Active Retirement Communities
Thinking about retiring to Tucson? You’re not alone! Thousands of people have retired to one of the many Tucson retirement communities over the years making it one of the fastest growing retirement communities in the country. With sunny weather almost 300 days per year, outdoor recreation & attractions that appeal to active adults it’s not hard to see why it’s an obvious choice for retirees.
Tucson is a great location without the big-city lifestyle. This mid-sized city offers lots of options for dining, shopping & entertainment, but doesn’t have the hectic atmosphere of larger cities.
Local attractions such as Saguaro National Park & Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum are great for active adults who love to hike/walk. Or you can beat the heat by going up to Mt Lemmon which has lots of hiking trails as well. Tucson is also a bicycle friendly community with lots of trails & the annual Tour de Tucson bike race.
Tucson also has diverse culture attractions such as the Folk Festival, Tucson Meet Yourself, All Souls Procession, Rodeo Parade & more. The local symphony, ballet & theater companies offer about 200 performances every year & there are several Native American cultural sites.
Low cost of living is another plus of living in Tucson. It is generally about 4% lower than the rest of the country which makes it an affordable option for retirees. There are over 25 communities ranging from condos/townhomes to single family homes, with more built every year.
Surrounding areas such as Oro Valley, Marana, Oracle have top rated retirement communities. Communities such as Vistoso Village, Fairfield, Mona Lisa Village & Del Webb Dove Mountain include Fitness Centers, Sport Courts, Pool/Spa & Clubs/Activities.
Also, there are several communities that offer golf as well. Sun City Oro Valley, SaddleBrooke, SaddleBrooke Ranch & Highlands @ Dove Mountain have all amenities listed above plus their own golf courses.
If you’re looking for a beautiful retirement community with an inviting ambiance and friendly residents, Tucson, Arizona is a remarkable place to live. For more details about retirement communities Tucson, feel free to connect with the Brenda O’Brien Team at 520-906-2897.