Nothing beats the Texas beach! Pioneer RV Resort is right on the other side of the dunes from one of the last beaches in the United States that allows vehicles.

Port Aransas Birding Center

The Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center is an excellent location for both birders and those who enjoy watching the bustle of wetlands species. Birding and Nature


There is ample opportunity to catch more than a tan in our neck of the coast. Grab your reel and fish off of the shore, the jetties, or Horace Caldwell Pier. Sit back and hire a fishing guide to take you to the best saltwater fishing spots. You’ll go home with a fish that actually matches your fisherman’s tale!

The Trolley Shuttle

The trolley services the island with air-conditioned rides to restaurants, shopping centers, IGA, beach access roads, you name it! It starts running at around 10am and makes the rounds every hour.

Port Aransas, Tx

Head to the little town of Port Aransas for island-style shopping and dining. These folks may run on island time, but there’s never a lack of things to do with a wide variety of boutique shops, souvenir shops, restaurants, and dive bars. Explore the diverse shops and purchase trinkets and treasures to keep you (and your campsite) in your island best. The restaurants of Port Aransas span from fine dining to family-friendly and the food genres span from exquisite seafood to down home BBQ. Many of these venues have live music on weekends, so there’s really something for everyone to enjoy before returning to Pioneer.


IGA is your one stop shop for groceries, movies, cook-out accouterments, beach gear, and more.

La Palmilla Beach Resort & Golf Club

Make sure to bring your clubs because our park is next door to La Palmilla Beach Resort & Golf Club.

Special Events

Book your stay with us so you don’t miss the Whooping Crane Festival every February. Birders from all around flock to the island for this exciting and beautiful event. SandFest comes to town in late April every year. The scene in the sand during this three day festival is magical with meticulously crafted sculptures that provide a perfect photo opportunity. Fishing tournaments throughout the year attract saltwater sportsmen and women all vying for the first place catch.

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