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Top Choice Seafood in Jupiter & Jupiter Island

Little Moir's Food Shack

If you didn't know to look, you'd walk right past this strip-mall hole-in-the-wall. But then you'd miss out on one of Florida's genuine food finds, a neo-Caribbean cafe serving a mouth watering blend of global flavo…
Top Choice Bakery in Jupiter & Jupiter Island

Jupiter Donut Factory

These fresh-baked doughnuts are what doughnuts dream of being, so get here early so you don't miss out. Doughnuts are usually greedily polished off by mid-morning. If you can't decide between Raspberry Jelly, Banana…
State Park in Jupiter & Jupiter Island

Jonathan Dickinson State Park

With almost 11,500 acres to explore, this is an excellent state park between US Hwy 1 and the Loxahatchee River. There's no ocean access in the park, but its attraction lies in its several habitats: pine flatwoods, …
Wildlife Reserve in Jupiter & Jupiter Island

Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge

A 1091-acre federally protected nature sanctuary, Hobe Sound has two sections: a small slice on the mainland, opposite the Jonathan Dickinson State Park; and the refuge grounds at the northern end of Jupiter Island.…
American in Jupiter & Jupiter Island

Dune Dog Cafe

Smell that oil, baby. It wafts through this indoor-outdoor, ultra-casual, fried food joint on the highway. Its mini palm trees, tasteless decor – pink and blue bar stools, tables made from surf boards and plastic fa…
Lighthouse in Jupiter & Jupiter Island

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse

Built in 1860, this historic lighthouse hasn't missed a night of work in more than 100 years and is among the oldest lighthouses on the Atlantic coast. Visitors can climb the 105 steps to view the surrounding area a…
Bar in Jupiter & Jupiter Island

Square Grouper

If this Old Florida dive looks familiar, it's because the video for the Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett tune It's Five O'Clock Somewhere was shot here. Perched on the water, with an ample (sandy) dance floor, this pl…
Nature Reserve in Jupiter & Jupiter Island

Blowing Rocks Preserve

This preserve encompasses a mile-long limestone outcrop riddled with holes, cracks and fissures. When the tide is high and there's a strong easterly wind (call for conditions), water spews up as if from a geyser. (A…
Cafe in Jupiter & Jupiter Island

Leftovers Cafe

Food guru Mike Moir, who runs Little Moir's Food Shack, also operates the first class Leftovers Cafe, which serves a lighter menu of sandwiches, salads and sweets.
Stadium in Jupiter & Jupiter Island

Roger Dean Stadium

It may not be a 'nature' activity, but an afternoon here will get you outdoors. This small but immaculate stadium is home to spring-training action for the Miami Marlins, the St Louis Cardinals and various minor-lea…