Tarpon Springs Things to Do

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  • 1. Five Fish, Inc

    My husband bought me a beautiful Alex and Ani bracelet from Five Fish so I went to the Sponge Docks to check out the shop. I was amazed by the huge selection of beautiful jewelry and accessories -...

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  • 2. Florida Tarpons

    If you happen to be in Naples Florida, don't forget to watch the game of the season. It will be fun and exciting because I for one did have the grandest time...

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  • 3. Fred H Howard Park, Bayside Picnicking

    The lush tropical picnic grounds of this part are developed so that large groups can reserve their own space. But, this part of the park is also popular for...

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  • 4. Tarpon Springs Cultural Center

    The Tarpon Springs Cultural Center has a variety of actives, but for starters there's the building that houses them. This neoclassical style brick building was...

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  • 5. St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church

    Dedicated in 1942, after the sponge boom had largely ended, the Orthodox Church has presented a lasting edifice of Greek influence in this town for past 70...

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  • 6. Browse the Greek Fishing Village

    Many of the older shops and restaurants were buildings used in the sponge industry at one time. Others were originally restaurants and fish markets that catered...

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  • 7. Wander the Sponge Docks

    Probably the best thing to do is simply to wander along the docks, enjoying the fresh sea air and breezes that frequent Tarpon Springs along the waterfront....

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  • 8. Sponge Diver Tours

    For those willing to shell out considerable dough, there's a two hour tourist cruise into the Gulf of Mexico and a chance to watch a sponge diver harvest a...

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  • 9. Sponge Diver Memorial

    As the stock in shallower waters diminished, sponge divers were forced to adapt and dive deeper. But, there are risks with diving, and frankly the heavy bronze...

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  • 10. Weeki Wachee - 1985

    In 1985, when I was about 10 years old, we did a nine-day family vacation from our home in Pennsylvania to Florida. We drove down to Florida, and stayed at a...

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  • 11. Sponge Docks Divers Monument

    Along the sponge docks you will find a statue of a diver and a plaque for the sponge divers. The statue is dedicated to those Tarpon Springs residents who died...

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  • 12. Tarpon Springs - Historic Downtown District

    Downtown Tarpon Springs is nearby, but distinctly different than the Sponge Docks area. The downtown area has a traditional Main Street feel, with lots of...

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  • 13. The Sponge Docks

    From around 1900 until the end of WWII the Tarpons Springs sponge industry was huge. It is said this was, for several decades, the largest industry in Florida....

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  • 14. Nearby Dunedin

    Dunedin is home to Honeymoon Island and Caladesi Island State Park. The town's best feature, one really lacking from a lot of this area's cities, is the...

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  • 15. tarpon ave.

    tarpon ave. is a shopping street in downtown tarpon springs. tarpon ave. is lined with shops and restaurants and is not as touristy as dodecanese blvd and the...

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  • 16. tarpon springs aquarium

    the tarpon springs aquarium is located on dodecanese blvd. near the sponge docks. this interesting aquarium has a living reef with a collection of sharks,...

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  • 17. dolphin deep sea fishing

    located at the sponge docks on dodecanese blvd is dolphin deep sea fishing. here you can go on an off shore fishing trip to catch gouper and snapper. the...

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  • 18. sponge docks

    pictured is a sponge boat docked on dodecanese blvd in downtown tarpon springs. the sponge docks is the most visited area of tarpon springs. at the docks you...

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  • 19. dodecanese blvd

    just off of US 19 ALT in downtown tarpon springs dodecanese street is the main tourist area of tarpon springs. dodecanese blvd runs by tarpon springs harbor and...

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  • 20. Great way to spend a day!!

    My family and I visit Sponge Docks every so often when the weather's nice. Sponge Docks is a waterside shopping and dining area. It's famous for its sponges...

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  • 21. Who lives in a pineapple under the sea?

    The sponge dock area is a nice place to walk, shop at the many shops, get something to eat, and relax. After that, take a sponge tour. You'll ride a boat a...

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  • 22. Sun Line cruises

    We recommend the Sun Line "sea fari" cruise. It goes down the river to the Gulf of Mexico, pointing out various wildlife along the way. We also saw several...

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  • 23. If you happen to be in the...

    If you happen to be in the area January 6, than you’ll witness awesome Epiphany Day Celebration when local folks dive for the Epiphany cross thrown into the...

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  • 24. Fred H Howard Park, Beach Side Bathing

    There's a causeway that leads to a sandbar island with plenty of beach access on both the bayside and gulf side. See the water sports tip for this place.

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  • 25. Sponges and more sponges

    See my shopping tip on how to buy sponges and other items, but suffice to say this place has plenty of shops selling sponges, and it's definitely fun to browse...

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