Jupiter is a quiet oceanfront community with a small-town atmosphere situated on Floridaís Southeast Coast. Located at the northern end of Palm Beach County, Jupiter is only 20 minutes from Palm Beach International Airport. Tri-rail commuter train service, as well as Amtrak service Palm Beach County. PalmTran, offers residents a comprehensive bus route throughout the county.
The Jupiter area is rich in history. The earliest known records date back to 1565 when the Spanish first came to this part of Florida. The explorers found Jega Indians living along the banks of the Inlet and river. The Jupiter area first came to wide spread public attention when Jonathan Dickinson was shipwrecked on the shores of Jupiter. In the 1800's Jupiter's most identifiable landmark, the Jupiter Lighthouse was erected.
Jupiterís tropical temperatures and year-round sunny skies makes part of the Florida Treasure Coast and the Palm Beaches a superb place to live work and retire to. The towns offer a wide mixture of family residential neighborhoods, condominium and upscale waterfront communities that attract young families, professionals, retirees and seasonal residents.
Jupiter is rich in history and this area has grown into a wonderful small community that encourages outdoor activities throughout its parks, sports activities, residential areas along the waterways, and the many miles of water that meander through the communities. Jupiter is famous for its beautiful white sandy beaches. The Loxahatchee River and the Intracoastal Waterway offers a tropical paradise for nature and wildlife. The towns enjoy a vibrant cultural life as the home of the Loxahatchee River Historical Museum and several arts and entertainment festivals. Jupiterís parks provide recreational facilities for team sports.
The Jupiter Waterway is an ideal playground for water sports, with water temperatures that are comfortable year-round. Boating enthusiasts can enjoy the many marinas along the Intracoastal Waterway and Atlantic Ocean inlets which offer powerboat and sailboat rentals. For those seeking more active water sports, there is water-skiing, windsurfing, kayaking and parasailing. Proximity to Gulf Stream waters offers a wide variety of deep-sea fishing. Charter boats are also available for those that want to give it a try.