Localbird’s Favorite Activities In Rockport Texas

by Ben Levy
by Ben Levy

Looking for a Gulf Coast getaway? Rockport, Texas might be the perfect place! A bit of a hidden gem, Rockport is a charming coastal town located on the beautiful Aransas Bay of the Texas Gulf Coast. Offering plenty of outdoor activities, fishing trips, and a laid-back atmosphere, if you’re looking for a quick getaway to Texas, Rockport might be the perfect place to visit. Here are some of our favorite activities in Rockport that you should consider doing:

Take a Fishing Trip

Looking to fish? With calm waters and plenty of marine life, it’s no surprise that Rockport has been deemed one of the best fishing destinations in the country. Whether you’re looking for some fly-fishing or a private fishing charter for you and your buddies, Rockport is the perfect destination if you’re looking to reel in some unforgettable fishing memories. 

Some of the country’s best fishing can be found in Rockport.

Visit Rockport Beach

Relax and unwind on the soft sands of Rockport Beach. Take a dip in the crystal-clear waters, go for a walk, or take part in water sports such as fishing, kayaking, and sailing.

Explore The Aransas Wildlife Refuge

Home to over 340 species of birds and wildlife, you must visit the Aransas Wildlife Refuge if you have an interest in nature. Take a guided tour of the refuge and explore the wetlands, lagoons, and coastal prairies.

Ride a Jet Ski

The calm blue waters of Aransas Bay also make Rockport the perfect place to try some jet skiing! With plenty of places to rent online, don’t miss the chance to some experience thrilling action on Rockport’s blue waters!

Riding a jetski is the perfect way to have some exhilarating fun when in Rockport.

Enjoy The Nightlife

Rockport has a lively nightlife scene, with plenty of pubs, bars, and restaurants offering a range of live music and entertainment. Go out, enjoy a cocktail or two, and dance the night away!

Visit Fulton Mansion

Fulton Mansion is a historic state park built in the late 1800s. Take a tour of the mansion and explore the grounds, which offer stunning views of the Aransas Bay.

If you’re looking for a nice getaway to the Gulf Coast, Rockport might be the place for you. Whether it’s to spend hours on the water fishing or chilling on sandy beaches and exploring the historical sites of the town, Rockport has something for everybody. Also, looking for more recommendations? Our concierge team can help you discover and book the best local experiences in Rockport. Let us help you make the most of your time in this beautiful town. Let’s chat!

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Fly Fishing Trips with Fly Fish Rockport

Good for groups

Half day (4-5 hours) or Full day(8-9 hours)

From: $ 900.00

Whooping Crane & Coastal Birding Tour

Minimum of 10 people required

3 hours

Suitable for children

From: $ 125.00

Guided Fishing Charters

Good for groups

Suitable for children

From: $ 600.00

Flounder Fishing & Gigging Trips

Max 4 people

4 - 6 hours

Suitable for children

From: $ 550.00

Port Aransas Jetski Rentals

Good for groups

1 hour

From: $ 160.00

4-Passenger Golf Cart

Up to 4 passengers

Safe for children. Equipped with seatbelts

From: $ 150.00

6-Passenger Golf Cart

Up to 6 passengers

Safe for children. Equipped with seatbelts

From: $ 170.00

Guided Saltwater Bay Fishing

Up to 4 people

Suitable for children

From: $ 600.00

Private Chef Experience with Chef Matt

From: $ 125.00

Private cooking classes with Chef Matt

Good for groups

From: $ 125.00

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