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.
SandFest is the most popular event of the year in Port Aransas, held every April on the beach. Family-friendly activities at SandFest range from live music to shopping, and everyone’s favorite: the food trucks.
Every winter, the endangered whooping cranes migrate to the warm waters of the Texas Gulf Coast. Their arrival is celebrated in Port Aransas with the 4-day Whooping Crane Festival in late February. It’s an exciting time for nature-lovers to catch a glimpse of the beautiful cranes.