5 Popular Places to Visit While Living in Jupiter
Jupiter Lighthouse & Museum: Completed in 1860, the Jupiter Lighthouse is one of the finest lighthouses in the country, adding an active aid to navigation in Jupiter. The museum, located in the restored WWII Naval housing quarters building, now hosts programs, events and is home to the Jupiter Lighthouse gift shop. Today you are able to tour this historic landmark with the best views in Palm Beach County. Bring your lunch for a picnic and bathing suits for a swim in the ocean after the tour. This is a must for all visitors and locals alike.
Busch Wildlife Sanctuary: A non-profit facility dedicated to the care of sick, injured and orphaned wildlife. Each year, more than 3,000 animals receive treatment through the wildlife rehabilitation program. The sanctuary provides an educational environment in which children and adults learn the importance of preserving Florida’s flora and fauna while they experience the unique opportunity of seeing wildlife “up close and personal.” The unique refuge combines a nature center with a wildlife hospital, allowing visitors to see animals in their natural habitat.
Riverbend Park: A 680-acre park in west Jupiter has something for everyone, with a deep-rooted history. The park invites fishermen, hikers, horseback riders, cyclists, and kayakers to explore historic trails and waterways, where the Second Seminole Indian War battles once waged. Take a step back in time has you take in the beautiful scenery of nearly 10 miles of trails. Visit the Cracker Farmstead and picnic in the shade of a Seminole chickee and truly take in the Florida outdoor environment.
Roger Dean Stadium: The stadium is located in the Abacoa Community and is the only stadium in the country to host four minor league teams. Roger Dean Stadium is also the only stadium in Florida to host two Major League Baseball teams for spring training, The Miami Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals. When there isn’t a baseball game on, the stadium is home to community events and activities – always allowing locals to enjoy Roger Dean Stadium.
Habourside Place: The premier downtown destination for shopping, dining, luxury hotel accommodations and entertainment. Nestled along Jupiter’s Intracoastal Waterway, Harbourside Place conveys that classic, coastal vibe. Savor the flavors in one of the mouthwatering restaurants: shop in more than a dozen national and specialty stores: stay in the spectacular Wyndham Grand Jupiter Hotel: and revel in live entertainment at the center’s waterfront amphitheater – all accessible by boat too.
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