Great Texas vacations start in Port Aransas. Sitting on the Texas Gulf Coast, Port Aransas is a great beachfront vacation spot and only a day's drive from nearly anywhere in the state. For air travelers, the Corpus Christi International Airport is only a fifty-minute drive. In Port Aransas, the natives are friendly, the seaside village atmosphere is quaint and fun, and the attitude is definitely "island getaway." Port Aransas is a perfect Texas vacation spot for snowbirds to migrate or families to relax and get away from the big city.
Texas vacation fans know fishing in the Gulf Coast is incredible off Port Aransas, whether you want blue marlin, sailfish, red fish, snapper, tuna or trout. The deep blue waters of this Texas gulf coast area are home to dolphins that dance their water acrobatics to entertain you. In Port Aransas sunbathers and beachcombers will find miles of white sandy beaches, while surfers, boaters and sailors play in the waters off the Texas gulf coast.
In Port Aransas, after enjoying the beach, sight seeing, bird watching (over 500 species call Port "A" home.) or deep sea fishing, you'll find plenty of shops, stores and restaurants to indulge your appetite and your shopping list for a great Texas vacation.
Other popular Port Aransas activities include boating excursions, sunset cruises, horseback riding along the beach, free ferry transportation to the mainland and dance/music clubs. You can even hop the trolley and ride around town.
Meeting planners searching for a new and different small meeting destinations are delighted to discover Port Aransas. With the conference center, Port Aransas provides all the necessary ingredients for a small meeting, company retreat or as part of an incentive travel package. Best of all, Port Aransas is a meeting & Texas vacation destination they'll remember for a long time to come.
Port Aransas has it all for visitors. The tropical weather makes Port Aransas perfect for year around Texas vacations.