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Nearby Attractions

Tranquil Oaks Cottages are located conveniently in Aransas Pass, just a few miles from Port Aransas, Rockport and Corpus Christi making it the ideal destinations for beach bums, fishing enthusiasts and tourists alike. 

Texas State Aquarium


Get up close and personal with marine life at the Texas State Aquarium. Conveniently located just a short drive up the road you will find one of Texas' most exciting aquariums. 

Walk through the exhibits, catch a show and visit the HEB splash pad. This family friendly attraction is a must see when you are in the area. After a recent expansion this aquarium has nearly doubled in size. Make sure to plan enough time to soak it all in!


Rockport Beach

Just a few short minutes drive from our quaint cottages lies of one Texas' hidden gems. Spend the day relaxing on the sandy shores of Rockport Beach! Splash in the waves, read a book and catch a tan. Pack a cooler and plan to spend the day, because we can guarantee once you get out there, you won't want to leave. 

Please note dogs/pets, glass bottles and balloons are strictly prohibited on Rockport Beach

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USS Lexington


If you are in the area, the USS Lexington is a must see. This one of a kind floating museum is unlike anything you have ever seen before. Explore the flight deck, head down below to check out the engine room and crew quarters, hit up the mega theatre to experience the action that takes place on a ship of this caliber, and even stop by the food court for a bite to eat. There truly is something that will interest everyone aboard the USS Lexington. 

Want a guided tour? Be sure to head over to their website to book in advance.

Deep Sea Fishing Charters


Rockport is known for it's deep sea fishing charters, and we know exactly why! You won't find a better Texas fishing hole than right here in our backyard! 

With tons of charter options to chose from both inshore and flats you cant go wrong with a day spent reeling them in. 

Want recommendations on the perfect charter for your group? Send an email to and we will be happy to help you determine the right one for your group. 


Flounder Gigging


Looking for a way to get out on the water year round? Then flounder gigging is just the thing for you! Head out into the Aransas Pass at sundown on a special underwater light boat and spend the next 4-6 hours hunting down those camouflaged critters. 


We would love to help you find the perfect charter for your group. Send an email to for more information.    

Dolphin Encounters

Wild dolphins in Texas? Yep, that's right! Hop aboard one of the many Port Aransas dolphin charters in search of wild dolphins, costal birds and incredible views. 

This family friendly excursion is sure to delight folks of all ages. Whether you are looking for a daytime, dusk, or private tour there is something for everyone aboard a dolphin encounter boat! 

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