Okeechobee travel guide

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With a population of 5.621, Okeechobee is a must-see destination in Florida, United States.

When to visit Okeechobee

Okeechobee in July
Estimated hotel price
€95
1 night at 3-star hotel
Okeechobee in July
Estimated hotel price
€95
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Okeechobee in July, when the average temperature is 27 °C, and the highest can go up to 33 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is February, when it can get as cold as 9 °C, with an average temperature of 16 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 199 mm. In contrast, November is usually the driest month of the year in Okeechobee, with an average rainfall of 32 mm.

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How to Get to Okeechobee

Plane

Although Okeechobee doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Palm Beach Intl Airport (PBI), which is located 96 km from Okeechobee. The shortest flight to Okeechobee from Ireland departs from Dublin and takes around 9h 20m.

Train

Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving Okeechobee, followed by Brightline. The train journey from Okeechobee to Tampa takes 1h 49m and costs around €11 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Jacksonville, expect to pay about €21 for a 2h 39m trip. The train station in Okeechobee is called Okeechobee, and is located 0.9 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Okeechobee is to pick up a car hire from Orlando, which is about 154 km from Okeechobee. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Alamo, among others, in Orlando.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Okeechobee, including RedCoach, Jet Set Express and FlixBus. From Tampa, the bus ride to Okeechobee takes 201 km and will cost you around €11. From West Palm Beach, the ticket costs about €47 for a journey of 233 km.

Plane

Although Okeechobee doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Palm Beach Intl Airport (PBI), which is located 96 km from Okeechobee. The shortest flight to Okeechobee from Ireland departs from Dublin and takes around 9h 20m.

Train

Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving Okeechobee, followed by Brightline. The train journey from Okeechobee to Tampa takes 1h 49m and costs around €11 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Jacksonville, expect to pay about €21 for a 2h 39m trip. The train station in Okeechobee is called Okeechobee, and is located 0.9 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Okeechobee is to pick up a car hire from Orlando, which is about 154 km from Okeechobee. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Alamo, among others, in Orlando.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Okeechobee, including RedCoach, Jet Set Express and FlixBus. From Tampa, the bus ride to Okeechobee takes 201 km and will cost you around €11. From West Palm Beach, the ticket costs about €47 for a journey of 233 km.

Airports near Okeechobee

Airlines serving Okeechobee

Lufthansa
Good (4,574 reviews)
KLM
Good (851 reviews)
SWISS
Good (920 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,402 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,593 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,276 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,543 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (482 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,925 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,119 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,481 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,664 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (222 reviews)
Finnair
Good (886 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (833 reviews)
LOT
Good (681 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,152 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (915 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,459 reviews)
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Where to stay in Okeechobee

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lake Okeechobee and Travelodge Suites by Wyndham Lake Okeechobee.

Where to stay in popular areas of Okeechobee

Hiring a car in Okeechobee

Expect to pay €0.96 per litre in Okeechobee (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €11.50 and €15.34. The most frequently booked car type in Okeechobee is Full-size (Chevrolet Tahoe or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard car hire (Hyundai Sonata or similar) is, on average, 60% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay €0.96 per litre in Okeechobee (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €11.50 and €15.34. The most frequently booked car type in Okeechobee is Full-size (Chevrolet Tahoe or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard car hire (Hyundai Sonata or similar) is, on average, 60% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.