CLEARWATER TO TARPON SPRINGS


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The Florida Motorcycle Expo, Clearwater, Fl, Feb 19, 2017. Copyright: missrega / 123RF Stock Photo

This Florida motorcycle ride is considered a shorter ride because it is about 0.75 hours in duration not counting stops along the way and is approximately 14 miles (22.5 km) in length.

Directions:

From your starting point at the intersection of State Road 60 / Court Street and Alt19 / South Myrtle Ave:

·         From SR60 turn north on Alt19 / South Myrtle Ave

·         Alt19 will take you all the way to Tarpon Springs and beyond but for this ride our destination will be the Tarpon Springs Historic Sponge Docks

·         South Myrtle becomes North Fort Harrison Ave as you continue north on Alt19

·         Then North Fort Harrison puts you onto Edgewater Drive as you cruise along past scenic water views and time worn waterfront homes still on Alt19

·         Alt 19 turns right at Main Street, Dunedin, however, if instead you turn left you will see Best Western Plus Yacht Harbor Inn and beyond it Bon Appetit Restaurant and Bar, a waterfront seafood restaurant with a patio

·         Continuing on Alt19 it turns left onto Broadway

·         But if you don’t take the left turn you will enter historic downtown Dunedin, a street lined with shops

·         Back on Broadway / Alt19 at 1012 Broadway, Dunedin you will see a small storefront known as 7venth Sun Brewery, a craft brewery open noon til midnight Monday to Saturday and noon to 10 pm Sunday

·         Continuing north you will find Dunedin House of Beers at 927 Broadway, Dunedin, another craft brewery open everyday noon to 3 am

·         Broadway becomes Bayshore Blvd / Alt19

·         Then at Causeway Blvd a left turn would take you to Honeymoon Island State Park and its 6 miles of stunning beach

·         Back on Bayshore Blvd / Alt19 you transition to Palm Harbor Blvd and continue north through Palm Harbor

·         Eventually Palm Harbor Blvd becomes Pinellas Ave

·         Watch for Dodecanese Blvd on the left which takes you to your destination, the Tarpon Springs Historic Sponge Docks, the heart of an early Greek settlement

·         Dodecanese is lined with shops and restaurants and at 850 Dodecanese Blvd you will find Aquarium Tarpon Springs open Monday to Saturday 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday noon to 5 pm

We hope you have a great motorcycle tour and remember, if you drink, know your limit and stick to it. Thanks for visiting MotorcyclingFlorida. For road construction and traffic info check www.pinellascounty.org/PublicWorks. For map click here. For things to see and do at the Sponge Docks click here. For things to do at Clearwater go here.


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