The 4th of July is among the most awaited summer holidays by Americans. Why? Besides the extra day off during the week, it holds a special place in the hearts of people due to its special meaning. It is the day that commemorates the birth of American Independence. There are parades, barbecues, carnivals, fireworks, and family reunions that make this day even more special. It is the time to slow down and recharge your batteries, spending quality time with family and friends. Book the vacation rentals at Port Aransas to enjoy the serenity of our beautiful beaches. Let all your worries fade with the ebbing tide as you enjoy in the lap of nature.

Why should you choose the Port Aransas beaches to celebrate the 4th of July?

There are endless things to do in Port Aransas on the 4th of July. Initiate the celebration with a Patriotic boat parade that starts at noon in Rockport. You will see decorated boats parading through Little Bay. Another option could be to enjoy the patriotic bike parade that starts at 6.30 p.m., at the Town Center. The parade passes thrice around the Town Center, displaying a feeling of patriotic pride.

Port Aransas has one of the biggest fireworks displays in Texas, that lights up the sky for 45-minutes. Enthusiastic patriots gather at Roberts Point Park to view the shipping channel and firework display. Go anywhere you wish, you will be able to view the firework display from anywhere in town.  Watching all this truly invokes a feeling of American patriotism for every citizen.

Port Aransas beaches

The vibrant beach parties and barbecues in Port Aransas add charisma to the Independence Day celebration. You can party to your heart’s content; enjoy your booze while you watch the skyline in awe.

As a part of the music series, live bands will play in the outdoor Pavillion at the Town Center. Kids can enjoy an outdoor movie-watching experience in Town Center. 

If you wish to indulge in some adventure, rent your fishing equipment and head for a fishing excursion. Port Aransas offers off-shore, bay fishing, charter trips, group fishing trips, etc. Get your adrenaline surging and bond with your family on this Independence Day!

Is it possible to return from a beach vacation without indulging in some fun water sport activities? Rent kayaks or stand-up paddleboards, you have to experience some fun on the white sandy beaches.

On the 1st and 2nd of July, you can enjoy the Rock port Art festival which showcases the artwork of over 120 artists. 

Enjoy the Annual Corpus Christi Food Truck Summer Fest with food trucks serving scrumptious cuisines for everyone to enjoy. With delicious food, you can also enjoy Live Music, Arts & Craft Alley, Petting Zoo, and tons of kid activities at the Kid’s Truck Zone. 

To enjoy a fab Mediterranean menu with patio seating, visit Lisabella’s Bistro & Bar. While enjoying mouth-watering steak and seafood, take a glimpse of all the fun-filled activities in the community. For some delicious pasta, pizzas, sandwiches, and great brews and cocktails, Dylan’s Coal Oven Pizzeria is the best bet.

Hoping that you are convinced to visit Port Aransas this Independence Day, we would like to share some more tips that can help you plan your trip for a perfect beach vacation.

Why should you choose the Port Aransas beachfront houses for rent?

Why do you work so hard every other day of the week? You go through this entire ordeal to lead a peaceful and wonderful life with your family. The pristine Gulf of Mexico beaches and blissful environment will entice your family to enjoy this much-awaited holiday in our slice of paradise. 

beachfront condos in Port Aransas

The Port Aransas condos are spacious and luxurious, giving sufficient room to every member of your clan. The Mayan Princess offers 1, 2, and 3 bedroom beachfront condos in Port Aransas that are individually owned. You can get a magnificent view of the three large lagoon pools and the Gulf of Mexico beaches from the patios and balconies in the condos. The condos are fully equipped, with facilities such as kitchens, laundry, free wireless internet, etc. that can make your stay even more convenient. There are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities that can keep you busy all day long. What more can you ask?

This majestic 60 condominium resort is situated away from the crowds. The beach is hop-skip and jumps from Mustang island condo rentals. The soothing sound of the waves lapping outside the beach rentals breeds calmness and tranquility. The best way to unwind and relax!

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Whether you plan to reunite with your family or rekindle your romance with your sweetheart on the 4th of July, The Mayan Princess has the perfect vacation rentals for your beach getaway.  This Independence day, drown yourself in the nostalgic kind of fun that reunites family and friends to create fun-filled memories at our rental condos in Port Aransas.