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Sand CastleWhile at the Inn you can walk on the beach, fly a kite, build a sand castle and explore the tide pools. And nearby there’s great shopping, beautiful golf courses, skate boarding, a world-class aquarium, whale watching, museums, galleries, antiques and many scenic hiking trails. The Inn is in the middle of it all, so make your reservations today and start enjoying all there is to see and do.

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"Best Beach in Oregon. There are rocks, so when the tide is out, you can walk out to them and find star fish and all kinds of sea critters and life clinging to the rocks …."
Debimiee, Salem, OR, 9/28/2011

 

Antiques

Little Antique Mall • 4 miles
541-994-8572 or 877-827-9419
3128 NE Hwy 101, Linocln City
Little Antique Mall is a collection of antiques and collectables in a setting that is entertaining, as well as friendly with 15,000 square feet and 80 dealers. Espresso drinks and baked goods are also available.
Directions: North on US Hwy 101 4 mi; on right.

101 Inspirations • 3.18 miles
541-994-4438
1734 NE Hwy 101, Lincoln City
Directions: North on US Hwy 101 3.18 mi; on right.

Carousel By the Sea Antique Mall • 3.13 miles
541-996-1040
1615 NW Hwy 101, Lincoln City
Directions: North on US Hwy 101 3.13 mi; on left.

Rocking Horse Antique Mall • 3.13 miles
541-994-4647
1542 NE Hwy 101, Lincoln City
Directions: North on US Hwy 101 3.13 mi; on right.

 

Click here for current list and map of area antique stores
or contact the Visitor & Convention Bureau
541-996-1274 or 800-452-2151

 

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The Arts

Theatre West of Lincoln City • 0.5 miles
541-994-5663
3536 SE Highway 101, Lincoln City
A variety of live stage performances, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Lincoln City Cultural Center • 1.7 miles
541-994-9994
540 NE Hwy, Lincoln City
Artisans' displays and programs, Wednesday-Saturdays.

Performing Arts Center • 24.0 miles
541-265-9231
West Olive Street, Newport
The Newport Performing Arts Center sits on the historic Nye Beach area overlooking the Pacific Ocean. It welcomes performers of international stature to its stage, as well as five local theater companies, three local dance companies and several music groups.

 

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Bicycling

Bicycle Adventures
800-443-6060
Bicycle Adventures offers six-day bicycle tours of the Oregon Coast that include lodging at the Inn at Spanish Head as will as other fine hotels. Meals are included, and tour guides are on hand to carry luggage, help with bicycles, and give you a lift in the van if you wish!
www.bicycleadventures.com

 

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Covered Bridges

Lincoln County is home to three of Oregon's 52 historic covered bridges that remain intact. Each is painted barn red; most in Oregon are white.

Drift Creek (Bear Creek) Covered Bridge • 10.0 miles
The Drift Creek Bridge has a long history. Originally built south of Lincoln City only 1.5 miles from the coast, the bridge was considered the oldest remaining covered bridge in Oregon, built in 1914. However, in early 1988, deteriorating Bridge was closed. The timbers were given to a local family, who in the pioneer spirit that this bridge represents, resurrected the bridge which now stands in a small, beautiful park-like setting. The family has given the public easement for heritage purposes for all time.
Directions: North on US Hwy 101 2.5 mi; take the ramp onto OR-18 4.9 mi; turn right at Bear Creek Rd 1.0 mi; turn left at N Roger Ln 210 ft.

Chitwood Bridge • 43.0 miles
Originally built in 1930, this bridge was rebuilt in 1983.
Directions: South on US Hwy 101 26.3 mi; turn left at E Olive St 0.8 mi; continue on US-20 14.7 mi; turn right at Chitwood Rd 171 ft.; the bridge is on the right at Milepost 17.

North Fork Yachats Covered Bridge • 60.0 miles 
The rustic 42 ft covered bridge was built in 1938, just seven miles from the Pacific Ocean. Since the covered span is the only access for families in the area, the bridge roof was removed to allow a mobile home to cross in the early 1980s. The bridge was rehabilitated in 1989.
Directions: South on US Hwy 101 50.3 mi; slight left at Yachats River Rd 7.0 mi; turn left at County Road 805/N Yachats River Rd 1.5 mi.

Five Rivers (Fisher School) Covered Bridge • 72.0 miles 
This bridge was built in 1919 with a Howe truss and is 72 feet long. To get to the bridge, drive east from Waldport (40 miles south on Highway 101 from the Inn) on Oregon Highway 34 for about 20 miles. Turn right on Five Rivers Road. At the Siletz Road fork, bear left past Buck Creek Road for about one mile. The bridge, crossing Five Rivers, is on the right. It is closed to cars. A modern bridge has been built next to it. This is a very scenic area and photographs well.
Directions: South on US Hwy 101 41.8 mi; turn left at NW Hemlock St 0.2 mi; continue on Alsea Hwy 1.4 mi; continue on OR-34 18.4 mi; turn right at 5 Rivers Rd 9.2 mi; turn right at E Crab Creek Rd 66 feet.

 

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CULINARY EVENTS

The Culinary Center in Lincoln City (formerly known as the Pacific Coast Center for Culinary Arts) focuses on the abundant foods of the Pacific Northwest. It feature locally grown and raised foods...from organic vegetables to grass-fed natural meats, prairie-raised chickens, and of course, a vast array of fresh seafood and shellfish. A wide array of classes are offered each month and five cook-offs are held annually. The Culinary Center is located at 801 SW Hwy. 101, 4th Floor. For more information call 541-557.1127 or learn more at www.oregoncoast.org/culinary

 

DVDs/VIDEOS

Rent your own machine and check out a movie from the variety of movies found at the Inn At Spanish Head's front desk. Order in dinner or snacks from Room Service and make it a night in at the Inn!

Blockbuster Video • 4.6 miles
541-996-5115
4157 NW Highway 101, Lighthouse Square, Lincoln City
Directions: North on US Hwy 101 4.6 mi; turn left on Logan Rd; on right

 

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Family Activities

All-American Putt N Bat • 3.0 miles
541-994-PUTT
125 NW Highway 101, Lincoln City
Directions: North on US Hwy 101 3.0 mi; on left

Regatta Grounds Park • 3.4 miles
Located right on Devils Lake, there's fun for the whole family at the Regatta Grounds. You'll find swimming, fishing, a boat ramp and a special children's play area.
Directions: North on US Hwy 101 3 mi; turn right on NE 14th Street 0.4 mi; on the right.

Lincoln City Community Center • 3.6 miles
541-994-2131
2150 NE Oar Place, Lincoln City
Swimming pool with diving boards, 3,000 sq. ft. state-of-the art fitness center, hardwood basketball court, elevated walking track and a climbing wall. Open to the public 362 days.
Directions: north on US Hwy 101 3.5 mi; right on NE 22nd Street 0.1 mi; right on Oar Pl 0.1 mi.

Skate Board Park • 3.7 miles
541-994-2131 (Parks and Recreation)
NE 22nd Avenue and Reef St.
Directions: North on US Hwy 101 3.5 mi; turn right on NE 22nd Street 0.2 mi; left on NE Reef.

Chinook Winds Casino Arcade • 4.6 miles
888-CHINOOK
1777 NW 45th Street, Lincoln City
Directions: North on US Hwy 101 4.3 mi; turn left on Logan Road 0.3 mi; left on 44th Street 0.2 mi.

Blue Heron Landing • 5.0 miles
541-994-4708
4006 NE West Devils Lake Road, Lincoln City
Situated on Devils Lake, Blue Heron Landing has boat rentals of all sorts; motor, paddle, canoes, hydro bikes, wave runners & more, to explore this fresh-water lake right in Lincoln City.
Directions: North on US Hwy 101 5.0 mi; turn right on West Devils Lake Road 0.1 mi; on the left.

Newport's Historic Bay Front • 24.0 miles
Newport, OR
Ripley's Believe It or Not, the Undersea Gardens, the Wax Museum, restaurants, gift shops and more are located on Newport's Historic Bay Front.
Directions: South on US Hwy 101 23.5 mi; turn left onto Hubert Street and follow the signs.

For more FAMILY FUN, check this list under HIKING, STATE PARKS, MUSEUMS, MARINE LIFE and THE ARTS.

 

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Gaming

Chinook Winds Casino • 4.6 miles
888-CHINOOK
1777 NW 45th Street, Lincoln City
Directions: North on US Hwy 101 4.3 mi; turn left on Logan Road 0.3 mi; left on 44th Street 0.2 mi.

 

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Galleries

Jennifer Sears Glass Foundry • 0.5 miles
541-996-2569
4821 SW Hwy 101, Lincoln City
Blow your own glass float or purchase professional pieces.
Directions: South on US Hwy 0.5 mi; on right.

Freed Gallery • 1.23 miles
541-994-5600
6119 SW Hwy 101, Lincon City
Paintings, sculptures, glass, jewelry, weaving, clay, wood, photograpy and more.
Directions: South on US Hwy 101 1.23 mi; on right.

Alderhouse Glass • 3.7 miles
541-994-6485
611 Immonen Rd., Lincoln City
The Alderhouse is an open studio welcoming visitors to watch as craftspeople ply the 2000 year-old art of turning molten glass into beautiful objects. Open 10 to 5 daily from March 15th through Thanksgiving weekend.
Directions: South on US Hwy 101 3.6 mi; turn left on Immonen Rd 0.1 mi; on left.

Mossy Creek Pottery & Gallery • 3.91 miles
541-996-2415
483 Immonen Road
Mossy Creek Pottery features over 40 of the finest potters from the Northwest working in porcelain, stoneware and raku. There is a wide array of both functional and decorative pieces, including, dinnerware, serving pieces, lamps, platters and vases. Visitors will find an impressive selection of glazes, colors and prices
Directions: South on US Hwy 101 3.6 mi; turn left on Immonen Rd 0.3 mi; on left.

Lincoln City Cultural Center • 1.7 miles
541-994-9994
540 NE Hwy 101
Located inside the historic Delake Schoolhouse you will find Artisans' displays and programs, Wednesday-Saturdays.
Directions: North on US Hwy 101 1.7 mi; on right.

Lawrence Gallery at Salishan • 4.2 miles
541-764-2318
7755 US Hwy 101, Lincoln City
Directions: South on US Hwy 101 4.2 mi; on right.

 

Click here for current list and map of area galleries (PDF)
or contact the Visitor & Convention Bureau
541-996-1274 or 800-452-2151

 

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Gardens

Connie Hansen Gardens • 4.11 miles
541-994-6338
1931 33rd Street, Lincoln City
A beautiful garden setting located in the middle of town, the Connie Hansen Gardens displays many of the natural flora and fauna of the area in a park-like setting.
Directions: South on US Hwy 101 4mi; turn left on NW 33rd St; on the right.

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Golf

Salishan Golf Links • 4.2 miles
541-764-3632
Highway 101, Gleneden Beach, OR
18-hole course, driving range, carts, pro shop and golf instruction.
Directions: South on US Hwy 101 4.2 mi; turn right at the Shops at Salishan.

Chinook Winds Golf Resort • 5.0 miles
541-994-8442
3245 NE 50th, Lincoln City, OR
Eighteen holes of golf, full service pro shop, driving range, golf instruction and carts.
Directions: North on US Hwy 101 4.5 mi; left on Devils Lake Blvd. at the stop light 0.3 mi; right on Golf Course Drive.

Hawk Creek Golf • 12.0 miles 
503-392-3838
48480 Hwy 101 S, Neskowin
Hawk Creek Golf Course offers a 9 hole, par 34 course, pro shop and cart rentals.
Directions: North on US Hwy 101 12.0 mi; on right

Agate Beach Golf Course • 20.8 miles
541-265-7331
4100 N. Coast Highway, Newport
Offers 9 holes of golf, irons driving range, golf instruction and carts.
Directions: South on US Hwy 101 20.8 mi; on left

 

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Hiking

Salishan Spit (Beach) • 4.2 miles
Salishan SpitThe three mile sand spit at the mouth of the Siletz River has a remote feel even though it's within easy reach of some of Oregon's most exclusive beachfront homes. Wildlife, especially harbor seals and shorebirds, are often seen in the Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge just inside the spit.
Directions: South on US Hwy 101 4.2 mi; through the traffic light at The Shops at Salishan at Gleneden Beach; from the traffic light drive 1.1 miles, turn west (right) on Wesler Street 0.3mi; park at Gleneden Beach State Wayside. The gated community on Salishan Spit restricts automobile access, but walkers are welcome on its public paths. Walk the beach to the end of the Spit or the 4.5 mile peninsula loop walk begins at The Shops parking lot.

Roads End Wayside (Beach) • 6.6 miles
At the north end of Lincoln City, you'll find Roads End Wayside.
Directions: North on US Hwy 101 5.6 mi; turn left on Logan Rd 1 mi; on left.

Cascade Head • 11.10 miles
Cascade HeadThe grassy meadow atop Cascade Head has a postcard view of the Salmon River estuary and the long beach that fronts Lincoln City. The Nature Conservancy owns 280 acres. Dogs and bicycles are not allowed and hikers must stay on the tread of the trail.
Directions/
Lower Cascade Head Trail: To find the lower trail head on the south side of Cascade Head, drive 9 miles north on US 101; turn left on Three Rocks Road 2.10 mi; park at Knight Park. Walk on Three Rocks Rd 0.3 mi; turn left on on Savage Road 0.4 mi; trail head is on the right.
Directions/Upper Cascade Head Trail: The upper trail, a more level one-mile hike to the upper viewpoint, is closed by the Forest Service from January 1 to July 15. To reach it, drive North on US Hwy 101 11 mi; almost to the summit of Cascade Head; turn left on Cascade Head Road (U.S.F.S. Road 1861) approximately 3.5 mi; bearing left when the road forks; the upper trail head is marked by a small parking lot and sign. At the upper viewpoint, the trail drops steeply 500 feet to connect with the lower trail.

Harts Cove • 12.0 miles
The trail down to Harts Cove leads to a viewpoint of a dramatic waterfall that pours straight into the ocean. But the path also features an old-growth spruce forest, a flower-filled bluff top meadow, and a rocky shore where sea lions bellow. Distance of basic recommended hike: 5.4 miles round-trip, with 900 feet elevation gain on the return trip. Closed by the Forest Service from January 1 to July 15.
Directions: North on US Hwy 101 11 mi; almost to the summit of Cascade Head; turn left on Cascade Head Road (U.S.F.S. Road 1861) approximately 3.5 mi; bearing left when the road forks; follow road to the end

Neskowin Beach Wayside (Beach) • 12.0 miles
The northern portion of a 4.5-mile beach near Neskowin is about as wild as it gets on the northern Oregon Coast and a great place to find whole sand dollars.
Directions: North on US HWy 101 12 mi; on the left.

Drift Creek FallsDrift Creek Falls • 14.0 miles
A 250-foot suspension bridge spans Drift Creek Canyon, 100 feet above the creek and directly above a 75-foot waterfall. A 1.5 mile trail begins in the Coast Range just east of Lincoln City.
Directions: South on US Hwy 101 1.8 mi; turn left on South Drift Creek Rd 1.6 mi; turn right to stay on South Drift Creek Rd 0.4 mi; sight left at South Drift Creek Camp Road 0.8 mi; left at NF-17 3.3 mi; turn left to stay on NF-17 0.6 mi; turn left to stay on NF-17 5.7 mi; trail head on the left.

 

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Lighthouses

Yaquina Head Lighthouse • 22.3 miles
541-574-3100
Located on the north end of Newport, this is the tallest lighthouse on the Oregon coast at 93 feet. The light shines 162 feet above the ocean and can be seen 19 miles out to sea. The Yaquina Head Lighthouse is open for climbing from 9:00 until 4 pm in the summer. During the remainder of the year, hours are from noon to 4 p.m. with longer hours on weekends during the fall (year round until dusk).
Directions: South on US Hwy 101 20.2 mi; turn right on NW Lighthouse Dr 2.2 mi.

Yaquina Bay Lighthouse • 24.2 miles
541-265-5679 or 541-867-7451
Located on the north end of Yaquina Bay in Newport, Oregon, this lighthouse is the second oldest standing structure on the Oregon Coast. Its 40-foot tower with a decorative light rises from a Cape Cod style house. It is open daily 11am-5pm from May to September and on weekends from 12 noon to 4pm the rest of the year.
Directions: Drive 24 miles south on US Hwy 101 to the turnoff to the lighthouse and Yaquina Bay State Park.

Cape Meares Lighthouse • 49.1 miles
503-842-2244
Located in the Cape Meares State Park 10 miles west of Tillamook on US Hwy 101, this lighthouse stands 217 feet above the ocean. Its tower, however, is the shortest of any on the Oregon Coast, standing just 38 feet high. It was first illuminated in 1890 and replaced by an automatic beacon in 1963. From the parking lot you'll find a short trail that leads to the "Octopus Tree," a Sitka spruce with "arms" that touch the ground.
Directions: (scenic route) South on US Hwy 101 20.10 mi; turn left on Brooten Rd 2.7 mi; turn left on Pacific Ave 0.2 mi; turn right on Cape Kiwanda Dr 2.4 mi; bear right on County Rd 871; bear left on Sandlake Rd 6.4 mi; turn left on Cape Lookout Rd 5.9 mi; continue on Whiskey Creek Rd 5.9 mi; bear left on Netarts Bay Dr 1.5 mi; turn left on Netarts Hwy 2.5 mi; bear Right on Cape Meares Loop 2.3mi; on the left. (direct route) 10 miles west of Tillamook, Oregon on the north end of the Three Capes Scenic Loop. 

Heceta Head Lighthouse • 52.0 miles
866-547-3696
92072 Hwy. 101 South, Yachats
Located on the west side of the 1,000-foot high Heceta Head, 205 feet above the ocean. The light at the top of its 56-foot tower was first illuminated in 1894. Today, its automated beacon can be seen 21 miles from land and is rated as the strongest light on the Oregon Coast. Tours are given daily, March through October, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The lighthouse observation area is open year round during park hours. Call to arrange off-season tours. Hiking trails are available in the area.
Directions: Located on US Hwy 101, halfway between the towns of Florence and Yachats. 0.5 miles North of the “Sea Lion Caves”; mile marker #178 & 1/4th.

 

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Marine Life / Whale Watching

Whale tailLincoln County is prime whale-watching territory and the Inn At Spanish Head is a designated "Whale Speak" facility. Whale species to watch for on the Oregon Coast include:

  • Gray Whales - Splotchy gray color with barnacles on skin and ridges along the back just in front of the tail.
  • Humpback Whales - Long white flippers, bumps on the top of the head, very strong angle of the back when diving, short dorsal fin.
  • Killer or Orca Whales - Tall dorsal fin, very distinct black and white pattern, often seen in groups.
  • Sperm Whales - Square-shaped head, blows at a 45-degree angle from the top of the head, ridges along tail stalk, wrinkled-looking skin, often seen in groups.

Whale Research EcoExcursions • 10 miles
541-912-6734
Dock 3, Depoe Bay
College professor, whale researcher, and ecotourist business owner, Carrie thrills summer tourists who come to Depoe Bay, with her intimate knowledge of each individual gray whale and gives you an opportunity to get up close and personal aboard her super safe, ex-Coast Guard, 25-foot Zodiac. Some people insist that Carrie, her dog, Kida, and the whales communicate together to give people that once in a life time experience - A Close Encounter of the Whale Kind!
Directions: South on US Hwy 101 10 mi; on left.

Tradewind Charters • 10 miles
800-445-8730 or 541-765-2345
118 Hwy 101, Depoe Bay
Since 1938, Tradewinds Charters in Depoe Bay has been providing "Top Deck" ocean charters for whale watching, sport fishing, bird watching, and Ecology Tours. With a fleet of twelve modern, fully equipped vessels, experienced, knowledgeable, and friendly captains and crew.
Directions: South on US Hwy 101 9.9 mi; on left.

Yaquina Head Natural Area • 22.35 miles
541-574-3100 (8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
750 NW Lighthouse Dr, Newport
Fast becoming one of the area's major visitor attractions, the Yaquina Head Natural Area offers paved roads for easy access to the Yaquina Head Lighthouse and wildlife sanctuary. A stairway has been constructed to allow visitors access down the cliff to the tide pools where a BLM representative is often available to answers questions. This is also one of the region's areas designated as a whale-watching site. It is open dawn to dusk and is located just 23 miles south of the Inn At Spanish Head on Highway 101.
Directions: South on US Hwy 101 20.2 mi; turn right on NW Lighthouse Dr 2.15 mi.

Marine Discovery Tours • 24.0 miles
541-265-6200
345 SW Bay Blvd., Newport
You'll find the "Discovery" docked at Newport's Historic Bay Front. You can book a tour of the Bay or head out into the Pacific to search for whales.
Directions: South on US Hwy 101 22.9 mi; left on E Olive St; turn Right on SE Avery 0.1 mi; turn left on 10th; continue on SW Hatfield Dr 0.2 mi; turn right on SW Bay Blvd; on left.

Oregon Coast Aquarium • 25.0 miles
541-867-3474
2820 SE Ferry Slip Road, Newport, OR
At the Oregon Coast Aquarium you'll find a slice of Oregon's rugged coastline, beautifully reproduced on the shores of Newport's Yaquina Bay. Directions: South on US Hwy 101 25.0 mi; left on SE 32nd 0.1 mi; left on Ferry Slip Rd 0.1mi; on left.


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Mark O. Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) • 25.3 miles
541-867-0100
2030 S. Marine Science Drive, Newport, OR
A research and teaching facility, this Center is located in Newport on the Yaquina Bay estuary about a mile from the open waters of the Pacific Ocean. It plays an integral role in programs of ocean-related research and instruction, both as a laboratory facility serving resident scientists and as a base for far-ranging oceanographic studies. The Center is open to the public and offers many interactive and educational displays.
Directions: South on US Hwy 101 27.7 mi; turn right on SW Abalone St 0.3 mi; continue on SE Marine Science Dr. 0.3 mi; turn right on SE 25th 0.1 mi; on right.

Oregon Coast Bird Watching Trail
SeagullBird watching is one of the fastest growing outdoor recreational activities in the county, and in response the Oregon Coast Birding Trail was created for birding enthusiasts. The Birding Trail is a self-guided driving itinerary highlighting the premier locations for observing birds along the Oregon Coast.

 

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Movie Theatres

Lincoln City Cinemas • 0.3 miles
541-994-7469
3755 SE High School Drive, Lincoln City
Six-plex theater.
Directions: North on US Hwy 101 0.3 mi; turn right on High School Drive; on left.   

Historic Bijou Theatre • 3.13 miles
541-994-8255
1624 NE Highway 101, Lincoln City
Located in Lincoln City's OceanLake District, this old theatre has been renovated and has a charm all its own -- and an organ that is used regularly.
Directions: North on US Hwy 101 3.13 mi; on right

 

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Museums

North Lincoln County Museum • 0.6 miles
541-996-6614
4907 SW U.S. Highway 101, Lincoln City
This museum features more than 2,000 items from large pieces of machinery to small household articles depicting the life in and around Lincoln City. Included are displays on military history, Indian life, homesteading, fishing and logging.
Directions: South on US Hwy 101 0.6 mi; on right.

Lincoln County Historical Society and Museum• 23.43 miles
541-265-7509
545 SW 9th Street, Newport
The Burrows House, built in 1895, is home to a museum, the Lincoln County Historical Society and the society's bookshop. The museum exhibits include household furnishing, clothing and the history of Lincoln County. In the bookshop you'll discover a selection of books on the Pacific Northwest, the early days of Lincoln County, cookbooks, postcards, paper dolls and greeting cards.
Directions: South on US Hwy 101 23.2 mi; turn left on SW Hurbert St;turn right on SW 9th 0.1 mi; on left.

Yaquina Bay Lighthouse Museum • 24.2 miles
541-265-5679 or 541-867-7451
Yaquina Bay State Park, Newport
Built in 1871, this is the Oregon Coast's oldest lighthouse and the oldest existing building in Newport. It has been refurbished and restored and is listed on the National Register of Historic places.
Directions: Drive 24 miles south on US Hwy 101 to the turnoff to the lighthouse and Yaquina Bay State Park.

 

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National Forests

Siuslaw National Forest
541-750-7000
Located in the Coast Range of Oregon, it is 630,395 acres that extend from Tillamook to Coos Bay. This forest is just one of two in the continental U.S. whose borders include the Pacific Ocean. Coastal scenic attractions within the Siuslaw National Forest include Cascade Head Scenic & Research Area, Cape Perpetua and the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. It contains three designated wilderness areas: Cummins Creek, Driftwood Creek and Rock Creek. The Siuslaw has both fresh- and salt-water fishing opportunities for salmon, steelhead and sea-run cutthroat trout. The lakes have a variety of trout, catfish, yellow perch, bluegill and largemouth bass.

Tillamook Forest Center
503-815-6800 or 866-930-4646
Center visitors can explore the past, present and future of the Tillamook State Forest through artifacts, personal stories, photos, film, exhibits, games, hands-on models, computer simulations, interpreter-led programs and other innovative media. Outdoors, the forest comes alive through salmon watching viewpoints, the bridge and lookout tower, and a network of interpretive trails that encourage visitors to consider the forest through the eyes of Native Americans, homesteaders, early loggers, firefighters, tree planters and future forest managers. Summer: Open 7 days a week, 10 am to 5 pm. Fall, Winter, Spring: Open Wed – Sun, 10 am to 4 pm (Closed Mon & Tue).
Directions: North on US Hwy 101 to Tillamook 47 mi; travel east 22 mi from Tillamook on Highway 6. After milepost 21 watch for signs for the Tillamook Forest Center. If you pass the turn-off for the Smith Homestead Day Use Area, you’ve gone too far.

 

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Shopping

Nelscott Strip • 0.5 miles
3305 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City
Find a unique lineup of stores just waiting to be explored. It's Christmas all year long at the Christmas Cottage. Enjoy a variety of chocolate and other tempting morsels, Mexican food, wine tasting and gifts.
Directions: North on US Hwy 0.5 mi; on left.

Tanger Outlet Center • 1.85 miles
541-996-5000; 1-866-665-8680
1500 SE East Devils Lake Rd, Lincoln City, OR
With more than 60 factory outlet stores offering great discounts, you'll want to plan a trip to the Tanger Outlet Center while on the coast. It's located just 1.8 miles north of the Inn At Spanish Head on US Hwy 101.
Directions: North on US Hwy 101 1.8 mi; turn right on East East Devils Lake Rd .05mi; on right.

The 'Downtown' Oceanlake District • 3.6 miles
A neighborhood from North 10th to North 25th on Hwy 101. This stretch of Lincoln City offers many classic coastal gift shops, antiques, pet supplies, books and more. Here you will also find the historic Bijou Theatre (see Theatres).
Directions: North on US Hwy 101 2.9 mi.

The Shops at Salishan • 4.2 miles
7760 Hwy 101, Gleneden Beach
Discover a selection of shops with everything from coffee to plants, art, clothing, shoes, books, toys, sweet treats, kitchen accessories and so much more.
Directions: South on US Hwy 101 4.2 mi; on right.

Depoe Bay • 10.55 miles
Find dozens of colorful stores, gift shops and galleries featuring maritime collectibles, fine art, apparel and tasty candies and salt water taffy available! Because of its proximity to the ocean, fisherman or whale watchers can be from dockside to viewing or fishing in a matter of minutes. Charters sail year ‘round for Ling Cod and 20 varieties of tasty rockfish, plus trophy Chinook and Coho Salmon, Halibut, Albacore Tuna and Dungeness crab during the seasons.
Directions: South on US Hwy 101 10.55 mi.

 

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State Parks

Day Use Areas

  • D. River
    2.4 miles north of the Inn on US Hwy 101. The shortest river in the U.S. Site of Lincoln City's famous Kite Festivals.
  • Gleneden Beach
    5.1 miles south of the Inn on US Hwy 101 to the turnoff to Gleneden Beach State Park.
  • Roads End
    5.6 miles north of the Inn off of US Hwy 101. Turn west onto Logan Road.
  • Forgarty Creek
    7.6 miles south of the Inn on US Hwy 101.
  • Boiler Bay
    8.9 miles south of the Inn on US Hwy 101 to the turn off to Boiler Bay.
  • Rocky Creek
    12.2 miles south of the Inn off of US Hwy 101.
  • Devils Punchbowl
    15.2 miles south of the Inn on US Hwy 101 to the turnoff to the Devil's Punchbowl.
  • H.B. Vanduzer Forest
    16 miles east of Lincoln City on Oregon Hwy 18.
  • Beverly Beach
    16.8 miles south of the Inn off of US Hwy 101.
  • Agate Beach
    21.2 miles south of the Inn off of US Hwy 101.

 

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WINE Tasting - year round

C&J Boutique • 0.5 miles
3229 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City
541-996-2898
Directions: North of the Inn on Hwy 101 0.5 mi.

Wine 101 • 1.5 miles
541-996-3101
220 SE Hwy 101, Lincoln City
Directions: North of the Inn on Hwy 101 2.4 mi.

Wine & Romance • 4.5 miles
The Shops at Salishan
541-764-0238
Directions: South of the Inn on Hwy 101 4.5 mi.

 

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Chambers of Commerce/Visitors Centers

Lincoln City Visitor and Convention Bureau
800-452-2151 or 541-994-9994
801 SW Hwy. 101, Suite 1, Lincoln City

Lincoln City Chamber of Commerce
541-994-3070
4039 NW Logan, Lincoln City, OR

Depoe Bay Chamber of Commerce
541-765-2889
630 SE Hwy. 101, Depoe Bay, OR

Newport Chamber of Commerce
800-262-7844
555 SW Coast Highway, Newport, OR 97365

Yachats Chamber of Commerce
541-547-3530
P.O. Box 174, Yachats, OR

 

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Inn At Spanish Head
4009 SW Highway 101
Lincoln City, OR 97367
800-452-8127
Fax: 1-541-996-4089
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