by Nikki Cleveland
There is a little something for everyone on the Central Oregon Coast. Whether you’re a local or just visiting for a short vacation, you won’t want to miss these top 5 things to do in Lincoln City.
1. Visit the Lincoln City Outlets
The Lincoln City Outlet stores offer deep discounts on name-brand items from popular brands like Columbia, Nike, Coach, and beyond. Pick up unique gifts, clothes and accessories, or delicious eats like frozen yogurt. Browse their online directory to see all of the stores available.
2. Explore Devil’s Lake
A short detour off the 101 will take you to the beautiful shores of Devil’s Lake. The recreation area is the only state park on the Oregon Coast that boasts a campground in addition to a boat ramp, picnic area, and fishing dock.
3. Relax on the beach
Of course, while you’re on the coast, you will want to spend some time relaxing on the beach enjoying the ocean views. Lincoln City has several beach access points including at Road’s End State Recreation Site and on the north and south ends of the city.
4. Stay and play at Chinook Winds Casino
Chinook Winds Casino is located on the north end of Lincoln City, with lodging, dining, entertainment, and of course, plenty of gaming options. Try your luck at the slot machines, place a wager in sports betting, or join one of their 22 table games like blackjack and poker. Read more about Chinook Winds Casino here.
5. Browse the restaurants and gift shops
Several restaurants, gift shops, and other local businesses are located throughout the city. Pick up your favorite pizza from Galluci’s or Tie Dye Pizzaria, or wake up to a hearty breakfast from Pig N Pancake or Lil Sambo’s. Browse the local antique shops for hidden treasures or stop by Game Over to play vintage arcade games.
Satisfy your sweet tooth at Candyland or enjoy a night of vintage bowling and quality food from Olde Line Lanes. Visit the Lincoln City Glass Center to blow your own glass art, or search for souvenirs and unique finds at Beachtown Charities Thrift & Gift. As we mentioned – there’s a little something for everyone here!