One of the most appealing attributes of our Oregon coast vacation rentalsis the reasonable cost compared to packaged vacations or luxury hotels, with the added bonus of a home away from home where you can prepare your own meals and lounge out. Thanks to the natural wonders of Lincoln City, you can stretch your budget even further with free activities to keep the whole gang entertained. Just because you’re on a budget doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a beautiful vacation in our of our comfortable beach rentals. Lincoln City, Oregon is the ideal place to get away without stressing about overspending. Just consider some of the many free activities to fill your days along Lincoln City’s magnificent stretch of coastline:
A Day on the Beach
You can spend days on the beach in Lincoln City without spending more than the cost of food, beverages, and the gas in your car. Some of the many free activities along the beach in Lincoln City include hunting for hand-crafted glass floats on the beach, taking a bike-ride on the Central Oregon Coast, exploring the tide pools at low tide, and building sand castles with the kids (or the young at heart!). Whale-watching is also a popular pastime, or if you prefer more accessible sea creatures try watching the seals in Siletz Bay. Kite-flying is another great option. Even just a walk along the beach is reason enough to make the trip – the sights and sounds of this magical coastline are indescribable. And with inexpensive fixings for hot dogs and s’mores, you can end the day with a bonfire dinner on the beach.
Get Outdoors and Get Moving
If you’re the active type, there is plenty to do in and around Lincoln City without spending a dime once you’ve bought booked your vacation rentals. Lincoln City,Oregon offers easy access to hiking at Drift Creek Falls, Spring Lake Trail, and the lower Nature Conservancy Trail at Cascade Head. If your hike stretches to Siletz Bay, the trails at Regatta Grounds Park on Devil’s Lake, Schooner Creek, Drift Creek Falls, or the Cascade Head Nature Conservancy Trail, you can also view some stunning waterfowl along the way. There are also beaver dams along the creeks feeding the Salmon River in Otis or Rose Lodge, and blacktail deer around Devils Lake. Tennis at Dorchester Park is also a popular pastime, as is skateboarding at Kirtsis Park.
Art and Culture
If you’re looking for a bit of culture while staying in one of our vacation rentals, Lincoln City, Oregon offers plenty to do – free of charge. Stop by Jennifer Sears Glass Art Studio to watch the glass blowers at work, visit the North Lincoln County Historical Museum and stop by the Connie Hansen Garden for a small donation, check out the collection at Driftwood Library, or spend some time at the Vietnam Veteran’s Wall at Chinook Winds Casino. Walking or driving to the Abraham Lincoln statue on NE 21st Street near Kirtsis Park is also well worth the effort.