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Port Aransas Beach, Port Aransas

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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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  • Well growing up on Panama City Beach FL I may be spoiled when it comes to beautiful beaches. Texans should be ashamed of themselves! The trash left behind by visitors is disgusting. Someone dug a hole...  more »
  • Texas really isn't known for it's amazing beaches and the water (especially in Galveston) can be brown (not sure if it is dirt or oil?), but the Port A beach is the best option IMHO. You can drive on ...  more »
  • Nice place for recreational activities as fishing... the only thing I didn't like is that there is no bathroom available... must travel a great distance to make use. But we found a good setting for family fun.
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