In Your Backyard: Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks

USA Today recently highlighted the Tarpon Spring Sponge Docks as one of the 10 great tourist attractions in the Tampa Bay region.  As you step out on Dodecadese Boulevard you will feel like you have stepped into another time and place.

The Sponge Industry helped build a Working Waterfront Community in Tarpon Springs that is now famous not only for the world’s finest sponges, but for some of the finest Greek restaurants, markets, and bakeries in the country. On Dodecadese Boulevard, you can find boat tours, an aquarium, museum and shops selling local natural sponges.  Visit Tarpon Springs sponge docks, a world away in your own backyard.

What
: Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks
Where:  Dodecanese Blvd, west of Alt 19
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Admission: Varies by Activity
Phone: (727) 937-6109
Website: http://www.spongedocks.net/

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