LOCAL AREA ATTRACTIONS:
Fulton Mansion - Fulton Mansion State Historic Site, a Texas Historical Commision property, is located in Aransas County in Rockport, Texas. The 2.7 acre coastal site is a Recorded Texsa Historic Landmark and listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
The Texas Maritime Museum - The Texas Maritime Museum has been educating visitors about the rich maritime history of Texas for 20 years! View Texas history from exploration and settlement, to boatbuilding and shipbuilding, to sports and commercial fishing, and finally the search for offshore oil and gas.
Rockport Seafair - A Rockport, TX Celebration of the Sea in October, with Arts & Crafts, Food Booths, Boat Show and Fun!
Fulton Oysterfest Fulton Volunteer Fire Department sponsors Oysterfest in March, a salute to the tasty bi-value found in our local waters. Oysterfest features carnival rides, games, food, and oyster eating contest, live music, unique vendor booths and fun!-
Rockport Center for the Arts - An exhibition/learning facility. Nonprofit organization dedicated to promotion of the arts.
The Big Tree -Texas’ largest tree is found on the Lamar Peninsula within the Goose Island State Park just off highway 35.
Community Aquatic Park - The Community Aquatic park, nestled within a 12-acre Live Oak Forest, is open year round.
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge - Aransas NWR is one of over 545 National Wildlife Refuges spanning the United States and managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Originally established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1937 as a “refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife”.
Copano Bay Fishing Pier - Copano Bay State Fishing Pier, formerly a concession-operated state park, is a 5.9-acre State Park located five miles north of Rockport.
Rockport Hummingbird Festival - The HUMMER/BIRD Celebration is an annual event held each September in the charming and friendly coastal towns of Rockport and Fulton. The purpose is to celebrate the spectacular fall migration of the Ruby-throated hummingbird through the area, first documented by Connie Hagar in 1938, and to expand ones knowledge of all birds, and associated wildlife.
Rockport Beach Park - Texas only Blue Wave Beach.
For a more complete list of things to do in the Rockport-Fulton area, please visit http://www.rockport-fulton.org/