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Posts Tagged ‘Rockport Texas beach’

Weekend Wisdom

Posted by Jody on July 24, 2016

Rockport, Texas

Rockport, Texas

“We could never have loved the earth so well if we had had no childhood in it.”  

~George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss, 1860

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Rockport Beach: A Great Escape (Texas)

Posted by Jody on January 6, 2012

Today’s Featured Writer: Alaina Diehl

Rockport Beach (photo by Alaina Diehl)

Rockport Beach is a short drive south from Victoria, Texas, where I played in the Victoria Bach Festival Baroque Orchestra a couple of summers back. The oboes and flutes decided to get away for a short afternoon at the beach.  We drove past bayous and through beautiful wildlife areas and past other small beachish looking towns before we came to Rockport, Texas, which is located on Aransas Bay. Our only goals for the day were heading to the beach and finding a place to eat, so we  parked the car and set off on foot. A short walk brought us to the marina, where shrimping, fishing, and leisure boats were docked. Vendors were selling their catch of the day, and cheeky birds were hovering for their chance to have a taste.  We walked a bit farther to get to the shore, which is rather long and quite walkable. Although we didn’t hit the main beach area, we could see people strolling, swimming, kite flying, and otherwise enjoying a beautiful, sunny day.

You can find out more about the Rockport Beach Park at the Rockport-Fulton official website:  “Our Blue Wave beach is litter free, is handicap accessible, has public restroom facilities, picnic sites, children play areas, swimming, fishing, public boat ramp and is a bird sanctuary.”

Marina (photo by Alaina Diehl)

If you have insider-info on Rockport Beach, we’d love to hear from you.  As always, the comment space is below.  Have a great day at the beach!

If you would like more information on Blue Wave beaches you might want to check out: What is a Blue Wave Beach?

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