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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting two Lighthouse tours this week. This Wednesday, April 17th, the lighthouse is hosting their reoccurring Lighthouse Sunset Tour and on Friday, April 19th the lighthouse is hosting their Lighthouse Moonrise Tour.

Lighthouse Sunset Tour:
Climb to the top of the lighthouse this Wednesday night and take in the spectacular view of Jupiter, the ocean and the incredible Florida sunset. You will event get a change to you’re the Lighthouse Watch room and watch the lighthouse turn on and illuminate the sky. The tours are weather permitting, and children must be 48 inches tall to climb the 105 steps to the top of the lighthouse. Tickets are $20 dollars per person and $15 dollars for Lighthouse Members. Children

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Explore and enjoy natural South Florida by canoeing or kayaking and getting a workout at the same time.  Quietly glide through the calm and cool waters of Jonathon Dickinson State Park, 16450 S.E. Federal Highway, Hobe Sound, on a kayak or canoe. This is a relaxing journey, ideal for observing a manatee in its natural habitat. white tail buck, turtles, varieties of birds as well. Imagine observing water lilies, air plants, Spanish moss, turtles sunning on the bank, and varieties of birds such as great blue heron or osprey.

As we’ve been told, location is everything! Kayak through the magical setting of mangroves where you can catch pelicans nesting. A stroll back in time to experience what the early pioneers of

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Are you aware that the historic Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse is one of the oldest actively functioning lighthouses in the United States?  Learn everything you wish to learn about this historic treasure with one of the 90 plus volunteers from the Loxahatchee River Historical Society.  The volunteers will share local facts with guests who tour the lighthouse. The volunteers share legends and the mesmerizing views from the top of the light to the 80,000+ visitors a year. 

The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse was built in 1860.  In 1853, Congress sanctioned the building of a Lighthouse at Jupiter Inlet.  Jupiter Inlet was one of six sites chosen in the state by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Surveyors. All six-lighthouse projects were assigned to Army Lieutenant

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