Heather’s travelogue

Entrance to Mystery Spot

Entrance to Mystery Spot

When you arrive at the Mystery Spot you are offered a time for a tour, granted they are not all filled up at the time of arrival. It is suggested that you are at the window 30 minutes prior to your scheduled time. The entrance is a good place to wait until it is time for the tour.

Gathering Oyster Shells

Gathering Oyster Shells

At low tide there are many species of marine life that become visible; horseshoe crabs, jellyfish, all types of native shells and birds that love to fish.

Venus Watching at Sundown

Venus Watching at Sundown

The causeway leading to Green Key Park is a good place to bring a telescope as there is not much light pollution in this area.
Tip: Bring insect repellant year round.

Florida Wildflowers

Florida Wildflowers

These beautiful blanket flowers greet you as you enter the park.

Green Key Sunset

Green Key Sunset

This is the view from the beach of the sunset out over the Gulf of Mexico.

The Intel Museum Self-Guided Tour

The Intel Museum Self-Guided Tour

At the Intel Museum they offer Multimedia self-guided via PDA and headphones with informative facts about their displays and activities.
Guided tours are also available for groups.

Computer Chip Wafer

Computer Chip Wafer

Do you ever wonder what exactly IS inside an Intel processor? Once you have visited this fun hands-on museum you'll never need to wonder again!

The Intel Museum

The Intel Museum

This is one of the must see icons on the self-proclaimed geek's vacation itinerary of Silicon Valley.
As an added bonus: admission and parking are free.

The Mystery Spot

The Mystery Spot

Without this bright yellow sign finding the Mystery Spot would have been difficult as this place is so off the beaten path.

Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks

Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks

Sponges galore are for sale in most of the shops on the Sponge Docks.