Lincoln City has plenty to offer the visitor with seven miles of beautiful oceanfront. It is just 11 feet above sea level and is known as the Kite Capital of the World.
Lincoln City has a beautiful coastline with gorgeous clean sandy beaches washed by the Pacific Ocean. However you are more likely to find it filled with colourful kites than beach umbrellas! Beachcombing, tide pooling, surfing and whale watching are some of the fun activities you can enjoy from your Lincoln City beach home. The area is famous for its sea breezes and draws many kiters. The city hosts two kite festivals a year, plus a Chowder Cook-off, an Antique Week, the Cascade Head Music Festival and an Arts Festival so there’s always something happening. Golf is available at several local golf course including the Salishan Spa and Golf Resort.
The Whale Watching Center on the sea wall at Depoe Bay is a fascinating state-run facility. It teaches visitors all about the whales that pass by this beautiful coast. Devil’s Lake is close to Lincoln City and it covers 680 acres in total. It has nine species of freshwater fish for keen anglers to catch. Windsurfing, water skiing, boating, knee-boarding and jet skiing are all available here. The D River flows from the lake to the Pacific and is the world’s shortest river – just 120 feet long! Salem, the capital city of Oregon, is just an hour’s drive from Lincoln City holiday homes and is well worth visiting. The Three Capes Scenic Drive on Hwy 101 is well worth doing, or visit the Devil’s Elbow at Cape Perpetua, a scenic feature.
Despite its northerly location on the 45th parallel, holiday homes in Lincoln City benefit from its mild maritime climate. The average low temperature in January is 36°F (2°C) and the average summer high is 71°F (21°C). The hottest month is August and the driest month is July. The area has plenty of showers all year round with a total of 97 inches per annum. The climate is very pleasant for enjoying outdoor activities with low humidity. In winter, storm watching is a popular activity when the weather stirs up turbulent seas and howling winds.
Lincoln City holiday rentals are served by Portland International (PDX) Airport. It is 101 miles northeast of Lincoln City and can be reached in a couple hours by driving along OR-18 highway. The airport handles around 14 million passengers per year and was identified as the top US airport for business travellers by Conde Nast.