Jupiter & Palm Beach Gardens Cheat Sheet

Full of breathtaking scenery and with a relaxed tropical feel, it’s no wonder Jupiter and Palm Beach Gardens are some of the fastest growing areas in South Florida. With substantial growth in the past 10 years, more and more young professionals are now calling south Florida home. Many have come to the sunshine state to escape the demands of city life, the glorious weather and oh yes, the taxes (Florida enjoys a 0% income tax), so many hedge funds and large corporations are now moving south.

Rich in beauty and history, these towns offer many amenities usually found in big cities while maintaining a small town feel. Outdoor living and unique dining experiences are what the area is all about. Read on to find an assortment of dining, shopping, parks, beaches, endless waterways for watersports, boating, fishing and golf communities to enjoy in Jupiter and Palm Beach Gardens!

Beach Like a Local

Jupiter has approximately 3.4 miles of beautiful beaches and is truly a water wonderland, with endless canals and inlets. The Beaches are known for their warm, clear waters and shores enveloped by the natural features of the area including dunes, mangroves and sea grape trees. Each area of Jupiter’s beachfront has its own feel, so there are plenty of options to choose from.

Jupiter Beach Park (1375 Jupiter Beach Road, Jupiter).

Jupiter Dog Beach (48 Ocean Boulevard, Jupiter).

Pierless Beach Park (14775 US Highway 1, Juno Beach). Also known as ‘no-name beach’ by the locals, Pierless Beach is located in Juno Beach, just south of the pier and a popular tourist spots. Due to it’s less obvious entrance and limited parking, this public access point provides a semi-private experience (10 Mercury Road, Juno Beach).

Ocean Cay Park (2188 Marcinski Road).

Carlin Park (400 Florida A1A, Jupiter).

Eat Like a Local

After some beach and water activities, you’ll want to find a great spot to eat. Luckily Jupiter and Palm Beach Gardens offer an array of different atmospheres and cuisine’s to choose from. Here are some of our scouted favorites.

1000 North (1000 US-1, Jupiter).

Christopher’s Kitchen (4783 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens).

Guanabuana’s (960 N Highway A1A, Jupiter). Stop by Guanabana’s after for a laid-back dining experience al fresco under the tiki.

Jupiter Donuts (141 Center Street, Jupiter). This local donut shop has been churning out their popular friend dough confections from their flagship Center Street shop since 2013. They are known for their fresh ingredients, unique flavors and photo-worthy decorations. 

Kitchen PBG (5250 Donald Ross Road, Palm Beach Gardens). Chef Matthew Byrne and his wife Aliza expanded their beloved restaurant to North County and opened Kitchen at Alton Town Center. With the goal of recreating their kitchen at home, the concept was quite simple—buy the freshest ingredients and do as little to them as possible.  Their intimate and sophisticated space with an ever-changing menu is a perfect place for real “foodies”.

Lucky Shuck (1116 Love Street, Jupiter). Jupiter’s place for a legit raw bar, fresh seafood and craft beer experience.

Lynora’s (1548 US-1, Jupiter). One of five locations in Palm Beach county, Lynora’s celebrates the traditions of the Avvenante family with the flavors of Italy.

Spoto’s Oyster Bar (4560 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens). The only authentic oyster bar in the area. Delight in fresh fish from the cold waters of New England, Spoto’s is the place for seafood lovers! Known for their giant lobsters and colossal seafood towers, as well as their “off-menu”, and can’t miss key-west yellowtail served whole.

Square Grouper (1111 Love Street, Jupiter). Quintessentially Jupiter with its thatch tiki hut, enjoy a laid-back bar scene, docked boats, colorful adirondack chairs and an unobstructed view of the Jupiter Lighthouse. 

The Cooper (4610 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens). Farm to table, sustainable food, thoughtful craft cocktails and beautiful outdoor patio seating.

The Parched Pig (4650 Donald Ross Road, Suite 110, Palm Beach Gardens).

Rosa’s Homemade Ice Cream (1695 West Indiantown Road United 7, Jupiter).

Southern Belle’s Cakery (12224 US Highway 1, North Palm Beach). Also known as ‘SB Cakery’, here the secret ingredient is always love. From cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and more, Jamie’s sweets are sure to brighten anyone’s day!

Shop Like a Local

After all that eating you’ll be in the mood to hit the shops. Here are some of our Scouted favorites.

Alton Town Center (5320 Donald Ross Road, Palm Beach Gardens). Your ultimate one stop shopping experience. Here you’ll find  shopping, dining, services, and more. Be sure to check out their calendar online for their many activities including outdoor yoga and fitness classes.

Beach by Lola Dre (111 Breakwater Court, Jupiter).

Hamilton Jewelers (The Gardens Mall, 3101 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens).

Krista Home (4650 Donald Ross Road, Suite A-112, Palm Beach Gardens).

John Craig Clothiers (135 Breakwater Court, Jupiter). Florida’s best menswear experience, John Craig provides timeless menswear for the sophisticated man with unparalleled customer service. Featuring custom clothing and luxury menswear, men come to John Craig for the clothes and keep coming back for the experience.   

Matilda’s (15 Southwest Flagler Avenue, Downtown Stuart). This little shop of coastal elegance offers an array of stylish products, from everyday to exquisite tabletop decor, gifts galore, sweet goodies for your new baby and the most creative wedding invitations and bridal registry options.

Pineapples & Palms  (287 East Indiantown Road, Jupiter). Sisters, Shelly Bascetta and Lisa Peterson combined their talents and passion for “all things beautiful” for the home, to create Pineapples, Palms, Etc. in 2001. Here you’ll find home accessories, gifts, furniture pieces and more! 

Sealustre (140 Bridge Road, Tequesta).

Initial Styles (7643 West Indiantown Road Suite #30, Jupiter).

Live Like a Local

Blueline Surf & Paddle (997 Florida A1A).

DuBois Pioneer Home (19075 DuBois Road, Jupiter). The home of Henry “Harry” DuBois; one of the area’s first prominent pioneers at the turn of the 20th century. Tip: Enjoy a tasty breakfast or lunch at the Lazy Loggerhead Cafe in the nearby Carlin Park (6 Van Kessel Parkway, Jupiter).

Juno Beach Pier (14775 US-1, Juno Beach). A must see if  you’re an early riser, be sure to check out the sunrise at this is a popular spot for local photographers. 

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse (500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter). A historic landmark and local treasure, the Jupiter lighthouse is the oldest building in Palm Beach County! Tip: For a great view of the lighthouse while dining, check out U-Tiki Beach (1095 N Highway A1A, Jupiter) or the restaurants on Love Street.

Maltz Jupiter Theatre (1001 East Indiantown Road, Jupiter). Originally the Burt Reynolds Theatre, the space was brought back to life in the early 2000s hosting local and national productions.

Sailfish Marina (98 Lake Drive). A destination for the fishing community and popular waterfront dining spot.

Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium (4751 Main Street, Jupiter). Calling all baseball fans! Palm Beach County is home to many MLB team’s spring trainings. Be sure to check out the Craft Corner with over 30 craft beers on tap and local food trucks.

White Trail Social & Garden Club (18877 131st Trail North, Jupiter). A family owned flower farm and nursery that grows specialty roses and other rare ornamentals. Set on 25 acres of scenic land, enjoy walks through the lavender fields, certified butterfly garden habitats, vineyard and browse acres of fragrant roses. White Trail is also home to fluffy resident farm animals that love visitors. Watch for exciting, family friendly plant workshops, petting zoo activities, catch & release fishing, picnic lunch days and more.

With so many young families moving to town, there is no shortage of family friendly activities including, Busch Wildlife Sanctuary (2500 Jupiter Park Drive, Jupiter), Loggerhead Marine Life Center (14200 US Highway 1, Juno Beach) Riverbend of Loxahatchee River Park (9060 W Indiantown Road, Jupiter), and Lighthouse Cove Mini Golf (617 North Highway A1A, Jupiter). The options are endless!

Looking for more recommendations? Explore North County through the eyes of a local with “111 Places in Palm Beach That You Must Not Miss”.

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