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    Best Stuff To Do In Tarpon Springs, Florida

    Not certain what you should do in Tarpon Springs? Maybe you should add some of these places to your travel plan. Tarpon Springs has a multitude of great libraries and reading rooms. Wherever your interests lie you'll discover a multitude of genres that include Young Adult, Humor And Comedy, and Science. Peruse the magazines and periodicals at New Port Richey Library. Spend a little time at the library and you'll soon be making everyone feel stupid with your new found intellect while citing the great works of Gregory Corso at cocktail parties. In all honesty your Farrah Fawcett poster is not art. So why not see something a little more cerebral at Henry B Plant Museum. Going to the museum will totally surprise your family cause they didn't think you were that classy, so maybe stop at Museum of Fine Arts, or Museum of Science Industry.

    Try something more exciting. Bowling is a great way to be active while drinking and eating fried foods. Hook up with your buds and blow up some pins and enjoy the fun at Dunedin Lanes. Or maybe get your BOWL ON at Lane-Glo Bowl. A plethora of fun activities can be found a short distance from Tarpon Springs. If you want Mini Putt or would like fun ideas, the possibilities are massive. Get going and have some fun, then blog about what a blast you had. Tampa Bay Downs is not too hard to get to, you can also look into Celebration Station or Captain Bligh's Landing while you're in town.

    Need to re-energize afterwards Ice cream is not just for dessert anymore. Looking for a way to cool off? There's lots of ways for you to get your brain freeze on in town. Get to Larry's Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlours, or make an appearance at Express Stop Inc for impeccable strawberry or maybe some delightful hot fudge sundaes. OK let's decompress a little now. Find a cool local hang and enjoy a sufficient number of drinks, or meet someone nice get somewhat ploughed during your time in Tarpon Springs. Try something sophisticated maybe a Chocolate Princess, or maybe a Royale Martini. While in Tarpon Springs check in on the folks at Eagles Nest Lounge, Sports Bar, or Neptune Lounge. Wanna try a different itinerary, no worries just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary
    AMUSEMENTS
    Tarpon Springs, Florida miniature golf courses
    A plethora of things for the kid in all of us are found in and around Tarpon Springs, Florida. If you like attractions or want to plan a family day the options are great. It's up to you. Get up and conquer the day. When you're in Tarpon Springs we recommend Tampa Bay Downs or roll over to Celebration Station for some fun.
    ARTSY PLACES
    Tarpon Springs, Florida art gallery shopping
    Locate photography studios and a wide mixture of local art offerings closeby Tarpon Springs. Whether you are looking for original works or just want to find a place to wear your beret inconspicuously. Check out the vibe at some area galleries, you'll find a mixture of artsy places in Tarpon Springs. Try Art Mart or look into artsy stuff at Arenberg EGON W.
    Mosaic Arts
    (727) 945-9310

    118 E Tarpon Ave#4
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Andes' Shoppe
    (727) 943-8111

    735 Dodecanese Boulevard
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Art Mart
    (727) 789-1144

    3150 Tampa Road
    Palm Harbor, FL 34683


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    Arenberg EGON W
    (727) 942-3955

    3625 Alt 19
    Palm Harbor, FL 34683


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    BARS
    Tarpon Springs, Florida Citywide bar table service
    Identify the best places to hang while enjoying a few Tecate's or meet someone nice get totally hammered during your trip to Tarpon Springs. Sample something exciting perhaps a Kamikaze Blue, Mayflower Martini or perhaps a Butterscotch Martini. While in Tarpon Springs visit Eagles Nest Lounge, Sports Bar or Neptune Lounge. To review all of the possibilities visit the Tarpon Springs, Florida bar directory. Include your favorites in the citywide bar directory.
    Neptune Lounge
    (727) 943-5713

    13 S Safford Ave
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Eagles Nest Lounge
    (727) 938-3465

    1208 N Pinellas Ave
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Eagles's Nest Lounge
    (727) 938-3465

    1208 Alt 19 N
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    D & R Pub
    (727) 942-3361

    1810 Alt 19 S
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    BOWLING
    Tarpon Springs, Florida bowling
    Hook up with your buds and devastate some pins while enjoying yourself at Dunedin Lanes. Bowling is a fun social setting for everyone and we've identified the best lanes in Tarpon Springs, just a mouse click away. Stop by Lane-Glo Bowl. Or to locate other bowling alleys nearby visit the Tarpon Springs, Florida bowling directory. Been to a place that is a real gutterball support our community and add it to our directory.
    Tarpon Lanes
    (727) 938-2893

    41522 Us Highway 19 N
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Lane-Glo Bowl
    (727) 376-1164

    8631 State Road 54
    New Port Richey, FL 34653


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    Dunedin Lanes
    (727) 736-1282

    405 Patricia Ave
    Dunedin, FL 34698


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    Lane-Glo Lanes North
    (727) 848-2566

    6935 Ridge Rd
    Port Richey, FL 34668


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    BRAIN FREEZE
    Tarpon Springs, Florida ice cream directory find frozen yogurt
    Ice cream is not just an after meal treat. Like to try some gourmet ice cream? We have a million ways for you to get your brain frozen in Tarpon Springs. Locate the ultimate Peanut Butter Swirl (Vanilla ice cream with peanut butter swirl) or maybe some traditional strawberry we've got you taken care of. While you're hanging out in Tarpon Springs drop by Larry's Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlours or cruise over to Express Stop Inc. Know of a place with superior hot fudge sundaes or the completely most awesome frozen delights? Let us know here or add it to our directory.
    Larry's Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlours
    (727)938-7618

    735 Dodecanese Boulevard Suite 11
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Muzzie's Ice Cream & Sandwich Shop
    (727)939-0933

    700 South Pinellas Avenue
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Sweeties Inc
    (727)937-8825

    842 Dodecanese Boulevard
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Express Stop Inc
    (727)937-4933

    1215 Gulf Road
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    COFFEE BARS
    Tarpon Springs, Florida coffee bar find
    Where you get your coffee tells people a lot about you and your lifestyle. The choices for flavors and blends change and evolve all the time. Hooking up with the right barista ensures a quality experience. Tarpon Springs has a dozen of great places to get caffeinated. Try some new specialty flavors like Vermont Maple Nut Crunch Flavored Coffee or Pistachio Pudding Flavored Coffee. Try out Lighthouse Coffee when you're in Tarpon Springs. Have a favorite place to get your Raspberry Mocha? Write a review of your favorite place.
    Lighthouse Coffee
    (727) 937-1967



    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Starbucks Coffee
    (727) 934-6968
    Tarpon Ave & US Hwy 19

    40908 Us Highway 19 N
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Dunkin Donuts
    (727) 942-6111

    38611 Us Highway 19 N
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Lighthouse Coffee
    (727) 937-1967



    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    RESTAURANTS
    Tarpon Springs, Florida diner dive food
    Lots of restaurant choices abound in Tarpon Springs from Dim Sum to four star dining there are many possibilities to satisfy your culinary cravings. Peruse the Tarpon Springs, Florida restaurant listings and find some great places to try while you're in town. While you're visiting look into Finish Line Subs or sample some of the other local eateries like International House of Pancakes or Cafe Italia.
    Cafe Italia
    (727) 934-7242

    1810 Alt 19 South
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Finish Line Subs
    (727) 945-8580

    1810 S Pinellas Ave
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    International House of Pancakes
    (727) 945-1303

    40050 USHighway 19 North
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Honey Do Cafe
    (727) 939-8546

    1810 S Pinellas Ave
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    FAIRGROUNDS
    Tarpon Springs, Florida fairground directory
    The local fairgrounds always have amazing stuff to do. If you're looking for something to do this weekend the fairgrounds always have great fun stuff for all. Even when the fair is not in town there are always lots of economical family things to do. From midway attractions to agricultural events and live music the local fairgrounds near Tarpon Springs are a great place to find kid friendly entertainment options. Get the kids in the car and go and see whats going on this weekend at Pasco County Fair Assn Inc.
    FAST FOOD PLACES
    Tarpon Springs, Florida fast food fries
    Need an energy boost that can only be provided by readily accessible yet highly processed food? You're totally covered from pancakes and eggs to late night gluttony satisfy your cravings for something with too many calories in Tarpon Springs. Hungry yet how about a good old Burger King TENDERCRISP Chicken Sandwich or perhaps a nice Sonic Java Chiller, Caramel (20oz)? Find the best local fast food options around Tarpon Springs here in the Citywide Information fast food directory. Make sure to get to Kentucky Fried Chicken or consume mass quantities at Big Jim's Meats & Treats. Buon appetito!
    Big Jim's Meats & Treats
    (727)945-0491

    905 E Klosterman Rd
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Kentucky Fried Chicken
    (727)938-3927

    41286 USHighway 19 North
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Mr Bill's Donut & Deli
    (727)934-0331

    303 S Pinellas Ave
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Golden Eagle Deli and Bakery
    (727)939-9099

    2533 USHighway 19
    Holiday, FL 34691


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    GOLF COURSES
    Tarpon Springs, Florida golf course directory
    Why is golf more fun than baseball or football? Maybe because fat people and skinny people can play golf. Now that's settled so clean off your irons throw your clubs in the car and check out the immaculate municipal courses and driving ranges easily accessible to Tarpon Springs. Wentworth Golf Club has some stimulating bunkers which are complimented by fantastic scenery. Or head to the pro shop at Forest Hills Golf Course, check out the newest gear from Taylormade or impress your buddies with the new Odyssey Black Series Tour Design #6 Blade Putters end your golf day with a trip to the 19th hole Know of a course that's a complete double eagle? Write a review in our listings.
    Tarpon Springs Golf Course
    (727) 937-6906

    1310 S Pinellas Ave
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Cypress Run Golf Co
    (727) 937-3191

    2669 Saint Andrews Blvd
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34688


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    Wentworth Golf Club
    (727) 942-4760

    2990 Wentworth Way
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34688


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    Forest Hills Golf Course
    (727) 934-7317

    5211 Boardwalk St
    Holiday, FL 34690


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    HISTORIC PLACES
    Tarpon Springs, Florida Citywide historic listings
    While your in Tarpon Springs we recommend you get to DUCHESS (Sponge Hooking Boat), N.K. SYMI (Sponge Diving Boat), or ST. NICHOLAS III (Sponge Diving Boat). Tarpon Springs has some really fascinating historical places and building for history buffs to enjoy. Look into the Tarpon Springs, Florida historical places directory to find more great historical places a hop, skip, and a jump from Tarpon Springs. Or browse the Florida historical places directory for the latest information on all of the historical places to see in Florida.
    GEORGE N. CRETEKOS (Sponge Diving Boat)

    Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks at Dodecanes
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    N.K. SYMI (Sponge Diving Boat)

    Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks at Dodecanes
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    ST. NICHOLAS III (Sponge Diving Boat)

    Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks at Dodecanes
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    ST. NICHOLAS VI (Sponge Diving Boat)

    Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks at Dodecanes
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    LIBRARIES
    Tarpon Springs, Florida library listing
    Why go to the library? Books are free: Of course, the most compelling reason to go to the library are the free books! With paperbacks costing an average of about $6, and new hardcovers costing double or triple the price, visit your local library to go easy on your wallet. If you're looking for books in foreign languages, it's good to check out the branches in the ethnic neighborhoods -- they will have a wider selection. mastering the classics such as Little Lord Fauntleroy to superlative and relatively new novels such as Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick. It's all at the library for free! Whether your looking for H.G. Wells or Tim O'Brien, the Tarpon Springs, Florida library directory has a multitude of great places to read. Wherever your interests lie you'll discover a variety of genres including Y/A, Spirituality, Sports, and Psychology. impressing the ladies with your new found intellect while citing the great works of Robert Hass at really hip parties.
    MUSEUMS
    Tarpon Springs, Florida museum find
    Tarpon Springs offers a wide variety of museums and galleries to patrons of the arts. Stroll through the offerings at Henry B Plant Museum or plan a trip to Museum of Fine Arts. Going to the museum is a totally non creepy first date. Need another reason? See the latest blockbuster exhibition Still not convinced? How about stunning renaissance paintings? Still don't know why you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Though you may love it your Dilbert poster is not art so go and see the real stuff at Museum of Science Industry.
    NIGHTLIFE
    Tarpon Springs, Florida Citywide nightspot dance
    Okay we got a babysitter so get ready to get freaky on the dance floor at some hot night places in the nightspot capitol Tarpon Springs. Your friends will stare in admiration while you order your second Cold Shower and show off your Floating techniques at Landons Cafe & Nightclub. Afterwards hit up Pour House or get the party going at Eagles Nest Lounge Make sure to delete all incriminating cell phone pictures and go to Big Jim's Meats & Treats to re-energize with some late night grub. Know a club that's just crazy fun? Be cool and add it to theThe Tarpon Springs, Florida nightlife directory.
    Eagles Nest Lounge
    (727)938-3465

    1208 N Pinellas Ave
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Boat Club
    (727)938-9566

    1761 County Road 71
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Pour House
    (727)937-4725

    210 S Pinellas Ave
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    D & R Pub
    (727)942-3361

    1810 S Pinellas Ave
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    PARKS
    Tarpon Springs, Florida Citywide parks hike
    Tarpon Springs has an interesting selection of local state parks and great recreational areas for those who love the outdoors. Get your Nerf football and bounce to Rotary Field or maybe stop by Centennial Park Branch Library Pasco Cou and check out a copy of Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen, or some other good books and enjoy the solitude and tranquil setting at Tarpon Sports Complex. When you are in Tarpon Springs locals advise taking in the pleasant surroundings at Highland Nature Park.
    SHOPPING
    Tarpon Springs, Florida shopping mall find
    You're feeling good and you're in the mood to take care of yourself you don't need a reason, we understand. It's always time to shop! Whether you're looking for established designers like Zac Posen or want to tell your girlfriends about the cool designer Balmain item you got this weekend. Tarpon Springs has wide ranging possibilities to get your shop on look into The Tarpon Springs, Florida shopping directory to find shopping malls with boutiques and merchandise from Abdul Halder, Slouchyz, Herve Leger By Max Azria, and Meadham Kirchhoff. When you're in Tarpon Springs check out Kmart, or roll to Pier 1 Imports for something more casual find great sale stuff.
    Beall's
    (727) 944-3655

    41318 Us Highway 19 N
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Kmart
    (727) 934-0841

    41232 US Highway 19 N
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Big Lots
    (727) 945-9505

    41306 Us Highway 19 N
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Pier 1 Imports
    (727) 787-5776

    31650 Us Highway 19 N
    Palm Harbor, FL 34684


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    SPAS / SALONS
    Tarpon Springs, Florida Citywide spa salon rejuvenating
    Its way better to be a woman it's just easier C'mon you can rationalize spending a weeks pay on a purse, you can put up with small children, if fact, you enjoy them, and you can have guy friends and not worry about what people think. It's all good but, you gotta come correct whether you gotta get an anti-oxidant and pollution-fighting facial, calming massage treatments, a brazilian blowout or your feet look like you just escaped from prison. Taking care of yourself is more important than ever and you need to stay on top. It's all good. We've got the connections you have to have to stay ahead of the game and be beautiful in Tarpon Springs. Review all your options in the Tarpon Springs, Florida Spas and Salons Listings.
    Johnny's Barber Shop
    (727) 937-9437

    530 Hill St
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Sanderson James C MD - St Luke's Catarac
    (727) 938-2020

    43309 Us Highway 19 N
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Great Cuts
    (727) 934-8989

    40164 Us Highway 19 N
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    Asia Nails
    (727) 944-4889

    40954 Us Highway 19 N
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689


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    THEATRE / ARTS
    Tarpon Springs, Florida theater arts directory
    Tarpon Springs has a vibrant selection of avant garde theatre offerings that are closely accessible. Taking in the theatre is a fantastic way to show your girl you're not a knuckle dragging troglodyte and the best part is you don't have to wear 3D glasses. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Check into local productions of the classics like Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee: Lauded playwright Edward Albee's award-winning masterpiece offers a fictitious look at the lives of two couples as the older of the two grow drunker and begin hurling abuses each other and their companions. Or find local interpretations of entertaining musicals like Beauty and the Beast. Check out the Tarpon Springs, Florida theatre and performing arts directory for details. We recommend you check out Abbey Entertainment or Little Theatre of Clearwater Reservation when you're in town.
    WORLD FLAVORS
    Tarpon Springs, Florida italian food directory
    Are you tired of getting your dinner from 7 eleven? No problem, Tarpon Springs has tasty places to get your tastebuds to far away places. Ristorante Francesco for sure is a tasty possibility or take your spicy cravings to China One for all the details or to find the best meatball sandwiches while your visiting Tarpon Springs check out the Tarpon Springs, Florida world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got awesome Tempura or grindable teriyaki shrimp show some love and write them a boss review.
    China One
    (727)447-6681

    1875 North Highland Avenue
    Clearwater, FL 33755


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    Purple Pizza Eaters Inc
    (813)926-1102

    7605 Gunn Highway
    Tampa, FL 33625


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    George Donohue's Crabs
    (727)526-5101

    4600 N 62nd Ave
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33781


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    Ristorante Francesco
    (813)910-0751

    1441 Fletcher Avenue East
    Tampa, FL 33612


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    ZOOS
    Tarpon Springs, Florida flamingo zoo directory
    You haven't been to the zoo in ages right? So time to get back, with all the walking from exhibit to exhibit it's a great way to learn while getting some exercise. Between running around searching for the Puma enclosure and the Turtles attractions find a moment to take some pictures with the zoo's freaky and interesting inhabitants. When you're looking for something a little on the wild side in Tarpon Springs check out the haps Florida Aquarium, or for more zoos and wild places clicky click on the Tarpon Springs, Florida zoo and botanical gardens directory.

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    About Tarpon Springs


    Tarpon Springs is a city in Pinellas County, Florida, United States. The population was 21,003 at the 2000 census. According to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2004 estimates, the city had a population of 22,554. Tarpon Springs is notable for having the highest percentage of Greek-Americans of any city in the US. Downtown Tarpon has long been a focal point and is currently undergoing beautification.
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    Tarpon Springs, Florida History

    The region, with a series of bayous feeding into the Gulf of Mexico, first attracted attention as a place for winter homes about 1876. Some of the newly arrived visitors spotted tarpons jumping out of the waters and so named the location Tarpon Springs. The first Greek immigrants arrived to this city during the 1880s, when they were hired to work as divers in the growing sponge harvesting industry.In 1905, John Cocoris introduced the technique of sponge diving to Tarpon Springs. Cocoris recruited Greek sponge divers from the Dodecanese Islands of Greece, in particular Kalymnos, Symi and Halki leading, by the 1930s, to a very productive sponge industry in Tarpon Springs, …Read More
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    Tarpon Springs, Florida Geography

    According to the United States Census Bureau, the city of Tarpon Springs has a total area of 16.9 square miles (43.7 km²). 9.1 square miles (23.7 km²) of it is land and 7.7 square miles (20.0 km²) of it (45.83%) is water.
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    Tarpon Springs, Florida Attractions

    The shops along Dodecanese Avenue in the Sponge Dock District of Tarpon Springs are still thriving as both a historic and a current tourist destination. The street winds its way from the bayou towards the Tarpon Springs Aquarium at the far end. Along the way it passes the marina and Sponge Boats docked along the north side of the street and the Historic Sponge Exchange on the south. There are many restaurants serving traditional Greek cuisine and fresh seafood that dot the street as well as quaint boutiques that sell everything from real sponges to imported goods. The street is narrow and reminiscent of a seaside village in Greece, with delivery trucks parked in the right …Read More
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