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We started our day at the Tarpon Springs Aquarium! We checked out a live show, fed some animals, and even made friends with a tortoise named Pebbles!
Next, we took a free tasting tour at the Tarpon Springs Distillery! Our tour guide was so knowledgeable, and we learned so many new things about their distillery and spirits.
Checking out the Sponge Docks was one of our favorite stops of the day! There are so many different unique shops, restaurants, and bars to check out. We ended the day with dinner at Hellas Restaurants & Bakery, and you can’t come here without getting the saganaki! Who says no to flaming cheese?!
As an homage to the Greek sponge divers who settled in Tarpon Springs in the early 1900s, enjoy one of the many Greek eateries that line the waterfront Dodecanese Boulevard.
Pack your suit, sunscreen, and head to Fred Howard Park or Sunset Beach for a relaxing beach day. Maybe even bring a book, because these beaches are quiet and beloved by the locals!
The charming Tarpon Springs' downtown is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is lined with antique shops, art galleries, and historic homes dating back to the 1800s.
Tarpon Springs is the Sponge Capital of the World! So exploring the Sponge Docks to purchase a fresh sponge to take home.
Tarpon Springs offers a variety of different boat tours for sponge-diving, shelling, dolphin-watching, and so much more!
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Tarpon Springs is the Sponge Capital of the World! The Sponge Industry helped build the Greek community in Tarpon Springs. Head to the famous Sponge Docks to purchase your own fresh sponge and enjoy authentic Greek food!
Yes! Tarpon Springs is known for their Greek Restaurants in the country, some even say it’s like getting a taste of Greece! From Mama’s Greek Cuisine to Mr. Souvlaki Greek Restaurant, try them all!
Tarpon Springs has something for all ages from boat tours to see dolphins, interacting with the animals at the Tarpon Springs Aquarium, or even playing games at the Replay Amusement Museum!
Not only do they have various farmers’ markets and arts festivals, but they also host huge annual events like the Tarpon Springs Hippiefest, the Sponge Docks Seafood Festival, and the OPA Palooza Greek Festival!
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