Outdoor Adventures & Oregon Coast Attractions

If you’re looking for Oregon Coast attractions, look no further than Florence, Oregon’s Costal Playground. Go horseback riding on pristine beaches or zip across the expanse of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation District (40 miles of it!) on ATVs and sand rails. Our helpful and knowledgeable innkeepers will help you plan an unforgettable adventure no matter what time of year you come. Just remember…there is no bad weather, just bad clothing choices!

AeroLegends Bi-Plane Rides

Flying on the Oregon Coast is a magical experience.  From the beautiful scenery to the breathtaking sunsets, take flight to gain a new perspective. You’ll glimpse seldom seen cliffs, majestic beaches and awe-inspiring lighthouses from between 500 and 1,000 feet above! Scenic tours are led in the 1944 Stearman “Kaydet,” an open-cockpit biplane used to train U.S. Army Air Corps and the U.S. Navy before and during WWII. Choose from several scenic packages, including the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area and Heceta Head Lighthouse Packages.

Contact Info

Florence Municipal Airport
2001 Airport Way, Florence, OR 97439

Call or email to schedule a flight:

C&M Stables

Take a breathtaking horseback ride along the Oregon Coastline. Located 8 miles north of Florence, C&M Stables offers a worry-free experience. C&M Stables has several horseback riding options. Most rides are 25 to 35 minutes through the scenic dunes and coastal pines to the beautiful Pacific Ocean. 

Contact Info

90241 Hwy 101, Florence, OR 97439

To book your scenic trail and beach ride adventure, call 541-997-7540 or visit OregonHorsebackRiding.com

Fishing on the Siuslaw River & Area Lakes

Fishing on the Siuslaw River draws expert anglers from around the world. Come in September when the salmon are running! About a dozen lakes within a dozen miles of us provide lots of adventure—and are full of steelhead, rainbow and cutthroat trout, as well as largemouth bass and perch.

Florence Golf Links

Nestled amidst graceful sand dunes and towering pines, Florence Golf Links is a pristine location for coastal golf. In 1993, this Rees Jones-designed course was honored as the “Best New Public Course in America.” Florence Golf Links was given a 4½ star rating from Golf Digest’s list of “Places to Play in the USA” and continues to be a revered course nationwide. After playing a few rounds, revel in breathtaking views of the course and enjoy lakeside dining and fresh, local cuisine at Florence Golf Links Grill.

Contact Info

1201 35th Street, Florence, OR 97439

541-997-1940 or 800-917-GOLF


Miller Skate Park

Miller Park in Florence is host to one of Oregon’s newest skate parks. Boards, in-line skates, scooters, and bikes are all welcome; and the locals are friendly and supportive.

Ocean Dunes Golf Course

Enjoy a challenging and exhilarating game of golf at the Ocean Dunes Golf Course. A favorite of locals and travelers alike, this unique course layout offers 18 fun and exciting holes, breathtaking scenery, and a few surprising turns. Rent a cart and grab a snack from the clubhouse, then head out to enjoy a day of golf surrounded by dunes, mountains, and forests. 

Contact Info

33345 Munsel Lake Rd, Florence, OR 97439


Sandland Adventures

Buckle up and join Sandland Adventures for a wild ride at the Oregon Dunes. Hold on tight as professional drivers zip you across endlessly shifting sand dunes, past unique tree islands, diverse wildlife, and the spectacular Siuslaw River. You can also speed down sand rails or go for a trek on giant dune buggies. Afterwards, go bumping and splashing on bumper boats, race on a grand prix style go-kart track, play miniature golf, or take a ride on the Cloverline Railroad.

Contact Info

85366 Hwy 101, Florence, OR 97439
(1 mile south of Florence)

Hours vary by season. For more information call 541-997-8087 or visit Sandland.com

Sand Dunes Frontier

When it comes to fun and excitement on the Central Oregon Coast, Sand Dunes Frontier accommodates just about everyone’s needs. Take an exciting sand rail tour or jump in one of their famous big purple buggies for a professionally guided and interpretive scenic outing.

Contact Info

83960 Hwy 101, Florence Oregon 97439
(4 miles south of Florence)

Hours vary by season. For more information call 541-997-3544 or visit SandDunesFrontier.com

Sand Master Park

Did you know Florence, OR is the sandboard capital of the world? Just three miles north, head to Sand Master Park, home to the world’s first sandboard park and international competitions featured on ESPN. Try sandboarding for your first time, rent gear to take to other dunes, or climb aboard for a dune buggy tour.

Contact Info

5351 US Hwy 101, Florence, OR 97439




Lace up your boots and hit the hiking trails in and around Florence to see some of the most pristine Oregon Coast attractions. From ancient forests and free-flowing waterfalls to expansive ocean views and glassy lakes, you won’t be disappointed. 

These links are provided so you can explore some for yourself:

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