"Ken's Afternoon in Florence" Top 5 Page for this destination Florence by Ken_Weaver

Florence Travel Guide: 108 reviews and 513 photos

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I have been working in Eugene for the last three months and had the need to see the ocean, so one Saturday morning I hopped in my car and drove to the Coast..specifically Florence. This sleepy little town of 7000 has been determined to be the Number 1 Rated Retirement Destination in the USA. I am not sure how that was determined but I will go with that fact from the Chamber of Commerce! The day I went was a rainy blowing Oregon Coast day. But I had a hat and a coat and a camera and enjoyed the viewing the dramatic Coast Line and the crashing surf.

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  • Pros:Slower Pace Living
  • Cons:Rain, Rain, Rain
  • Last visit to Florence: Jan 2006
  • Intro Updated Feb 3, 2006
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  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Feb 20, 2006 at 2:11 PM

    Ken, what a lovely description of Florence. Even though the weather was windswept and grey, the photos are still enticing accompanied by your delightful insights. Loved the restaurant tips.

  • HEMG59's Profile Photo
    Feb 5, 2006 at 9:49 AM

    VERRRRRY NICE PICS ! I LIKE THEM .......

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