Tarpon Springs

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Just 45 minutes north of St. Petersburg and found along the shore of the Gulf of Mexico, Tarpon Springs was named for the fish found in abundance in nearby waters. But it also is known as the "sponge capital of the world," and for its 51 miles of waterfront allure. In addition, its charming downtown center is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Visitors to the Historic District can stroll along brick streets while browsing in art galleries, antiques stores, and specialty shops housed in buildings dating from the late 1800s. For the culturally-minded, the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts and Cultural Centers offer theater, art and historical exhibits, concerts, and other quality programs.

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Airports

Beach

Sunset Beach - Tarpon Springs

Anclote River Park Beach

Gulf Harbors Beach

Robert K. Rees Park Beach

Honeymoon Island Beach

Oelsner Park Beach

Brasher Park Beach

Energy And Marine Center

Mobbly Bayou Preserve

Courtney Campbell Causeway

Tiles

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