. But you don’t need a festival to fly a kite when staying at lodging in Lincoln City, Oregon. Whether you bring your own, or buy one from a local shop, you’ll be shocked at how fast time will fly by as you’re having the time of your life flying a kite. 

And as the night comes along, you can end the day with a bonfire on the beach. Some s’mores, hot dogs, maybe a few beverages help to round out a day full of adventure before you return for a nice sleep at your vacation rentals in Lincoln City, Oregon.

Book you stay and find all of the great things to do in Lincoln City, Oregon, today.

Delicious, Easy-to-Cook Meals Delivered to your Oregon Beach Rental

Fresh, delicious meals makes such a huge difference while staying at Oregon Home Rentals. Lincoln City, Oregon boasts a good number of great restaurants. Those staying at Lincoln City, Oregon lodging will certainly have their choice of excellent restaurants. 

But sometimes guests just want to stay at their cozy, comfortable, clean beach condo rentals near Lincoln City, Oregon and cook a delicious meal on their own.

Enjoy a Full Kitchen

Most Oregon beach house rentals will have full kitchens with everything needed to prepare a simple meal. And when the food is delivered by a meal delivery service, nearly all of the ingredients come right to you — no need for a major trip to the grocery store!

Meal delivery services have really become more eclectic and sophisticated in recent years. Some offer more high-end meals that could require slightly more cooking expertise and more pots and kitchen tools. Some cater to specialized diets, whether vegetarian or vegan, gluten free, or other. Most have options, so the customer can find the cuisine that suits their needs and treats their taste buds. 

Likewise, there is a range of prices, from about $5 per meal, to more than $10 per meal.

Shipped Right to your Vacation Beach Rental Door

And when you put in your order, they will ship to whatever destination you tell them — even Oregon vacation rentals. Lincoln City, Oregon travelers will enjoy this convenience, especially those flying in from far away. They’d rather just enjoy their time at their Oregon coast beach rentals, without the hassle of finding a grocery store. Also, with a meal delivery service, just the food needed to cook the meal comes to your Oregon coast vacation rentals. No need to buy a whole head of broccoli, or a whole bag of potatoes, carrots, onions, or similar, when you just need a couple. 

Meal Recipe Delivery Services

Some meal delivery services to consider include Every Plate, Blue Apron, Thistle, and Hello Fresh.

Every Plate delivers a box weekly with nearly all the ingredients you will need to make delicious, simple meals. All you’ll need to provide will be eggs, salt, pepper, oil, butter, and a few condiments here and there. But the meals are simple, incredibly delicious, and, starting at just $5 per meal, very affordable. Every Plate offers a number of options to choose from every week, and they can accommodate special dietary needs.

Blue Apron Was The First

Another that delivers food which you need to cook is Blue Apron. Blue Apron really developed the recipe delivery market a number of years ago, and they remain one of the best. Blue Apron is similar to Every Plate, but they take a slightly more sophisticated approach. This means the meals can be more adventurous and complex, and, yes, a bit more expensive. Meals begin at $9 each with Blue Apron. 

A third recipe delivery service to consider is Hello Fresh. Hello Fresh is very similar to Every Plate, with many options, and low cost.

Meals Fully Prepared and Cooked

We have one more option to recommend: Thistle. For those who do not want to cook, and don’t just want typical takeout, Thistle will deliver meals fully prepared and ready to eat right to the door of your beach rentals in Lincoln City, Oregon. Naturally this means they’ll be a bit more expensive than the previous ones we mentioned, but not having to cook just might be worth it!

Whichever way you go, you will have great food to enhance the experience of staying at your oceanfront property in Oregon. Book your stay, and order your meals today!

Sometimes You Just Want Takeout at your Beach Vacation Rentals

We get it: there are times when you’re on vacation when you don’t want to go out to dinner, no matter how good the restaurants are. The weather may not be pleasant, or you may just want to spend more time with family and friends (or alone!) at your beach home rentals! Lincoln City, Oregon has you covered on that score, as well.

We’ve written about the great dining options near Oregon vacation rentals — Lincoln City, Oregon has its fair share of them. But what about great takeout options? Great restaurants don’t always mean great takeout options.

Well if you’re staying at beach vacation rentals near Lincoln City, Oregon, you’re in luck. 

We’d like to share with you some of the great takeout options nearby when you’re staying at Oregon beach rentals.

The first we’ll mention is Tastebuds Bistro. Tastebuds offers a wide array of delicious breakfast options. For lunch and dinner they have an array burgers and enormous sandwiches, as well as scratch-made soups and generous salads. They’re easy to get to, and the price is right. Your tastebuds will thank you!

Another great takeout option is Best Thai. If you like Thai food, this one is Best! (Sorry, easy joke). Best Thai offers all of the great Thai food options you expect — fresh flavors, hearty curries, soups with flavors that just burst in your mouth. One reviewer called Best Thai, “Thai comfort food.” Give them a chance when you’re staying at Oregon vacation homes near Lincoln City, Oregon and you will not be disappointed! 

A third option is The Grill 1646. From Thai comfort food to all-American comfort food. Burgers, hot dogs, gyros, wings, and subs. You won’t be left hungry! And with their takeout options you can order an adult beverage for pickup, like beer or a hard seltzer. Be sure to look through the list — you might find something you’ve never had before and really like!

Our fourth great takeout option is Gallucci’s Pizzeria. This isn’t just a pizza delivery or pickup place, it is a classic pizzeria — soda served in pitchers, an arcade room, the whole nine yards. Their takeout options are even more than you’d expect from such a place: all of the great pizza pie options you’re looking for, plus appetizers, sandwiches, pasta dishes, soups, and salads! Guaranteed satisfaction for everyone in the family! And who doesn’t love when the smell of a great pizza fills the air at your beach condo rentals? 

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There are lots of other options for takeout among the things to eat and things to do in Lincoln City, Oregon. So when you’re staying in one of our many beach rentals along the Oregon coast, try out some of the local cuisine. You’ll want to come back just to try another one!  Book your stay today!