Things to Do in Florence, OR
From golfing to gaming, there's lots to do in and around Florence and the Oregon Coast. 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.Enjoy sweeping views of the dunes and beach. Bird watch, whale watch or observe the dune buggies and sandrails cruising the sandy hills.
Historic Old Town Florence is colorful with plentiful art galleries, boutique shops and excellent restaurants. This highly artistic town offers up stunning performing arts, concerts, art exhibits, festivals and movie screenings. Pick up a Florence Art Passport to explore exhibits. Or visit the iconic sea lion sculptures around town, and along the coastline.
Tour historic landmarks including an Instragram-worthy 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.
Shops & Entertainment
- 1930 Hwy 101, Florence OR 97439
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- 2145 Kingwood St, Florence OR 97439
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- 278 Maple St, Florence OR 97439
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- 1421 Bay St, Florence OR 97439
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The Florence Events Center is a 21,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art entertainment and events venue. We can host your event—from 4 to 400+ people—with professional sound, lights, catering, and support staff, plus custom set-up and take-down, free parking, free wi-fi, and excellent proximity to award-winning lodging and fun things to do before or after your event. We welcome your event whether it be a small executive board retreat in one of their conference rooms, a big-time concert or stage production in their 450-seat theater, or a convention/tradeshow that attracts hundreds of visitors to our 7500 sq. ft. flat floor. Enjoy a stress-free event and let our friendly professional staff help you put on a memorable event for family, friends, employees, or the general public.
Whatever you need for your event, we’ve got it! Free wi-fi, variety of customizable floorplan configurations, PA and sound systems, lights, pipe-and-drape, display tables, banquet tables, bistro tables, chairs, chair covers and table cloths, punch bowls, place settings, flatware, room dividers, podiums, projector and screen, a dance floor (seriously, we've got that too) and stuff you don’t even know you need—right down to the flip chart on an easel with colored markers.
- 715 Quince St, Florence OR 97439
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- 5647 Hwy 126, Florence OR 97439
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- 3345 Munsel Lake Rd, Florence OR 97439
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- 83960 Hwy 101 S, Florence OR 97439
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Choose an exhilarating dune ride on their Sandrails with up to 10 passengers or a more relaxing tour on their Giant Dune Buggies that can fit 27 people. After your dune ride, enjoy the family fun center, splashing on the bumper boats, racing on the Grand Prix style Go-Kart track, playing miniature golf or taking a ride on the Cloverline Railroad. Located just south of the Siuslaw Bridge along Hwy 101.
- 85366 Hwy 101 S, Florence OR 97439
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