Port Aransas Vacation Guide

Premier Family Beach Destination in Texas

Visit The True Texas Coast 

Port Aransas is located north of Padre Island and is one of the longest barrier islands along the Texas coast. Corpus Christi Bay, the Gulf of Mexico, the Lydia Ann Ship Channel, and the Corpus Christi Ship Channel make up the surrounding waters.

Located on Mustang Island,  Port Aransas is one of the South's Best beach towns and  named one of the top 25 beaches in the United States.  Enjoy our miles of beautiful beaches, abundant wildlife, fishing, family-friendly attractions, and so much more. With more than 500 species of birds calling Port Aransas home, birdwatching is a popular activity for many who come to Mustang Island’s vacation headquarters. We welcome you to the Fishing Capital of Texas.


During your stay in a Port Aransas vacation rental, spend days exploring Mustang Island State Park where you can paddle along the trail, hike, and birdwatch. Other activities include practicing your swing on a golf course or trying your hand at surfing the waves. You can even hop aboard a Red Dragon Pirate Cruise or get out on the water with a fishing charter. Port Aransas island vibe will make you want to find your own slice of paradise.

With so much to do and explore Come get captivated by the coast in Port Aransas, an ideal beach getaway! Come see why traditions are anchored here.