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Local Attractions & Activities–Scroll down for a few suggestions!

Our award-winning restaurants, a variety of special events, and the unique gaming experience in our casino are attractions themselves, but there’s also plenty to do in Florence and on the Central Oregon Coast, right near Three Rivers Casino & Hotel. Whether you’re looking to relax, have a heart-pumping adventure, explore the beautiful natural beauty of the area, enjoy some local culture, play golf, or go shopping, there’s an activity you’ll love within a short drive of your deluxe hotel suite.

Quaint Coastal Towns & Local Flair

There’s always something happening in nearby Florence, Oregon. Host to the famous annual Rhododendron Festival, Florence is also home to charming shops, fabulous seafood, treasured cultural and historic sites, and plenty of local color. Shoppers will discover coveted finds in Old Town, and visitors who love to immerse themselves in the local culture will find plenty to do on the Chamber of Commerce events calendar, including festivals, live music, benefit sales and more.

If you’re looking to venture a little further on your day trip along the Oregon Coast, you’ll find Yachats, an artisans’ village with plenty of local color, just 25 miles north of Florence. Drive a little further north, and you can enjoy Newport and Lincoln City. Just over 22 miles south, you’ll enjoy exploring the quaint town of Reedsport, and keep going to see Coos Bay and Bandon, which offer a host of attractions just an hour and a half drive from Three Rivers Casino & Hotel on scenic Highway 101. The drive alone is an attraction for visitors from both near and far.

Adventure Awaits

For people looking for thrills beyond a roll of the dice at the craps table, the Oregon Coast offers plenty of adventure. You can experience horseback rides at C & M Stables, guided fishing tours, heart-pumping ATV rides on the dunes and more; there’s a range of excitement available for even the most extreme outdoor-lovers and thrill-seekers. See below for a few suggestions.

Scenic Hikes, Lookouts, Beaches & Lighthouses

Like we said, the drive up and down Highway 101, sandwiched between the majestic Oregon Coast range and the Pacific Ocean, is a sought after experience in and of itself. With stunning views of both the mountains and the waves, Highway 101 boasts its fair share of state and national parks, hiking trails, whale-watching lookouts, secluded beaches, lighthouses, and dozens of must-see landmarks along the way. Be sure to check out Heceta Head Lighthouse, the Sea Lion Caves, the Oregon Coast Aquarium, and the Cape Perpetua Scenic Area. See below for more suggestions on where to go and what to see during your stay at Three Rivers Casino & Hotel.

Build fun into your vacation with a Stay & Play Package

For a no-hassle, quick-and-easy way to build some fun into your stay at Three Rivers Casino & Hotel, consider one of our hotel packages. These packages combine a hotel stay with a featured activity that can include golf, helicopter tours, ATV rides, horseback riding and guided fishing trips; you have a sure-fire way to incorporate an exciting and fun activity into your trip.

Please read on for a list of suggested nearby attractions and activities and don’t hesitate to contact us if you need help planning your trip.

  • C & M Stables

    You'll begin by riding on a trail leaving the corral that takes approximately 25 to 35 minutes to get to the beach. The trail will take you out through the scenic dunes and through the coastal pines. As you get closer to the beach, you will hear the powerful Pacific Ocean waves pounding the surf and you will smell the incredible salt air. Suddenly, you are on the beach for a breathtaking ride along the shoreline.

    C & M STABLES is offering the following deal for club members. Receive $5.00 off per person with groups of 5 or more.

    • 2 night Hotel stay.
    • Choice of a 2 hour beach ride Morning or Sunset (evening).
    • 21 and older receive a $10 Free Slot Play voucher.
    • All receive Free Shuttle to and from stables.

    October thru May = $268.00
    June thru September = $298.00

    Price based on double occupancy. There are no refunds or discounts for weather unless the stables must close due to weather conditions.

  • City Lights Cinemas

    Enjoy a Movie at City Lights Cinemas right here in Florence, a $40 dining credit and a night at the Three Rivers Casino Resort and you even get $18 towards concessions for your movie experience.

    Starting on September 1st. Price is $139.00 plus tax. And comes with $5.00 in free play each.

    City lights Cinemas-

  • Coastal Fitness & Aquatic Center

     2285 Highway 101 Florence, OR 97439 phone: 541.977.8086 Website: Click Here

  • Equipment Rentals


    Central Coast Watersports

    Surfing, kayaking, and diving equipment rental. 1901 Highway 101 N, Florence phone: 541.997.1812  toll free: 800.789.DIVE Website: Click Here

    Honeyman Park Boat Rental

    Highway 101, Florence phone: 541.997.3641 toll free: 800.551.6949 Website: Click Here

    Sand Dunes Frontier

    ATV and equipment rentals 83960 Highway 101, Florence phone: 541.997.5363 Website: Click Here

    Buggy Express

    Highway 101, Florence phone: 541.997.5363 

  • Florence Area Chamber of Commerce

    Want to know where to go and what to see? We can direct you to many different areas with loads of things to do from a visit in our Historic Old Town, a stroll on the boardwalk, shopping, dining or for the more adventurous we can give you information on ATV tours, guided sand rail tours, sand boarding, horseback riding, hiking, camping, fishing, canoeing and much much more.

    Need a place to stay? We can help with that too. We can also let you know of any upcoming events and provide you with pamphlets and maps to many site seeing destinations.

    Chamber of Commerce
    290 Highway 101
    Florence, OR 97439

    phone: 541.997.3128
    fax: 541.997.4101

    OPEN: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday 10:00am - 2:00pm
    Sunday 11:00am - 3:00pm (June through October)

  • Golf

    Stay and Play


    Sandpines Golf Links

    1201 35th Street, Florence, OR 97439
    phone: 800-917-4653

    Ocean Dunes Golf Links
    3345 Munsel Lake Rd Florence, OR 97439
    phone: 541-997-3232

    Avalon Park Pitch & Putt
    35208 Highway 101, Florence, OR 97439
    phone: 541-902-9478

    Oregon Coast Dunes Golf
  • Heceta Light House Bed & Breakfast

    Imagine a night at a lighthouse…
    Nestle into a room at one of the last remaining Lightkeeper’s cottages on the Pacific Coast. A handcrafted wooden staircase leads to our well appointed rooms with cozy down duvets and unique antique furnishings.

    Year Round the Heceta Head Lightstation offers a Bed and Breakfast for the romantic traveler.

    Reservations: Voice / Voice mail, Toll Free 1-(866)-547-3696

  • Honeyman State Park

    Situated half way up the Oregon coast and three miles south of Florence on scenic Highway 101 is the second largest overnight camp in the state. There are two miles of sand dunes between the park and the ocean. Two natural freshwater lakes are within the park. Cleawox -- which is great for swimming -- and Woahink, which has a public boat ramp, is used for all water sports. Rent a canoe and explore the lake.

    Outdoor fun includes: camping, fishing, swimming, boating, picnics, and more. Just 3 miles south of Florence on Highway 101.

    phone: 541.997.3641
    toll free: 800.551.6949

  • Ocean Odyssey

    Oregon Coast Vacation Rentals

    Ocean Odyssey
    261 N Highway 101
    Yachats, OR 97498

    phone: 541.547.3637
    toll free: 800.800.1915

  • Oregon Coast Military Heritage Museum

    PO Box 2040
    Florence, OR 97439

    phone: 541.902.5160

  • Sand Dunes Frontier

    Some of the worlds largest and most beautiful dunes are located here on the Central Oregon Coast. Glistening valleys, vast hills of shifting sand, And desert atmosphere make the dunes truly a must see! You will absolutely love it!

    When it comes to fun and excitement, we can accommodate just about everyone’s needs. From an exciting guided Sand Rail Tour or a Professionally guided Interpretive Scenic Tour on one of our Famous Big Purple Buggies driven by our skilled drivers.

    RV/ATV Camping with Direct Dunes Access (mins away from Competition Hill), Miniature Golf, Gift Shop and Snack Bar makes Sand Dunes Frontier the place to be.

    Hours: 9:00am - 6:00pm 7 days a week
    Winter Hours (December 15th - March 15th): 10:00am to 4:00pm 5 days a week Tuesday - Saturday

    Sand Dunes Frontier
    83960 Highway 101 S
    Florence, OR 97439

    phone: 541.997.3544

  • Sand Master Park

    Sand Master Park, the worlds first sandboard park, located in beautiful coastal city of Florence, Oregon USA. Beginner to advanced slopes, bowls, cliffs, jumps and rail slides and a 40 foot cushioned ramp, centered on 40 acres of private sand dunes and surrounded by 200 acres of public dunes and forest.

    We also offer sand sculpting and dune buggy tours!

    Follow highway 101 to the north boundary of the city of Florence. Sand Master Park is just north of the 'Fred Meyer' store on the west side of highway 101.

    Sand Master Park is open 7 days a week from May 15th - October 1st
    6 days a week October 15th - May 15th, closed on Wednesday.
    The Pro Shop is closed for the winter January 10th - March 1st.

    Sand Master Park

    5351 Highway 101
    Florence, OR 97439

    phone: 541.997.6006
    fax: 541.902.8501


  • Sandland Adventures

    Sandland Adventures invites you to join us for a day of fun at the Oregon Dunes. View an impressive natural wonder of endless shifting sand, unique tree islands, various wildlife and the spectacular Siuslaw River. Choose an exhilarating dune ride on our Sand Rails or a relaxing tour on our Giant Dune Buggies. Our professional drivers will show you a great time while you travel across miles of dunes. Our one hour dunes tours also include traveling down our Pacific Ocean beach. Large or small groups can be accommodated on either tour. After your dune ride, you can have fun bumping and splashing on our Bumper Boats, race on our Grand Prix style Go-Kart track, play our Miniature Golf Course or take a ride on the Cloverline Railroad.

    Sandland Adventures
    85366 Highway 101 S
    Florence, OR 97439

    phone: 541.997.8087

  • Sealion Caves

    High on a rocky, windswept bluff 11 miles north of Florence stands a small white building. It perches on the edge of the slope, which drops off abruptly to the Pacific Ocean below. A large sign across the top of the building tells motorists coming from north and south along U.S. 101 that this is "Sea Lions Cave." The sea lions take refuge for nine or ten months of the year.

    World’s largest natural sea cave; observation decks and gift store Sea lions, whale and bird watching 11 miles north of Florence on Highway 101.

    Sea Lions Caves
    91560 Highway 101 N
    Florence, OR 97439

    phone: 541.547.3111
    fax: 541.547.3545

  • Sequoia's Spa

    Massage, raindrop therapy, bubbling footbath, and more indulgences.

    Sequoia Spa
    970 Highway 101
    Florence, OR 97439

    phone: 541.902.0800

Local Attractions

Local Attractions