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Casual Dining Spots in Port Aransas

As an island destination, a getaway to Port Aransas, Texas practically guarantees you’ll be feasting on fresh seafood dishes at one of its many waterfront eateries. In addition to catering to seafood lovers, the culinary scene in Port Aransas offers Créole and Cajun favorites as well as worldwide cuisines. The laid-back island lifestyle means you barely have to shake the sand from your toes before heading to a nearby restaurant...

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Top Beaches in Port Aransas

The year-round sun and warmth of Texas is what makes it a great place for a getaway no matter the time of year. The beachside town of Port Aransas offers plenty of unique activities for visitors to enjoy. You’ll find many fun and exciting activities to add to your itinerary, but you’ll want to make sure to stop at some of the best beaches in Port Aransas for the ultimate relaxation....

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Our Favorite Breakfast Spots in Port Aransas

Port Aransas is quickly becoming one of America’s favorite beachside destinations due to its sunny weather, opportunities for wildlife spotting, amazing things to do, and fun town atmosphere. Nothing quite kicks off a great day of vacation than a delicious breakfast. Before you hit the beach, be sure to check out one of our favorite breakfast restaurants in Port Aransas! Our Condo Rentals on the Beach Island Cafe For a...

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Port Aransas Fishing Report 01-20-2016

This week’s fishing report from the docks of Deep Sea Headquarters, Port Aransas: Our 8 hour trip this week caught Vermillion Snapper Scamps, Stawberry Grouper and 14.8 lb School Master Snapper – Pending World Record aboard the Pelican with Capt James Wheeler, Pictures and details in next weeks report about the World Record. Our 12 hr trip hauled in nice Amber Jack, Vermillion Snapper and Atlantic Sharpnose Sharks. Had 2...

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Rainy Day Activities in Port Aransas

Port Aransas is a beautiful beachside vacation destination in Texas. Known for its great beaches, natural wildlife, and friendly town atmosphere, Port Aransas is a great place for a getaway for anyone looking to relax and unwind. Although you can likely expect lovely warm and sunny weather in Port Aransas year-round, occasionally you’ll experience a rainy day or two here. However, a bit of rain doesn’t mean that your vacation...

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On the Water Adventures in Port Aransas, Texas

When summer arrives in Port Aransas, residents and visitors alike find their joy in a variety of water activities, both as a way to escape the heat and as a way to enjoy some adventures during their precious time away from the job. As our section of paradise is one of the longest of the barrier islands that can be found on the Texas coast, the opportunities to play are...

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4th of July in Port Aransas, TX

Are you in search of a fantastic beach destination to enjoy your 4th of July weekend? Then look no further than the seaside city of Port Aransas, Texas! Here you’ll find warm and inviting Gulf waters, beautiful sandy shores, and an inviting town atmosphere that will make you feel like you are in your home away from home. For the 4th of July holiday weekend especially, Port Aransas is filled...

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Best Swimming Spots Near Port Aransas

Port Aransas, Texas is a fantastic beachside destination! Located near the northwest tip of Mustang Island, Port Aransas offers you direct access to the warm waters of the Gulf Coast, not to mention lots of fun activities to enjoy both in the water and on land. If you are looking for a great beachside vacation with plenty of great places to swim, then Port Aransas is the vacation destination for...

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Top Tours to Experience in Port Aransas

Those looking for a beautiful vacation destination along the Gulf of Mexico should look no further than a visit to the stunning city of Port Aransas! Located on Mustang Island, Port Aransas is known for its idyllic beaches, fish filled waterways, and tons of natural wildlife. Port Aransas is the perfect destination for anyone looking to reconnect with the water and enjoy breathtaking views. However, for first time visitors, it...

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Its that time of year again for sand, sandcastles, food and fun! Texas Sandfest is back! Texas SandFest is the largest sand sculpting event in the USA. It is the official Texas Sand Sculpture Festival. This event is run completely by volunteers, the popular invitational event draws visitors from around the globe to participate and to watch the fun. Join Texas Sandfest for food, vendors, sun, sand and world class sculptures!...

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