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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. 

Oregon Beach Rentals Affordable for Families

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All year round is the right time to book Oregon coast vacation rentals. Lincoln City, Oregon keeps the lights on and the doors open for visitors throughout the winter.

And now there’s yet another reason to book beach vacation rentals near Lincoln City, Oregon: we’re running a discount on beach condo rentals during the winter months. With all the things to do in Lincoln City, Oregon — even during the winter — you hardly need another reason to come stay here. We just wanted to give you that nudge to choose to book one of our Oregon vacation beach rentals, so we decided to lower our prices for a few months.

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You will get the same clean, comfortable vacation rentals with the same amenities and comforts like a hot tub, easy beach access, and lots to do nearby in downtown Lincoln City. The weather remains comfortable for a fire on the beach, watching the surf and wildlife, and just strolling along the seven miles of sandy beach.

But with our lower prices during these months you’ll pay less for beach home rentals. You’ll be able to host the whole family, relax in comfort, take day trips to nearby nature preserves and state parks, find fun and interesting activities in town, enjoy delicious meals at stellar nearby restaurants — or stay in to cook your own meals, and so much more. But it all starts with having a truly perfect place to stay. That’s where we come in And our Oregon vacation homes are more affordable during these winter months.

And once you’re in town you can choose from among a great number of things to do. The glass center always has classes you can book, or you can go seeking for a glass float along the beach. The “Finders Keepers” program means glass floats are somewhere out there all year ‘round, and if you find a glass float it is yours to keep! They just ask that you go on the website and register your find so they know it’s been found.

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With the year-round mild climate you can be sure that your stay will be comfortable for walks, bonfires on the beach, walks along the sandy beach, hikes in the hills, or even some water sports, like kayaking and fishing. And when you book Lincoln City, Oregon lodging during these winter months you’ll enjoy our discounted rates. 

Book for Thanksgiving, for a weekend getaway, or a longer-term family vacation, or a working vacation. You’ll be glad you did!

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!

Have a Spooky Time with Oregon Beach Vacation Rentals

Fall is a great season to spend some time at beach home rentals. Lincoln City, Oregon puts on its fall colors and dresses up spooky as the temperature starts to dip.

Truth be told, the temperature doesn’t vary much in these parts, never getting too hot nor too cold. But beach condo rentals in Lincoln City, Oregon are always cozy. 

And as the days grow shorter and the nights longer, out come the ghosts and ghouls. At your Lincoln City, Oregon lodging you can warm up the cider, wear a comfortable sweater, and prepare for some spooky outings with your friends and loved ones.

Walking Ghost Tour

One of the most popular things to do in Lincoln City, Oregon is our walking ghost tour. Hear about pirates hiding their treasure — and the things they do to keep the secret safe. Look out for skeletons, and even sasquatch, sneaking among the trees, graves, and houses. Hear about bootleggers and settlers and their mysterious stories. 

A recent addition to the shopping options in Lincoln City, Oregon is the Harry Potter-themed Cheeky Cauldron. Find your wand, pick up some potions, and get your robes for your Halloween festivities. The staff greet you and help you find your wizarding supplies while they themselves are in full costume. And if you time your Oregon coast vacation rentals time well, you’ll be able to join them for pumpkin carving. 

For Late Night Party Owls

For the grownups looking for festivities well into the wee hours, the Chinook Winds Casino will host a costume party from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Prizes will be passed out for various costume categories, and the night will feature themed drinks, great music, and lots of chances to win! 

Fun for the Family

But your Oregon vacation beach rental will also give you plenty of family-friendly fun, also. The Kiwanis Club of Lincoln City puts on a great time every year with the Spooky Spectacular. Trick or treating, a scary fun house, photo booth, and plenty of candy. The whole family can come out, don that costume, and enjoy a spooky family time!

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And the best part of it all is that the weather always cooperates on the Oregon coast. Our weather is never too hot for that bulky costume, but never too cold for something thinner. So spend some time with Oregon vacation rentals this fall and have a great, spooky, family friendly, relaxing, unforgettable time. 

Find Oregon beach house rentals that match your tastes, fit your budget, and suit your family’s needs, and then come out to one of the best vacation spots on the Oregon coast, Lincoln City.

Book any of our Oregon beach rentals today.

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!

Beat the Heat With a Beach Rental in Lincoln City, Oregon

This is the perfect time of year to book your beach rental in Lincoln City, Oregon

There are lots of things to do in Lincoln City, Oregon year-round, but this time of year is the best time because of the weather.

Most of the United States is entering the hottest part of the year right now, with temperatures well-above their yearly average. So no matter where you are, whatever you consider “the perfect temperature” is quite a bit cooler than what you’re experiencing right now.

But you’d be sitting comfortably if you’d booked a beach house. Lincoln City, Oregon never gets much warmer than 72 degrees this time of year. And the skies are mostly clear and sunny over your vacation rental. Lincoln City, Oregon also entices those who hate mosquitoes! Those blood-sucking pests are hardly a problem along the coast of Oregon, so you can sit out on the patio of your unforgettable beach condo, or walk along our miles and miles of sandy beach, and not worry about the bug spray or swatting all the time.

The climate around our beach condo rentals is so great because of the Pacific Ocean. That big mass of water maintains its own fairly consistent temperature, so the air coming off of it really is influenced by it. While other parts of Oregon can experience extreme temperatures, right here along the coast we keep it cool and comfortable. 

This favorable climate means that no matter what time of year you come to stay in lodging near Lincoln City, Oregon (our winters never get below 40 degrees), you’re guaranteed pleasant temperatures.

So whether your pleasure is strolling along the beach, searching for sea shells, whale watching, flying kites or watching others fly them, mountain biking, hiking, or just spending time in a great beach vacation rental in a pleasant and friendly place, Lincoln City, Oregon has the climate and the atmosphere for you.

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Or you might be the event type person, and prefer to find great restaurants, music, hands-on experiences, and other organized adventures. If you’re that sort of person Lincoln City has you covered also. From the glass floats to guided tours and ghost walks, from whale watching excursions to the kite festivals, Lincoln City is never a dull place. 

So before you spend one more day out in the intense heat — and sweltering humidity, in many parts of the country! — book your stay for next week, or next month, at one of our many Oregon vacation rentals. 

Come on out and relax! We’ll take care of the air conditioning.