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Stories and Tips Tarpon Springs

A Ceremony worth Experiencing

Written by reel potential on 17 Jul, 2003

I was asked to find a religious historical festival in Florida and believe me there are quite a few. But my favorite by far is the Ephinany in Tarpon Springs. You start with the incredible Cathedral built as a replica to the First Christian Church…Read More

Playing Golf

Written by Tolik on 10 Aug, 2002

If you play golf than you probably know that Florida is unofficial golf capital of the US because the state has more golf courses that any other state. You would like to play golf, than the Westin Innisbrook Resort at Tarpon Springs has its…Read More

Soak up the History!

Written by Gigi on 30 Mar, 2002

The sponge business has been part of the history here as early as the late 1880's when sponge fisherman brought their sponges from Key West to cure on the beaches in the area. In 1889, John Cheney, a Philadelphia banker, started building warehouses to make it…Read More

Spring Bayou

Written by Gigi on 30 Mar, 2002

The site of many activities held by the Greek community in Tarpon Springs, most notably the cross diving that is part of the Epiphany celebration of the Greek Orthodox church which takes place January 6th. The bayou is surrounded by many lovely Victorian style homes,…Read More

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