Pee Dee Region – Florence County
Florence County features the lovely city of Florence, a contemporary southern belle of a city offering all the amenities of a sophisticated metropolitan area… more than 4,000 quality hotel rooms, unique shopping and fine restaurants, all served with a relaxed, easy-going style. Florence began as a railroad junction and her history spans both Revolutionary and Civil War times, reflected in an interesting selection of museums, antebellum mansion, exquisite gardens and historic districts. Her location at the crossroads of I-95 and I-20 has spurred her growth, making her the 7th largest city in the state and a center of commerce, medical, retail and professional services. Florence County offers scenic farmland vista, a wonderful array of outdoor recreational activities, great golf, river expeditions and a plethora of beautiful parks including Lynches River County Park and Woods Bay State Park.