Rockport is a popular tourist destination for its beach, ski basin, and sport fishing. The city's beachfront park has won awards for "The Nation's Cleanest Beach". The city hosts several fairs and expositions each year including the Fiesta De La Playa, Seafair and a Wine Festival. Rockport is a city in Aransas County, Texas, United States. The population was 7,385 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Aransas County. The coastal community has approximately 8000 citizens. Large windswept live oaks are a dominating feature of the area and the state's oldest Live Oak, "Big Tree," resides on nearby Lamar Peninsula. The towns of Rockport and Fulton intermingle and many refer to the combined communities as "Rockport-Fulton." The community has a Maritime Museum, The Fulton Mansion State Historic Site, art galleries and shops.