Florence itself is the center of the Pee Dee Region of South Carolina; the area is named so after the Pee Dee Native American Tribe and the river by the same name. More than 37 thousand people live in Florence.
Things to do in Florence
Visit the Magnolia Mall Shopping Center; there are many national stores like Foot Locker, Express, JC Penny, and Best Buy. Got to the Florence Museum of Art Science & History to see exhibit about the Civil War and the South Wes American Indians and more.
The bus company runs a bus service to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. There are over thousands of things to do in Myrtle Beach including: golf, waterparks, the beach, amusements and more. Lake City, SC is a little more than 30 minutes away there you can go to the museums or hike on the hiking trails. There are a number of birds and other wild life on the trails. Darlington, Sc is about 17 minutes away its home to the NASCAR Darlington Southern 500.
For a good southern meal visit the Red Bone Alley Restaurant and Bar they serve up the best shrimp and grits or fettuccine Alfredo with Fried Chicken breast, seared ham, and mozzarella cheese. The Red Bowl Asian Bistro offers an array of Asian dishes and they also make customized request. The Thai Cashew Nut Shrimp or the Bourbon Chicken is both great choices. Victors serves steaks, seafood, and wine; it’s a French restaurant where you can get Duck Confit or even Vegetarian carpaccio. Desserts include Grand Marnier Cheesecake or Banana Praline Cheesecake.
Hotels naer FLO
Florence is full of national hotel chains like the Springhill, the Hilton, the Hampton, and the Ramada. There are a number of bed and breakfast accommodations in the area namely the Ambrias Garden Manor is a 1920 Victorian Manor House. It’s been categorized as a delightful charming place. They offer complimentary Robes, shampoos, soaps, lotions, and beside chocolates. You receive a full breakfast unlike most accommodations that normally serve a continental breakfast.
FLO Contact Information
Florence Regional Airport
2100 Terminal Drive
Florence, SC 29506
Airport Code: FLO