5 Kid-Friendly Attractions in Jupiter, Florida

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Florida - Jupiter - Attractions - Tours - Kids - Family

Jupiter, Florida is filled with amazing kid and family friendly things to do. The beach is a magnet for travelers in this city that lies just north of Miami. But the quaint little town also has a lot of natural attractions as well as educational exhibits that may appeal. So, let’s unpack the Top 5 Kid-Friendly Attractions in Jupiter, Florida. 

#1 The Jupiter Lighthouse 

Florida is well-known for its lighthouses. Some may say they’re the most revered in the nation. The Jupiter Lighthouse is an active lighthouse that can be seen at a distance of 24 miles.  

Standing 156 feet tall with 105 steps, the lighthouse was built in 1860. There is a nearby museum where kids can learn about the history of the lighthouse. The Jupiter Lighthouse is open to the public from 9 AM to 4 PM Monday – Sunday and CLOSED on Monday.  

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#2 Loggerhead Marine Life Center 

The Loggerhead Marine Life Center is located in Loggerhead Park in Juno Beach, Florida. It’s a sea turtle research, rehabilitation, education and conservation center.  

The center also manages the Juno Beach fishing pier which is directly across the street and offers something else for the youngsters. The Loggerhead Marine Life Center is open to the public from 10 AM – 5 PM daily. Tours start at $10/adult and $5/child under 8. 

#3 Busch Wildlife Sanctuary 

The Busch Wildlife Sanctuary is another great kid-friendly spot that offers visitors the chance to see some of Florida’s critters in their natural habitat. To that end, kids can explore trails through woods and wetlands for chances to see these native creatures doing their thing.  

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Panthers, jaguars, otters, foxes, bobcats, and more exotic animals are all living here, in their natural habitats, Busch Wildlife Sanctuary hours are from 10 AM–4:30 PM Monday – Saturday, CLOSED on Sunday. 

#4 Beaches of Jupiter, Florida 

Jupiter, Florida is known for crystal clear aquamarine waters offshore and through its waterways. These clear waters are also bustling with sea life from sea turtles to manatees, stingrays, tropical fish, and more. So, if you’re lucky, you’ll get to see some.  

You can launch kayaks or canoes from Sawfish Bay Park and paddle over to the island preserve at Fullerton Island. Or you and the family can try your hands at surfing by visiting the Aloha Surfing School. After all, Jupiter is well known for its surfing.  

#5 Roger Dean Stadium 

The Roger Dean  Stadium is a baseball stadium located on Main St in  Jupiter, Florida. Built in 1998, the stadium features luxury skybox seating, two levels of permanent seating, parking, and concessions. 

Bring the kids here to catch a game as it’s the only stadium in the country to host four minor league teams; The Jupiter Hammerheads, Palm Beach Cardinals, Miami Marlins, and St Louis Cardinals. The front office is open from Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Before traveling to Jupiter, check out the 5 Best Restaurants in Jupiter, Florida as well as the 5 Best Parks in Jupiter, Florida.  

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