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 and wines.
Old Town features activities that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Wander along the Siuslaw River while
enjoying ice cream or espresso and watch artisans at work. Take a river cruise on an old fashioned sternwheeler and
see the sand dun es, lush forests, river wildlife and a cormorant rookery.
Be mindful of the temporary fencing agencies nearby including:
The area surrounding Florence offers many activities. Visit the most photographed lighthouse in the United
States, go horseback riding along the beach, golfing or rent a dune buggy to explore the magnificent Oregon Dunes
National Recreational Area. Whale watching, tide pooling, deep sea or fresh water fishing, hiking, bird watching,
crabbing, and claming are just a few of the many local activities. After a busy day of shopping, golfing or
exploring the area's many attractions enjoy a dinner and a movie or dance to live music in Historic Old Town