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florence oregon geocaching

Geocaching in Florence, Oregon

Have you ever dreamed of going on a treasure hunt? Of finding pirates’ booty, and exploring little known areas to find little trinkets and clues? We have good news: treasure hunts don’t have to end when you’re an adult. Geocaching is an outdoor activity that involves hunting for hidden treasures tagged with GPS coordinates or […]

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2019 Florence Rhododendron Festival

There is nothing quite like the pomp and pageantry of a big parade in a small town.   But every year on the weekend between Mother’s Day and Memorial Day, the parade is just the capstone to four days full of flowers, civic pride, and all the fun that comes with a longstanding (112 years!) […]

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florence oregon beach access

Where to Find Beach Access in Florence, Oregon

Florence, Oregon, beach access locations are genuinely one of a kind. Situated along Highway 101, Florence provides an incredible environment for exploring all kinds of beaches. Do you want surfing? Florence has it. Do you want horseback riding? Florence delivers it. Are you interested in whale watching? Beachcombing? Lighthouses? Sea lion caves? Long romantic strolls […]

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old town florence restaurants

Some of Our Favorite Old Town Restaurants

Old Town Florence hugs the Siuslaw River and is home to quirky, artsy beach town shops, comfy hotels and inns, as well as a host of mouth-watering eateries. Are you in the mood for golden, deep-fried fresh fish or creamy, steamy clam chowder? Maybe you’re looking for a small-town brewery that offers fresh, local fare? […]

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biking florence

Bicyclists Welcome at Florence Hotels!

If you’re bicycling the Oregon Coast this year, we invite you to stay with us at The Old Town Inn in Florence, Oregon—right on Highway 101, halfway between the Washington and California borders.   Or, perhaps, you’d like to relax in a room overlooking the Siuslaw River. Pedal on over to our other hotel in […]

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gary hoagland

Gary Hoagland: June 9, 1939 – May 23, 2018

Local entrepreneur, philanthropist, and hotelier Gary Hoagland, owner of The Old Town Inn and The River House Inn in Florence, passed away May 23 in Portland, Oregon.   Gary was a born leader, enjoyed a long career in the hotel business, and served on numerous boards, including the Oregon Restaurant and Lodging Association and the […]

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electric car charging stations

Old Town Inn Adds Electric Vehicle and Tesla Charging Stations

Owners of Tesla automobiles and other electric vehicles (EVs) traveling through Oregon’s Central Coast can now charge their cars in Florence’s Old Town district.   Thanks to a unique partnership with Tesla, The Old Town Inn has just powered up electric car charging stations, making The Old Town Inn among the only publicly-available charging locations […]

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