Things to Do in Florence, OR

Whether it's a day trip or a relaxing beach vacation, it's easy to discover adventures unique to this seaside town. Here you can stroll through an intriguing sanctuary of carnivorous flora at the Darlingtonia State Natural Site, tour North America's largest coastal sand dunes by dune buggy, or learn to sandboard on the sandy slopes.


Top Things To Do

Historic Old Town Florence is colorful with art galleries, boutique shops and excellent restaurants. This artsy town offers up performing arts, art exhibits, festivals and film screenings. 

Tour historic landmarks including an iconic lighthouse and covered bridge. Take an aerial tour of Oregon's spectacular coastline or explore nature close-up along Oregon's pristine beaches, lake shores and mountain trails.

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