July 2015

Found 5 blog entries for July 2015.

rockport a destination for artists

We all know, those of us that are lucky enough to live here anyway, that Rockport is a vibrant community that offers an endless amount of outdoor activities and is a top destination for fishing, crabbing and a multitude of outdoor activities… we’ve even been named as one of the best coastal small towns in the country according to USA Today. But did you know that Rockport isn’t just a well-known fishing village? Rockport is also a thriving artist community and has been ranked as one of the Top 10 Artist Colonies in the country by Coastal Living Magazine. It’s true! Take a look at what makes Rockport a destination for artists.

You can’t mention art in Rockport without mentioning the Rockport Center for the Arts. This non-profit organization has been

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Things to do in Rockport, TX

If you're new to Rockport Texas, or a resident in search of things to do in and around the area for the month of August, we've compiled a list of just a few regularly held events. Bring family and friends, or go it alone and meet residents and neighbors, or discover a new hobby, see some local history, volunteer your time, take in a live show and much more.

Below are a few upcoming events in Rockport and surrounding Coastal Bend communities that will be fun for the whole family!

1.) Fulton Schoolhouse Museum

The Fulton Schoolhouse was built in 1886, now relocated and used at the Fulton Town Hall. Today, tours are available every Saturday and Sunday, with original artifacts on display. This is a free event and runs from 1pm-4pm with the next

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saltwater fishing

Get ready to experience some of the best fishing in the state with the ideal saltwater fishing holes around Rockport, TX. There are many top fishing spots here to choose from, for your pick of redfish, flounder, trout and more. Whether it's Aransas Bay or Copano Bay there's plenty of action here including shorelines, inlets, tidal lakes, and much more.

Where to start? We've offered up a quick list of some favorite places for locals and visitors to cast a line, or hook up with a guided fishing tour. Plan a private getaway or a vacation with the family and discover the Coastal Bend of Texas!

5.) Copano Cottages

If you're seeking rustic, quiet and picturesque cozy spaces for a getaway in Copano Bay, these idyllic little cottages are worth

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Most expensive Rockport homes for sale

The Coastal Bend communities of Texas offer idyllic, resort-style living for residents who settle into the cities and communities of this area. From lush wetlands and wildlife preserves, to the best fishing in the state, the coastal bend is a place where people go to get away from it all while staying connected. Locals revel in the arts and culture, nightlife and dining opportunities that are flourishing in this area.

The city of Rockport is a hub of recreation and entertainment, and is considered the "Charm of the Texas Coast." From expansive soft sand beaches to boating, birding, art and more, there's always something to see and do, making it a desirable locale for homebuyers. Those seeking premier estates on the water can look no further than

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4th of July Safety Advice

firefighter at truck

Make safety part of your Independence Day celebration.

For millions of us, the July 4th celebration of our nation’s independence includes cookouts, splashing at the pool or beach, and dazzling, colorful fireworks to wind down the day.

Whether you plan to celebrate in your back yard, at a park, on the beach or at a public pool, take a few moments to make safety part of your plans. Here are a few tips to help keep your holiday safe and your memories good ones.

Swimming Safety Tips 
Nothing beats the beach or pool to cool off on a hot summer day. If there are people in your group who don’t know how to swim, or aren’t good swimmers, have a safety system in place.

  • Keep a watchful eye on everyone in the water.
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