Attractions

Explore all that Port A Has to Offer

Port Aransas Beach

Speaking of the beach you can enjoy walking, sunbathing, or simply lounging on 6.3 stretching miles of pristine sand, blue waters, and ocean breezes on Port Aransas Beach.
Not enough? Visit a pirate ship, see dolphins jumping through the waves or just take in the beauty this jewel of Texas has to offer.

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Nightlife

Looking for a great bar for after-dinner cocktails or lively watering holes for music and a cold brewski? Port A offers many. Seriously, the fun doesn’t stop when the sun goes down – discover the thriving nightlife, theatre, and live music scene of Port A Live or a cool cocktail at Lelo’s Island Bar, or Bernie’s Beach House.

Fish, Fish

If you’re into surfing, sport fishing, chartering a boat for deep-sea fishing, this sport is one of the most popular in Port Aransas. Whether you’re a novice fisherman/fisherwoman or an expert angler this area is the “Fishing Capital of Texas.”

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Golf Carting

While staying at LaFitte’s, rent a golf cart and go island style! Feel the ocean breezes as you navigate your golf cart along the beach. Golf carting is the best way to get around Port A!

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Water Sports

How about paddle boarding, boogie boarding, surfing, parasailing, kayaking, and other water activities, on this Gulf Coast city?

With 18 miles of wide, sandy beaches on the Gulf of Mexico, there are endless possibilities when it comes to partaking in all kinds of water sports in the warm waters of the Gulf.

Go Birding, Observe Wildlife

Port A’s various nature preserves offer hiking and bike trails, boardwalks, and wildlife areas to see. Learn about sea turtles and marine birds at the Animal Rehabilitation Keep.
Did you know hundreds of species of birds and even more migrants can be observed on the Great Texas Birding Trail, Mustang Island?
Don’t miss the Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center either, a great venue to spend hours getting up close and personal with nature.

Shop till You Drop

Don’t forget shopping and visiting tons of shops for any kind of goods from unusual home décor to island fashions and more.

Galleries, Museums, Classes

Add some culture to your visit and browse art galleries or stop by the Port Aransas Museum. Port A has it all!

Oh, and don’t miss Farley Boat Works to learn more about the history of boat building in the area. Why not sign up and take a working boat shop class to watch or participate in building a boat?

Yummy Eats

From feasting at fine dining establishments serving prime rib to the more causal taco stands, you won’t go hungry in Port A.

The area is known for many eateries, cafes, seafood (some places will cook your catch for you), fancy restaurants, and dives.

Start the day with a hearty breakfast at Island Café or The Donut Palace before heading to all the water sports and activities.

Maybe enjoy fresh fish and seafood, shuck your own oysters at Moby Dick’s, or pig out on Tex-Mex at La Playa Mexican Grille, Port A offers something for every palate.

Cool Events Year-Round

Throughout the year, Port Aransas hosts a wide variety of special events. Here are some highlights: The Whooping Crane Festival, Wooden Boat Festival April SandFest, and more you can get involved and learn about this amazing city when you’re here.

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So Much to do, You’ll Want to Stay Forever!

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LaFitte's Hideout RV Resort 241 West Cotter Avenue
Port Aransas, TX 78373

(361) 749-7823

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