It is an ideal place for naturalists and outdoor enthusiasts. Perhaps, here are some of the fun things you can do here in Florence.
It’s easy to discover adventures unique to this seaside area, whether on a day trip or a relaxing beach holiday. You can go fishing, paddling, birding, floating, and boating in different amazing lakes here. Besides that, you can occasionally spot whales, puffins, and sea lions and view the wildlife refuge islands to the beautiful beaches nearby.
Perhaps, you can also catch other fish species like steelhead, cutthroat trout, and chinook salmon. You can also visit the largest coastal sand dunes in North America by dune buggy and learn to sandboard on the sandy slopes. Or explore nature close-up along Oregon’s pristine lakeshores, mountain trails, beaches and take an aerial tour of Oregon’s spectacular coastline.
Visit Florence’s famous landmarks like the Heceta Lighthouse and sea lion cave. The lighthouse is a century-old working lighthouse that stands 62m or 205 ft above the ocean. It is perfect for picnics and day trips along the Oregon Coast.
While the sea lion cave is a 200 feet sea cave brimming with sea lions. Perhaps, this cave is believed to be America’s largest sea cave and the only known mainland home of wild sea lions globally.
Moreover, Historic Old Town Florence is vibrant with great boutique shops, excellent restaurants, and art galleries. It is a highly artistic town that offers up incredible art exhibits, concerts, movie screenings, performing arts, and festivals.