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Jupiter

Jupiter is a town located on the northern edge of Palm Beach County and has a population of approximately 50,000. It is less than 20 miles from Palm Beach International Airport (PBI), and has a smaller airport if it's own, William P. Gwinn Airport, it's 10 miles to I-95 and only 85 miles south to Miami.
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View Jupiter Florida Image Gallery Jupiter is a great place to spend a day at the beach. So grab the suntan lotion, beach towel and relax.
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Things to do in Jupiter

With water everywhere, there are so many things to do in Jupiter, here are a couple more that are special to the area.
  • Jupiter Inlet - Dubois Park - Jupiter Inlet Park and Dubois Park are connected by a small foot bridge so you can visit both easily.
  • Jupiter Lighthouse - The most notable landmark in the city of Jupiter is the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse


  • Places to Stay in Jupiter, FL

    Jupiter is small but that doesn't stop it from having classy resorts and spas such as the Jupiter Beach Resort and Spa or the PGA National Resort and Spa. They also have all the names you know and trust such as the Holiday Inn Express Stuart, great for business travelers, La Quinta Inn Jupiter, Comfort Inn and Suites and Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Jupiter.
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    Baseball

    If you're a baseball fan, Jupiter is the home to the World Champion Florida Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals spring training facilities, as well as the Minor League Baseball affiliates, the Jupiter Hammerheads and Palm Beach Cardinals.

    Other Facts

    Due to several mapmakers misunderstandings of the Indian name 'Hobe' the town was misnamed Jove on an early map and from Jove to 'Jupiter' on another, later map. Jupiter is the Roman god of light, sky and weather and Jupiter, Florida is the only town in America to have such a name. It inspired a neighboring village to name itself "Juno Beach". Florida Atlantic University's MacArthur Campus is located in Jupiter it is also the location of the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College. Hollywood star Burt Reynolds even once called Jupiter his Florida home.







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