Retire in Rockport , TX

Livability Score
49
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
Total Population
9776
Median Househould Income
47887
Median Age
49.6
65 Years and Over
2642
Median Home Value
186800
Unemployed
228
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Steerburger Grill & Grub

What a great find !! We arrived about 10 minutes before they closed and it was no problem ..there was even a line starting !! Burgers are super !!!

2. Butter Churn

Oh my goodness. Why didn't I know about this place before! I am not a fan of buffets and avoid them like a plague, but this place is different. They start...

3. The Bar-B-Que Shack

Had been a while since my last visit to Rockport Fulton, always nice as a weekend getaway or the local festivals!! but never had the chance to try The...

4. JJ's Little Bay Cafe

On vacation, stopped in at JJ's the food is awsome, great cooks our sever (Tasha) was great very nice. Will definitely come back. Salsa is the bomb.

5. Louisiana Grill Seafood & Catering

What a find! Real Louisiana fixins' - all made right there or cooked to order. We tried most everything - a little of this and a little of that. We...

Golf
1. Palmilla Beach Golf Club

I am a horrible golf player, but I love golf and quality golf courses. Everything about this place is great. The greens rolled true, the fairways and tee...

2. Port a Beach Buggies

So much fun! Didn't have any trouble with our buggie. Service was quick, easy and friendly. Would totally come back!

3. Gabe Lozano Sr Golf Center

Cheap prices, only course with a range. Staff very friendly. Coming from out of town on business, I like that a lot. Usually a bit windy, but I feel that...

4. Oso Beach Golf Course

Played for the first time at Oso Beach. The course itself is not very difficult. A par 70 in pretty decent condition -- especially for the hot summer. The...

Active
1. Rockport Birding & Kayak Adventures

My husband and I took the sunset cruise for our 8th wedding anniversary and it did not disappoint. We loved every minute of it. The captain and first mate...

2. Island Surf Rentals

I had some questions before i went down to the coast, so I gave Island Surf Rentals a call to gets rates and some other info. A very pleasant and friendly...

3. Chute 'Em Up Parasailing

This was such an amazing experience!! The two captains on our boat were very informative, nice, funny, and cute too! The actual parasailing was so relaxing...

4. The Aquarium at Rockport Harbor

I agree with other reviewers that you really have to temper your expectations. It's a small free aquarium run by donations. That being said, I think it's...

5. Roberts Point Park

A nice place to sit in your car or on a bench and watch the dolphins playing in the bay, the ships and barges going by, etc. You can fish off the bank or...

Arts
1. Giggity's

This place is solid... My wife and I were looking for a place to sit back, have a couple drinks, and eat good seafood. It came highly recommended by some...

2. Latitude 2802

Very few expensive spots are worth it... this one is! The ambiance of the gallery and excellent food are unique. In a town known for awful waitstaff, all...

3. Winery on the Bay

Great service and good wines! Very relaxed atmosphere :) great deal for a tasting! $5 for 4 tastings and a souvenir glass. Stop & drink before walking down...

4. Cinema 4

Older theater, but very clean and well kept. Very affordable with $5 tickets, $5 for a large popcorn and $4 for a 32 oz. drink, both of which have one free...

5. The Back Porch

Stopped into this watering hole on my last day in port Aransas. The bartender was friendly and gave my friend and I some great recommendations on drinks. We...

Shopping
1. Latitude 2802

Very few expensive spots are worth it... this one is! The ambiance of the gallery and excellent food are unique. In a town known for awful waitstaff, all...

2. Rockport Sea & Spray

I grew up in rockport and consider this place to have been the store for me... I was a big time skateboarder and this shop would always hook me up. I loved...

3. Cell Phone Island

Found these guys on Yelp , drove over from rockport , my phone was acting a little strange so had them check it out, apparently have some moisture inside of...

4. TG'S

My all-time favorite boutique in the neighborhood!We come here every time we are vacationing in Rockport. They have something for everyone on your souvenir...

5. Worldwinds Windsurfing

My boyfriend asked me to write a review for Worldwinds, he NEVER asks me to write a review for anything so you know he's had a good time! The staff here...

Health
1. Hawkins Chiropractic & Wellness Center

If you need a chiropractor Brad is your man I just relocated from San Antonio and needed a good chiropractor I found him and a masseuse He has all kinds of...

2. Aloha

Dr. Seymour is the BEST! My son had some issues following football and he adjusted him a few times - he was totally honest with us that chiropractor...

3. A Path To Healing

Last year when I was in a lot of pain, I found this place. We were winter Texans, staying over in Port Aransas, and I was in desperate need of a massage...

4. 20-20 Optical

Excellent, highly recommend! They team there is very friendly and very helpful! They go above and beyond to make sure you as a customer receive everything...

5. Dr Jon P Romer DDS

I unexpectedly lost a crown--during landfall of a tropical storm--and was unable to get to my regular dentist several hundred miles away. I called Dr....