As we begin to transition into the colder seasons, you’ll start to notice a variety of migrating bird species while on your Texas getaways to Port A Escapes. Since our island is located in the Central Flyway, you’ll find a variety of nesting species that include Roseate Spoonbills, Reddish Egrets, Black-Bellied Whistling Ducks, and so many others! Since we’re located close to many natural beaches, inlets, and wetlands, there are many opportunities to observe hundreds of birds up-close in their natural surroundings. Keep reading to find the best spots for birding while on your Texas getaways. 

Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center

There’s no shortage of birds at the Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center in Port Aransas, Texas. After Hurricane Harvey, the boardwalk has since been re-built in areas that provide great views of wetlands, open water, as well as the best opportunities to see a variety of bird species and perhaps an alligator or two. Stop by the parking lot to grab a brochure that will help you identify the different birds you may see during your Texas getaways. 

Crane Boat Tours

Take a day trip to check out one of the best birding spots in Texas with Crane Boat Tours located in the Fulton-Rockport area. The three-hour Whooping Crane & Coastal Birding Tour features top-quality guides that will give you the best birding experience you can find during your Texas getaways. When you’re looking for things to do in Texas, you’ll be fascinated by the number of bird species you’ll see during your trek along the Texas Coastal Bend. Not only will you see nearly 30 to 60 species of birds throughout the boat tour, but you’ll also learn how to identify over 400 species!  

Bird Walking Tour

As we edge closer to the holidays, you may want to plan affordable winter vacations to keep a little extra money in your pocket. The Bird Walk in Port Aransas, Texas, features a free birding tour from the Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department, which happens every Saturday morning. You’ll be able to learn about the Port Aransas Nature Preserve as the knowledgeable guides walk you Charlie’s Pasture and teach you about the local birds. Join in on the tours by meeting the parking lot of the Port Aransas Community Park on Saturdays at 8:00 a.m. 

Port Aransas Affordable Winter Vacations

Texas getawaysEscape the cold this winter and plan your Texas getaways to Port A Escapes, where you’ll be nestled around white sandy beaches instead of snow! Small groups can enjoy a pleasant stay at our 1-4 bedroom condos, while larger groups are encouraged to check out our spacious home rentals. Whether you’re looking for a private or community pool, pet-friendly properties, or want to be within steps of the beach, we’ve got you covered! Take a look at our condos and homes on our accommodations Vacation Rentals page and book online. Check out our limited-time Fall Special online to see how you can receive 25% off your booking. Please give our staff a call with any questions you may have throughout the booking process at 1-866-341-7730.