Mid-December to mid-January is a great time to book Oregon coast beach vacation rentals! Lincoln City, Oregon offers some spectacular whale watching opportunities. Right in the middle of December, about 18,000 gray whales make their way south, and they go right past us.
If you are staying in Lincoln City, Oregon vacation rentals with an ocean view, you just might be able to watch the majestic gray whales without ever leaving your living room! Whale watching is one of the great things to do in Lincoln City, Oregon.
The gray whale spends the warmer months way up north of the Arctic Circle. Then, every year they migrate south about 12,000 miles to the warmer waters off the Baja California Peninsula. They stay there for about three months, then head back north.
Well, when they’re on their way past they put on quite a show! Stay in beach house rentals near Lincoln City, Oregon to be sure you get the best opportunities to see them!
If you don’t have lodgings in Lincoln City, Oregon that have an ocean view, or if you just want to get a different perspective, the area around Lincoln City offers a few other vantage points where the gray whales can be seen.
First is the short hike up The Knoll. One of Lincoln City’s most well-known and well-loved spots, The Knoll provides great views of the ocean, and it is not a strenuous hike to get there.
If you’d prefer to have a bite to eat and relax while waiting for the next whale to go by, a number of local restaurants offer ocean views, and they are elevated enough that you will not have trouble seeing the whale’s breach.
A short drive down the coast will bring you to Depoe Bay, where whales like to take a diversion and swim around in the coves nearby and feed.
Or, of course, you can book a trip on a whale watching charter boat company and get a really great view!
However, you choose to spend your whale watching time is your business. Providing a fantastic beach condo rental near Lincoln City, Oregon is our business. Book your stay soon and bring out the whole family for a truly awe-inspiring experience: the twice-annual migration of thousands of majestic gray whales right past your Oregon coast beach house rental.