As I was organizing some photos from last week’s visit to Port Aransas, I began thinking of how I prepared for our long days by the water and exploring around town. I had packed a large tote bag for the day and was prepared with everything the kids and I needed, including all the beach necessities. With a little forethought and prep, I felt super prepared with our beach bag packing situation, so I want to share a few of my favorite items that I love to take with me to the beach. Hopefully this will help you prepare your ‘I’ve-got-everything-we-need’ bag for the next day on the sand.
While summer trips to the beach are as natural as sunshine itself, a visit to the coast during the Fall offers a unique experience for even the seasoned beach-lover. Once the cooler days of Fall descend upon South Texas, here are 5 reasons why it’s a great time to take a trip to the coast and sink your toes in the sand.
During the busy season from March to September, you’ll see families with children of all ages in Port Aransas relaxing on the beach, playing in the waves and exploring all the many sights of Mustang Island. If you find time to wander off the beach and into town, here’s my list of 40 fun family-friendly activities to explore in Port Aransas.
From classic breakfast favorites to fried seafood for lunch, Island Cafe offers a little something for everyone in a down home atmosphere. It’s an ideal spot to grab a quick meal before spending the day on the water in Port Aransas.
National Sunscreen Day is May 27th and is the perfect day to replenish your supply of sunscreen for the summer. Also known as “Don’t Fry Day”, this is a great day to take inventory of your sunscreen sprays, lotions and sticks and to remind your family of the right way to wear sun protection.
The recently-opened Dylan’s Coal Oven Pizzeria is a somewhat undiscovered gem with coal oven-baked pizzas, specialty pastas and fresh salads, as well as a full bar. It’s quaint and it’s good.