Amenities galore? Check! Ocean views? Check! Two teen boys and my parents? Um ...
A 2018 note from a Canadian teen washed up on a Port Aransas beach this month, reminding us of other writings found on Texas shores.
A turf war disturbs the peace in Port Aransas.
An Amarillo man wants to make sure that his Mustang Island getaway won't go up in smoke.
Where to stay, shop, eat, drink—and maybe take in a pirate cruise with the kids.
The first summer after Harvey is when Texas coastal communities most need visitors.
Port Aransas has always been a place for Texans to relax, play, and make lasting memories. Now, after Harvey, it needs us just as much as we need it.
Dispatches from the restaurant, retail, and lodging owners in Port Aransas.
Thousands attended the 22nd annual SandFest competition, the first since Hurricane Harvey.
Returning to my devastated hometown, I found my friends and family putting on a brave face in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
An Austinite misses the beach, but doesn't want to be a bother.
The mayor described the damage as "a 100% loss," and says that every structure on the island has been affected.
"When I returned to Port Aransas during my last year of medical school, I began to look at my hometown through an entirely different lens."
"In Port A, off the mainland and away from the city, we were allowed to be ourselves."
The seaside charms—and plentiful seafood platters—of a small coastal town.
Even with the bigger crowds, Port Aransas remains a fisherman's paradise.
The Hill Country Drive, the BBQ Market Drive, the Backwoods Drive, and thirteen other summer trips, from the mountains to the coast, that will take you down some of the prettiest, most picturesque, most wide-open stretches of asphalt Texas has to offer. Buckle up!
ROUTE: Port Arthur to Port AransasDISTANCE: 308 milesNUMBER OF COUNTIES: 11WHAT TO BRING: A pair of binocularsI started as far east as you can go on the Gulf Coast and still be in Texas. And since the Sabine Pass Lighthouse, which is technically across the state line in Louisiana, is
Jordan Breal talks about searching for vacation spots, driving across Texas, and eating bone marrow.
It’s time for grillin’ and chillin’—and we know just where to buy fresh seafood and have the perfect picnic on the sand.
In Port Aransas the roast of the town is at the Other Guy's Seafood Cafe.
Big, breezy porches in Port Aransas, the only heated pool for miles in Marathon: You’ll get more than just a bed and breakfast at these ten appealing places to stay.
A creamy quiche of spinach, cheese, and mushrooms in Comfort, smashingly good smashed turnips in Granbury: These and other delicious dishes at ten extraordinary eateries.
How to respond to those weird bumper testicles, pledge allegiance to the flag, ask to see the top of someone’s boots, and decide between sweet and dill.
Reichenbach is the caretaker for the Aransas Pass Light Station. Built in 1855 to mark entry into Corpus Christi Bay, the now privately maintained lighthouse—which is on the National Register of Historic Places and is owned today by H-E-B CEO Charles Butt—is the only manned lighthouse in operation on the
In Port Aransas, idleness is next to godliness for those on vacation. In this unpretentious village on the northern tip of Mustang Island your most exacting task—picking out the perfect spot on the beach—will also be the most rewarding. Who cares if the sand isn’t pristine (this is Texas,