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Activities and Things to Do

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. (read)

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Lifestyle

What to Do When You See a Sea Turtle!

It was a normal day at the beach -- until someone spotted a sea turtle on the beach at Cinnamon Shore ~ Beach & Lifestyle Manager Jordan Tucker was working away in his office at Cinnamon Shore when word came that the giant Loggerhead sea turtle had lumbered onto the beach. He sprang into action, contacting the experts at the Amos Rehabilitation (read)

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Lifestyle

Explore Bayside Beauty-A Nature Walk at Port Aransas' Birding Center

Take this easy excursion from Cinnamon Shore to the Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center. It's an unusual location--right next door to the Nueces County Water Treatment Facility--but here you'll find a landscaped pathway leading behind the gurgling machinery to find a newly built, 700-foot boardwalk over freshwater wetlands . It winds amid a well landscaped (read)

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Activities and Things to Do

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 (read)

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Lifestyle

Look Out for Blue Buttons!

Have you spotted these little wonders washing up on the shore? In June, media around South Texas started reporting sightings of these curious little creatures washing up on the shores of Port A and Texas Coast. Commonly known as Blue Buttons, they look like a strange type of jelly fish, but they're actually related to the Portuguese Man o' War. Not (read)

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Lifestyle

A Cinnamon Shore Sea Turtle Story

A special encounter     Over Mother's Day Weekend, some Cinnamon Shore homeowners out for a walk happend upon one of the most miraculous  events on the Coast--a lumbering sea turtle laying her eggs and then returning to the waters. The thrilling scene unfolded on a Saturday morning before exciting beachgoers.         (read)

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Lifestyle

Science Says Best Gift for Your Family: Vacations!

Research Encourages You to Spend Time With Loved Ones at Places Like Cinnamon Shore We often give trinkets and toys for birthdays and holidays. But according to Matador Network, the best present to give your family is time away together on vacation. Here's why a trip to Cinnamon Shore can mean more than the average gift. Science says...  Writer (read)