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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 enjoyed a week in Port Aransas. Despite fog, light rain, and cool days we enjoyed the time on the beach. Plan to take beach cars and rent a dune buggy!  more »
  • What an amazing day at the beach. The closest people were 200 yards away. The beach was clean and well maintained. I don't know what you could add to have made it any better.  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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