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Port A's exclusive source for travel tips and local perspectives from people who live, work, and play in Port Aransas!

Keep Calm and Keep Port Aransas Beautiful

Between wide stretches of beach and an abundance of distinctive wildlife, it’s difficult to imagine anything more appealing than the natural beauty of Port Aransas. Preserving that beauty, however, requires that those who enjoy the environment also act as its protectors. Helping that process along…

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Whooping Cranes in Port Aransas

Whoop it up! Every winter Whooping Cranes make the long journey from northwestern Canada and central Wisconsin to winter along the Gulf Coast of Texas and a few other southeastern parts of the United States. Standing five feet tall and boasting a wingspan of 7.5 feet, they are quite a majestic…

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The Chapel on the Dunes Endures In Port Aransas

An excerpt from "The Chapel on the Dunes Endures In Port Aransas: Mustang Island’s oldest continuously operating church has survived decades of hurricanes and comes out shining" Texas Highways Magazine Written by: Sallie Lewis Photos by: Larry Ditto High atop a sand dune in Port Aransas, a small…

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