THE AREA

Florence, Oregon is a top retirement choice located on the central Oregon coast along U.S. Highway 101, the Pacific Coast Scenic Byway, providing convenient access to a host of outdoor recreational activities and breathtaking scenery. The Florence, Oregon area is popular as a diverse and rich "playground" destination, where lush green forests meet the ocean's edge along one of America's most beautiful and dramatic coastlines. We are fortunate to be situated amid the Oregon Dunes and Siltcoos Recreation Areas, providing a host of outdoor activities. In addition, we are conveniently located to major Oregon Coast attractions such as the Sea Lion Caves, Heceta Head Lighthouse, Oregon Coast Aquarium, casinos and outlet malls.

Florence has a steadily growing population of over 8,326 and growing and serves a market base of approximately 20,000. It is the largest community in western Lane County, and is a center for business, medical care, education and other services. The town is also accessible via Oregon Highway 126, from Eugene; Oregon's second largest city and home of the University of Oregon. Hwy 126, a one hour scenic route, runs from the fertile Willamette Valley and then along the Siuslaw River, which flows through coastal mountains to Florence and the Pacific Ocean.

Things To Do In Florence...

• Historic Old Town Florence is one of the most beautiful and charming of the Oregon coast cities. Located on the waterfront below Highway 101's Siuslaw River Bridge, this un-crowded district is the perfect place to spend time exploring art galleries, antique stores, gift and specialty shops, wine tasting and restaurants serving regional foods.

• Siuslaw River-wander along the Siuslaw River while enjoying ice cream or espresso and watch artisans at work or take a river cruise.

• Sternwheeler a river cruise on an old fashioned sternwheeler and see the sand dunes, lush forests, river wildlife & cormorant rookery.

• Sand Dunes Frontier & Sandland Adventures
• Historic Siuslaw River Bridge
• Gazebo Park and Dock
• Siuslaw Pioneer Museum
• Fishing Fleet and Boat Basin
• Port Marina and Public Boat Ramp
• Hecteca Beach & Lighthouse (4 miles)
• Sea Lion Caves (only 9 miles)
• Beachcombing & agate hunting
• Kite Flying
• Golf Courses

Contact us for any questions.








Call: 541-997-3457 Fax: 541-902-8093 Contact Us
901 Hwy 101, Florence, OR. 97439
Corner of Hwy 101 & 126
Mail: P.O. Box 1236, Florence, OR. 97439

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