Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Rockport, TX that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $68 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Rockport. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Rock(port) around the clock on Texas's buzzy Gulf Coast

Overlooking Aransas Bay in the Gulf of Mexico, Rockport is a buzzy beach resort on the Texan Coast. It's famous for its extensive maritime history, and you can fill your boots with that at the Texas Maritime Museum. If you're more an art fiend than a sea dog, head to the Rockport Center for the Arts. With great beaches, museums, and contemporary art, book a Rockport vacation rental on the waterfront and have the best of all worlds. After a day on the beach, wander over to Rockport's vibrant waterfront for a cool beer and seafood barbecue, and watch the sun set.

Things to do

From maritime to Monet, explore Rockport's colorful history

The Texas Maritime Museum attracts a real mix of young families, wannabe maritime historians, and salty old sea dogs. Opened in 1989, it explores the Gulf Coast's extensive maritime heritage, from shipwrecks to oil rigs. See booty from old Spanish shipwrecks, some of which date back to 1554. Learn about Rockport's shrimping and fishing industry, and even about the brief Texas Navy. For a more contemporary look at the beach town, head to Navigation Circle and the Rockport Center for the Arts. Housed in a 1890s building, it's a buzzing hub for Rockport's art scene.

Weather

Seasonal weather in Rockport

Travelers enjoy Rockport for its boating. If you're planning a vacation around the weather, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 84°F.

Natural features

Cackling coyotes and whooping cranes, Rockport's a wild party

Perched on a peninsula overlooking Aransas Bay on the Gulf of Mexico, Rockport is 30 miles northeast of Corpus Christi. About an hour's drive, or a shorter boat trip across the bay, is the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge. This sprawling 115,000-acre protected area is home to huge flocks of whooping cranes. A firm favorite with our feathered friends, it's become a magnet for birdwatchers who flock to see more than 400 different species. It's also home to a variety of wildlife, including white-tailed deer and coyote, that both frequent the lush forest and woodlands.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Rockport

The nearest airport is in Corpus Christi Intl. Airport (CRP), located 32.2 mi (51.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Rockport, TX (RKP-Aransas County), which is 4.9 mi (7.8 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Rockport?

Whatever you're looking for in a getaway, you'll find a rental in or around Rockport that's right up your alley. Why not try these on for size?:

  • Make the most of handy extras like a dining table and WiFi at "Coastal, Bright And Cheery, Key Allegro Waterfront Canal + Heated Private Pool". Located around 2 miles from Rockport, this unique property has 5 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • Alternatively, make yourself comfortable at "Sunshine Retreat - Waterfront With Heated Pool And Fishing Pier". Located around 4 miles from the heart of Rockport, it has 3 bedrooms and features off-street parking options and a microwave oven.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Rockport vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Rockport?

We all need an escape from the real world from time to time. If you're ready to spend a couple of lazy mornings lingering in your pajamas with a coffee and the morning paper, we've got some awesome weekend getaways in and near Rockport. Check out two of our favorites:

  • "Kokomo - A Waterfront Escape" is around 4 miles southwest of Rockport and the perfect place to relax and unwind. You'll like the range of amenities here, including a living room and air conditioning.
  • Alternatively, pack a few clothes into your bag and make a beeline for "Best View Waterfront Home - Premier Fishing". This top-rated getaway is around 5 miles northwest of Rockport and has a TV and outdoor furniture.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Rockport?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish pick, perfectly suited for one or two guests. Spend your days checking out your new surroundings and your nights resting up in your cozy hideaway. These vacation rentals in or near Rockport are guaranteed to please:

  • Escape on your own or take a few friends to "Gorgeous Modern Updated Rockport Bayfront Condominium". You'll have plenty of amenities to make your stay comfortable, including WiFi and a free nearby fitness center.
  • Or, use "Historic, Cozy Coastal Cottage Just 2 Minutes From Rockport Beach" as a base to check off the sights around you. This home away from home comes with nearby birdwatching activities, golf and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Rockport?

Whether you're looking for a simple cabin or a house large enough to fit the family, you'll find the ideal place on Vrbo. Treat yourself to a mini break at one of these getaways in or near Rockport:

  • For a memorable few nights away, it's hard to go past "Coastal Class Waterfront/excellent Fishing From Lighted Fishing Dock". It's nice and close to the center of Rockport, along with lots of things to put on your itinerary.
  • Alternatively, spend a couple of nights at "Luxurious Water - Front Home W". This comfy, centrally located property makes it easy to explore the area's sights.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Rockport?

Whether spent in a luxury condo or a rustic cabin, a romantic weekend getaway is a perfect way to say "I love you." Whisk your special someone off for a couple of leisurely days at one of these popular escapes in or near Rockport:

  • Put on some relaxing music and kick back together at "Coastal, Bright And Cheery, Key Allegro Waterfront Canal + Heated Private Pool". Around 2 miles from Rockport, this property has everything you could want for a couple's weekend away, including a swimming pool and shopping facilities.
  • "Sunshine Retreat - Waterfront With Heated Pool And Fishing Pier" is another top option that'll woo you. It's about 4 miles from Rockport and has a dining table and air conditioning.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Rockport?

Share your trip and boost your odds of having fun. Whether you're planning an active escape with friends or a big family get-together, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and near Rockport:

  • There's loads of room to move at "Coastal, Bright And Cheery, Key Allegro Waterfront Canal + Heated Private Pool". Around 2 miles northeast of Rockport, this expansive property has 5 bedrooms that sleep up to 14 guests. Quality amenities include an ocean view and a swimming pool.
  • Nothing is more important than spending time with the people you love, and "Kokomo - A Waterfront Escape" makes it easy to do that. Located around 4 miles to the southwest of Rockport, as many as 16 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 6 bedrooms. A swimming pool and a garden are among the numerous amenities here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Rockport?

Nothing says fun and frivolity like a pool. Blow up your unicorn floatie and check out these houses in or near Rockport that come with this added perk:

  • Round up your crew and enjoy an unforgettable break at "Updated Farm House On 1/2 Acre 1 Block From Aransas Bay". There's plenty to love about this retreat besides its pool, such as coffee and tea making facilities and a toaster.
  • Otherwise, unpack your suitcase at "Cute Bay House Cottage Close To All Attractions". Along with a refreshing pool, you can also make use of childrens activities and a TV.

Not sure what the weather is like in Rockport? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 80 ºF to 90 ºF. If you're chasing more inspiration on where to stay in this popular destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to browse through our entire selection of Rockport vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Rockport?

Cousin Aamir, Uncle Elijah ... You can add them to your invitation list when you escape to a large family vacation rental in or near Rockport. Get everyone you love together at one of these spacious getaways:

  • Make your visit an unforgettable one at "Coastal, Bright And Cheery, Key Allegro Waterfront Canal + Heated Private Pool". This escape has 5 bedrooms, can fit up to 14 guests and features a range of amenities, including a kitchen and a swimming pool. It's around 2 miles northeast of Rockport.
  • Another terrific option is "Sunshine Retreat - Waterfront/heated Pool". It's around 4 miles northwest of Rockport, has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 guests. Handy amenities here include a toaster and a balcony.

If you'd like to visit some family-friendly attractions nearby, Aquarium at Rockport Harbor promises fun for all ages.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Rockport?

Escape from everyday life and treat the people you love to a vacation of a different sort. Stay in one of these family cabins in or near Rockport and get the camping experience — minus the tents and with all the creature comforts!

  • "Private Pier, "flounder Flats" Cabin On Copano Bay" - Enjoy fun and laughs with your nearest and dearest at this escape, which is around 9 miles north of central Rockport. A garden and outdoor furniture are some of its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Cabin By The Bay" - Another terrific option, this rental comes with a nearby bay, a microwave oven and more. You'll find it around 9 miles to the northeast of Rockport.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Rockport vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Rockport?

Add a dose of indulgence to your getaway by booking somewhere with a private indoor pool. These gorgeous large houses in or near Rockport have a swimming space that's all your own, as well as tons of room for whoever is fortunate enough to be coming with you:

  • Invite your closest friends over for a leisurely swim at "Canal Home With Indoor Jacuzzi". This home has space to spare, with 4 bedrooms comfortably sleeping 13 people. A swimming pool and a firepit are other things you'll love about this place.
  • In addition to its inviting indoor pool, "Aransas Bay Waterfront, Handicap Accessible" features a beach view and a swimming pool. It has 3 bedrooms that can accommodate up to 9 guests, so you can bring the whole gang along.

Chasing more options? Find your dream pad by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to find the Rockport vacation rental that's perfect for you.