Tarpon Springs, FL
Last summer, my family and I took a trip to Tarpon Springs, FL. In this review, I will be sharing with you all the fun sights and places to see in Tarpon Springs.
Tarpon Springs is located in Pinellas County, Florida. If you’re thinking of taking a trip to Tarpon Springs, expect to pay about $15-$20 for all-day parking. If you’re worried about finding a place to park, know that all parking is either metered or parking lots. While you’re out enjoying the sights be sure to pay attention to the different times each shop is open, since hours may vary. The Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks open at 10:00 am and stay open till 10:00 pm. Most of the shops also may open around this time and close around 6 or 8 pm.
While visiting Tarpon Springs, be sure to wear comfy, cool clothing, such as shorts, a t-shirt, flip flops or sneakers. Don’t forget to wear sunscreen because the weather there is hot! Be sure to bring a camera to take pictures of all the amazing sights. If your thinking about swimming at one of the many beaches there make sure you bring a bathing suit. Don’t forget to bring money for parking, souvenir shops, dining, etc.
The amount of time you stay in Tarpon Springs depends on what you’re planning to see/do while you’re there. If you do plan to sleep over, some local hotels include Tarpon Inn and Tarpon Shore Inn. While there be sure to visit Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks, Fred Howard Park, Howard Beach, Tarpon Springs Aquarium, and so much more. If you’re getting hungry, different restaurants include Rusty Bellies Waterfront Grill and Hellas Restuarant and Bakery.
I hope you have an amazing time visiting this interesting and fun place!