Frequently Asked Questions
What should I do while I’m in Port Aransas?
If you think the only thing to do in Port Aransas is lay out on the beach, you are quite mistaken. From pirate rides to parasailing, spa days to shopping, the list of things to do is endless.
What’s happening around town?
With a constant rotation of live music and exciting festivals throughout the year, there’s never a dull moment in Port Aransas! Here is the full calendar of events and list of live music to ensure you have the full Port A experience!
Where should I eat?
Port A restaurants are exquisite, serving up the freshest food for date nights and family lunches alike. Here is a list of all the tasty options, sortable by cuisine and much more!
What will the weather be like while I’m there?
Mother Nature is unpredictable, so it’s impossible to be 100% certain of the weather on your specific trip dates. However, this page explains the general weather trends and what seasonal variances you can expect.
Is the beach open? Can you drive on Port Aransas beach? Where can I get a beach parking permit?
Yes, the beach is open and ready for visitors! The beaches are drivable outside of the bollards, but remember, if you plan to take a vehicle onto the beach, you will need a parking permit. Parking permits can be purchased at any of these locations for $12.
Where should I stay in Port A?
Port Aransas has a wonderful array of accommodations. Between house rentals, hotels, and condos, you’re sure to find the perfect fit for your stay.