Spend Spring on the Beach in Rockport, Texas

As the days grow longer and the temperatures rise, The Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay comes alive with the full bloom of spring. A spring beach vacation at our Rockport, TX, hotel offers a delightful blend of relaxation, coastal charm, and outdoor adventures. From the moment you arrive at your upscale accommodations, you’re greeted by the charming ambiance of this waterfront retreat, nestled along the shores of Aransas Bay in Rockport, Texas. Beyond the comforts of our hotel’s accommodations, Rockport, Texas, offers a wealth of beach activities and attractions to explore. Keep reading to get some ideas!

7 Reasons to Book a Spring Beach Trip in Rockport, Texas

  1. Visit Rockport Beach: Spend spring break lounging on the lovely shores of Rockport Beach, a beautiful stretch of Texas coastline perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and picnicking. The spring weather is typically pleasant and in the 70s and 80s. 
  2. Explore the Texas Maritime Museum: Learn about the rich maritime history of the Texas Gulf Coast region through engaging exhibits, artifacts, and educational programs at the Texas Maritime Museum.
  3. Go Fishing: Rockport is renowned for more than just unforgettable beach days on the Texas Coast. It also sports abundant fishing opportunities. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or a novice, get a fishing charter boat or cast your line from one of the area’s many fishing spots and piers.
  4. Take a Dolphin-Watching Tour: Embark on a boat tour of the Texas Gulf Coast waters and observe playful dolphins in their natural habitat. Several local tour companies offer guided dolphin-watching excursions, such as Rockport Birding And Kayak Adventures, Rockport Dolphin Watch, and Rockport Birding And Kayak Adventures.
  5. Birdwatching at the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge: Spring is a prime time for birdwatching on the beach in Rockport, Texas. The nearby Aransas National Wildlife Refuge is where you can spot a variety of rare birds, including the endangered whooping crane.
  6. Visit the Fulton Mansion State Historic Site: Step back into an old-time world of elegance with a visit to the Fulton Mansion. This is a beautifully restored Victorian-era mansion that offers tours showcasing the rich history and architecture of the region.
  7. Explore Goose Island State Park: Spend a day hiking, picnicking, and wildlife watching at Goose Island State Park. It’s home to nature trails, prime fishing spots, and picturesque coastal beach landscapes in Rockport, Texas.

Book your spring getaway at The Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay!

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