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Tampa’s Gasparilla Festival: A Friendly Pirate Invasion

One of the unique winter events in nearby Tampa Florida is the Gasparilla Festival: a pirate “invasion” for the whole family to enjoy!   What is it?   The annual Gasparilla Festival celebrates pirate Jose Gaspar, and a battle between him and American forces that supposedly occurred in Tampa Bay in 1821.   Jose Gaspar ...


Fall Festivals near Tarpon Springs

There are a lot of fun festivals taking place each Fall in Tarpon Springs and the surrounding West Central Florida area! Use the links provided below each festival to learn more about them. Be sure to let us know if you have a favorite Fall Festival not on the list!   1. Oktoberfest Events in ...


Historic Sites in Tarpon Springs

As you explore the Tarpon Springs area, keep in mind that our town has some unique, historic places that tell the story of this area and provide interesting activities for visitors and residents.   We’ll highlight a few in this blog post, but you can check out a complete list on the National Register of ...


Things To Do Around Tarpon Springs

When you look for things to do during your visit to the Tarpon Springs area you’ll find that there truly is something for everyone here! Peaceful settings, outdoor activities, beautiful beaches, historic places, fun and adventure…no matter what you’re looking for, this area of Florida’s Gulf Coast offers memorable experiences for all visitors.   With ...


Beaches Near Tarpon Springs Florida

If you like the sun and the sand, then our part of the state offers many options! Tarpon Springs is conveniently located near some beautiful Florida beaches. You can walk to a local park just a few minutes from our Hickory Point RV campground, drive just a few miles to several different beaches, take a ...


Learn More About Native Plants in Tarpon Springs Florida

When you visit Hickory Point RV Park and the surrounding area of Tarpon Springs, you’ll notice an abundance of plant life no matter what time of year. Something is always blooming in Florida!   If you’re interested in learning more about our state’s native plants, then we have some great resources and tips for you. ...


Bird-watching in Tarpon Springs: Year-Round Fun

If you’re staying with us at Hickory Point RV Park, then a love of nature is required! Florida’s Gulf Coast abounds with all types of nature and wildlife, but bird-watching is one activity that is easy and fun for everyone.   Learn a little more about what types of birds make their home in this area, ...


Frequently Asked Questions – Hickory Point RV Park

Are you thinking of visiting us here on Florida’s beautiful Gulf Coast? Learn more about Hickory Point RV Park as we answer some of our guests’ Frequently Asked Questions in this post.   Question: Does the park accept pets?     Yes, polite pets are always welcome. Please note that animals must be on a ...


Fishing in Tarpon Springs Florida (Hickory Point RV Park)

A favorite activity among visitors is fishing: saltwater, freshwater, from a pier or a boat. There are many opportunities to get in on the fun while you’re here in the Tarpon Springs area of West Central Florida!   Our local waterways offer some of the most coveted trophy fish in the world including:   Tarpon ...


Winter Festivals in West Central Florida

If you’re staying at Hickory Point RV Park (or any part of the West Central Florida area) during the winter months, you can enjoy our beautiful weather while visiting some fun, local festivals and events. Here are a few in the Tampa / St. Petersburg / Clearwater area near our Tarpon Springs RV Park.   ...


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