Florence is a city and the county seat of Florence County in South Carolina, United States. The city had played a pivotal role in blunting the Union Forces offensives during the American Civil War. Some star attractions in Downtown Florence include the War Between the States Museum, the Florence Museum of Art, Science and History, Florence Symphony Orchestra and the Performing Arts Center at Francis Marion University.
For the more sedate souls, the Lynches River Park is a confluence of nature and serenity- an experience that can be best topped by a visit through the SC Revolutionary Rivers Trail to the Lynches River Park. Beach enthusiasts would like to drive for an hour to reach the Myrtle Beach.