Rockport-Fulton

Rockport appears to suffer from a split personality. On the one hand, it offers enough water- and wildlife-related activities to run the most rugged tourist ragged. On the other hand, the town induces a state of relaxation in visitors that borders on shiftlessness.

“When people first get here, they are very conscious of time, money, unpacking, and doing this and that. They’re in third gear,” says Wayne Nugent, owner of The Habitat guest cabins. “But after they’ve been here a while, they’re just kind of moseying along. My dad used to call it the Rockport Syndrome.”

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Rockport-Fulton Market Days

Dec. 20-22

Every third weekend of the month, enjoy live music, browse 100-plus vendors, and choose from more th...

July Fourth Celebration

July 4

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Rockport Art Festival

July 4-5

Artists from across the nation show their masterpieces in a variety of media and styles at this juri...


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