Florence, OR

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Florence
When people talk about the dramatic cliffs, breaking waves and evergreen coastline of the northern Pacific Coast, this is what they mean.

Surrounded by state parks, scenic vistas and gorgeous drives through windy coastal roads, Florence offers a fantastic piece of Pacific Northwestern shoreline. Located along 10 miles (16 kilometers) of continuous beaches, it’s also a center for recreational activities. Set out on a kayak at the Siuslaw Water Trail. Cut through vigorous waves on your own surfboard, just a few miles from the Sea Lion Caves.

Try surf fishing with a weighty line to resist the breaking waves. Roll up your pant legs, grab a bucket and wade for clams during low tide. For a quieter afternoon, set a crab trap on the docks and wait for an easy catch. Relax on a beach towel and nap to the sound of waves gently lapping the sand. No matter your energy level, you will find the pace of activity that’s right for you.

Drive south of Florence and visit the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area to observe a dramatic contrast of landscapes. On a windy day, watch dune sands swirl under alpine tree growth sprouting on the beach. Or, head north to the Siuslaw National Forest and its vast array of wilderness trails. Bring water and a backpack to take advantage of one of the many daylong hikes in the area.

For striking scenery, drive along Highway 101 along one of the most beautiful road trips in America. Start anywhere along the highway. The drive north or south is a breathtaking journey past forest, beach and rocky cliffs. It’s something you will remember for a lifetime.

To get here, fly into Eugene, Oregon and drive around 70 miles (113 kilometers) east to Florence. Stay in an inland motel or in a hotel poised high atop a craggy face with waves breaking below. Rent a vacation home or set up your tent or RV at a campground. Many fall in love with the special atmosphere of Florence, returning year after year for a refreshing vacation.

Three Rivers Casino Resort
Three Rivers Casino Resort
3 out of 5
5647 Hwy 126 Florence, Florence, OR, 97439
The price is $99 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6
$99
per night
Dec 5 - Dec 6
Stay at this 3-star golf hotel in Florence. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 4 restaurants. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (545 reviews)
"Beds were really comfortable! Rooms were really nice and very affordable!"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2022

Three Rivers Casino Resort
Driftwood Shores Resort And Conference Center
Driftwood Shores Resort And Conference Center
3 out of 5
88416 1st Ave, Florence, OR, 97439
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $112 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
$112
per night
Dec 2 - Dec 3
Stay at this 3-star beach hotel in Florence. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a beach locale. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,002 reviews)

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2022

Driftwood Shores Resort And Conference Center
Best Western Pier Point Inn
Best Western Pier Point Inn
2.5 out of 5
85625 Highway 101, Florence, OR, 97439
The price is $140 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
$140
per night
Dec 4 - Dec 5
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Florence. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (959 reviews)
"Bathroom cleanliness was a bit subpar. Hairs from previous people in 3 separate areas"

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2022

Best Western Pier Point Inn
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
The Dunes: Centrally located near busy shops & restaurants River Front Deck WIFI
The Dunes: Centrally located near busy shops & restaurants River Front Deck WIFI
Florence, OR
Stay at this condo in Florence. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and an in-room DVD player. Our guests praise the comfy beds in our reviews. Popular attractions Siuslaw ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (152 reviews)
Lovely Property!
"This property was the perfect place to stay in town for shopping, a fantastic view, great walks, excellent restaurants and spending time with friends. I loved parking my car and walking nearly everywhere. Everything in the condo was clean and well kept and the beds were comfortable. I loved the artwork ..."

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2022

The Dunes: Centrally located near busy shops & restaurants River Front Deck WIFI
Little Beach Bungalow - ocean views, and one block to the beach! WIFI
Little Beach Bungalow - ocean views, and one block to the beach! WIFI
Florence, OR
Stay at this family-friendly vacation home in Florence. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and barbecue grills. Popular attractions Heceta Beach and Darlingtonia State ...
5/5 Exceptional! (116 reviews)
Cutest and most perfect place we have ever stayed!
"Tammy, who was the host, was helpful from the very beginning of our booking, we had some problems initially with the VRBO booking site, but Tammy quickly resolved it. Her place on the coast could not be more perfect. Decorated too perfection, with every detail you could think of. We had some crazy ..."

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2022

Little Beach Bungalow - ocean views, and one block to the beach! WIFI
South Jetty RV & Camping Resort
South Jetty RV & Camping Resort
2.5 out of 5
05010 S Jetty Rd , Florence, OR, 97439
Stay at this cabin in Florence. Enjoy free parking, an outdoor pool, and an arcade/game room. Our guests praise the pool in our reviews. Popular attractions ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (29 reviews)
"no wifi in cabin"

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2022

South Jetty RV & Camping Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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