Destination guide

Experience Lincoln City at vacation home rentals

A scenic town on Oregon's Pacific coast, Lincoln City offers the ideal backdrop for a relaxed, seaside getaway. Just over an hour west of Salem, nature lovers flock to Lincoln City for its protected shoreline, which includes more than 7 miles of sandy beaches, as well as tide pools, inlets, and wooded seaside bluffs. You'll find a wealth of parks and open space around your Lincoln City vacation rental, and the town is also home to everything from artists' shops, funky eateries, and independent cafes to a sprawling outlet mall and a nearby golf course.

Things to do

Sightseeing near Lincoln City vacation rentals

Once you've gotten enough of Lincoln City's epic outdoors—if that's even possible—you'll find countless indoor activities worth your time, too. At the North Lincoln County Historical Museum, you can explore local history through art and artifacts, including a permanent collection of glass fishing floats from America and Japan. You can try your luck at Chinook Winds Casino's 157,000-square-foot gaming floor, which includes poker, slots, and table games. Less than an hour from your Lincoln City vacation rental, the 23-acre Oregon Coast Aquarium is home to numerous species of marine life from the Oregon coast.

Activities

Things to do near Lincoln City vacation homes

With more than 7 miles of coastline, Lincoln City has everything you could want in a remote seaside town. The D River, one of the shortest in the world, flows between Devil's Lake to the Pacific Ocean at the D River State Recreation Site. Here, you'll find a sandy beach and ample space for fishing, boating, and surfing, and the park also hosts regular kite-flying events throughout the year. There's a wealth of open space in the area, too, and you can find plenty of spots for camping and hiking in the nearby Siuslaw National Forest.

Weather

Local weather for your stay in Lincoln City vacation homes

Lincoln City has a warm Mediterranean climate, with mild-to-warm summers, and cool winters that offer plenty of rainfall. Average summer highs peak at 72 degrees in August, with average highs of 70 degrees in both July and September as well. December and January are the coldest months of the year, with average lows of 37 and average highs of 47 degrees. Lincoln City is at its busiest during the warmer summer months, and you'll have the best luck snagging killer deals on Lincoln City vacation rentals during the slower, rainier winter months.

Natural features

Sandy, seaside scenery in scenic Lincoln City

Along Oregon's central coast, the area around Lincoln City is made up of sandy beaches and rocky shoreline, much of which rises steeply into wooded seaside bluffs that offer killer views of the Pacific Ocean. In the nearby Drift Creek Wilderness, part of the sprawling Siuslaw National Forest, you'll find nearly 5,800 acres of preserved wilderness, including old-growth forests, steep hillsides, and the eponymous Drift Creek. The park offers a habitat to countless species of local plant and animal life, including elk, deer, owls, bald eagles, and even the occasional black bear.

Family friendly

Family attractions near Lincoln City vacation homes

Kids will enjoy the array of attractions in Lincoln City. Vacation rentals are available near kid-friendly spots like Knight County Park, a riverfront park with a boat launch and hiking trails teeming with wildlife, and Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge, a protected coastal habitat with fishing and bird-watching. You could also visit Regatta Park, a recreational park with a children’s playground and a calm lake for swimming.

Good for couples

Couple's fun near Lincoln City vacation homes

The beautiful outdoor spaces and romantic indoor locations in Lincoln City make it ideal for a couple’s retreat. Vacation homes are available near places like Connie Hansen Garden Conservancy, a large garden with rhododendrons, scrubs, and perennials, and Cascade Head, a headland and biosphere reserve with an estuary and wildlife. You could also visit the Sitka Center for Art & Ecology, a mountain facility with exhibits connecting art and ecology.

Can I find a vacation rental around Lincoln City?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,267 vacation rentals near Lincoln City. From 733 Houses to 56 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Lincoln City for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Lincoln City?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Lincoln City:

  • Roads End: 365 vacation rentals
  • Nelscott: 476 vacation rentals
  • Olivia Beach: 449 vacation rentals
  • Oceanlake: 194 vacation rentals
  • Gleneden Beach: 638 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Lincoln City?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Lincoln City. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Chinook Winds Casino: 1,505 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln City Chamber of Commerce: 1,509 vacation rentals
  • Roads End State Recreation Site: 1,493 vacation rentals
  • Devil's Lake State Recreation Area: 1,468 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln City Cultural Center: 1,471 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lincoln City listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Lincoln City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 733 Houses in Lincoln City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lincoln City include:

  • Cabins: 56 rentals available
  • Cottages: 56 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 305 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Lincoln City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 337 vacation rentals with pool available in Lincoln City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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