Where to Worship

Church of Christ, 205 Brundrett St., 749-5498. James Bruster, Minister. Sunday Bible class 9 a.m.; worship services 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Bible study, Wednesday 7 p.m. Community Presbyterian, 113 S. Alister St., 749- 5319. Worship service Sunday, 11 a.m.; Bible study Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.; choir practice Wednesday, 4 p.m. in Pollock Center Fellowship Hall. First Baptist, 200 N. Station […]

Fish, play at waterside park

Roberts Point Park in Port Aransas sits on a peninsula of green space bounded by a ship channel and a picturesque marina. The park is a one-stop shop for those who are looking for recreation activities in this coastal city. The park holds athletic fields, playgrounds, picnic areas, fishing spots and more. It is named after the Roberts family, one […]

Swim, play at Community Park

If you want to go for a swim, let your dog run free in a dog park or try some new tricks on a skate board, the Port Aransas Community Park at 403 W. Cotter Ave. is the place to go. Pool The park’s pool has shade, lounge chairs, benches, showers and lockers for personal belongings. It also has a […]

Library offers more than books

Book club and story time sessions are on tap at the public library in Port Aransas this spring. The William R. “Bill” Ellis Memorial Library’s book club will hold meetings at 3 p.m. on Wednesdays – March 1, April 5 and May 3. Story time sessions, which are designed for children, will be at 10 a.m. on Saturdays – March […]

Take a ride on the shuttle

Public transportation is available for Port Aransas visitors and tourists who don’t want to drive to their destination. The Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority’s (CCRTA) provides public transportation throughout the metropolitan area for shopping, lunch, or to simply enjoy a lazy afternoon at the beach. There are bus route services to and from the barrier island including Port Aransas, beach […]

Fly in to Port A

If you’re flying into or out of Port Aransas, you’re going to use Mustang Beach Airport. Located on Piper Boulevard, off State Highway 361, the airport is operated by the City of Port Aransas. About 3,000 arrivals and departures were recorded last year at the airport, according to the facility’s management. The airport’s runway and taxiway are 3,450 feet long, […]

Getting AROUND

BY AIR Mustang Beach Airport, across SH 361 from Beach Access Road 1A. The 3,500 x 5-foot lighted airstrip is under the jurisdiction of the City of Port Aransas. Call 749-4008 weekday mornings. Selfservice fuel available with credit card. Automated Weather Observation Service (AWOS), call 749- 0537. (See story this page.) International Airport, Corpus Christi. Rent a car or take […]

Take a ferry to Port A

The ferries in Port Aransas represent more than just modes of transportation. They’re icons. The history of the Port A ferry system stretches back more than 100 years. Let’s start with some practical information. The ferries that carry pedestrians and vehicles from Harbor Island to Mustang Island and back run around the clock, 365 days per year, including major holidays. […]

Comedies to open at PACT in spring

Plays, musicals, comedies, variety shows and more for all age groups are offered at the Port Aransas Community Theatre (PACT). In addition, the facility is used for movies, concerts and community activities throughout the year. The theater is located at 2327 State Highway 361 at Sea Isle Drive. Weekly editions of the South Jetty contain the PACT calendar as well […]

Iconic landmark open for tours

Learn about one of Port Aransas’ iconic historical landmarks by taking a tour of the Chapel on the Dunes. Built in the 1930s, it is the oldest consecrated church on Mustang Island. The chapel was built by the family of Aline Carter, poet-laureate of Texas. She served as poet laureate from 1947 to 1949. Carter shared nondenominational bible stories and […]

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