Activities And Things To Do Blog Posts

Wildflower Season on the Coast

Lacing the Dunes Wildflowers tangled among dune grasses help fortify the mounds of sand that guard Mustang Island. Springtime at the shore is particularly beautiful, with breezy, warm days and colorful flowers popping up around downtown Port Aransas and along the dune line. Wildflower season lasts through May, and the wetter the winter, the more likely Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Exploring St. José Island

An easy excursion takes you to this isolated, shell-rich island, then you can return to Cinnamon Shore! Day Trip Destination Guests love to laze away the days on the Cinnamon Shore beachfront and at our distinctive pools. But if the idea of boating over to an uninhabited, undeveloped isle appeals to your inner beachcomber, St. José Island, a. Continue reading

Published on Monday, October 3, 2022

Concert Series Kickoff!

3 Great Acts, 1 Amazing Night | Sat., Oct. 22 With three great, back-to-back performers taking the Town Center stage, our inaugural concert makes a great reason to book a fall getaway! Take advantage of our Fall Extras to stay another night, and find your spot on the lawn for the concert! Headliner: Texas Singer-Songwriter Kody West Popular on the Texas Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Fishing At Cinnamon Shore

Rent your gear right here! Here’s the lowdown on casting a line into our on-site lakes! You can also surf cast from our beach, with a fishing license for those 17 and older. What lakes allow fishing at Cinnamon Shore? All of them! We currently three on-site lakes stocked with fish! At Cinnamon Shore North , there’s Lake Gavin and Lake Colby Continue reading

Published on Monday, September 12, 2022

Make Cinnamon Shore Your Base Camp: Hunt & Fish This Winter!

Cinnamon Shore has great accommodations for your crew this winter.   Gather your favorite outdoorsmen and women and head to the Texas Coast for winter’s best fishing and duck hunting. Cinnamon Shore offers an array of handsome beach homes that accommodate groups who want to take advantage of the season, get some fresh air, and have some fun Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Why Beach Bonfires are Special at Cinnamon Shore

New pinion wood promises a more memorable experience, along with a beach attendant to check in with you and stoke the fire for hours. When you reserve a beach bonfire at Cinnamon Shore, it's always been an experience. Our crews dig the shallow fire pit for you, stack the logs, and arrange the beach chairs for your group. Then, a beach attendant Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Off the Beaten Path: Chapel in the Dunes

Just Miles From Cinnamon Shore, Visit A Tiny House Of Worship With Glorious Abstract Art Inside! Built to Beckon  The Port Aransas Museum offers free tours on the first and third Saturdays of the month. Just meet at the museum on Alistair St. at 9:15 a.m. for an 8-minute video that introduces the history of this hidden gem, built in 1937-38 by Continue reading

Published on Thursday, April 1, 2021

Finding Balance-Paddleboard Yoga at Cinnamon Shore!

Part of the health and wellness offerings at our village For years, we've partnered with Texas Surf Camps to offer a variety of activities for our homeowners and guests--and paddleboard yoga at our Dune Pool has drawn lots of interest in recent years. .    Once a novelty, this trending exercise has only grown in popularity, and it offers benefits Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Whooping Cranes Return

Schedule a Tour! Wings of Winter  Birding Guide Promises to Showcase the Beautiful Birds of Mustang Island: The annual festival is canceled this year due to the pandemic, but the whooping cranes don't know that! They are still returning to Mustang Island, and you can schedule a birding tour with some experts who can show you all the hot spots for Continue reading

Published on Saturday, January 23, 2021

Summer Movies Under the Stars

See You at the Movies!  8 p.m. Terry's Place    Our outdoor movies on the Town Center show on the big screen at Terry's Place. Here's the schedule, part of our ongoing roster of summertime events!    MAY    Tues., May 19 Hotel Transylvani a, PG/1 hour 32 min. Thurs., May 21 Zootopia , PG/1 hour 50 min. Sun., May 24 Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, May 5, 2020

The Port Aransas Boutique You Have to Visit

  We are proud to introduce our newest series, We Are Port A. Over the next few months, we will be spotlighting local Port A establishments that are truly remarkable both in the products and services they offer and how they persevere through hardships like Hurricane Harvey. First up is Indigo Eclectic, a coastal boutique that brings back the beauty Continue reading

Published on Thursday, July 12, 2018

Why You Can't Miss This Year's Texas SandFest

On April 27th-April 29th , come join us in Port Aransas for Texas SandFest, “the largest Native-Sand Sand Sculpture Competition in the US.” This family-friendly festival attracts visitors from all over the globe, making it possible for Texas SandFest to support the local community. So what makes this year's event more significant than Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Shelling Tips: In and Around Cinnamon Shore

One of the best things about staying at Cinnamon Shore is easy access to the beach. Our wide boardwalks lead over the dunes to wide beaches, where the Gulf constantly deposits wonder in the form of seashells that delight beachcombers. Guides such as “Roy’s Field Guide to Shells of the Gulf Coast,” (check it out here!) and sites such as Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, April 4, 2017