OkeechobeeOkeechobee is a city in the Florida Heartland. It is the county seat for Okeechobee County.
- Amtrak offers daily train service on the Silver Star and Silver Meteor routes.
Okeechobee County Airport is a small local airport that has flights arrive daily from nearby airports and private planes.
By carOkeechobee is a regional crossroad of major highways: U.S 441, U.S 98, U.S 70, and U.S 710
By carThe best way to see Okeechobee is from a vehicle. There is an Enterprise Rental Center in the city that provides several rental vehicles.
By taxiThere is a few taxi services in the county, however Okeechobee is small and taxis are typically only available on call.
By busThere are no bus routes.
- One of the largest freshwater lakes in the United States; Lake Okeechobee provides the majority of tourist attractions for the city. Fishing, sight seeing, and recreating are some of the many available options in visiting the lake. The 30-mile-wide Herbert Hoover Dike is part of the Florida Trail, and is able to walked and biked around the entire lake. There are many bass and crappie fishing spots around the lake, with two major boat ramps in Okeechobee.
- C.Scott Driver Boat Ramp
- OkieTantie Boat Ramp
- Agriculture is Okeechobee's main commodity and heritage. There are several local rodeos and two large PRCA-rated rodeos a year. Okeechobee is one of the largest producers of cattle in the state of Florida, with a history in "cracker cowboying."
Listed in A Guide to Florida's Historic Architecture.
Despite Okeechobee being a small town, there are many fun activities; one of them is the Seminole Casino.
Seminole Casino Brightonphone: +1 863 467-9998address: 17735 Reservation RoadThis high-energy casino features slot machines, poker, bingo and a 24 hour American restaurant.
Economy Innaddress: 507 N. Parrott Ave.
address: 1200 State Road 70 EastMany on-site amenities.