Father's Day in Port Aransas

Spend The Day With Dad On The Coast! Give your dad a day he won't forget when you bring him to Port A for Father's Day. Enjoy a day fishing in the bay or charter an offshore trip and explore the high sea. Your dad will love watching live music with a cold beer or relaxing on the beach floating…

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How Do You Say port aran·sas (n.)

What’s in A Name? 4,500 years of history. There’s a reason Port Aransas often gets shortened to Port A, part of which is that Aransas can be somewhat puzzling to pronounce. Locals and frequent visitors have heard every pronunciation of Aransas under the hot Texas sun, but the correct phonetic…

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Hospitality Heroes 2024

Not all heroes wear capes! Port Aransas is a small town with a big heart. What makes this town so great are those who work in hospitality, they are the face of the island. Tourism is the island's top economic driver, and hospitality workers play a vital role in our amazing town. National Travel &…

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Spanky's Liquor

Have no fear, Spanky's is here...to help you make cocktails! A beach vacation is not complete without your favorite cocktail in hand as you sink your feet into the sand. Spanky's Liquor is a Port Aransas staple and locally-owned liquor store with everything from wine to whiskey. Here, you can find…

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Shrimp Tacos and Shrimp Boils and Shrimp Fried, Oh My!

A delicious part of the sea! Port Aransas is home to a plethora of delicious seafood. One of the most popular choices in ocean cuisine is shrimp. Not only are they tasty, but shrimp are high in several vitamins and minerals and are a rich source of protein. With shrimp being tasty and healthy, the…

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Clean, Cook, or Ship your Catch

You filled the fish box, here's what you can do next! After a long day of fishing and catching keepers on the coast you might wonder what to do next. In Port Aransas, there are some great options for what you can do with the fish you catch. Whether you want to eat your catch for dinner or ship it…

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Sea Turtle Nesting Season in Port Aransas

The turtles are coming ashore! It's that time of year again when sea turtles leave thier wet world behind and head for dry land. Making the journey to shore all in an effort to lay their eggs in a safe location. You can help protect these critters by doing your part to help detect and protect sea…

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Swim into Spring in a New Suit

Find your new favorite swimsuit in Port Aransas Spring has arrived, which means summer is just around the corner! Beach trips and spending time by the pool are definitely in your future. Whether you are looking for board shorts, a bikini, or something for the kids, the local shops in Port Aransas…

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Margarita Madness

One margarita, two margaritas, three margaritas, try some more! Margarita Madness is finally here! For the whole month of March, you can enjoy margaritas from different restaurants all over Port Aransas. Try a classic or find a funky new favorite, with thirty-one days there's time to try them all…

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The Piers of Port Aransas

You don't have to leave the shore to reel in a keeper! Port Aransas is known as the “Fishing Capital of Texas,” but that doesn't mean you need a boat to join in on the fun. Several piers offer access to amazing fishing just off the banks of Port A. Get in on the action without setting up a charter…

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