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Port Aransas is on the more calm and relaxing ends of the Texas beach spectrum. While "chill" might best describe Port A, all of the exciting beach activities, great restaurants and great vacation rental properties make this the Texas beach to bring the family for a memorable yet manageable beach vacation.
Port Aransas beach offers a $12 yearly beach parking pass that can be purchased at City Hall and allows visitors to park along the beach between markers 0 and 62 all year round while offering some free parking between pier 52 and 58. The ample parking and smaller crowds make life easier for the families that are toting their beach gear along for a full day of fun in the Lone Star sun. Port Aransas beach is exceptionally clean and there are portable potties abound for guest use which helps with the cleanliness of the area.
The beach permits for 3 x 3 feet campfires which turns a fun night of camping on the beach into an unforgettable experience for the kiddos. Also rest assured that there are ample lifeguards on duty to make sure of your safety while enjoying some surf, swimming, body-boarding, or just body surfing in the waves.
Port Aransas is known by anglers from all corners of the united States for the abundance of fish in the Gulf of Mexico. Fishing is allowed with the appropriate fishing license and the Texas Parks and Wildlife provides all of the detailed information about fishing in Port Aransas. Before heading out on your next fishing excursion, check out the detailed and often updated Port Aransas fishing Report.
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