Slightly off the beaten path lies a huge lake in southern central Florida with a growing city called Okeechobee. For those who are looking for a weekend trip to get away from it all, Okeechobee offers Kissimmee Preserve State Park for nature lovers, boating and fishing for anglers, Fort Drum Crystal Mine for young adventurers, and a laid back atmosphere that allows you to sit back and take it all in. Lake Okeechobee is the largest freshwater lake in Florida and is famous for fishing, bird watching, wild boar hunting, pontoon rides and airboat tours. Below we, City RV Rentals, have listed a couple of RV sites that offer the best of the best in Okeechobee.
Lake Okeechobee (Photo courtesy of FLhikes.com)
Silver Palms RV Resort Silver Palms RV Resort offers five-star amenities that you can enjoy every day complete with professional landscaping, a large heated resort-style swimming pool and Spa, five pristine lakes , with lighted fountains and great fishing, within the community and private RV Lots that you can call your own. Whether you choose swimming or relaxing in the Spa, pickle ball or bocce, this RV resort has it all! There are 346 RV sites available, all with concrete pavers, full hookups, high-speed WiFi, and some with lake and wetland front lots.
Silver Palms RV site (Photo courtesy of SilverPalmsRV.com)
Okeechobee KOA This tropical vacation campground features its own palm-fringed nine-hole golf course, driving range and putting green. Play tennis on four courts. Flex your muscles at the fitness center, hike the Big O trail or soak in a pool: one for families, another for kids and a third for adults only. Boating and fishing on Lake Okeechobee are a lure-and so is the campground's social calendar filled with parades and parties. Enjoy the seasonal holiday celebrations, from Mardi Gras festivities to a Christmas decorating contest. Swap fish stories over a cold one at the Shanty Lounge, or join a Full Moon Bike Ride. The KOA offers 750 FHU sites, some with golf course views, some with sun, and some with shade.
Okeechobee RV Park (Photo courtesy of RVparking.com)
Watersedge Motorcoach and RV Resort This RV Park is the perfect get away for a quiet and relaxing stay as they only offer only 30 campsites and all of them are private and beautifully landscaped. They are located on the Rim Canal which is a deep and scenic channel that runs along the perimeter of Lake Okeechobee. Lake Okeechobee is Florida’s biggest lake and offers unique beauty, tropical foliage and diverse wildlife. Water’s Edge RV Park is the perfect base for adventures like fresh water fishing, boating and hiking. It is also the perfect place to stay while exploring the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail. Amenities include an outdoor pool, boat ramp, Chickee hut, and a clubhouse.
Chickee Hut (Photo courtesy of Evergladesadventures.net)