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Port Aransas
With over 18 miles of beach, first-class Gulf of Mexico fishing, golfing, shopping, coastal dining and wildlife aplenty, there’s no end to the breezy fun of Port Aransas. Located on the central flyway, Port A's estuaries, inlets and nature reserves draw hundreds of species of birds. You can kick your feet up in a luxury condo, hotel, motel, private home, cottage or a campsite under the stars, all just 30 minutes from Corpus Christi.

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Skydive South Texas,
Skydive South Texas,
Owner description: The top thrill in Port Aransas! Go for a tandem skydive over Mustang Island with a professional instructor. Freefall for 45 seconds and land gracefully under a parachute built... more Owner description: The top thrill in Port Aransas! Go for a tandem skydive over Mustang Island with a professional instructor. Freefall for 45 seconds and land gracefully under a parachute built for two. Over 2600 visitors have already been skydiving with us and zero depart wearing a frown! Our students have ranged from 18 to 84 so almost anyone can go. Skydive South Texas is located at the Mustang Beach Airport next to the stoplight at the corner of Hwy 361 and Beach Access 1-A. Come to the first hangar in the row. Visit our website or call to make your Reservations today! less
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Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center
Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center
Attraction type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Port Aransas Nature Preserve at Charlie's Pasture
Port Aransas Nature Preserve at Charlie's Pasture
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The University of Texas Marine Science Institute
The University of Texas Marine Science Institute
Free admission to see tanks displaying sea horses, eels, oysters, fish and other marine life.
Attraction type: Aquariums
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Port Aransas Beach
Port Aransas Beach
Public beach on Port Aransas that is clean, has a lifeguard and has car-free locations.
Attraction type: Beaches

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Irie's Island Food
Irie's Island Food
Ranked #1 of 73 Restaurants in Port Aransas
Price: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American, Asian, Hawaiian, International
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout
Roosevelt's at the Tarpon Inn
Roosevelt's at the Tarpon Inn
Ranked #2 of 73 Restaurants in Port Aransas
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
Marcel's Restaurant
Marcel's Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 73 Restaurants in Port Aransas
Price: $10 - $30
Cuisines: German, Seafood, Steakhouse, Continental
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Venetian Hot Plate
Venetian Hot Plate
Ranked #4 of 73 Restaurants in Port Aransas
Price:
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Coffee Waves
Coffee Waves
Ranked #5 of 73 Restaurants in Port Aransas
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

3rd Coast Inn
2.0 of 5
3rd Coast Inn
$61 - $167
Ranked #1 of 3 Port Aransas B&B and Inns
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BEST WESTERN Ocean Villa
2.5 of 5
BEST WESTERN Ocean Villa
$71 - $167
Ranked #1 of 19 Hotels in Port Aransas
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Hampton Inn & Suites Port Aransas
Hampton Inn & Suites Port Aransas
$88 - $237
Ranked #2 of 19 Hotels in Port Aransas
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Island Hotel Port Aransas
2.0 of 5
Island Hotel Port Aransas
$63 - $210
Ranked #3 of 19 Hotels in Port Aransas
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Seashell Village Resort
Seashell Village Resort
$89 - $260
Sandpiper Condominiums
Sandpiper Condominiums
$155 - $475

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.