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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

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Rockport Travel Tips

Why Choose Rockport Vacation Rentals

Rockport and its sister town of Fulton are just to the northeast of Corpus Christi in Texas. They are on the mainland coast, facing San Jose Island across Aransas Bay. The sheltered waterway provides excellent beaches along this lovely coastline, particularly on the barrier islands. Rockport is an established art town with many galleries in the charming downtown area and the Rockport Art Center nearby.

The wetlands and windswept oaks in the area make an attractive natural sight and are the perfect environment for walking, birding and fishing. The Aransas National Wildlife Refuge is an interesting place to visit and has a colony of threatened whooping cranes which visit during the winter months.

Rockport vacation rentals are available in various sizes and locations and ideal for snowbirds, families and groups of friends sharing a vacation. Each individual vacation home rental will have its own charm and character but all homes have comfortable living space with one or more TVs. The well-equipped kitchen is ideal for preparing snacks and drinks. Families requiring special diets, or those who do not want to blow the vacation budget on dining out, will find a vacation rental home the perfect solution.

Families are able to spread out and do their own thing on their own agenda in a spacious vacation home. With plenty of space for grandparents and the family pet, a Rockport vacation rental is the perfect home away from home.

Getting to Rockport, Texas

The nearest airport serving the area around your Rockport lodging is Corpus Christi Airport. It is a short 32-mile drive from the center of Rockport.

Things to Do From Your Rockport Lodging

Head out along the coastline for great opportunities for sunbathing, swimming and fishing in the area. The beaches along the protected barrier islands are particularly beautiful and all the beaches benefit from the sheltered waters. Try windsurfing, sailing or kayaking. Rockport Beach Park has picnic cabanas, a playground and fitness walking trails.

A deep sea fishing trip is a great day out, full of excitement. Hire a small boat of your own if you prefer and enjoy a leisurely day on the water. You can take a historic drive of the area by picking up an audio tape from the Chamber Visitor Center and following the directions. Bird watching is also very popular in the area and garden lovers will enjoy touring Green Acres Gardens on the corner of Mimosa and Pearl.

Places to Visit Around Rockport Vacation Houses

The nearby town of Fulton was named after cattle baron George Fulton and his home is now an interesting museum. Tours of the French-style mansion are available and the grounds are maintained by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

In Rockport itself, the small downtown area is a delightful place to explore on foot. Pay a visit to the Center for the Arts and see works by local and international artists. Art classes, workshops and concerts are held here, so check the local schedule. The Texas Maritime Museum is also located in this area and packs the history of the Texas Gulf Coast into a small museum. Fishing gear, a survival capsule from an offshore oil rig, and a lifeboat are just some of the interesting exhibits.

Local Weather in Rockport, Texas

Texas gets very hot during the summer and Rockport is no exception. During August, temperatures may rise above 90 F (32 C) but the beach provides an opportunity for swimming and cooling off. Rockport does not get a lot of rainfall. September is the wettest month with approximately five inches but other months remain dry and pleasantly sunny. During the winter, the temperatures are in the 50s F (10 to 15 C) during the day

Size of Texas Gulf Coast and abundance of Gulf Coast beach rentals would make your next vacation planning to Texas beach very exciting. Browse by destination and vacation rental type to have an enjoyable trip to Texas Gulf Coast: Corpus Christi vacation rentals, Galveston beach house rentals, North Padre Island home rental, Port Aransas beach rentals, or South Padre Island beach vacation rentals.

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