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Favorite Restaurants

I love seafood, Mexican food and Home cooking here are my local picks. Also take the time to visit Port Aransas, great beaches and amazing food.
The GrooveThe pizza is amazing! There is something for everyone on this menu. The place is small but cozy and clean the fresh fish will not disappoint. 7locals recommend
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The Groove
2001 Hwy 35 N
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The GrooveThe pizza is amazing! There is something for everyone on this menu. The place is small but cozy and clean the fresh fish will not disappoint. 7locals recommend
Scenic American bar & grill serving burgers, seafood & tropical drinks in a waterfront setting. Dog Friendly!!!
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Paradise Key Dockside Bar & Grill
165 Cove Harbor N
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Scenic American bar & grill serving burgers, seafood & tropical drinks in a waterfront setting. Dog Friendly!!!
Down-home establishment featuring traditional American breakfast & lunch dishes, plus a salad bar. Love the meatloaf and chicken fried chicken :)
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JJ's Cafe
302 Highway 35 N
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Down-home establishment featuring traditional American breakfast & lunch dishes, plus a salad bar. Love the meatloaf and chicken fried chicken :)
Down-to-earth waterfront eatery with marina views, preparing seafood, steaks & other classic bites.
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Mickey's Bar and Grill
430 Ransom Rd
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Down-to-earth waterfront eatery with marina views, preparing seafood, steaks & other classic bites.
Our FAVORITE!!! Close to The Copa Copa. You can also buy bags of ice there.
Hoot's Country Kitchen
2203 FM1781
Our FAVORITE!!! Close to The Copa Copa. You can also buy bags of ice there.
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Shempy's
3913 Texas 35
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Whats better than a day at the beach? A day at the beach with pizza and beer. This quirky, cool Port A institution has great outdoor seating and beach bar ambiance and pet friendly. A great place for a pint and a pie!
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The Gaff
323 Beach Ave
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Whats better than a day at the beach? A day at the beach with pizza and beer. This quirky, cool Port A institution has great outdoor seating and beach bar ambiance and pet friendly. A great place for a pint and a pie!
Amazing view you get when seated on the patio or on the waterfront side of this restaurant. While the food is good (my fav-sweet potato fries, crab cakes, or fish tacos!!), I only choose this place when the weather is nice because sitting outside really makes this the perfect seaside eatery!
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Moondog Seaside Eatery
100 N Casterline Dr
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Amazing view you get when seated on the patio or on the waterfront side of this restaurant. While the food is good (my fav-sweet potato fries, crab cakes, or fish tacos!!), I only choose this place when the weather is nice because sitting outside really makes this the perfect seaside eatery!
Best coffee place on the Island, swing why you enjoy your cup of Joe or beer. What ever makes you happy.
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Barefoot Beans
905 Texas 361
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Best coffee place on the Island, swing why you enjoy your cup of Joe or beer. What ever makes you happy.
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The Crazy Cajun Seafood Restaurant
303 East Beach Avenue
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Local Attractions Places to see things to do. Sightseeing

One of the oldest trees in North America!. Beautiful area with lots of wildlife. Just a few minutes from The Boat House! This 1000 year old tree has survived the Civil War, Pirates, Cannibals and HURRICANES!
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The Big Tree
1622 12th St
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One of the oldest trees in North America!. Beautiful area with lots of wildlife. Just a few minutes from The Boat House! This 1000 year old tree has survived the Civil War, Pirates, Cannibals and HURRICANES!
An 1800s mansion that has running hot water and survived two large hurricanes? It is inspiring to me that Mr Fulton had the creativity and sense of adventure to build this beautiful mansion in his time.
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Fulton Mansion State Historic Site
317 Fulton Beach Road
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An 1800s mansion that has running hot water and survived two large hurricanes? It is inspiring to me that Mr Fulton had the creativity and sense of adventure to build this beautiful mansion in his time.
Cute boutique winery in downtown Rockport. It's a great place to stop in and grab a glass of wine while out shopping! Pet friendly
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Winery on the Bay / Dog'Gone Brewery
1007 E North St
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Cute boutique winery in downtown Rockport. It's a great place to stop in and grab a glass of wine while out shopping! Pet friendly
USS Lexington, nicknamed "The Blue Ghost", is an Essex-class aircraft carrier built during World War II for the United States Navy. You can walk aware and see a real aircraft carrier. An historic sight to see on the bay while enjoying downtown Corpus Christi.
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USS Lexington
2914 North Shoreline Boulevard
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USS Lexington, nicknamed "The Blue Ghost", is an Essex-class aircraft carrier built during World War II for the United States Navy. You can walk aware and see a real aircraft carrier. An historic sight to see on the bay while enjoying downtown Corpus Christi.
This place is a must for families with kids - they will love the shows, kid water park, and dolphins.
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Texas State Aquarium
2710 North Shoreline Boulevard
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This place is a must for families with kids - they will love the shows, kid water park, and dolphins.
This botanical garden packs a lot in a small space. There are lots of plants, but also a butterfly house, orchid greenhouses, birds and reptiles, a cute gift shop and usually plants for sale as well as lots of special events.
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South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center
8545 S Staples St
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This botanical garden packs a lot in a small space. There are lots of plants, but also a butterfly house, orchid greenhouses, birds and reptiles, a cute gift shop and usually plants for sale as well as lots of special events.
Surf's Up!! Who wants to miss a beach with actual waves while here! 18 miles of beach with plenty of room for sand castles and water play (the depth of the water is gradual, making it fun for kids or adults). Plus, lots of classic tourist beach shops nearby when you get too hot or hungry: ice cream, beach toys/suits, food, tattoos!
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Port Aransas Beach
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Surf's Up!! Who wants to miss a beach with actual waves while here! 18 miles of beach with plenty of room for sand castles and water play (the depth of the water is gradual, making it fun for kids or adults). Plus, lots of classic tourist beach shops nearby when you get too hot or hungry: ice cream, beach toys/suits, food, tattoos!
Rockport beach is Texas' first Blue Wave Beach and one of only four in the Texas gulf coast. Be prepared for great facilities, beautiful views and loads of during your visit. $5/day, Free for disabled Vets.
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Rockport Beach
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Rockport beach is Texas' first Blue Wave Beach and one of only four in the Texas gulf coast. Be prepared for great facilities, beautiful views and loads of during your visit. $5/day, Free for disabled Vets.
Check out Sunny Ray Cruises! You will be treated to a sailing adventure and beverages and snacks by the nicest couple I have ever meet! Dan And Marty are staying in Port Aransas while their kids finish High School. They will go back to sailing there Caribbean as soon as their youngest graduates. Sunnyraycruises.com
Port Aransas Mun. Boat Harbor
301 J C Barr Blvd
Check out Sunny Ray Cruises! You will be treated to a sailing adventure and beverages and snacks by the nicest couple I have ever meet! Dan And Marty are staying in Port Aransas while their kids finish High School. They will go back to sailing there Caribbean as soon as their youngest graduates. Sunnyraycruises.com
Birding tours, walking trails, and a great spot to wade in and fish if the wind is light Free Fishing with no license required when you are in the park
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Goose Island State Park
202 South Palmetto Street
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Birding tours, walking trails, and a great spot to wade in and fish if the wind is light Free Fishing with no license required when you are in the park
Best beach for small children. No big waves. Small entrance fee but no cars on the beach and great bathroom facilities.
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Rockport Beach
210 Seabreeze Drive
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Best beach for small children. No big waves. Small entrance fee but no cars on the beach and great bathroom facilities.
Visit the historic landmark and enjoy the beaches.
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Visit the historic landmark and enjoy the beaches.
From pirates to fishing to oil drilling, Gulf Coast history is told through exhibits & artifacts.
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Texas Maritime Museum
1202 Navigation Circle
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From pirates to fishing to oil drilling, Gulf Coast history is told through exhibits & artifacts.
Rockport was a former artists colony and there have been many influential artist that have painted in Rockport and Cape Ann. The Art Association features lots of work by local artists.
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Rockport Art Association & Museum
12 Main Street
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Rockport was a former artists colony and there have been many influential artist that have painted in Rockport and Cape Ann. The Art Association features lots of work by local artists.

Clothing

Best shopping in Rockport for ladies, men and children clothing. Right across the beach.
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Bay Window
705 Hwy 35 N
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Best shopping in Rockport for ladies, men and children clothing. Right across the beach.
WHEN WOMEN SUPPORT EACH OTHER INCREDIBLE THINGS HAPPEN!
Shop Sassy Boutique
416 S Austin St
WHEN WOMEN SUPPORT EACH OTHER INCREDIBLE THINGS HAPPEN!
fun shopping and great gifts
Attitudes and Latitudes
213 S Austin St
fun shopping and great gifts

Souvenir Shop

Rockport’s largest souvenir shop!
Treasure Islander Shop
301 S Austin St
Rockport’s largest souvenir shop!
Unique decor with a coastal theme, upcycled furniture, gifts, jewelry, clothing and art. We are a small local shop. Come visit!
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Mermaid Ranch
502 S Austin St
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Unique decor with a coastal theme, upcycled furniture, gifts, jewelry, clothing and art. We are a small local shop. Come visit!
We have a large variety of home decor, gifts, and jewelry. Come by and visit us anytime!
TNJ Treasures
404 South Austin Street
We have a large variety of home decor, gifts, and jewelry. Come by and visit us anytime!
Looking for shells of all shapes, colors, and sizes? Deborah at Sea Shell Shoppe will enlightened you with the wide variety of species, including rare and unique corrals.
Sea Shell Shoppe
120 N Austin St
Looking for shells of all shapes, colors, and sizes? Deborah at Sea Shell Shoppe will enlightened you with the wide variety of species, including rare and unique corrals.

Rent Kayaks

Kayaking is a great way to interact with nature in a more personal way. Getting some basic training in kayaking can make this even easier and fun. Rockport Kayak is certified by the American Canoe Association to help you do just that.
Rockport Kayak Rentals
102 S Casterline Dr
Kayaking is a great way to interact with nature in a more personal way. Getting some basic training in kayaking can make this even easier and fun. Rockport Kayak is certified by the American Canoe Association to help you do just that.

Sightseeing

This is not just for the kids! Adults will love this 90 minute cruise. The entire family will have a "jolly ol time".
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Deep Sea Headquarters
440 W Cotter Ave
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This is not just for the kids! Adults will love this 90 minute cruise. The entire family will have a "jolly ol time".
Take off and land of the back of the boat and never get wet. Operates daily by reservation. Observer rides available.
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Chute 'Em Up Parasailing/ Port A Parasail
136 W Cotter Ave
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Take off and land of the back of the boat and never get wet. Operates daily by reservation. Observer rides available.
Dolphin watch and scenic cruise around the Lyda Ann Channel and Industrial Harbor Tour near Ingleside.
Scarlet Lady Dolphin Adventures
440 W Cotter Ave
Dolphin watch and scenic cruise around the Lyda Ann Channel and Industrial Harbor Tour near Ingleside.

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What to pack

SUN SCREEN, SWIMSUIT, SUNGLASSES, HAT,,, yeah :) Be sure to bring your own beach and pool towels. Pack 2 bags,,, the first bag goes all the things you are going to need on your trip, Clothes and FLIP FLOPS! THE SECOND BAG,,,, Pack your worries, problems, stress and anger. LEAVE THIS BAG AT HOME!!! :) now you can truly RELAX :)))
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The Sunrise on Rockport Beach!

Go early and watch the sun rise under your very own Palapa, its very relaxing and after all your ON VACATION :)
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If Bringing a Dog,

Pick up the poo.
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You can Buy fresh shrimp right off the boat, usually by 8am

Go to the ship yards in Fulton on Fulton Beach Road, in season these hard working guys sell their shrimp off the boats fresh caught that day!! Cant ever eat store bought shrimp agin after having the fresh caught ones!!
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Use the map on your phone.

All of the places in this guide book can be mapped from the guidebook on your phone, love technology,,, sometimes