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Book Early to Experience the Texas SandFest in Port Aransas

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When you think of a small beachside city with a sand-sculpting competition on the beach, Port Aransas, Texas, should be the first place that comes to mind. The Texas SandFest is an annual island tradition that began in 1997 and has grown every year since. The huge influx of crowds for the event often causes visitors to scramble for last-minute accommodations, with rentals closest to the beach being the most requested.

How to treat a jellyfish sting at the beach | Port Aransas Explorer
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How to Treat a Jellyfish Sting at the Beach & First Aid Kit Tips

There are many different types of sea life that may be found along the shore of Mustang Island, as you explore Port Aransas. Two common sea creatures are Jellyfish and the Portuguese Man of War, both of which can give quite a powerful sting if touched. Be prepared to save the day by learning how to treat a jellyfish sting at the beach, plus some tips on how to assemble your own beach first aid kit.