Located on the coastal plain of South Carolina, this city is a common stopover for travelers heading to Myrtle Beach. This All-American City is often praised for being the regional center for business, culture, medicine and finance.
Downtown Florence has been going through some major transformations especially in the infrastructure sector with majority of its buildings being renovated for alternate use as well as entirely new building being built. Moreover, its diversified economy has allowed for other sectors to flourish and create more employment opportunities. What was once a farming community is now exhibiting growth in financial, transportation, and health care sectors. Here, residents benefit from a strong medical foundation with the likes of HealthSouth, Carolinas Hospital System and McLeod Regional Medical Center providing coverage across the city.
Moreover, there are also numerous entertainment opportunities throughout the year from visiting a local art gallery, or attending occasions such as the Florence After Five and Art Trail Gallery. Other fun and interesting sites this place has to offer include the Florence Civic Center and War Between the State Museum.
It also has various shopping and dining venues that offer the best services as well as a large variety in all things food and retail. Some of malls include Magnolia Mall, which is one of the biggest shopping malls in the region, it hosts loads of well-known local brands as well as international ones and serves various cuisine at its food court. Another big mall is the Florence Mall.
Getting around Florence is easy, especially with the numerous Highways and State Routes like Interstate 95 and 20 as well as State Routes 52, 76 and 301 that connect the area to other neighboring cities and states. Additionally, there is always the option of rail, air and even bus.