It is an important seaport. It is home to history — and a giant blue whale. It is located in two counties. Catoosa, Oklahoma is a fascinating river city in northeastern Oklahoma.
The Port of Catoosa is the farthest inland seaport in the United States. It links Tulsa to the Arkansas River and eventually to the Gulf of Mexico. The port contains a 2,000-acre industrial park with year-round, ice-free shipping, making it a desirable location for many businesses.
The Cherokee Nation operates the Hard Rock Casino in Catoosa. The resort has two hotels, restaurants, and a golf course. The casino hosts the annual Cherokee Art Market and the International Cherokee Film Festival.
The Blue Whale of Catoosa is a famous Route 66 landmark built in the early 1970s. About 80 feet long and built on a small pond, the whale is still a popular stop for tourists.
Catoosa apartments will put you 15 miles east of Tulsa, making this a great suburban destination for many renters.