Destination guide

The historic area of Okeechobee awaits your stay

The area's monuments and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Okeechobee. Renowned for its fishing, lake and casino gaming, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Okeechobee

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Okeechobee a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Okeechobee Livestock Market (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Paleo Hammock Preserve (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • PGA Village (25.4 mi / 40.9 km)
  • PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance (25.7 mi / 41.4 km)
  • Indianwood Golf and Country Club (25.8 mi / 41.5 km)
  • Treasure Coast Model Railroads (29.1 mi / 46.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Okeechobee

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Okeechobee is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Flagler Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Taylor Creek Stormwater Treatment Area (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • C. Scott Driver Recreation Area (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Lake Okeechobee (20.2 mi / 32.4 km)
  • Kissimmee River (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)
  • Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park (24.3 mi / 39 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Okeechobee

Fly into Sebring, FL (SEF-Sebring Regional), the closest airport, located 34.9 mi (56.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Stuart, FL (SUA-Witham Field), which is 37.4 mi (60.2 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Okeechobee Station.

Where to stay around Okeechobee?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 56 vacation rentals near Okeechobee. From 21 Houses to 9 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Okeechobee for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Okeechobee?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Okeechobee:

  • Central Beach: 76 vacation rentals
  • Sebastian Highlands: 58 vacation rentals
  • Floridana Beach: 33 vacation rentals
  • Johns Island: 25 vacation rentals
  • Summerplace: 29 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Okeechobee?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Okeechobee. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Seminole Casino Brighton: 29 vacation rentals
  • Flagler Park: 37 vacation rentals
  • Taylor Creek Stormwater Treatment Area: 38 vacation rentals
  • Okeechobee County Sports Complex: 38 vacation rentals
  • Port Mayaca Locks: 18 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Okeechobee listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Okeechobee?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 21 Houses in Okeechobee. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Okeechobee include:

  • Cabins: 9 rentals available
  • Cottages: 9 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Okeechobee?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 17 vacation rentals with pool available in Okeechobee. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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