Spring into Fun this Season Near our 55 Plus Communities in Texas

Make The Most of All That Texas Has To Offer


Spring is in full swing, and summer is on the horizon! Our Sunshine Retirement Living Communities here in Texas are close to all the fun, with The Clairmont Retirement Community and The Continental Retirement Community located in Austin, and Brook Ridge Retirement Community and The Gardens at Brook Ridge located in Pharr, TX. We’re always looking for fun spots to explore, so we’ve got you covered if you’re looking for something new to do to stay busy! Keep reading for ways to spring into fun this season near our 55 plus communities in Texas.

Things To Do Near Austin, Texas Senior Living Communities

There are so many great ways for our residents at The Clairmont and The Continental to get out and make the most of spring in Austin that it’s impossible to list them all. Here are a few of our favorites:

  • Enjoy a scenic, relaxing ride on a Lone Star RiverBoat Tour at Lady Bird Lake. During the ride, your tour guide will provide commentary giving you the inside scoop on all there is to know about the sights you’ll see. There are a few different cruises to choose from, like a sunset, sightseeing, or moonlight cruise. You can even experience the famous bats at the Congress Avenue Bridge emerge at sunset on a bat watching cruise!
  • If you enjoy nice strolls through nature and have an appreciation for art, UMLAUF Sculpture Garden and Museum is a place you are sure to love! Here you’ll find the work of Charles Umlauf and other artists in a museum and a garden setting, providing a unique intersection of nature and the arts.
  • Have you ever wanted to feed sharks, otters, or stingrays? Or get up close and personal with lemurs or lizards? Well you can do just that at the Austin Aquarium! The aquarium features thousands of animal species and interactive exhibits. Although this activity is indoors, it’s a perfect way to get out this spring on a hot or rainy day!

Things To Do Near Pharr, Texas Senior Living Communities

If you’re looking for fun activities this spring near Brook Ridge and The Gardens at Brook Ridge, then look no further:

  • Explore art and science at the International Museum of Art & Science by browsing its variety of collections, exhibits, and programs. With over 50,000 square feet of exhibit space, the IMAS offers hands-on science experiences, 2,000+ natural history and geology specimens, 1,500 fine art works, and much more! This is definitely a must-see this spring.
  • Fire up the grill at the BBQ pits, go fishing, watch the paddleboarders, go for a stroll or take in the nature around you at Town Lake at Fireman’s Park. This local spot is a great one to visit solo or with friends with so many ways to enjoy the great outdoors.
  • While it’s only a ¾ mile trek, the Gladys Porter Zoo offers 377 animal species and 225 plant species to explore. The lovely park is perfect to explore on a spring day, grouping animals and plants based on their native geography, including Africa, Asia, Tropical America, and Indo-Australia. Plus there are other fun exhibits like an aquarium and bear grottos!

These are just a few of the many ways residents at our Sunshine Retirement Living communities in Texas can enjoy the season. To learn more about residency or schedule a tour, contact our friendly team today.


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