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Port Aransas Beach, Port Aransas

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Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
Port Aransas Beach boasts over 29 km (18 mi) of uninterrupted shoreline, warm Gulf waters, and soft white sand. Known primarily for its fishing opportunities and pristine beaches, the area also offers some of the best surfing spots in Texas. Pick up a souvenir T-shirt and head down to the restaurants that line the beachfront for some freshly boiled shrimp and crab, some of the many tasty local delicacies. With a beach-parking permit obtained from a local grocery store, you can drive along the beach and set up camp. Make Port Aransas Beach part of your personalized Port Aransas itinerary using our Port Aransas road trip planner.
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  • We loved the beach. We were here Easter weekend and the wind was blowing, causing whitecaps and a red flag alert, but the beach was very clean and there is a long section which has car access and...  more »
  • Nice, small town and great beach. It was too chilly for much swimming during the first week of April. Although others said they saw a lot of trash, we spent the week there and didn’t see much...  more »
  • We love coming to the beach here and we come here nearly every year. Best beach in Texas
  • It's been a while coming to Port Aransas but it's actually pretty fun and peaceful. It's windy and sunny feeling like fall season. Enjoying the sounds of the ocean.

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