Beautiful saltwater bayous and the famous sponge docks in Tarpon Springs shape this community of new residences, relaxing Sunline Cruises and sightseeing. The community, founded by Greek sponge divers at the turn of the century, is full of Mediterranean heritage that every visitor experiences. The annual feast of Epiphany in Tarpon draws visitors from all over the country as well as the finest Greek Food in the area. Sightseeing cruises with Sunline Cruises on the Anclote River on the Gulf of Mexico are just some of the activities available, along with the art festivals and fishing in Tarpon. Please visit the Tarpon Chamber for a list of guides to help your fishing in Tarpon Springs a more memorable one.
If you want a very unique experience, please visit the sponge docks because it will take you back in time as there are many sponge diving tours and events that will keep you occupied all day long. This is one of the best things to do in Tarpon Springs. Make sure to bring your camera because you will not find this experience on the sponge docks in Tarpon anywhere else in Florida. Many visitors purchase these sponges and use them for everyday use!
The Greek food in Tarpon is impeccable and there are plenty of local Greek restaurants to suit your taste. Some of the restaurants in Tarpon Springs offer a unique environment such as Rusty Bellies at the end of the pier. If you want to enjoy one of the finest seafood restaurants around, don’t miss out on Rusty Bellies. Here is a list of a few Greek Restaurants to check out: The Original Mama Maria’s - Costas Greek Cuisine - Mamas Greek Cuisine - Halki Greek Market
Many art festivals are held here because of the laid back vibe of the community and the fact that many local artists live within the community. If you are interested in visiting an art festival in Tarpon, please visit the Tarpon Chamber of Commerce for dates and times of these wonderful events.
Visit us to enjoy a very exciting day of fishing in Tarpon Springs! This very particular region of the Gulf is a well known resource for marine resources and fishing. Many fish including Grouper , Snapper, Grunts, Amberjack and Tarpon call this area their home. Don’t miss out on Tarpon Springs fishing because you will have the time of your life. Call the chamber for more details on fishing and chartering. Many visitors will travel with Sunline Cruises in Tarpon because of their customer service and memorable experiences among visitors.
For the finest Greek Food, best fishing in Tarpon, and guides to art festivals, please visit the Chamber of Commerce on Orange Street!