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Florence is a small town located in central Texas, near the city of Austin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,136 residents. The town of Florence lies on the edge of the Texas Hill Country. Three man-made lakes are located nearby; Lady Bird Lake, Lake Austin and Lake Walter E. Long. Mount Bonnell is a 780-foot limestone formation that overlooks Lake Austin on the scenic Colorado River. Recreational activities in the area include swimming, boating, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, tubing on the river, rock-climbing, hiking and birdwatching. For cultural activities, downtown Austin provides a lively mix of museums, restaurants, live music and theater. Annual events in Austin include the O. Henry Pun-Off, the Austin Reggae Festive, Art City Austin, Carnaval Brasileiro in February, and the Pecan Street Festival. The Florence and Austin area also has many art galleries and museums - too many to list, but rest assured there's enough here to keep you busy for days. The small town of Florence makes a quiet, peaceful place to explore the whole area. Choose from a variety of lodging establishments and vacation rentals in the area and come see what central Texas is all about!

Surrounding areas: Georgetown, Texas (16.0 mi), Leander, Texas (18.5 mi), Killeen, Texas (19.4 mi), Belton Lake, Texas (26.1 mi), Lampasas, Texas (27.7 mi), Lago Vista, Texas (28.8 mi), Lake Travis, Texas (29.8 mi)

Florence Vacation Rentals

Florence Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Doc's One StopI-35 Access Rd & 5TH StJarrell, TX11.3 mi.(512) 746-2096
La Quinta Inn #926 Georgetown333 North I-35Georgetown, TX11.7 mi.(512) 869-2541
Candlewood Suites Round Rock521 S Ih 35Round Rock, TX15.5 mi.(512) 828-0899
Staybridge Suites520 Ih 35 SRound Rock, TX15.5 mi.(512) 733-0942
Comfort Suites11 Waters Edge CirGeorgetown, TX16.0 mi.(512) 863-7544
Days Inn209 North Ih-35Georgetown, TX16.0 mi.(512) 863-5572
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites600 San Gabriel Village BlvdGeorgetown, TX16.0 mi.(512) 868-8555
Quality Inn1005 Leander RdGeorgetown, TX16.4 mi.(512) 863-7504
Super 8 Motel Of Salado290 N Robertson RdSalado, TX16.9 mi.(254) 947-5000
Comfort Suites2709 Cunningham RdKilleen, TX17.0 mi.(254) 634-5560
Stagecoach Inn401 S Stagecoach RdSalado, TX17.2 mi.(254) 947-5111
Hallmark Motor Inn4500 E Central Texas ExpyKilleen, TX17.4 mi.(800) 345-9679
Holiday Inn Express Salado1991 N Stagecoach RdSalado, TX17.6 mi.(254) 947-4004
Amerihost Inn2506 Trimmier RdKilleen, TX17.8 mi.(254) 554-3615
Sleep Inn & Suites700 E Central Texas ExpyKilleen, TX17.9 mi.(254) 616-2345
Holiday Inn Killeen300 E Central Texas ExpyKilleen, TX18.1 mi.(254) 690-5511
Candlewood Suites Killeen2300 Florence RdKilleen, TX18.4 mi.(254) 501-3990
Towneplace Suites By Marriott Killeen2401 Florence RdKilleen, TX18.4 mi.(254) 554-8899
Best Western Killeen2709 E Business Hwy 190Killeen, TX19.4 mi.(254) 526-6651
Econo Lodge Killeen606 E Central Texas ExprwyKilleen, TX19.4 mi.(254) 634-6868
Fairfield Inn & Suites200 E Centex ExpyKilleen, TX19.4 mi.(254) 634-1142
Friendship Inn Killeen601 W Hwy 190Killeen, TX19.4 mi.(254) 526-2232
Holiday Terrace Motor Hotel1708 E Veterans Mem BlvdKilleen, TX19.4 mi.(254) 690-4141
Howard Johnson Inn803 E Central Texas ExpwyKilleen, TX19.4 mi.(254) 526-4343
Plaza Hotel Killeen1721 Central Texas ExpwyKilleen, TX19.4 mi.(254) 634-1555
Quality Inn & Suites404 South Ft Hood RdKilleen, TX19.4 mi.(254) 554-6633
Rodeway Inn Killeen517 W Veterns Memorial BlvdKilleen, TX19.4 mi.(254) 634-1001
Shilo Inn & Suites - Killeen3701 S WS Young DrKilleen, TX19.4 mi.(254) 699-0999
The Killeen Inn1100 S FT Hood StKilleen, TX19.4 mi.(254) 634-3101
Best Western Inn And Suites321 Constitution DrCopperas Cove, TX20.6 mi.(800) 518-4406
Cactus Lodge Motel & Apartments1209 East Hwy 190Copperas Cove, TX20.6 mi.(254) 547-4271
Howard Johnson Express Inn302 W Hwy 190Copperas Cove, TX20.6 mi.(254) 547-2345
Hawthorn Suites Limited of Killeen1502 E Central ExpyKilleen, TX20.8 mi.(254) 634-7795
Holiday Inn Express1602 E Central ExpyKilleen, TX20.8 mi.(254) 554-2727
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites1605 E Whitestone BlvdCedar Park, TX21.7 mi.(512) 259-8200
Springhill Suites By Marriott2960 Hoppe TrailRound Rock, TX21.7 mi.(512) 733-6700
Courtyard By Marriott2700 Hoppe TrailRound Rock, TX21.8 mi.(512) 255-5551
Best Western Cedar Inn425 E Whitestone BlvdCedar Park, TX22.1 mi.(512) 259-7300
Comfort Inn300 E WhitestoneCedar Park, TX22.2 mi.(512) 259-1810
Super 81201 N I-35Austin, TX23.5 mi.(512) 472-8331
Bed & Breakfast
Historic Page House Tea Room & Bed & BRKFST1000 Leander RdGeorgetown, TX16.4 mi.(512) 863-8979

Florence Weather & Climate

Central Texas has a subtropical-subhumid climate characterized by hot summers and dry winters. Central Texas basically has two seasons - summers that last from April through October, and winters that start in November and usually lasts until March. When summer ends, it's too dry for autumn foliage, except in East Texas. Precipitation is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year, although most occurs in May and September in the form of thunderstorms. Large amounts of rain falling within short periods of time cause flash floods. Hail is reported an average of 31 days per year and tornadoes are reported on an average of 12 days per year. Average yearly rainfall is near 32 inches. Average sunshine varies from about 50% in the winter to near 75% in the summer. Although tornadoes are rare, they are most often associated with dissipating tropical storms.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 59°F 35°F 2.25 in. -
February 63°F 38°F 2.51 in. -
March 71°F 46°F 2.39 in. -
April 78°F 54°F 3.21 in. -
May 84°F 62°F 4.61 in. -
June 90°F 69°F 3.44 in. -
July 95°F 71°F 2.11 in. -
August 95°F 71°F 2.05 in. -
September 89°F 66°F 3.23 in. -
October 80°F 56°F 3.64 in. -
November 68°F 46°F 2.94 in. -
December 60°F 38°F 2.84 in. -

Florence Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Draughon Miller Central Texas Regional airport (TPL) located about 31 miles northeast of Florence in Temple, Texas, the Austin Bergstrom International airport (AUS) located approximately 45 miles south of Florence in Austin, Texas, the Waco Regional airport (ACT) located roughly 62 miles northeast of Florence in Waco, Texas, the San Marcos Municipal airport (HYI) located around 65 miles south of Florence in San Marcos, Texas, and finally the Tstc Waco airport (CNW) located about 69 miles northeast of Florence in Waco, Texas.

Florence Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Landa ParkNew BraunfelsTX81.1 mi.
Water Parks
Schlitterbahn Waterpark ResortNew BraunfelsTX81.1 mi.
Splashdown San AntonioSan AntonioTX106.5 mi.
Golf Courses
KurthLandrum Golf CourseGeorgetownTX16.3 mi.
Legacy Hills Golf ClubGeorgetownTX16.3 mi.
White Wing Golf ClubGeorgetownTX16.3 mi.
Mill Creek Inn & Country ClubSaladoTX17.1 mi.
Lakeview Golf & Country ClubHarker HeightsTX18.6 mi.
Crystal Falls Golf CourseLeanderTX19.0 mi.
Point Venture Country ClubLeanderTX19.0 mi.
Killeen Golf CourseKilleenTX19.1 mi.
Copperas Cove Golf CourseCopperas CoveTX20.3 mi.
Forest Creek Golf ClubRound RockTX24.7 mi.
Teravista Golf ClubRound RockTX24.7 mi.
Golf Club at Star RanchHuttoTX25.7 mi.
Delaware Springs Golf CourseBurnetTX26.1 mi.
Leon Valley Golf CourseBeltonTX26.3 mi.
Hancock Park Municipal Golf CourseLampasasTX27.4 mi.
Highland Lakes Country ClubLago VistaTX28.6 mi.
Lago Vista Country ClubLago VistaTX28.6 mi.
Mustang Creek Golf CourseTaylorTX30.0 mi.
State Parks
Longhorn Cavern State ParkTX34.9 mi. 
Inks Lake State ParkTX35.1 mi. 
Mother Neff State ParkTX38.5 mi. 
Latin American Collection of the Jack S. Blanton Museum of ArtAustinTX39.8 mi.(History)
Texas Military Forces MuseumAustinTX39.8 mi.(History)
Texas Memorial MuseumAustinTX39.8 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Umlauf Sculpture Garden & MuseumAustinTX39.8 mi.(Art)
Charles W. Moore FoundationAustinTX39.8 mi.(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
Cameron Park ZooWacoTX62.1 mi.
Fossil Rim Wildlife CenterGlen RoseTX96.3 mi.
San Antonio Zoological Gardens and AquariumSan AntonioTX106.5 mi.
Sea World of San AntonioSan AntonioTX106.5 mi.

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