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The Ultimate Guide to Winter and Spring in Port Aransas, Texas

When it comes to amazing vacation destinations to enjoy, travelers from near and far are sure to find something that inspires the mind and imagination in Port Aransas, Texas. This captivating city on Mustang Island sits just off the coast of Texas and is adored for its stunning beaches, amazing waterways and natural landmars that make for amazing moments of exploration and discovery. Complete with incredible wildlife, sensational shopping options...

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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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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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Its that time of year again get your binoculars and checklists ready! You may not know but the Coastal Bend is the only spot in the United States where the endangered whooping crane can be seen at close range, and the Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce is celebrating this astonishing natural wonder with an annual festival honoring these grand beautiful birds. Whooping Cranes are not the only birds you will...

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IFA Redfish Tournament April 1st-3rd The IFA Redfish Tour is an exciting “inshore angler” fishing competition that tours the country and this town is one of their stops! The IFA Redfish Tour will be in Port Aransas April 1st-3rd of 2016. This event is put on by Cabelas and considered the “Strongest Grass Roots Inshore Tournament Series”. “Not only is there a renewed excitement of inshore angling, but the Redfish...

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3 Things to Know About Vacationing in Port Aransas in the Spring

Port Aransas is a beautiful place to be in the Spring at the beach in Texas! Although most avoid the party side of Spring Break in March, there are those who enjoy the beautiful beaches of Port Aransas after the party ends. Vacation in Port Aransas tend to lean towards enjoyment, relaxing and taking a break from it all…but sometimes in the summer you don’t receive a very personal and intimate...

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TEXAS SANDFEST: GIANT SAND SCULPTURES AND AMAZING BEACH ACTIVITIES Originally a beach-play date, “The Texas Sandfest” is now the largest sand sculpting contest in the world. What started as something to keep the kids distracted as 2 young mothers relaxed in chairs while helping the kiddos create “sand works” of art is now something regarded as a very popular event that Port Aransas hosts.  And when we say popular, we...

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Top 5 Port Aransas Spring Break Activities in 2016

Spring vacation is a treat before the season! Usually, the weather is fairly warm and mostly sunny, the water warm enough to go for a swim. There are plenty of things to do and go see during Spring Break in Port Aransas. Here’s a list of our top 5 things to do in Port Aransas during spring break, whether you’re with family or chilling with friends! Along with some local...

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Love is in the Port Aransas air with a Hint of Salt-Sweetheart Special 2016

2016 really has a ring doesn’t it? With Valentine’s Day approaching quickly and hearts beating wildly, make sure you give her/him what they want this year. An early spring vacation in February has never broken any hearts and if you’re looking for the thing that will really make your other half smile; a trip to the beach will always be money well spent. Valentine’s Day is usually filled with romantic...

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Are you a South Texas Bird watcher? If so, this is the festival for you! The Whooping Crane Festival is an annual event that celebrates the migration of these magnificent creatures who travel to our Texas coast. This year is the 20th Anniversary of the event put on by the Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce/Tourist Bureau and has indeed been a success throughout the years. Port Aransas has become known...

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