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By Majestic Oak Resort 19 Jul, 2017

It’s often difficult to keep teens from getting bored during the summer, especially on vacation without friends to occupy their attention. But when you vacation at Majestic Oak Resort, there’s one activity that’s sure to keep them engaged.

Pirates’ Landing is a special teen only (with a few adult chaperones) evening on Fridays and Saturdays during the summer in Rockport. It features teen-friendly activities such as games, sports, contests, and swim parties. The mission of the program is to give teens a safe, lightly supervised place to relax and engage and to provide opportunities for leadership, peer interaction, healthy competition, and active play. Some of the past Pirates Landing nights included human Jenga, volleyball, basketball, air hockey, pizza parties, talent shows, and Wii games on a giant screen.

Pirates’ Landing takes place at the Presbyterian Church Youth Center at the corner of Live Oak and Business 35 in Rockport. Middle schoolers can attend on Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., and high school students are welcome on Saturday from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Registration forms are required and available at the door. Admission is a donation of $2.00 and includes food and a cold drink. For more information, check out their Facebook page here .

Bring Your Whole Family to Majestic Oak!

Our job at Majestic Oak Resort is to make your visit as easy and enjoyable as possible. Our website, https://www.majesticoakresort.com/ , has all the information you need to plan your visit, but you can always reach us at 361-727-0034 or via email at info@majesticoakresort.com .

By Majestic Oak Resort 14 Jul, 2017

Looking for something different to do that the whole family can enjoy? The Corpus Christi Comic Con is the place to be, July 22-23 rd . After a long day of activities celebrating all that makes pop culture great, you’ll love heading back to the tranquility of Majestic Oak Resort. We’re a convenient home base for all the fun!

The convention features programming and events for fans of art, film, TV, comics, cosplay, wrestling, and so much more! A big draw at any convention is the guests in attendance, and the convention is bringing some incredible talent! See what wrestling legends Kevin Nash and Booker T are like outside the ring. Grab an autograph or photo from fan favorites like John Wesley Shipp from The Flash or Lew Temple from The Walking Dead. Interested in the behind the scenes talent? The convention is showcasing a variety of comic writers and artists for fans and aspiring creators alike. There will also be an assortment of panels to attend and lots of booths with comics, merchandise, and unique gifts for the superfans in your life.

Whether you’re new to dressing up for conventions or you’re an experienced cosplayer, make sure to enter the official costume contest sponsored by The Outlets at Corpus Christi Bay. Your take of characters from Game of Thrones or The Avengers just might win you a cool prize! With adult and kid categories, everyone can channel their favorite character for the day.

If you’re a veteran or active duty military, bring your I.D. for free admission on Sunday! For all others, you can get more information on tickets and the schedule here .

We’re Your Biggest Fans!

Our job at Majestic Oak Resort is to make your visit as easy and enjoyable as possible. Our website, https://www.majesticoakresort.com/ , has all the information you need to plan your visit, but you can always reach us at 361-727-0034 or via email at info@majesticoakresort.com .

By Majestic Oak Resort 06 Jul, 2017

At Majestic Oak Resort. we aim to provide a safe, relaxing environment for you and your family to enjoy your time in the Rockport area. That’s why we’re always evaluating ways to make your experience here better. From little things like community events to bigger things like installing a pool at the resort, we want to make your visit memorable. Here are some of the upgrades to be looking out for around the resort.

As part of our efforts to beautify the grounds, we are in the process of sodding the property with St. Augustine grass. Soon you and your family will be able to enjoy a nice picnic on the grass under the canopy of oak trees. Got a large family? We’ve got you covered there too! Our community room is available to rent for family reunions and other gatherings with a maximum occupancy of 35. The room has an open floor-plan and can be set up with tables and chairs in any configuration. You’ll find a fully-functional kitchen for your use as well.

Our brand-new bathhouse, with all new fixtures, is ready to accommodate our guests, and includes a handicapped, accessible bath. We also added six new stackable Maytag washers and dryers for guest use.

While our community is safe and we haven’t had any theft issues, we want to avoid any problems in the future. So, we’re adding a seven-foot privacy fence around the resort that will allow for greater security and safety. Guests will be given a gate code to come and go freely.

We’re Making Improvements for Your Benefit!

Our job is to make your visit as easy and enjoyable as possible. Our website, https://www.majesticoakresort.com/ , has all the information you need to plan your visit, but you can always reach us at 361-727-0034 or via email at info@majesticoakresort.com .

By Majestic Oak Resort 28 Jun, 2017

Rockport is a great place to be to celebrate our nation’s birthday, and Majestic Oak makes a great base for all the 4 th of July activities. There’s something for everyone this weekend, and it’s not too late to join us for some good old patriotic fun!

Make a day of it by bringing the family to Little Bay on the 4 th . Boats start lining up at Key Allegro Marina after 10:30 a.m. for the Patriotic Boat Parade, which runs from noon until around 2 p.m. More details here . Afterward, you’re only steps away from the beach, where you can be as active or as relaxed as you want, swimming or fishing under the warm sun or just relaxing in your beach chair with a cold drink and a picnic lunch. After dark, starting around 9:15 p.m., you’ll have the perfect spot to enjoy the Annual Wendall Family Fireworks show, which lights up the entire bay. The details are here .

But you don’t have to wait until the 4 th for some fun! The 48 th Annual Rockport Art Festival starts the weekend right. July 1 and 2, head to the tents at Rockport Beach Park and Aransas Bay. Over 120 artists will be on hand, so you can take home gifts or souvenirs that are sure to get compliments. They’ll also have music, food, and kid-friendly activities. All the details are here .

Every Day is a Holiday at Majestic Oak!

Let our fantastic resort make you feel welcome, no matter the time of year! Our website, https://www.majesticoakresort.com/ , has all the information you need to plan your visit, but you can always reach us at 361-727-0034 or via email at info@majesticoakresort.com .

By Majestic Oak Resort 21 Jun, 2017

At Majestic Oak, we know our guests love our reasonable rates and the amenities we offer. But want you to think of us as more than just the place you stay to explore the Rockport area. That’s why we’re improving the resort by adding lots of extras for you to enjoy on your next visit!

Planning fun events is a great way for us to celebrate our guests and maintain a connection with the community. We just hosted the Grill’n and Chill’n event that brought well over 150 people to the resort throughout the day. We served hot dogs and burgers with all the fixings, drinks, and desert for $2, and we raffled off a cooler for our guests to host their own picnic while exploring the area. Expect more events like this one throughout the year on our beautiful grounds!

Events aren’t the only way we’re working to make Majestic Oak your preferred destination. We’re making improvements, large and small, to the resort to insure a great experience while you’re visiting us. Our brand new, professionally-installed pool table and our lighted fountain and viewing area at the pond are two ways we’ve upgraded our amenities to keep our guests entertained. We’re also installing a workout room that will features weights, cardio, and an infrared sauna. It will be ready mid-July.

But with all the upgrades and changes going on, we’re most excited about our brand new, saltwater pool. We had to push back construction a bit, so it won’t be completed until the end of August, but it will be worth the wait! It’s tucked under the oak trees so guests will have a good mix of sun and shade, and heated water means the pool and therapy jacuzzi will be open year-round. Safety gates will make sure to protect the kiddos visiting with you.

Experience All Majestic Oak Has to Offer!

Whether it’s your first visit or you’re a repeat guest, we look forward to seeing you! Our website, https://www.majesticoakresort.com/ , has all the information you need to plan your visit, but you can always reach us at 361-727-0034 or via email at info@majesticoakresort.com .

By Majestic Oak Resort 14 Jun, 2017

There’s nothing like enjoying a long weekend at Majestic Oak, and the 4 th of July is the perfect time to visit! Whether you’re into festivals, fireworks, or fun on the water, you’re sure to be entertained over the holiday weekend.

Start your weekend at the 48 th Annual Rockport Art Festival, under the tents near Rockport Beach Park and Aransas Bay. The festival runs July 1 st and 2 nd and features over 120 artists displaying and selling their work. Take home a unique souvenir of your trip or find a special gift for that hard to shop for friend. Take a break from browsing to enjoy music and food and many activities to keep the kids entertained. For more information, visit their website, here .

On the 4 th itself, the place to be in the Rockport area is Little Bay! The holiday fun starts with a Patriotic Boat Parade from noon to around 2 p.m., but you can watch the boats line up at Key Allegro Marina after 10:30 a.m. Go here for more details. After the parade, take advantage of Rockport’s fantastic beach to fish, swim, picnic, or let the kids enjoy the playground while you catch some rays. End your day with the Annual Wendall Family Fireworks show, right over Little Bay. The show begins about 9:15 p.m. and lasts until 10:00 p.m. You won’t want to miss it! More details are here .

Rockport’s not the only city in the Coastal Bend putting on the red, white, and blue this holiday! If you’re a big fireworks fan, check out this list of area shows. You’re bound to find one that will leave you in awe, and Majestic Oak makes a great base to catch one of these spectacular displays.

Staying at Majestic Oak is an easy decision!

Save your energy for all the fun you’ll have while you visit, and let us take care of everything else! Our website, https://www.majesticoakresort.com/ , has all the information you need to plan your visit, but you can always reach us at 361-727-0034 or via email at info@majesticoakresort.com .

By Majestic Oak Resort 07 Jun, 2017

Majestic Oak is the place to bring Dad to celebrate his special day. Whether Dad wants to relax under the oak trees or spend a weekend on the water, our resort makes a great base to explore the area.

Father’s Day weekend is a great time for fishing at Goose Island State Park ! Cast your rod and reel from your own boat or from along the shore. But make sure to also test out the park’s spectacular fishing pier which provides 1,620 feet of prime space. A fishing license won’t be necessary if you’re fishing from shore or the pier. New to fishing and need some advice? Check out this handy guide full of tips for taking advantage of what Goose Island has to offer. The park offers a Tackle Loaner Program if you’re short on supplies and even a cleaning station to prepare your catch. Swimming isn’t an option, but you’re sure to find plenty to do there for the whole family.

When you’ve worked up an appetite, be sure to stop by the monthly Rockport Market Days on Saturday, July 17 between 9 and 4. Eat your way through the food court, and enjoy bay views while you browse booths full of local art, jewelry, crafts, and other merchandise. Make sure you take home some local, canned products like jams and salsa.

If Dad is more of an indoor explorer, take advantage of the Art Museum of South Texas ’ event, Father’s Day Dollar Day. On Sunday, July 18, from 1-5 p.m., enjoy discounted admission of only $1. Current exhibits include, among others, Julian Onderdonk’s Texas landscape paintings, the art of graphic novels (closes June 25), and the Outwin American Portraiture collection, the only exhibition of the works in the Southwest.

Bring Dad and the Rest of the Family, Too!

Give Dad the gift of relaxation at Majestic Oak this Father’s Day, or any day! Our website, https://www.majesticoakresort.com/ , has all the information you need to plan your visit, but you can always reach us at 361-727-0034 or via email at info@majesticoakresort.com .

By Majestic Oak Resort 31 May, 2017

Majestic Oak is your family-friendly destination! With our full-service RV sites and rental cabins, you’ll be sure to have a comfortable stay. Once you’ve tested out our playground, pools, and other amenities, but sure to check out some of the local activities that the whole family can enjoy.

Make sure your family members bring their appetites to the Lamar Gumbo Palooza on June 11! Come for some good grub, or challenge yourself by entering the fishing tournament or the 5K run/walk. Make a wicked bloody mary or a fiery chili? Show off your cooking skills by entering one of the many food and drink competitions. Pop’s Tavern & Café is hosting the event. They’ll have multiple types of auctions to raise scholarship money for local students, so you can feel good about bidding for some great perks, knowing your dollars will help someone further their college dreams. Admission is free with minimal entry fees for the competitions. Pick up entry forms at Pop’s in advance. For more information, check out their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Lamar-Gumbo-Palooza-Scholarship-Fundraiser-995396743840379/

The whole family can get in on the action at the 8 th Annual Texas Game Warden Association Fishing Tournament & Music Fest, June 16-17. You can participate in the tournament in one of five categories: womens non-guided or guided, mens non-guided or guided, or youth. Not a fishing fan? The Music Fest has you covered, with talent that will have you tappin’ your toes to the beat! Friday features singers Bri Bagwell and Josh Ward, while Saturday brings Kevin Fowler, JB and the Moonshine Band, and Reckless Kelly. Enjoy some great music for only $20 for the two-day pass. Get all the details, including registration forms for the tournament, at http://texasgamewarden.com/tournaments/region-x-2017-fishing-tournament/

Pack Your Bags and Come On Down!

Book your stay with Majestic Oak to maximize your family’s fun! Our website, https://www.majesticoakresort.com/ , has all the information you need to plan your visit, but you can always reach us at 361-727-0034 or via email at info@majesticoakresort.com .

By Majestic Oak Resort 23 May, 2017

If you’re in need of some serious relaxation on your next vacation, we have you covered at Majestic Oak! Our resort is the perfect place to sit in the shade with a good book. But if you crave something more active, we’re the ideal base for some of the area’s best hiking, biking, and kayaking.

A great place to start planning your excursions is http://aransaspathways.com/ . There you’ll find descriptions and maps of different routes, labeled by difficulty level. The site also details points of interest if you want to get in some sightseeing along the way.

If you’re an experienced cyclist, you might want to try the Aransas County Grand Tour, a challenging route of 40 miles that passes through the cities of Aransas Pass, Fulton, and Rockport. You’ll experience the scenic areas of Fulton Beach Road and Water Street, the Conn Brown Harbor, the historic center of Rockport, and more. To view the route and for more information, visit: http://aransaspathways.com/aransas-county-grand-tour-route/

Casual hikers and bikers will want to check out the Tule Creek Hike and Bike Trail, a 10-foot-wide concrete path that runs 1.08 miles through Live Oak Forest. Don’t let the start of the trail (near a local Wal-Mart) fool you. This path is an oasis outside of busy Rockport, winding through the woods until it meets up with Tule Creek. To view the route and for more information, visit: http://aransaspathways.com/tule-creek-hike-and-bike-trail/

If you’re a kayaking fan, the site also has a number launch sites and points of interest for you to check out, with photos to help you decide if a site fits your needs. You can locate more information at http://aransaspathways.com/category/kayaking/ . And if you’re going to be in town June 2 nd , make sure you attend the Grand Opening of an ADA Compliant Kayak Site along Lamar Beach Road. Aransas Pathways planned, funded, and built the launch site. For details on location and time, please visit http://members.rockport-fulton.org/events/details/grand-opening-ada-complainant-kayak-site-aransas-pathways-25430  

You Plan Your Trip, We’ll Take Care of the Rest!

Majestic Oak Resort is the perfect place to rest your head at the end of your day, no matter the activity. Our website, https://www.majesticoakresort.com/ , has all the information you need to book your visit, but you can always reach us at 361-727-0034 or via email at info@majesticoakresort.com .

By Majestic Oak Resort 16 May, 2017

These days, you’ll find nothing but blue skies and sun at Majestic Oak Resort! Come spend a long weekend with us and take advantage of the beautiful weather. The Coastal Bend has a variety of environments for nature lovers.

Goose Island State Park

A day trip to Goose Island lets you enjoy a scenic sanctuary along St. Charles Bay and Aransas Bay. You can fish from shore, boat, or the spectacular 1,620 foot pier without needing a license. The park even has its own fish cleaning station and a loaner program if you don’t have fishing gear. The park is a bird-watcher’s dream, with oak trees providing shelter for many different species. You can even check out a tree that has stood for over 1,000 years. Don’t forget your camera! For more information, check out http://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/goose-island .

Aransas National Wildlife Refuge

The Aransas Refuge attracts over 400 species of birds throughout the year, making it a must-stop, especially during migration season. The refuge’s habitat of barrier islands, with shallow saltwater bays that eventually lead to freshwater marsh, showcases a wide diversity of animal and plant life for explorers to enjoy. But the unique setting doesn’t stop there. The refuge features savannahs and woodlands filled with oak trees and sandy prairies that are home to bees, butterflies, and wildflowers. You might even spot some white-tailed deer or raptors. Grab a field guide, take an auto tour, or participate in one of the many programs offered at the refuge. You’re sure to find something for every member of the family. Plan your visit at https://www.fws.gov/refuge/aransas/ .

Mustang Island State Park

Craving sand between your toes? Mustang Island has over five miles of coastline just waiting for you. Build sandcastles, surf, and picnic on this pristine barrier island. You can even try your hand at finding hidden objects in the park through the Texas State Parks Geocaching Challenge, guaranteed to bring out the inner explorer in everyone! You can even bring or rent a canoe or kayak and follow a portion of the 20 miles of paddling trails, getting you up close and personal to coastal birds and vegetation. Learn more at http://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/mustang-island .

Start Your Trip With Us!

Majestic Oak Resort will make sure you have a great trip, whenever you visit. Our website, https://www.majesticoakresort.com/ , has all the information you need to book your visit, but you can always reach us at 361-727-0034 or via email at info@majesticoakresort.com .

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