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Rockport Travel Guide

On the eastern coast of Texas, you'll find the city of Rockport. There is a something for everyone in this Lone Star State city, with scenic shores, a growing arts community, and even the Big Tree that is over 1,000 years old. Relax on the beach or enjoy some adventure and bird watching out on hiking trails. There are also different craft shops and antique stores to buy souvenirs, as well as museums and golf courses for some easy-going activities. One thing’s for sure -- you won’t be bored in Rockport!

Things to Do in Rockport

To relax and enjoy some sunshine, spend the day at Rockport Beach. There is one mile of beautiful golden sand and blue sea, with onsite facilities including cabanas and a fitness trail. It is said that the waters on the Gulf Coast of Texas are some of the clearest you can experience. To get a glimpse of history in Rockport, head to the Fulton Mansion. The 1800’s registered building once belonged to a prosperous family and the architecture is amazing to look at. The Texas Maritime Museum is also a favorite with tourists who want to learn about the importance of the sea in the state throughout the years.

Best Time to Visit Rockport

The summer is a good time to visit Rockport Texas since the temperatures are pleasant and there is a gentle breeze from the Gulf. However, it can still be humid, which means spring is an option for your vacation here too.

Price and Availability Index in Rockport

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Rockport is in August, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Rockport is in the high season in July. Rockport has its low season in November, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Rockport tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Rockport tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Wednesdays.

The weather in Rockport

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Rockport. The warmest months in Rockport are July and September, when temperatures reach 101 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 25 ˚F. The wettest month in Rockport is August with 5.38 inches of rain, while the driest month is January with 0.13 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Rockport

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including VRBO, Airbnb, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 558 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Rockport, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Rockport comes in at $35 per night. A typical accommodation in Rockport costs on average $274 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 243 accommodations in Rockport that have WiFi. We have 9 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 14 accommodations that have gym facilities. Driving to Rockport? Then choose one of the 236 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 21 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 114 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

We combine a wide variety of Rockport accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 7 providers, including 119 places to stay from VRBO, 100 accommodations from Airbnb and 26 places to stay from Homeaway.

298 of our places to stay in Rockport have been rated by previous guests. They rated 73% as excellent or good. 171 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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