Our goal is to provide resources to support the work that you do. Research, tourism planning tools, inspiration for your marketing efforts and access to educational opportunities. If you don’t find what you need here, contact us directly and we’re happy to help out.
About Explore Lincoln City
Inspire travel, stimulate economic growth and steward brand identity through destination management, tourism promotion and visitor experience.
A vibrant and prosperous Lincoln City as the preferred beach destination on the Oregon Coast.
The Explore Lincoln City staff administers all of the marketing efforts, promotions and events as well as operates the Culinary Center and the Visitor and Information Center. The Visitor & Convention Committee (VCC),a group of citizens and business owners, provides oversight and acts in an advisory capacity to the Explore Lincoln City and City Council. For information about VCC members and meetings, please click here.
Ed Dreistadt, Director • 541-996-1271
Scott Humpert, Marketing Manager • 541-557-1110
Eric Johnson, Public Relations Coordinator • 541-996-2119
Cassie Ruud, Marketing & Event Coordinator • 541-996-1273
Liz Francis, Executive Assistant • 541-996-1272
Kara Wtterlin, Administrative Assistant • 541-557-1114
Donna Riani, Culinary Center Manager • 541-557-1125
Visitor Information Center
Beth Gerl, Manager • 541-994-3302
Order official visitor guides or other print collateral
Calendar of upcoming tourism events
Special Events Permit
Tourism industry e-newsletter – Coming Soon!
Lodging Property Information Submission
Lincoln City Research
Explore Lincoln City Grant Program
Other Grant Resources
Education and Training
Oregon Guest Service Training
Love Your Lincoln – Check back for future dates
Travel Oregon 101
Oregon Governor’s Conference on Tourism
Oregon Coast Visitor Association Annual Coastal Summit – Coming Soon!