Clewiston Journals

Clewiston - America's Sweetest Town

A June 2002 trip to Clewiston by Tideone

Quote: A town of just over 6,000 people, Clewiston is not only famous for it's sugar industry - hence the nickname - it's location on the shores of Lake Okeechobee make it one of the world's top fishing destinations.

Clewiston - America's Sweetest Town


The highlight of our visit was our stay at the historic Clewiston Inn, which was built in 1938 and is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Quick Tips:

If you visit during the winter months (October - April) be sure to take the Sugarland Tour, which offers an up close view of the sugar cane harvesting and processing operations.

Best Way To Get Around:

The only way to get around Clewiston is by car.