With their iconic features and rich history, lighthouses are popular day-time destinations for visitors — and even residents! — of coastal towns. Your home realtors at The Simmonds Team, Keller Williams Jupiter promise that the one at Jupiter Inlet is sure to delight people of all ages.

From its bold, red color and beautiful waterfront view to its ground-floor museum and guided tours, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum has 5,000 years of regional history just waiting to be explored.

Whether you bring the whole family or make this a solo trip, an outing to the Jupiter Lighthouse and the surrounding area is worth a whole day. So take some time to explore what’s available on-site and around town. Here are your Jupiter Realtor’s top recommendations for a great day out:

Start with a Delicious Breakfast:

The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum doesn’t open until 10 AM, so make sure to enjoy a great breakfast before starting your big day.

  • Lighthouse Diner - this quaint, local favorite boasts upscale diner dishes in a retro-chic environment. Chow down on eggs and toast, a hearty omelette, or even a decadent belgian waffle before your big day. Your experience is sure to be super cute, relaxed, and delicious!

Sit Down for a Local Lunch:

Once you’ve spent a great, long morning exploring everything the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum has to offer, check out this Jupiter staple for a relaxed lunch.

  • Dune Dog Cafe - located only 6 minutes from the lighthouse, this Key West-inspired hot dog joint features an open air patio (with rain protection if needed!) and a robust menu including the infamous Dune Dog along with more upscale seaside choices like crab cakes, fish and chips, and even Bourbon Street chicken.

Visit a Park:

Whether your family includes kids or you just like to walk amongst nature, Jupiter, FL has an endless variety of incredible parks worth exploring. And lucky for you, many of them are very close to the Jupiter Lighthouse! Take some time to relax in the sun at this preferred park before your next adventure in town.

  • Lighthouse Park - you came for the view of the lighthouse and at Lighthouse Park, you can soak it in one more time before continuing on with your day. This park — which features a kids’ playground, soccer fields, public restrooms, and more — is located on the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum property and is only a short walk from the lighthouse itself.

Experience One of Jupiter’s Fine-Dining Restaurants:

  • 1000 NORTH - Trust us: get a reservation to experience 1000 NORTH, one of Jupiter’s newest fine dining establishments. Co-owned by Michael Jordan, this restaurant offers four unique dining areas, each with gorgeous views of the Jupiter Lighthouse as well as Jupiter’s famous intracoastal waterway. The menu will delight guests with adventurous palates and features mouth-watering items like bigeye tuna poke, lobster risotto, and roasted duck.

Grab a Drink:

You’ve had a big day! After dinner, take a stroll to another fabulous location for a nightcap and a gorgeous view of... you guessed it, the lighthouse!

  • U-Tiki Beach - this beautiful beachside restaurant and bar is newer to Jupiter and features breathtaking views that are perfect for watching the sunset or catching a nighttime glimpse of our favorite lighthouse. Grab a specialty cocktail or a glass of wine and enjoy the fresh evening air with the sound of the waves to make your remember the perfect day.

The residential areas surrounding the Jupiter Lighthouse are beautiful and perfect for home-buyers searching for seaside property. Does this sound like an area you want to live year-round? Contact the realtors at The Simmonds Team, Keller Williams Jupiter today to find a house for sale or house for rent that’s perfect for you.

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