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Port Aransas Beach

Address: Port Aransas, TX
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Activities: Swimming, Kayaking
Owner description: Public beach on Port Aransas that is clean, has a lifeguard and has car-free locations.
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Activities: Swimming, Kayaking
Owner description: Public beach on Port Aransas that is clean, has a lifeguard and has car-free locations.

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McAllen, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

I was there for birding, not for swimming. The weather was crummy, super windy, cold and very cloudy. Saw lots of gulls, nothing out of the ordinary. I am used to South Padre Island beach and prefer it much more than this one.

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San Antonio, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

a beach you can drive on. bring everything with you. no concessions. clean sand and goes for miles. birds galore to see here too. plus turtles if you are lucky.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

There were very few people around when we were there in the middle of February. The surf was different each day and we thoroughly enjoyed walking the beach for miles in each directions. We'll be back!

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Wharton, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We rented a Golf Cart for the days and drove up and down the Beach and all over Town - the beach was awesome we stopped and fished a little and the beach was very clean even had portapotties stations up and down the beach. We will be coming back again and bring the Grandkids with us - very peaceful... More 

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Spring Branch, Texas
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85 reviews 85 reviews
11 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Midwee, crews had grated the beach, so it was well plowed. It was almost pristine of debris, but of course it is impossible to have a perfectly clean beach. I noticed some people picking up bits and pieces of trash and I picked up a piece or two myself. There were planty of dogs having a good time on the... More 

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Great for walking and getting sunshine. Not very many shells this time of year. Lots of fishermen and surf fishermen that were suctioning up ghost shrimp. Watched one man share every 3rd shrimp he found with a blue heron.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We chose to visit Port A in low season mainly for the lower rates for lodging. Unfortunately the weather didn't cooperate most days for beach walking. There was quite a bit of trash on the beach but the surface was nice for walking. Nice pier area where surfers are fun to watch.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

this beach is so clean wide and beautiful we enjoyed every day on it. the water was to cold to swim in January but we waded and walked and sunned

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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Beautiful white sandy beach and blue, blue water. Can drive on beach. So serene and the waves are mesmerizing!

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Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Clean, quiet, and beautiful every time we go. It's my favorite Texas beach. My husband and I go every summer, and I would love to retire there.

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