Port Aransas is the premier vacation destination for beach, sun and family fun! Wiggle your toes in the sand! Reel in a redfish, captain a kayak, search for seashells, birdwatch, shop coastal stores and dine in island style restaurants. Our tranquil, tropical community boasts miles of natural beaches, gentle gulf breezes and just-right weather making our island a perfect, peaceful get away. Get close to the water and away from the crowds. Stay for a weekend or a week in choice accommodations -from quaint cottages to beachfront condos and RV parks to camp grounds.
English settler built ranch house on site in 1855; later developed as popular fishing village. Spring and summer visitors swell population by thousands. Lodging choices range from quaint cottages to resort condominiums and beach houses. Outstanding fresh seafood shops and restaurants offer a variety of cuisine and musical talent abounds at evening nightspots. Catch the trolley to boutiques and art galleries filled with unique coastal treasures. U.S. Coast Guard Station located here.
Enjoy miles of beautiful open beaches, dolphins frolicking in the channel, gentle gulf breezes and warm welcoming weather. A variety of activities are available from kayaking and beachcombing for shells to kite-surfing, jet skiiing, parasailing and surfing.