Thanksgiving is a fabulous time of year for friendship, family and counting blessings. Everyone has so much to be thankful for and why not be thankful at the beach?! Port Aransas is the perfect place to bring your family for a fun and sandy filled holiday. Nestled along the Gulf of Mexico, Port Aransas offers a unique and refreshing backdrop for your Thanksgiving festivities. The weather around Thanksgiving typically features mild and pleasant conditions, with daytime highs in the mid 60’s to low 70’s, making it a popular destination for those seeking a coastal holiday escape.
Thanksgiving with a Beach View
Imagine gathering with family and friends in one of our cozy condo rentals, complete with fully-equipped kitchens to prepare your traditional feast. Our beachfront condos allow you to savor your turkey with ocean breezes and the soothing sound of waves as your soundtrack. Whether you are cooking for the family or wanting to dine out, Port Aransas has it all. There are plenty of HEB grocery stores for you to find items in your recipe list that you might have forgotten.
If cooking isn’t on your holiday agenda, many Port Aransas restaurants offer delicious Thanksgiving meals, sparing you the kitchen duty while still providing that warm, familial atmosphere. If you’re hoping for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, head to Virginia’s On the Bay or Trout Street Bar & Grill for your turkey and mashed potatoes. The historic restaurant at Roosevelt’s at the Tarpon Inn also serves a traditional Thanksgiving feast. Guests can expect a classic turkey dinner with all the trimmings in a charming and cozy setting. Or c heck out Shells Pasta & Seafood for your holiday meal. Shells is known for its fresh seafood, but they also usually offer a special Thanksgiving menu featuring traditional dishes. It’s an excellent option if you’re looking for a seafood twist on the classic Thanksgiving meal. If you are craving a less traditional meal, La Playa Mexican Grille offers a Mexican-inspired Thanksgiving menu alongside their regular offerings. It’s a unique twist on the holiday feast. After dinner, watch the game with the ocean as your backdrop, or burn off the turkey with a walk along the beach.
Get Outside for Thanksgiving
But Thanksgiving in Port Aransas isn’t just about the meal; it’s a chance to immerse yourself in the coastal beauty that this town is renowned for. If you get to town early enough, the annual Port Aransas Turkey Trot run takes place on Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving. Other activities to enjoy over the holiday weekend include strolling along the uncrowded beaches, enjoying a game of beach volleyball, or embarking on a serene birdwatching adventure as migratory birds flock to the area during this season. Or if you are feeling adventurous, you can learn how to surf! Whether you’re looking for relaxation, adventure, or a bit of both, Port Aransas offers a unique and memorable Thanksgiving experience that will leave you feeling truly thankful.
Thanksgiving is the perfect time to share that gratitude with your loved ones during a relaxing holiday in Port Aransas! Reserve your Sandpiper condo today for a fun-filled Thanksgiving in Port Aransas! Our Port Aransas condos typically fill up well in advance of Thanksgiving, so make sure to plan your stay early.