- The list below includes 39 free or cheap things to do in or near Port Aransas, Texas, including 23 different types of inexpensive activities like Fishing, Beaches, Nature & Wildlife Areas and Piers & Boardwalks.
- From Port Aransas Beach to Roberts Point Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Port Aransas and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Corpus Christi.
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Just off the Ferry Landing, Port St at J C Barr Blvd, Port Aransas, TX 78373 MoreLess Info
Situated on 50 acres, Roberts Point Park features a pavilion and a stage used for fishing tournaments, festivals and other events. The park also offers basketball and volleyball courts, a children's playground, picnic tables and a soccer field.
Situated on 167 acres, IB Magee Beach Park is located along the water and features 75 campsites that have water and electric hookups. The park provides a fishing pier, restroom and shower facilities, picnic tables and beach access.
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230 N On the Beach, Port Aransas, TX 78373 MoreLess Info
Stretching a total distance of 1230-ft into the Gulf, the Keepers Port Aransas Fishing Pier is a fishing pier that also provides food and beverages. Fish that can be caught from the pier include Pompano, Tarpon, and Shark.
Fisherman's Wharf has many companies who offer full or half day charter fishing trips for king mackerel, ling, dolphin, bonito, or shark depending on the season, sunset cruises, and cruises through the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge looking for the endangered whooping crane. Visitors can also take advantage o…
95% 340 votes
Ross Avenue behind the Trolley Stop, Port Aransas, TX MoreLess Info
At the Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center, people have seen over 100 species of birds on a single day, although the number and species varies greatly by the season. The 10-acre center has a 500-foot boardwalk leading over the water and a 25-foot observation tower.
Mustang Island State Park has five miles of open beaches for sunbathing and swimming, while the waters just off the beach is popular with birds during spring and fall migrations. The park is also a popular site for camping, picnicking, fishing.
87% 114 votes
710 W. Ave A, Port Aransas, TX 78373 MoreLess Info
At Port Aransas Nature Preserve at Charlie's Pasture, guests can enjoy quality birding, a pick of many trails from provided maps, clean and well-kept boardwalks, and a lot of information about the park history.