The Best Spring Adventures Near Our Over 55 Communities in California

The perfect way to spend a spring day in the Golden State.


If you or your loved ones know someone who lives in California, then you have likely heard about the amazing adventure opportunities located throughout the state. With 7 luxury retirement communities in the state, the experts at Sunshine Retirement Living have first-hand knowledge of some of the best adventures and fun opportunities that you and your loved ones can take advantage of this spring. Keep reading to learn more about some of our favorite ways to get active outdoors this season.

California Zoos

Are you an animal lover? If so, we highly recommend checking out one of the 22 incredible zoos located throughout the state. While all of these provide great opportunities to get outside and observe animals, the San Diego Zoo is truly the place for you this spring if visiting our Canterbury Court and Waterford Terrace communities.

With interactive experiences, VIP tour options, guided cart tours, and specialized experiences, there is something here for everyone at every adventure and experience level. Focused on conservation, education, healthcare, and scientific exploration, the San Diego Zoo offers a wonderful opportunity for both visitors and the animals that reside there. For more information, or to determine which experience is right for you, please visit the San Diego Zoo website.

National Parks

One of the many wonderful and inviting things about California is our incredible parks and outdoor recreation. If you are visiting our beautiful state this spring, we highly recommend checking out one of the nine national parks located within California. This is the perfect activity for those who love adventure, or even for those just looking to spend more time outside. With the option to hike, camp, or just visit for the day, these parks are sure to take your breath away with their stunning spring views. You can learn more about which park might be right for you and your loved ones at the Visit California website.

Explore our Cities

California is known for its incredible views and amazing outdoor experiences, but our cities are not to be forgotten about. Booming with culture, delicious food, amazing wine, and fun experiences for adults and children, this is the perfect activity if you are visiting from out of town or just looking to explore your own backyard. With our beautiful 55 plus communities located throughout the state, we highly recommend checking out the closest city when visiting a family member or loved one. Our favorite cities to explore are:

  • San Francisco
  • Los Angeles
  • San Diego
  • Sacramento
  • Napa
  • Palm Springs

Spend Time at the Beach

Our final recommendation is to take advantage of our incredible climate and location by exploring our beautiful beaches. With an entire Pacific-facing coastline to explore, there is bound to be an oceanfront opportunity just a car ride away. A few popular beaches include:

  • Zuma Beach, Malibu
  • Pacific Beach, San Diego
  • East Beach, Santa Barbara
  • Main Beach, Santa Cruz
  • La Jolla Shores, La Jolla

We love helping our residents get out and explore all of the fantastic adventures that await them near our California retirement communities. From providing them with complimentary shuttle services, to helping assist them in any way we can, our team members ensure that our residents also get to take advantage of everything that our beautiful state has to offer.

To learn more about our 55 plus communities in California, or to schedule a tour, connect with us today!

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