The charming fishing village of Rockport, Texas has been a favorite coastal hideaway for well-to-do Texans since the 1800s. It continues to be popular with fisherman, birding enthusiasts, winter Texans and tourists.
Surrounded on three sides by the waters of Aransas, Copano and Port Bays, a variety of outdoor activities are Rockport’s appeal to people of all ages. It is located along the Texas Tropical Trail and is a noteworthy stop along the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail. In addition to our favorite pastime-relaxing, residents and visitors enjoy points of interests such as The Texas Maritime Museum, Fulton Mansion, Rockport Center for the Arts and the Connie Hagar Wildlife Sanctuary. Click here to see why Rockport should be on your next road trip wish list
The Reserve at St. Charles Bay is a short 20 minute scenic drive to the middle of downtown Rockport where one can find a shop for whatever their needs may be. When variety is key on any shopping trip, Rockport offers over 60 different shops and stores to fulfill any needs. Lamar Park is the perfect area for upscale boutique shopping conveniently located near the acclaimed Francisco’s Salon. Whether your interests include antiques to art galleries, or book stores to chic boutiques, Rockport offers something for everyone.
The City of Rockport features several area golf courses and country clubs throughout the coastal region for those who enjoy a relaxing day on the course. Award winning courses in the Rockport area include Palmilla Beach and the Northshore Country Club alongside The Rockport Country Club, Live Oak Country Club and The Sinton Municipal Golf Course. The wide range of exclusive golf courses are easily accessible and the perfect pastime for a coastal lifestyle.
Rockport, Texas offers a rich, dynamic culture of art, festivals and events. Home to over 15 galleries in the downtown area and over 300 artists living in the area, there is an endless amount of genuine art to visit or purchase. Furthermore, the Rockport Art Festival attracts thousands of visitors annually, which features local and traveling artists. Other festivals in the area include the Hummingbird Celebration, Texas SandFest and the Rockport Seafair and regular fishing competitions. If you’re looking for a night out on the town, there are also several places to go to hear live music. Rockport is the exceptional place for you and your children with a perfect balance of art, music and fun!
If you love food and love to eat well, Rockport has an abundance of great restaurants, casual dining, seafood, BBQ, Vietnamese, Mexican, Italian, the list goes on! Only the freshest and finest selection of gulf coast seafood is available for your enjoyment. Venture into town or find a place right on the water. No matter what you’re in the mood for, there is a great place just around the corner.