- Animal and Forest Reserves
Kakamega Forest National Reserve (the only equatorial rainforest in East Africa).
- Agricultural Activities
Farming is practised; both on large scale and small scale. Main crops are maize and sugar cane. Cattle rearing is practised on small scale.
- Unique Attraction Sites
The Crying Stone at Ilesi, bull fighting (a culture and sport).
- Insect and Bird Farms
Kakamega forest is home to over 500 species of birds and insects.
- Lodges and Resorts
Kakamega Golf Hotel, Rando Retreat Centre, Lumo Blues -Kakamega, Satellite View Hotel, Shalom Guest House, Diamond Rock Resort, Kamadep Guest House,
Shelwe Guest House.
- Tourist and Public Facilities and Public Grounds (Parks)
Monetary institutions (banks) available in Kakamega town, and other towns and major trading centres, police stations and posts, petrol stations,
shopping malls and supermarkets, learning institutions and medical facilities are also available. Various curio shops located along the major roads and towns where one could buy
traditional artifacts and jewellery.
Kakamega county is accessible and has a good road network connecting it to various major towns in the region. The Kakamega airstrip and the
Oginga Odinga International Airport in Kisumu are a major avenue of fast transport for those travelling from far.