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Okeechobee Travel Guide

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This WorldWeb.com travel and tourism guide for Okeechobee, featuring hotels and other accommodations, tours, attractions, events, shopping and more, will help you plan a successful visit to Okeechobee, Florida, U.S.A.

Okeechobee, literally Big Water, is derived from the language of the Seminole Indians that first inhabited the region. Located at the northern tip of Lake Okeechobee , the city of Okeechobee offers an array of recreational activities that attract a large number of visitors throughout the year. As an angler's paradise, Okeechobee offers fine fishing opportunities both on the lake and on the nearby Kissimmee River. Visitors enjoy embarking on fishing trips where large mouth bass, crappie and speckled perch are often caught. Every March, Okeechobee is abuzz with the Speckled Perch Festival, where a parade, a rodeo and a fish fry are among the many festivities. Camping, airboating and birdwatching are other recreational activities that attract visitors to Okeechobee. Several campgrounds in the city serve as excellent home bases for exploring the outdoor activities that have made Okeechobee a well-known recreation destination.

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