There really is SO MUCH to see and do in and around Port Aransas that it would be impossible for us to list everything here so instead we are including a few things that we love to do. If you want to read more about what you can see and do in Port Aransas then take a look at the whole of this page.
This is the ONLY way to see the many Dolphins we have in the waters around Port Aransas. A Private Charter for up to 6 People and the personal touch you wont find anywhere else.
Call - 361 749 3700
Fire It Ceramics is great fun and you can MAKE your own souvenir of your time in Port Aransas. Choose an item and paint it then have it fired to take home.
513 N Alister St - Call 361 749 7967
If you want the BEST Deep Sea Fishing experience then give Captain Ron a call
Call 361 749 7311
The beach is probably the reason most people make the trip to Port Aransas and it wont dissapoint, around 18 Miles of sand and the warm Gulf of Mexico water give you plenty of space to find your own favorite place. There are a few Rental places in town where you can rent an Electric or Gas powered buggy to cruise up and down the beach and if you havent been to Port Aransas before you may be surpised to find that the Beach is a Legal roadway, although parts are not acessible by vehicle to allow a safe place for children to play. Watersports are also popular and there are many places where you can hire Jet Ski's,Kayaks and Surf Boards. Lessons for Surfing and Kite Boarding can also be found
Hundreds of Dolphins make their home in the waters around Port Aransas and many tours are offered so that you can see them up close. It's very common to have a dolphin surface a few feet from where you are Swimming or Fishing but there is nothing quite like being out on the open water and seeing them swim and play.
Port Aransas has a Calendar of events that has something for everyone, Open air Jazz concerts in the park, a spectacular 4th July Fireworks display also in Roberts Point Park, The Harvest Moon Regata sails into town in October, The Whooping Crane Festival and many other birding events take place over the year and of course who could forget SANDFEST, the beach is full of masterful sand sculptures from world famous artists and also some pretty good amateur ones too. All this and much much more, to find out just how much more take a look at the Calendar of Events hosted by the Chamber of Commerce.
Port Aransas has its very own newly built Community Theater (PACT) and has a busy schedule of performances to keep your evenings occupied. For the art lovers the Island has several Art Galleries where you can view and purchase examples of fine art from many artists, most local to the area. The Arts Center For the Island showcases more art and also provides classes at various times.
A recent attraction to Port Aransas is the completion of the long awaited Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course, a full 18 hole course built to take advantage of the natural beauty of the dunes and coastline of the Island, green fees and more information can be found at the Newport Dunes Golf Club Website.
No trip to Port Aransas would be complete without a tour of the wide and varied shops in town. If its a gift for the people back home or you just want to treat yourself your sure to find what you want, from unique clothing and accessories at Stephanies Stuff to every Port Aransas Gift you could think of at one of the many gift stores in town.
This list is by no means complete and will be growing as time permits so check back soon !!!