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Rockport-Fulton’s HummerBird Celebration Welcomes Migrating Hummingbirds

September 12, 2019 | By Pam LeBlanc

Coinciding with the hummingbirds’ southward migration, the festival features birding lectures, tours, banding demonstrations, workshops, and photography clinics—as well as the opportunity to visit the yards of Rockport-Fulton homes where the owners hang feeders to attract the birds.

New Book Shares Stories of Aransas County’s Culinary History

May 15, 2019 | By Kimya Kavehkar

Full of recipes and anecdotes, the tome dives into this Gulf Coast region’s food culture

Where to Stay in Rockport

October 4, 2018 | By

Find Lodging and Businesses in Port Aransas, Rockport-Fulton, and Aransas Pass That Have Re-Opened After Hurricane Harvey

July 18, 2018 | By

Anticipation grows as you roll down the window and drive onto the Port Aransas ferry to cross the narrow channel to Mustang Island. Salty air invades the senses, and sunrays glint on the shifting waters where dolphins play. As you disembark into the heart of this historic fishing town, brown pelicans skim the water for dinner or perch on weathered piers. Fishing boats rock gently in the harbor, rigged for their work in nearby bays or the open ocean.

HummerBird Celebration

August 1, 2016 | By

Coinciding with the ruby-throated hummingbirds’ fall migration, Rockport-Fulton’s 28th annual event features birding tours, speakers, vendors, and artists.

Daytripper: Doubling the Fun in Rockport-Fulton

November 10, 2015 | By Chet Garner

While the bayfront community of Rockport-Fulton is actually two separate towns, it packs a coastal-combo punch unlike any other.

Texas Top 40 No. 6, Rockport-Fulton

September 9, 2014 | By

The barrier islands that shelter Aransas Bay from the Gulf of Mexico also buffet the bayside community of Rockport-Fulton from the crush of tourists that flock to some other beach resort towns.

In Rockport-Fulton, Explore the Nature, History, and Culture of Aransas Bay

May 17, 2014 | By Matt Joyce

The Native Americans figured it out first, as far as we know.
On the shores of Aransas Bay, the Copanes made the most of coastal resources to support their lives as nomadic hunter-gatherers.

Texas Top 40 Travel Destinations

December 3, 2013 | By

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Last fall, we asked Texas Highways readers to share their favorite places in the state for our Texas Top-40 Travel Destinations.

Whirring Dervishes

August 3, 2010 | By Clifford E. Shackelford, Madge M. Lindsay, and C. Mark Klym

Hummingbirds are among the most fascinating creatures in the natural world. Although some other species of birds are able to hover, none do it with the masterful ability of a hummingbird.

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