The Chamber of Commerce boasts that the community is ranked as one of the top 25
places to retire in the country, and when one considers the mild climate, beautiful scenery and a seemingly endless list of
recreational opportunities, this label may be hard to contradict.
Thousands of visitors are annually drawn to Lincoln City by the spectacle of whales making their annual
migration along the Pacific Coast. One of the more unique activities in Lincoln City is the annual float search, an event
where local artisans create hand-blown glass floats, similar to those which were historically used by Japanese fishermen on
their nets, and hide them along the city’s seven miles of beaches to be found by watchful residents as they walk the
shoreline. (For more on this activity, click here.)