Jupiter's hotspot as mentioned in Golf Digest
Jupiter Offers So Much!
The tropical climate, beautiful beaches and award-winning golf of Jupiter, Florida make this city a top vacation destination. Over twenty golf courses reside in the city. Sandy beaches, palm trees and blue waters allow vacationers to enjoy the Atlantic Ocean. Jupiter is part of Palm Beach County, one of the northern suburbs of Miami.
The Blowing Rocks beach is a unique area to visit on Jupiter Island. Across the Intracoastal Highway, lie rock formations of Anastacia limestone. During high tide, waves shoot up the limestone creating beautiful plumes. On this barrier island you can also visit the Waterway Preserve highlighted by trails, a butterfly garden and views of loggerhead and leatherback turtles. Coral Cove Park is also a great beach stop on Jupiter Island.
Back on the mainland, Dubois Park features a lagoon area and plenty of palm tree photo opportunities. Locals recommend Dubois Park as a great venue for snorkeling. Jupiter Beach Park covers a huge amount of beach frontage with space to explore the ocean. The Seabreeze Amphitheater calls Carlin Park and beachfront its home. Those who enjoy kayaking should try out the Loxahatchee River full of rustic beauty. Juno Beach Park also has miles of coastline to take in. To soak in the most sun and get the full Jupiter experience hop around to all the beautiful beaches. South Florida's temperature are warm year-round, reaching into the mid- 70's in the winter season. A trip to the beach can be on a vacation itinerary any season.
The Miami Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals call Jupiter their home during spring training season. Check out their preseason work at Roger Dean Stadium. The Palm Beach International Raceway is another high octane source of entertainment. Other activity options; ride bikes along the coastline, visit the Busch Wildlife Sanctuary, see the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse circa 1860, or charter a deep sea fishing excursion. Vacationers can take a climbing tour of the lighthouse to see spectacular ocean views and witness history firsthand. Some of Jupiter's best shopping can be done at the Abacoa Town Center.
The Busch Wildlife Center Sanctuary and veterinary hospital is free to the public and a great stop for families with kids that are animal lovers. One of the world's largest turtle rehabilitation centers resides in Jupiter at the Loggerhead Marine Life Center. Dive in Loggerhead Reef and get up close to the majestic sea turtles swimming through the water. Check out the archeological site of The Last Galleon, a sunken Spanish ship. The Jupiter Waterway Trail offers eco-tourism activities like stand up paddle boarding along the Loxahatchee River, Intracoastal Waterway and Jupiter Inlet.
Visitors to Jupiter have over twenty golf courses to choose from and many more in surrounding areas. Many professional golfers call Jupiter home, including Tiger Woods who owns an estate on Jupiter Island. There are many high quality greens to try in this area. A number of the golf courses were designed by professional golfers themselves. Proving Jupiter is a premier destination for golfers. Many PGA certified golf instructors are available to accompany golfers in this area. Imagine playing 18-holes in tropical southern Florida under the sun and breeze of the ocean.
Trump National Golf Club of Jupiter calls this area its home. The 18-hole Ritz Carlton offers spa and luxurious amenities. This course is certified by the National Audubon Society as an environmentally friendly habitat. Jonathon's Landing encompasses three golf courses, the Village, features a 17th hole ferry boat. At the Loxahatchee Club golfers can try two, nine-hole loops. The beautiful Dye Preserve, designed by Pete Dye, has a reputation for challenging its patrons. Try an elite private experience at the Bear's Club, with 12-ft. high sand ridges, pines, and palmettos. The Bear's club was designed by the well-known golfer and architect Jack Nicklaus. The Jupiter Country Club course was designed by golfer Greg Norman.
On the eastern shoreline of the Intracoastal highway, lies 2.5 miles of a Riverwalk. Walkers and bikers of the Jupiter Riverwalk might see wildlife like a manatee or even a stingray during their trek. The Jupiter Yacht Club Marina on the Riverwalk offers diving excursions to local coral reefs. You can also put your feet up in the Florida sun and watch the boats travel from the Loxahatchee River to the Atlantic Ocean.
There are numerous options for dining in Jupiter, Florida. One restaurant experience vacationers won't want to miss is The Dive Bar Restaurant. This unique dining experience is located on the north end of the Riverwalk Marina. Boat slips are available for diners who wish to boat in. The Dive Bar features an open-air bar and al fresco patio surrounded by a 2,000 gallon saltwater aquarium with colorful jellyfish. Asian-American cuisine fills the menu, try raw or steamed sushi, appetizer choices include sunomono and dive bar sashimi. Order a bento box for lunch and add a "Sushi Mike" creative roll like the red dragon. For an entrée, try an oyster po boy or a calabash style seafood platter, arrive early for happy hour. Dining outdoors on a fabulous menu with such a beautiful view is the perfect end to a vacation day in Jupiter, Florida.
Jupiter, Florida remains a favorite vacation destination. The city offers a tropical feel