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Day Trips & Beyond: Twelve Weeks After Hurricane Harvey in Port Aransas
"Port A is open for business," says chamber of commerce
"...All around Port Aransas the damage from Hurricane Harvey was severe and..."

Dec. 2, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: Island Motor Bikes, Port Aransas
Port A bike shop is back in business and ready for vacationers after Hurricane Harvey
"...Island Motor Bikes in Port Aransas reopened eight weeks after Hurricane Harvey as the..."

Dec. 1, 2017 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: Rick Pratt School of Wooden Boat Building, Port Aransas
Just add water at boat-building school
"...The Rick Pratt School of Wooden Boat Building in Port Aransas continues the tradition of the fishing village's iconic..."

Oct. 25, 2019 Column by Gerald E. McCleod

Day Trips: Marine Science Center, Port Aransas
Science center unveils the natural secrets of the barrier island
"...pastel-colored condos, world-class restaurants, and miles of beach at Port Aransas. The center reveals the fragile ecosystem that makes..."

Oct. 21, 2016 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: Palmilla Golf Club, Port A
Hit the links at the beach
"...Palmilla Beach Golf Club in Port Aransas took the lemons handed to it by Hurricane..."

May 31, 2019 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: Farley Boat Works
Port Aransas boat builder keeps the spirit of the Texas coast alive
"...ago, the Farley brothers began a boatbuilding tradition in Port Aransas on the Texas coast that continues today. A..."

Oct. 21, 2015 Travel Post by Gerald McLeod

Day Trips
Old Town Port Aransas remains among the condos and high-rises
"...Old Town Port Aransas is officially a historic district. The City Council..."

Jan. 17, 2014 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...The Lighthouse Lakes Trail through the tidal wetlands between Port Aransas and Aransas Pass provides an amazing look at..."

Oct. 25, 2002 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...by Gerald E. McLeod The ferries at Port Aransas may be the best free ride in the..."

Oct. 24, 1997 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: October Events Roundup
Fall is full of fairs and fests
"...way of the exhibition “Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol.” The exhibition features 150 objects..."

Oct. 1, 2018 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...The Port Aransas Birding Center takes advantage of the coastal wetland's..."

Oct. 11, 1996 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...Port A Beach Lodge in Port Aransas photograph by Gerald..."

Oct. 9, 1998 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
After a relaxing walk on the beach, grab a cuppa joe and a pastry at Beeman's Coffee Bar.
"...the end of a long morning walk on the Port Aransas beach. After a refreshing stroll in the bracing..."

Feb. 8, 2002 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
The Central Texas Coast around Port Aransas attracts a wide variety of feathered residents
"...The Central Texas coast around Port Aransas attracts a wide variety of feathered residents. Fall..."

Nov. 25, 2011 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
The Port Aransas Brewing Co. serves up an award-winning burger to go with its handcrafted beers
"...The Port Aransas Brewing Co. looks like an ordinary beach-town pizza..."

Jan. 8, 2010 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: April Events Roundup
Spring has sprung, and here's 100 ways to celebrate
"...The beach between mile markers 9 and 13 at Port Aransas becomes an art gallery of strange creations during..."

April 1, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: October Events Roundup
Over 70 Texas fairs, fests, fetes, and more
"...havoc the Texas coast and the island village of Port Aransas took the brunt of the storm head-on. The..."

Oct. 4, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Shipbuilding in Port Aransas
"...The Farley Boat Works in Port Aransas is back after an absence of nearly 40..."

Nov. 2, 2012 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
The Texas Surf Museum in Corpus Christi tells the story of an era as well as the evolution of the sport along the Texas coast
"...an era as well as the evolution of the sport along the Texas coast. There are basically two kinds..."

Aug. 5, 2005 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...Without tall coastal bluffs to guide ships into Texas ports, the Gulf shoreline was in particular need of warning..."

June 5, 1998 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: September Events Roundup
Art festivals and dance halls liven up the landscape in September
"...and other conservation groups are asking the public to support the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (H.R. 4647) by contacting..."

Sept. 1, 2018 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Make a pilgrimage to Chapel on the Dunes in Port Aransas
"...The Chapel on the Dunes in Port Aransas isn't grand, but it is still a church,..."

Oct. 18, 2013 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...drift off to the Lighthouse Lakes Trail outside of Port Aransas. Rent, borrow, or buy a canoe or kayak..."

Jan. 3, 2003 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...photograph by Gerald E. McLeod The Port Aransas Zoo is not your ordinary zoo. The animals..."

Oct. 17, 1997 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: April Events Roundup
Start April with a scenic drive along fields of flowers
"...be found along our highways. The Texas Department of Transportation sows about 30,000 pounds of seeds in the right..."

March 31, 2018 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Public Notice: After the Flood, Part II
Cleaning up is hard to do
"...me, that favorite place on the coast would be Port Aransas. As I noted last week, Port A, Rockport,..."

Sept. 8, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Day Trips & Beyond: September Travel Updates
Go the social distance
"...on driving on the beach effective Aug. 17 after Port Aransas Mayor Charles Bujan said the local police could..."

Aug. 28, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: September Events Roundup
Fall into fun!
"...multiple gender roles, spawned the art of kabuki actor portraits. From 1978 to 2000, Tsuruya Kōkei worked as resident..."

Aug. 31, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...• The Urban Transportation Commission is growing increasingly concerned over Capital Metro's plans..."

May 12, 2006 News Feature

Day Trips
"...Port Aransas is a personal favorite, and the beach seems..."

Sept. 13, 2002 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

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