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Around Port Aransas

Events and Happenings around the Port Aransas area.  Whether you are visiting or reside in the Port Aransas area it is always good to get know our wonderful island.

Quiet beaches. Lower humidity. Great Rates! What’s not to love? Going to the beach in the fall may seem counterintuitive, but it’s actually one of the best times to visit Port Aransas. Instead of sharing the beach with other tourists, you’ll have more privacy and tranquility on the beloved Texas coastline.

There’s nothing like enjoying a fresh cocktail, delicious glass of wine, or refreshing beer on vacation. Whether you’re looking for a classy bar or a local dive, Port Aransas does not disappoint when it comes to nightlife and mixology. These bars are tried and true favorites with a variety of vibes to satisfy whatever mood you are in.

We know how disappointing it can be to be met by rain on your beach vacation. You’ve come to the island expecting sunshine and a warm breeze – only to be met by a gray skies and a downpour! Luckily, there are plenty of things to do in Port Aransas if you need to wait out some showers – and a sunny day is always just around the corner.

Heading to Port Aransas for a romantic getaway? Take advantage of Port A’s many fine dining options to make for an extra special evening. Far from being beach casual, these classy venues are a great way to spend special time with your significant other. There’s nothing like sharing a great meal and good ambience with the one you love!

Heading to Port Aransas during the Fourth of July? Not only is Port Aransas the perfect destination to enjoy a holiday that epitomizes summertime – the fireworks in Port A do not disappoint. Explosions are set off from Roberts Point Park at 301 JC Bar Blvd and will start around 9:30pm.

Looking to get away with some girlfriends? Port Aransas is the perfect choice! This beautiful island town is within driving distance from many major cities: Dallas (7 hours); Houston (4 hours); Austin (4 hours); San Antonio (3 hours).

If you are heading to Port Aransas for a special occasion, take advantage of some unique experiences to make your trip even more memorable! Whether you’re headed down for a family reunion, bachelor or bachelorette party, or special weekend with friends, here are some activities to consider for an unforgettable getaway: