Polly Anna: Fresh Shrimp – Right Off The Boat

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John and Mollie Nixon own and operate the Polly Anna in Port Aransas.

They sell their catch, right from the dock. Keep track on their Facebook page for updates on when they’ll be selling the freshest shrimp on the Coastal Bend.… Read More

Padre Island National Seashore

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Padre Island National Seashore separates the Gulf of Mexico from the Laguna Madre, one of a few hypersaline lagoons in the world. 

The park protects 70 miles of coastline, dunes, prairies, and wind tidal flats teeming with life. 

It is a safe nesting ground for the Kemp’s ridley sea turtle and a haven for over 380 bird species.  It also has a rich history, including the Spanish shipwrecks of 1554.… Read More

Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center in Port A

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In 2006 Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine names the Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center #1 of the Top Ten Boardwalks in Texas.

FREE guided birding tour for anyone, novice to expert.… Read More

Visit Rockport & Fulton

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No trip to the Texas Coastal Bend is complete without a visit to the Rockport/Fulton area. There’s always lots to do and see, and something for everyone.… Read More