Welcome to Jupiter
A laid back beach town that is an outdoor lover’s paradise
With miles of beaches, intracoastal waterways, and an abundance of golf courses, plus near-perfect weather in which to enjoy them, Jupiter is perfect for those who love the outdoors. It is a laid-back town, with an emphasis on community and family-friendly amenities. It has great schools, great dining, and is an idyllic home for everyone from young families to retirees.
Since the 16th Century, Jupiter has been an important trade stop in the shipping routes to Central and South America. It developed slowly, and in 1860 the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse was built, becoming a symbol for the town. Its balmy weather and stunning ocean views have made it a destination for snowbirds and full-time residents seeking the warmth and relaxing lifestyle of Southern Florida.
Jupiter is a mix of beautiful single-family homes, stunning estates, and cozy bungalows. There are luxurious new constructions with modern amenities and charming homes that were built in the 20th Century. There’s something to suit all needs in Jupiter, and all within minutes of the ocean.
What to Love
- Ample opportunity to get outdoors
- Family-friendly communities and great schools
- Miles of beaches and intracoastal waterways
- A casual lifestyle of ease and luxury
Jupiter is the place to go for a high quality of life. It has an easy pace, thousands of acres of natural areas, and local shops and restaurants to enjoy. It has incredible schools and activities for all ages. It’s a sprawling Florida town that truly has something for everyone.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Jupiter is full of dining spots that marry delicious food and an enviable ambiance. Make your way to the waterfront and enjoy the balmy breeze at the community’s many restaurants, or search for the perfect staple to add to your wardrobe at the luxury outdoor shopping center.
When Jupiter residents think of waterfront dining, the fresh seafood and delicious cocktails at U-Tiki Beach are at the top of the list. Another premium waterfront spot is occupied by 1000 North, which has an even more elevated dining experience in The Club Lounge on the second floor. Jupiter also has a variety of cuisines including Cafe des Artistes (French), Calaveras Cantina (Mexican), and Portobello Jupiter (Italian).
Harbourside Place is the premier shopping center for Jupiter and its neighborhoods. It’s full of local boutiques and luxurious brand names mixed together with dining and entertainment open to the balmy Florida air. Lola Dre is a local Jupiter boutique that is full of high-end brands for women. John Craig Clothier is a well-known brand for bespoke men’s clothing, and Tommy Bahama brings the best of activewear, beachwear, and resort wear to the community.
Things to Do
Jupiter is a laid-back town full of art, culture, and adventure. It truly is an outdoor lover’s paradise, with tons of nature preserves and beaches to enjoy, but it also is a happening community when it comes to events and festivals.
Busch Wildlife Sanctuary is the perfect place to stroll through nature and see wildlife up close, be sure to visit their discovery center on the way out. Loxahatchee River Center has aquatic tanks and lots of learning programs for kids. It’s also a launch site for kayak tours of the miles of intracoastal waterways throughout Jupiter. The city is full of parks, with biking and boating in Riverbend Park, the pristine beaches of Dubois Park and Carlin Park, and the county’s only dog-friendly beach at Jupiter Off-Leash Dog Beach.
The iconic Jupiter Lighthouse is more than just a pretty part of the skyline. Visit here for a deep look into the area’s history as well as fun community events such as the music and festivities of Rendezvous at the Light and the curated artistry of Wild & Scenic Film Festival. Jupiter has many opportunities to enjoy the arts, at Maltz Jupiter Theatre and with the annual season of Shakespeare by the Sea