From Florence, the city of Eugene is 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the east.
It comes as no surprise that the area around Florence is so popular with with international and local vacationers alike; the surrounding region is an Aladdin's Cave of fascinating natural and man-made attractions. Reedsport and Winchester Bay are just two of the many other places you may wish to visit while you're in Oregon Coast.
Around 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the north of Florence is Newport, an important regional city and the home of South Beach State Park, Yaquina Head Light House and Oregon State University Marine Science Center. The Wax Works, Ripley's Believe It or Not and Yaquina Bay Lighthouse are just a handful of the other visitor attractions in Newport.
Oregon Coast is a great spot for those with a passion for lighthouses.
The Oregon Coast area provides visitors a number of relaxing ways to enjoy the great outdoors, such as shore fishing and picnicking.
When it's time to say goodbye to Florence, head to the nearest major airport located in North Bend, 40 miles (64 kilometers) away.