Florence is centrally located on the Oregon Coast, just 60 miles east of Eugene. Oregon Coast vacation rentals include Florence beach houses, riverside homes, and cabins on the shores of the many inland lakes in the area. There are countless opportunities for outdoor activities in breathtaking scenery.
Florence, Oregon is located on the northern edge of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area (ODNRA). These dunes are some of the largest oceanfront dunes in the world. They range up to 500 feet high and form banks up to three miles deep. Stretching for 50 miles between Florence and Coos Bay, the Oregon dunes are the largest expanse of coastal sand dunes in the United States. Go hiking, dune buggy riding or horseback riding on the dunes. They are truly spectacular.
Go fishing, swimming, and boating. if you rent a beach house near the ocean, enjoy clamming, crabbing, ocean and river fishing. In the summer you can also enjoy a jet boat trip up the Siuslaw River or take an old fashioned sternwheeler on an excursion or dinner cruise!
If you golf, you will enjoy the Oregon Dunes Golf Links public course. It too is surrounded by sixty foot high sand dunes.
Like to go exploring? Florence is located near major Oregon Coast attractions such as the Oregon Coast Aquarium, Haceta Head Lighthouse, Sea Lion Caves, casinos and outlet malls.
You can also explore the shops, boutiques, coffee houses and restaurants in Florence’s Old Town. Wander through the museums – Dolly Wares Doll museum and the Siuslaw Pioneer Museum. Here you will find Indian artifacts and examples of the rich history of this area.