When the kids start getting bored, you'll be pleased that you're staying right next to Horace Caldwell Pier.
It awaits you in Corpus Christi, which is 170 miles (274 kilometers) outside of the state capital, Austin.
Only staying for a limited amount of time? Book a room at one of the 16 accommodations that are to be found within a short drive of Horace Caldwell Pier. The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Port Aransas/Beach Area and the Hampton Inn & Suites Port Aransas are two great choices here, found 0.6 miles (1.0 kilometer) and 2 miles (3 kilometers) away, respectively.
If you are the frugal type, have a look at the wide range of economical hotels situated in the area. The Captain's Quarters Inn and the Amelia's Landing Hotel are local favorites, and they're just 0.9 miles (1.4 kilometers) and 0.6 miles (1.0 kilometer) away, respectively.
0.1 miles (0.2 kilometers) from Horace Caldwell Pier is where you'll find Keepers (230 North on the Beach, Port Aransas), an excellent restaurant to have dinner after a hectic day of exploring.