Free Things To Do

When you’ve reached your fill of the waves and sand on beach for the day but aren’t quite ready to pull out your wallet for a big excursion, it’s time to take advantage of the many free things to do around Port Aransas. History buffs will enjoy a visit to the Port Aransas Museum and Farley Boat Works, where they can learn about the island’s storied history and watch artisans build handcrafted boats. Outdoor aficionados might prefer a trip to one of the five nature preserve sites, where they can witness wildlife in action and soak in the breathtaking views. Regardless of your bent, there are plenty of price tag-less opportunities to keep you entertained without breaking the budget.