"ZenGator's Tarpon Springs Briefing" Tarpon Springs by ZenGator
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Tarpon Springs is a unique and interesting town. Years ago, sponge divers from Greece came here to harvest the many sponges in the warm, shallow waters off the Gulf coast. Today, the remaining sponge divers mainly dive for tourists' cameras, but Greek culture runs strong through the town.
If you're in the Tampa Bay area for a week or more, it's worth the trip to spend an afternoon in Tarpon Springs. The town is located in northern Pinellas County about 20-30 minutes from St. Pete and 30-40 minutes from Tampa.
The sponge dock area is a nice place to walk, shop at the many shops, get something to eat, and relax. After that,... more travel advice
Howard Park is a unique location in southern Tarpon Springs. There's a regular picnic and play park on the coast, then a... more travel advice
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