Port Aransas is a small city on Mustang Island with a beautiful beach on the gulf of Mexico and amazing fishing. We have put together a list of some of the most fun things to do on this beach island!

  1. The Beach!

The Port Aransas Beach is perfect for a day full of sun, fishing, swimming, and fun. The beach is open all year round and has great places to fish and camp. The kids will love building sand castles and jumping in the waves. For more information about the Port Aransas beach go to https://portaransas.org/play/beaches/#close.

2. Try a new place to eat

Here’s a list of some of our favorite restaurants in Port A.

  • Irie’s Island Food: This restaurant offers a variety of delicious tacos and rice plates that you won’t want to miss.
  • Roosevelt’s at the Tarpon Inn: This high class seafood restaurant serves amazing fresh fish and shrimp dishes that are perfect for any seafood lover.
  • Stingrays Taphouse and Grill: Stingrays is a popular car-themed pizza and food hub with 20 different draft beers and bar food.
  • La Playa Mexican Grill: La Playa is one of our favorite Mexican food restaurants with daily fresh fish specials, authentic Mexican food, tequila, and of course Tex-Mex.

3. Take a Fishing Trip

Port Aransas is known for its great fishing. Guides target red fish and trout in the bays and tuna off-shore. Some of the favorite fishing spots for red fish and trout are Estes Flats and the California Hole which are both just north of the causeway. Corpus Christi Bay, Aransas Bay, and Copano Bay are all only a short distance away. Some of our favorite fishing guides are Woody’s and Dolphin Docks.

4. Ride a Pirate Ship

Red Dragon Pirate Cruises is a thrilling experience for the whole family. Experience the sounds of “cannons”, speeds up to 12 knots, and pirate duels! Enjoy a full service bar on board and interactive entertainment. For more information go to http://www.reddragonpiratecruises.com.

5. Rent a Golf Cart

Have a blast driving all over town and down the beach in a golf cart! This is a great way to explore Port Aransas and the kids will have a blast riding in the back! For more information on how to rent a golf cart go to https://www.topdeckgolfcarts.com.

Book your rental house now to enjoy all the fun that Port Aransas has to offer at www.rockporthomerentals.com.

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