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Port Aransas Beach, Port Aransas
(3.9/5 based on 1,300+ reviews on the web)
Port Aransas Beach boasts over 29 km (18 mi) of uninterrupted shoreline, warm Gulf waters, and soft white sand. Known primarily for its fishing opportunities and pristine beaches, the area also offers some of the best surfing spots in Texas. Pick up a souvenir T-shirt and head down to the restaurants that line the beachfront for some freshly boiled shrimp and crab, some of the many tasty local delicacies. With a beach-parking permit obtained from a local grocery store, you can drive along the beach and set up camp. See Port Aransas Beach and all Port Aransas has to offer by arranging your trip with our Port Aransas trip builder.
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  • Spent the night in Port A and wanted to find something to do. Found the beach access and we're able to drive right on the beach. It wasn't very crowded for a Saturday, but it was November. Very clean ...  more »
  • Enjoyed another day on the beach, walking and enjoying the water and wildlife. Lots to see here if you enjoy bird watching. Surfing looked like fun too. 
  • me and my daughter planned to camp on the beach this last weekend but we were worried about how high the high tide really gets. A few years ago I had left my car on the beach and a couple hours later ...  more »