In Your Leisure Time...
Tarpon Springs offers many unique events and activities to entertain you.
Antique Stores: Tarpon Avenue is home to a dozen antique stores.
Recreation: Beaches (Sunset Beach and Fred Howard Beach) and Parks (Anderson Park, Coburn Park, Craig Park, and Fred Howard Park) are scattered throughout town.
Sports: The Pinellas Trail, a 34-mile trail spanning the length of Pinellas County, provides running, jogging, and biking fun. Rent a kayak and enjoy kayaking in Spring Bayou, near the inn. Bring your tennis equipment and enjoy the city tennis courts at Craig Park, near the inn.
Fishing: Charter and deep sea fishing excursions depart daily from the Sponge Docks and nearby marinas; and bring your fishing pole for fishing at Spring Bayou, just steps away from The 1910 Inn.
Boating: 90-minute boat tours depart from the Sponge Docks throughout the day and evening for nature tours through the Anclote River and the bayous of Tarpon Springs. Enjoy an island destination at Anclote Key State Park to see the lighthouse, enjoy a stroll, and collect seashells.
Golf: Many local golf courses are sure to please you.
Dining: A pleasing selection of casual and fine dining abounds throughout Tarpon Springs. Annie can recommend some of the local favorites!
Cultural: Tarpon Springs is a cultural gem within Pinellas County and the Tampa Bay area.
Epiphany (the 12th day of Christmas!) is a highlight each year on January 6 with its religious and cultural celebrations that take place at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral around the corner from The 1910 Inn and proceed through town and past The 1910 Inn toward Spring Bayou for the blessing of the water, dove release, tossing of the cross by the Archbishop and cross retrieval by a teenage boy.
Museums (Leepa-Rattner Museum, George Inness Paintings, Safford House, and Heritage Museum) are located throughout Tarpon Springs.
Musical performances, performing arts, and cultural dancing can be enjoyed at the Performing Arts Center, the Cultural Center, Night In The Islands (monthly dates March - November at the Sponge Docks), and Music On The Beach (monthly dates February - November at Sunset Beach).
The Sponge Docks are a wonderful half-day experience of sponge diving history, Greek restaurants, boat tours, shops, and bakeries.
Remember...Innkeeper Annie has lived her entire life in this charming "village", so she is able to help you plan your visit and answer your questions.