From Florence to Newport
Driving north from Florence along Highway 101 to Newport takes a little over an hour with grand views of the Pacific and forests along the way. But that is if you don’t tarry. There are also state parks, campgrounds, and beach access points that you may wish to explore.
The must-see Sea Lion Caves are located about 11 miles north of Florence with an elevator that takes visitors down to sea level for the best views. These are the largest sea lion caves in the States and home to thousands of Steller sea lions.
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