Top 3 Port Aransas Attractions

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Vacationing to an island is one of the most enjoyable ways to travel, and what more unique way to experience an island vacation than off the coast of Texas, near the Gulf of Mexico, in Port Aransas, a town on the northern part of Mustang Island. While there is plenty to do and enjoy during your stay here, the best part is that you’ll have the chance to stay in a luxury home when you book your stay with Port A Beach House Company, which will allow you and your travel party to enjoy the luxury of living on an island during your trip to Port Aransas. 


This small town has an exciting history of wild horses, steamships, and the sea turtle trade, which you’ll be able to experience during your trip to Port Aransas. The area is known for the Texas Sandfest, which occurs once a year, but the abundance of Port Aransas attractions that are available year-round will give you plenty of exciting things to do and experience, which will help you take your next island vacation to the next level.

Port Aransas Beach

What’s a vacation to an island without a trip to the nearby beach? During your stay in Port Aransas, be sure not to miss Port Aransas Beach, a clean local beach with warm water, and plenty of parking. As one of the most popular Port Aransas attractions, you’ll be able to enjoy the Gulf of Mexico and other, surrounding waters for as long as you’d like and spend time with your loved ones enjoying the waves, sun, and sand.

Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center

Vacationing to an island is a unique experience—one that is sure to bring you some incredible wildlife sightings! Another popular Port Aransas attraction is to pay a visit to the Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center, which features a boardwalk path, allowing you to get close to the nearby wildlife and local birds that are native to the area. This is one of the best ways to experience Port Aransas up close, and past tourists have reported seeing unique local species of birds, and even a gator in the local waterways, so keep your eyes peeled when you venture out on this Port Aransas attraction!

Port Aransas Museum and Farley’s Historic Boat Shop

Port Aransas is a town on an island full of amazing natural and economic history, which is why one of the most popular Port Aransas attractions is to visit the Port Aransas Museum, where you’ll be able to experience this history for yourself and get a first-hand look at what made this island what it is today. Here, you’ll learn about everything from the island’s natural history to the history of surfing in Texas and will even have the chance to have a docent guide you through the museum.

Book Your Vacation with Port A Beach House Company

Port Aransas is full of activities for every type of traveler, and who wouldn’t enjoy a getaway on a small island in the Gulf of Mexico? Port Aransas will greet you with everything from museums to pristine beaches, and all not too far from your luxury home rental from Port A Beach House Company, which will bring you to the water with all the comforts of home right there waiting for your arrival.