Local Area Guide: Things To Do in Port Aransas, Mustang Island, North Padre Island

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Come experience all that Port Aransas has to offer.

We have compiled a list of our favorite things to do, activities, attractions, and places to eat around the Mustang Island and North Padre Island areas.

Bookmark this page for all your Port A Adventures!

 

Activities

Activities

At On Island Time Properties, we try hard to make your stay as enjoyable as possible by providing many of the creature comforts of home. Think of OIT Properties as base camp for your vacation destination. Enjoy soaking up the sun, strolling the beaches, learning the local history and ecosystem, or head out for some heart stopping, thrill seeking adventure. Port Aransas does have it all! We have compiled an extensive list of things to do in and around Port Aransas, Texas.
Area Attractions

Area Attractions

Whether by land, by water, or by air, Port Aransas will capture your heart and imagination. Discover miles of beach along Mustang Island, nature preserves, estuaries, and bay systems through the eyes of Port Aransas`s institutions, organizations, and people that preserve the history of this area. Please consider visiting these various places on your next stay in Port Aransas.

Beach Camera

Stream live video of the beaches at The Mayan Princess on Mustang Island Port Aransas and Corpus Christi, Texas. Brought to you by Chief`s Penthouse & Patio which is a spacious three bedroom penthouse condominium managed by On Island Time Properties.
Dining Guide

Dining Guide

Port Aransas dining guide for restaurants offering local specialty food, confection, fine dining, casual dining, and catering services.
Festivals & Events

Festivals & Events

Port Aransas hosts some of the largest and most unique outdoor festivals in Texas. The Deep Sea Roundup is the oldest fishing tournament on the Gulf Coast. The Harvest Moon Regatta is the largest port to port race in North America - Category 3 open regatta for all racing, cruising, spinnaker and non-spinnaker sailing yachts. Participants depart from Galveston and sail to Port Aransas. Texas SandFest is the largest Native-Sand, Sand Sculpture Competition in the USA. It is an internationally recognized 3-day family event that draws sculptors and tens of thousands of visitors from around the world each year to Port Aransas. The Whooping Crane Festival celebrates the rarest of cranes as one of the most endangered birds in the world. The festival is open to birders, photographers, families, and anyone who loves the outdoors and nature-related activities.
Golf Cart Rentals

Golf Cart Rentals

Port Aransas and North Padre Island golf cart and beach buggy rentals. By the hour, hourly blocks, and 24 hour rentals available from most of the vendors. It is legal to drive golf carts in Port Aransas but it is up to you to know the laws pertaining operation. If you have questions, please speak with your vendor of choice about the laws pertaining to golf cart operation in Port Aransas. It is NOT legal to drive golf carts or beach buggies on Highway 361 past Avenue G. On North Padre Island, it is NOT legal to drive golf carts or beach buggies on Park Road 22.
Photography

Photography

Landscape | People | Homes & Marketing | Landscape images available for print on acrylic, wood, metal, paper, and bamboo. Family & Lifestyle Photography available year round in Port Aransas and twice yearly in the Austin area. Rentals, Real Estate, Design & Marketing Photography
Wellness & Health

Wellness & Health

On Island Time Properties understands that although you may be on vacation, there`s no reason to completely disrupt the routine of a healthy lifestyle. Whether you`re into jogging on the beach, cardio workouts, yoga, or just need a nap-inducing Swedish massage, let us help you find the right place to suite your lifestyle. We have compiled a list of local vendors who promote healthy living even while you`re on vacation.