Overview of the Area
Home is on E. Market street just a few streets from Downtown Rockport, and Rockport’s Harbor Lighted N. & S. Jetty Pier – Travel to the end of Rockport Harbor & walk, or fish along the jetties late in the evening or early in the morning. The S. Jetty Pier is at end of E. Market St. The Neighborhood is also at the heart of Parades, and downtown activity. Grocery stores (H-E-B) and Walmart are less than a mile away. There are restaurants in the downtown area (Austin St.) and if you need more wine, ice, or spirits, Spanky’s is a half minute drive or short walk at the end of E. Market towards the Bay.
Getting around: Golf carts can be rented for a look around. (Harbor Carts in Fulton @ 877 TX BIRDS.
Visit Texas’ first one-mile-long Blue Wave Beach with picnic cabanas, restroom facilities, wildlife sanctuary, boat ramps, fitness trail, Saltwater Pavilion, Beachfront Pavilion fishing piers and a fantastic playground for the children or play a game of volleyball.
Other things to know, Market street may be busy during weekends, and festival weekends because you will be in the heart of Rockport, and close to shopping, fishing, Festival grounds, and the beach. The home however is very quiet inside, and when you’re in the back yard, you don’t hear anything. It it a small town though, it gets quiet in the evening hours.
Suggestions if you Arrive Early
Many guests will arrive before the designated check-in time. The good news is that there is plenty to do. Although we do stock the refrigerator with fruit, Milk, muffins, and snacks, we can suggest that guests visit the grocery store and do a small shop. That will give you more time to relax once you’ve checked in! There are also a few good restaurants for lunch so why not relax and enjoy some of the local food!