Looking for a great place to escape from a cold winter? Snowbirds look no further! Become a Winter Texan and head over to Port Aransas, located on the gulf coast just 25 minutes from Corpus Christi and about 4 hours from Austin and Houston. Port Aransas is a popular destination for Snowbirds seeking a warm climate and wanting to avoid crowded Florida winter destinations. Retirees and Winter Texans from all over the United States enjoy the subtropical climate, flowing palm trees, miles of sandy beaches, and numerous events and recreational activities for Snowbirds of all interests offered by Port Aransas.
Port Aransas, Texas
Winter Texans visiting Port Aransas are captivated by its unique history. Port Aransas was once a stomping ground for pirates, including the famous Jean Lafitte that traveled the seas hundreds of years ago. Legend has it that Lafitte buried treasure on the shores of Port Aransas and today thousands of Snowbirds and other guests peruse the white sandy beaches in search of treasure. Port Aransas is also home to hundreds of species of fish, shrimp, dolphins, and is a winter home for many North American birds, including the endangered whooping crane. The natural environment provides a great setting for many Winter Texans to enjoy fishing and birding.
Snowbirds will find that Port Aransas and nearby towns including the city of Corpus Christi offer Winter Texans of all interests a variety of recreational activities, events, attractions and other exciting things to do. Snowbirds enjoy golfing, shopping at local outlet centers and malls and visiting the many exciting Corpus Christi attractions including. Local attractions offer senior citizen discount days and some offer low daily rates for Winter Texans. Other attractions offer educational lectures specifically for Snowbirds. The Corpus Christ Medical Center is a member of the nationwide Senior Friends organization, in which Winter offers Winter Texans day trips, extended travel opportunities, exercise programs and facilities, healthy living classes, computer classes, as well as arts and crafts, table games and more for Winter Texans. Many other fairs, auctions, festivals, and other special events including health fairs, a home and garden expo, Ranching Heritage Festival and the annual Mr. and Mrs. Winter Texan contest are available to Winter Texans in Port Aransas.
- Botanical Gardens
- Wildlife Refuge
- Texas State Aquarium
- Art Museum of South Texas
- USS Lexington
- Museum of Science and History
- Padre Island National Seashore
- Corpus Christi Ballet
- State Parks
Port Aransas Area Services
Port Aransas has a lot to offer its Winter Texans. From comfortable condominiums and luxurious resorts to RV parks, lodges and hotels, all Snowbird lodging needs and desires are met. Area pharmacies and the friendly staff at the Corpus Christi Medical Center are ready to assist Winter Texans with any medical attention that is needed. Port Aransas is also home to numerous fine dining and casual restaurants offering a variety of meal options that are sure to tempt a Winter Texans' taste buds.
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