Timbers Jupiter, picturesquely situated along one of Jupiter, Florida’s most pristine golf courses, is a haven for families seeking a blend of adventure, education, and relaxation, offering a gateway to endless year-round activities and things to do in Palm Beach County. From hands-on science exhibits to captivating wildlife encounters, every visit promises memorable moments.

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1. Cox Science Center and Aquarium

The Cox Science Center and Aquarium is a must-visit destination for families. This vibrant center boasts 100 hands-on indoor and outdoor exhibits designed to engage and educate visitors of all ages. Marvel at the 10,000-gallon aquarium – one of Florida’s largest – showcasing a stunning array of local and exotic marine life. For those intrigued by the stars, the Marvin Dekelboum Planetarium and newly-renovated observatory offer a glimpse into the wonders of the universe. For an immersive experience into the diverse ecosystem that makes South Florida unique, stop by the interactive Everglades exhibit.

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday from 9 AM – 5 PM, Saturday & Sunday from 10 AM – 6 PM
Location: 4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach, Florida 33405
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2. Palm Beach Zoo

A trip to the Palm Beach Zoo offers a day of exploration and discovery. As Florida’s top-rated zoological experience, the zoo provides close encounters with wildlife, from two-toed sloths to majestic jaguars. The upper portion of the zoo features a fascinating Mayan exhibit, adding an element of historical intrigue to your visit. Don’t miss the Florida Wetlands exhibit, where you can learn about the rich biodiversity of West Palm Beach’s backyard. Kids receive free admission in June and July.

Opening Hours: Daily from 9 AM – 5 PM
Location: 1301 Summit Boulevard, West Palm Beach, Florida 33405
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3. Lion Country Safari

Experience the thrill of a safari without leaving Florida at Lion Country Safari. As the state’s only drive-through safari and walk-through amusement park, this attraction lets you get up close and personal with species from 6 continents. Enjoy animal feeding experiences, encounter exotic species, and discover rides and water park attractions. The Safari Splash Sprayground offers a refreshing break, while the various food and shopping options ensure a full day of fun and adventure for the entire family.

Opening Hours: Daily from 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Location: 2003 Lion Country Safari Road, Loxahatchee, Florida 33470
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4. Lighthouse Cove Mini Golf

Lighthouse Cove features two wheelchair and stroller-accessible courses, each with 18 holes and featuring impressive scenery of sea life, boats, waterfalls, and caves. Located just a block from Jupiter’s beautiful beaches, Lighthouse Cove offers family-friendly mini golf and delicious casual dining. Savor premium burgers served with the unique Surf Sauce at The Burger Shack, then cool off with a treat from 3 Scoops, offering premium ice cream and milkshakes.

Opening Hours: Daily from 10 AM – 11 PM
Location: 617 North Highway A1A, Jupiter, Florida 33477
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5. Craft Haus

Unleash your creativity at Craft Haus, a welcoming ‘Paint Your Own Pottery’ studio in North Palm Beach. This venue provides a variety of pieces for you to transform into your own works of art. Whether you’re a young beginner or an experienced artist, Craft Haus offers both adult and children’s activities, making it an ideal activity for all ages.

Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday from 10 AM – 9 PM, Sunday from 11 AM – 6 PM
Location: 1201 US Highway One Suite 35, North Palm Beach, Florida 33408
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6. Downtown Palm Beach Gardens

Downtown Palm Beach Gardens is a vibrant destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment. This bustling area is home to boutique stores, renowned restaurants, and a variety of entertainment venues. Kids will love the carousel and interactive fountains, while all ages can enjoy the cinemas, specialty markets, and unique restaurants.

Opening Hours: Monday – Thursday from 11 AM – 7 PM, Friday – Saturday from 11 AM – 9 PM, Sunday from 12 PM – 6 PM
Location: 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Avenue, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410
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7. Busch Wildlife Sanctuary

Just minutes from Timbers Jupiter, Busch Wildlife Sanctuary provides a unique opportunity to learn about Florida’s native wildlife and natural environments. This sanctuary combines a nature center with a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center, offering visitors an enriching educational experience. Explore nature trails that wind through diverse habitats and encounter native animals such as birds of prey, Florida panthers, alligators, and black bears.

Opening Hours: Daily from 10 AM – 4:30 PM
Location: 17855 Rocky Pines Road, Jupiter, Florida 33478
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8. Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Dedicated to ocean conservation and education, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is a fascinating destination. This non-profit facility houses sea turtles and other coastal creatures, providing a glimpse into the preservation of marine life of South Florida. Take part in Eco Experiences, exciting hands-on ocean preservation experiences like turtle nest excavation and a guided turtle watch. Admission is free, but donations are welcome and support the preservation and rehabilitation of local wildlife.

Opening Hours: Daily from 10 AM – 5 PM
Location: 14200 U.S. Highway 1, Juno Beach, Florida 33408
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Private Golf Residences at Timbers Jupiter

The residences at Timbers Jupiter offer some of the best golf access in the world. Situated in Palm Beach County, Timbers Jupiter resides on a prestigious Jack Nicklaus course and is within easy driving distance of a litany of top-tier courses that rank among the best in America.