Introduction to Tequesta, Florida
Tequesta, Florida, in Palm Beach county, is 18 miles N of West Palm Beach, Florida and 82 miles N of Miami, Florida. The village benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the West Palm Beach Boca Raton metropolitan area. Tequesta’s population is approximately 5,273.
The name Tequesta is derived from the Indian term for Biscayne Bay. Tequesta is today an upscale village in Palm Beach County, Florida, which was established on April 30, 1909.
Tequesta and nearby Attractions
- Burt Reynolds & Friends Museum
- Zora Neale Hurston House
- John D. MacArthur Beach State Park
- Palm Beach Zoo
Things To Do In Tequesta
The Saint Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park, located on the Intercoastal Waterway, provides opportunities for scuba diving, boating, fishing, snorkeling, swimming and picnicking. Coral Cove Park and the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens are nearby as well.
Palm Beach International is the nearest major airport.
Tequesta Higher Education
Palm Beach Atlantic College, Palm Beach Community College, Indian River Community College, Florida Atlantic University and Keiser College are all accessible from Tequesta.