When exploring the best activities to do in Jupiter, Florida, the first thing to consider is what your group is, as far as age, and interests. In choosing what to do in Jupiter, Florida, it may be different if you are a senior, a 20th-something, or a family with children. There is something for everyone. Not everything will be the first choice for each age group, but there will be something you like. In Jupiter, Florida, think sun, water, history, and nature. Even if you are a novice, there is an adventure waiting for you.
The cruise is about 4.5 hours with a boxed lunch included. You can get a vegetarian option and designate any dietary restrictions. The highlights of the narrative cruise are interesting anecdotes and the history of Jupiter Island. You will cruise past the homes of celebrities and the ultra-rich. Travel past the historic Jupiter Lighthouse and the nature preserves. Watch for the birds, dolphins, and manatees. Be sure to have your camera ready, or get camera shots from the guides who will share with you. The cruise is stroller friendly but is limited to the type of wheelchair that can be used onboard. Adult tickets start at $54 and mobile tickets are confirmed, with a 24-hour cancellation if needed. Reviews are very complimentary of the crew.
2. Wild & Scenic Loxahatchee River Guided Tour
This is a guided river tour that is suitable for adults as well as children. You will be using kayaks as the means of transportation for the tour. It is suitable for beginners. Groups are small, about 10 people. It is a 2-hour round trip starting at Riverbend Park and meandering toward the Atlantic Ocean. You will go through Cypress swamps and be shaded much of the time by huge Cypress trees. Wildlife is abundant. Adult tickets start at $59.99.
3. Busch Wildlife Sanctuary
The sanctuary is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of animals. Educating the public is also foremost. Admission is free, but they always accept donations for the work. This is excellent for animal lovers of all ages. The park is laid out nicely and is clean.
The lighthouse features climbing the lighthouse steps and seeing the magnificent 360-degree view at the top. The cost to climb is only $12. There is also a restored World War 2 building that houses the indoor historical museum. The outdoor museum consists of the Oil House and Keeper’s Workshop exhibit, Tindall Pioneer Homestead, and Seminole Chickee. There are plenty of areas for hiking and picnics.
5. Dubois Park
This park is great for the whole family, with a guarded beach and plenty of shallow places for kids to swim. You can canoe, kayak and snorkel here. The area is well maintained, offering BBQs and picnic areas. There are restrooms and changing areas. Don’t forget the sunscreen, and take advantage of a place for the entire family.
6. Riverbend Park
Riverbend park is great for hiking, biking, equestrian trails, canoeing, kayaking, and paddleboarding. There are several wonderful picnic areas. Go here to get your exercise or just leisurely enjoy the atmosphere.
7. Jupiter Dog Beach
If you brought along Fido, this is a must-visit. It is 2 miles of sandy beach and water-friendly to frolicking dogs and their human counterparts. Jupiter Dog Beach is well kept and enjoyable for both canines and humans.
8. Loxahatchee River Center
A nice little aquarium with education on the aquatic inhabitants of the area. At Loxahatchee River Center, children are encouraged to handle many of the sea inhabitants. Plan to spend about 2 hours to enjoy it. Be sure to check out the children’s programs and special events. Programs like fishing or kayaking 101 for children, accompanied by 1 adult. Many of them are free or at a very low cost.
9. Blue Heron Drift Fishing Family Fun
This deep-sea fishing expedition is family-friendly with the opportunity to catch Kingfish, Snapper, Grouper, Mahi-Mahi, Sailfish, Cobia, Barracuda, Sharks, False Albacore, and Wahoo. An expedition with Blue Heron Drift Fishing lasts about 4 hours and starts at $76.39 for adults.
10. Little Moir’s Food Shack
After enjoying some of the top places to visit in Jupiter, Florida, dine at Little Moir’s Food Shack, for the best in local seafood, and entertainment. It is a relaxed, casual atmosphere with the finest in food and drink, suitable for the family, as well as adult diners.
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