The original island life destination, Port Aransas and Mustang Island are 18 miles of shoreline and wide, sandy beaches—with everything you need to plan the perfect beach vacation. We will explore this enchanting beach town by land and by sea from must eat meals & dining destinations to the best souvenir stops & delightful local shops. We will also flex our creative muscles to support the local arts.
Life moves at a slower pace here. You’re on island time.
Fisherman’s Wharf is a full service marina and fishing center and is here to make your day on the water a memorable experience. Choose between Dolphin watches & cruises to storied fishing experiences. You can choose between 6, 9, or 12hr fishing trips, their specialty tuna fishing charter or if you are really a pro, sign up for one of their fishing tournaments. From Yellowfin Tuna to Mako Shark, they have caught it all & would like to take you on your deep sea adventure.
Grumbles Seafood Co. is a Port Aransas seafood restaurant, deeply rooted in it’s hometown. The local waters in Port Aransas have created a love for fishing, and we’ve been able to share this love with all who come. Whether it be fresh fish, shrimp, or oysters, Grumbles has shared it’s love of quality seafood with all who’ve come. Everything we cook is caught in the Gulf of Mexico—we serve nothing else. Through this, we try to spread our love of top-notch seafood with you.
Port Aransas Art Center provides a place where artists and art patrons may gather, and to encourage, educate and support one another in a pleasant gallery and classroom setting where fine art is produced and presented for sale. Toward these ends, the Center offers art classes for all ages, art exhibitions, and a wide range of activities to encourage social interaction. Stop in to purchase a piece of Port Aransas for your home or try your hand at a creation of your own.
The Port Aransas Tourism Bureau & Chamber of Commerce is here to enhance the community’s quality of life by attracting visitors that share their love for the Texas Gulf Coast. Port Aransas is the premier family beach destination in Texas and the area celebrates 18 miles of continues beach and shoreline that deliver beaches, birding, fishing and an amazing culinary scene. Stop by the Chamber of Commerce to help organize your relaxing getaway.