Florence is a beautiful city that melds together its creeks and rivers with an urban experience. Nestled near the Great Pee Dee River and surrounded by scenic farmland vistas, Florence offers a wonderful array of outdoor recreational activities, including great golf, river expeditions, and beautiful parks.
No. 1 Explore the city undergoing a renaissance
You’ll love seeing Florence’s sights by foot, bike, or even kayak. Developed as a railroad terminal, the city’s now situated at the intersection of interstate highways I-95 and I-20. Enjoy
No. 2 Savor the cuisine
In Florence County, residents embrace new and old restaurants, especially locally owned. Around here, a meal isn’t just to nourish the body; it’s to enjoy the company we have as well as our roots. Stop by our office for the visitor’s guide so you can take a culinary tour of our city. From the hospitality district to downtown to the outskirts, there’s plenty to taste test to find your favorite.
No. 3 Navigate the rivers or fairways
Lynches River County Park is a great place to relax into nature. The South Carolina Revolutionary Rivers Trail leads paddlers from the park into the hiding spots of the Swamp Fox, Revolutionary War hero General Francis Marion. You also can enjoy the trip with area outfitters, including RiverRats, Swamp Fox Kayaking.
Prefer to stick to land, try out our links. There are multiple golf courses in the Pee Dee. Challenge yourself on the PGA-sanctioned Country Club of South Carolina or check out others in the area.