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Best way to get to Port A...

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We are leaving tomorrow (3/14) for Port A. and will be staying at the Sand Castle. We are coming from Austin, should we go through Corpus and then up the island or should we cut across and go through Portland and take the Ferry? Also..any last minute tips?

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We make this trip from Dallas most years.If you do not go alot take the ferry just for the fun of it.We go Corpus one direction and the other via La Grange just for the different sights.I hate the drive Austin to San Marcus there is always alot of traffic and delays but at times when we do not won't to deal with small towns and red lights we take it .

I like the Ferry


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deffinately take the ferry. its fun and not any longer or shorter. Dont miss the fishing, moby dicks mahi-mahi sandwich for lunch,island cafe for breakfast,seafood and spagetti works for deserts,la playa mexican grill for dinner and if you catch fish take them there and they will cook them up for you.(they also have great food-one of the best in town) dont forget your sunscreen and if your adventurous make the trip to skyhigh adventures and go parasailing. that was our favorite part of our trip. we will be back in June to do it again. be safe and have fun!

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