Exploring the Many Gems of Tarpon Springs

Experience Greek Culture 

Say good-bye to harsh winters when you stay at The Meadows, a resort where residents don’t have to shovel snow or drive in icy conditions. It’s located in Tarpon Springs, Florida, a historic town that is drenched with sunshine and filled with wonderful Greek culture. Tourists flock here to see the famous sponge docks, browse gift shops and indulge in delicacies like baklava and fresh pita bread. Most Floridians consider the town one of the state’s most sparkling gems.

St. Nicholas Cathedral

When exploring the area, be sure and stop at the St. Nicholas Cathedral, a stunning Greek Orthodox church with works of art on the ceiling and stained glass windows. Admission is free. The address is 36 N. Pinellas Avenue.

Local Events and Attractions

Every month, it’s fun to attend First Friday, when the downtown area comes alive with music, art vendors and food. Each month has a different theme. The events are wonderful opportunities to soak up local color. The Meadows also isn’t far from Clearwater beaches and the many attractions in Tampa such as Busch Gardens, Lowry Park Zoo, and The Florida Aquarium. In addition, sports enthusiasts will enjoy attending the home games of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Lightning and Tampa Bay Rays.

Those who stay at the resort love the friendly vibe, caring atmosphere and vibrant activities calendar. For more information or to schedule a tour, call (727) 940-2927 or email TheMeadows@CoveCommunities.com. The address is 505 Anclote Boulevard, Tarpon Springs, FL.