- TripBuzz found 245 things to do with kids in or near Tarpon Springs, Florida, including 221 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Tampa, Clearwater, Largo and Dunedin.
- From Fred Howard Park to Sunset Beach, the Tarpon Springs area offers 91 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Aquariums, Beaches and Boat Tours.
- Home to the largest population of Greek Americans than any other US city is the city of Tarpon, Florida. The Greektown District has become a tourist attraction, drawing visitors from around the country to enjoy the culture and attractions of the scenic waterfront city. Visitors can enjoy the traditional Greek cuisine, the local beaches and the accessible off-shore islands.
Built in 1928 and hosting theatre plays, concerts and art movies, the Polk Theatre is known as one of the few places where Elvis sang during his early career tours. The theatre can be rented for special, private occasions.
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A variety of martial arts and close combat training are offered by Wing Chun Kung Fu Downtown Lakeland. They also have classes for discipline and safety for young children along with adult-centered classes with sword and long pole weapons.
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Kids of all ages will enjoy Lakeland's Explorations V Children's Museum. The museum features three floors of hands-on, educational exhibits including an interactive science lab, art gallery, theatre and more.
Offering world-class facilities for Pre-k through grade 12 student-athletes, IMG Academy, has been training future sports stars for more than 30 years. The Academy also trains adult, collegiate, and professionals achieve excellence in their sport of choice.
Lakeland, Florida's Hollis Garden is a large, elaborate formal garden. It features sculptured bushes, elegant floral arrangements, exotic plants, intricate fountains and tasteful statues. There are also numerous places to sit and relax. Admission is free.
Hollis Garden is a large lakeside botanic garden placed within a neo-classical architectural environment. The garden is populated with artistically patterned flower beds, public art, and several running ornamental fountains.
Featuring movies on their second run, Carmike Palm Cinema 3 offers visitors discounted movie tickets compared to first run showings. The theater has a concession stand that offers movie theater standards like popcorn, candy, and refreshments.
Organizing kayaking trips to the region's major waterways, Almost Heaven Kayak Adventures offers visitors eco-tours where they can encounter dolphins, manatees, and tropical birds. One of the highlights of the trip is a path through a mangrove tunnel.