Warmer Weather Activities In Port Aransas
Spring Into Fun In Port A!
Warm weather and sunshine-filled days beckon you to get out and explore! Port Aransas, TX is your vacation destination full of adventure. If you’re heading to Port A for a little fun in the sun, make sure to put these activities on your to-do list:
TEXAS’ Fishing Capital is an angler’s escape, whether you’re a novice or a pro. Grab your poles, make a pit stop at one of the local bait and tackle shops and head out to reel in that big catch. Whether dockside, off the Port Aransas Jetty, on the pier or out in open water on a charter boat, when you’re fishing in Port Aransas you’ll find plenty of trout, redfish and flounder to hook. Clean and grill up your fresh catch when you book one of Silver Sands vacation homes or condos with a fish cleaning station and backyard BBQ grill. Or, take that prize catch to one of Port A’s local eateries and have them prepare it just the way you want as you savor a tropical drink and a water-filled view.
Nature lovers flock to the shores of Port A for peace, tranquility and endless birding opportunities. Boasting six birding sites along the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail, Port A is a bird-lover's favorite. Make sure to check out the Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center, the Port Aransas Nature Preserve and Mustang Island State Park. You’ll discover boardwalks and observation towers that give you a close-up view of Roseate Spoonbills, Reddish Egrets, Black-Bellied Whistling Ducks and Laughing Gulls among others as they nest and migrate through Port Aransas and Mustang Island.
Fresh-caught seafood, hand-trimmed steaks and stuffed-full tacos are just waiting to be devoured on Port A’s sandy shores. From waterfront Port Aransas restaurants that offer an island feel and incredible sunset views to downtown jaunts full of life and local flavor, you’re sure to find dishes to suit everyone’s palate on a Texas coastal vacation.
Head to the sand! Port A’s 18 miles of coastline provide days full of activities with jet ski and kayak rentals, surfing and paddleboard lessons, and parasailing adventures. Grab the beach toys and challenge everyone to a sandcastle building contest or rally a team for beach volleyball. Jump in the warm waves of the Gulf, stroll the water’s edge for the perfect seashell souvenir or just relax back in your beach chair and soak up the warmth of the sun. In the evening, hop on a sunset cruise to catch sight of dolphins frolicking in the Gulf’s deep water.
Whether checking out a local art gallery, teeing off at the golf course or riding the beach on horseback, you’ll find Port Aransas to be full of unique adventures and fun activities the whole family can enjoy. Silver Sands Vacation Rentals has the perfect house or condo for your warm weather getaway.