Oregon Travel

Vacation in Florence Oregon

Sand-filled dunes invite your amusement. Sparkling lakes beckon your refreshment. The Pacific Ocean tantalizes your senses. You are in Florence Oregon. The perfect getaway for your family vacation or weekend escape, the city of Florence sits on the pristine Oregon coastline and is home to over ten miles of uninterrupted beaches.

What to Do?

You won't know where to start when it comes to the fun that awaits you in Florence. Be awed and amazed as you tour the world's largest sea cave at the appropriately named Sea Lion Caves just north of Florence. With an average of 200 sea lions you will be entertained by and educated about these most playful of sea creatures. The weather in Florence is more mild than most of the northwest, and makes it easier for you to enjoy a good game of golf at a course like Sandpines Golf Links or on the course at the Three River's Casino. From lighthouse tours, to riverboat tours, fresh water play to Pacific Ocean play, ATV riding to horse riding, you'll find something for everyone in Florence, Oregon.

Water Fun

Boasting of over 11 freshwater lakes in the Florence area alone, outdoor fun is abundant here. Some of the numerous activities to be experienced in this nature's playground are renting a jet ski, taking a relaxing hike in the evergreen forest, camping in one of the gorgeous state parks, world-class fishing in lakes and rivers, or windsurfing, canoeing and kayaking.

Other Florence Attractions

For the less adventurous Florence offers fine dining, unique shopping, historical museums, breathtaking sightseeing and even a casino. Some of the must-see attractions include the Siuslaw Pioneer Museum, Fly Fishing Museum, and Old Town. If you travel north about an hour, you can also find the Mark O. Hatfield Marine Science Center, Oregon Coast Aquarium, and the Upqua Discovery Center.

With unmatched natural surroundings and a little something for everyone, Florence Oregon is your breath of fresh air. Come experience what you've been missing.