Top Attractions in Austin, TX

Check out these fun activities near our Austin Senior Living Communities


Are you looking for a great place to visit or long overdue for a vacation? Austin, TX is a great place to visit or vacation and there is plenty to see and do while in the city. Nature lovers find it hard to leave the beautiful city because there are many attractions that offer an up-close and personal exploration with nature. If you prefer something a little more upbeat and invigorating, there are options for you also. Adults and children are smitten with the beauty of the city and amazed by the attractions there are to explore.

And for residents of The Clairmont and The Continental, Sunshine’s Austin, TX independent retirement living communities, these fun activities are just a short trip from home. Plus, with our complimentary transportation, they don’t even have to drive to get there!

Whether you’re retiring in Texas or just visiting, here are a few attractions to visit when in Austin:

McKinney Falls State Park

McKinney Falls State Park is a great place to camp, hike, and enjoy the Texas Hill Country. The grounds are very well kept and the staff is always helpful and friendly. There are lots of terrific trails, good signage, more significant facilities than most would expect (dining hall, visitor center, guard house, etc.) and amazing water features.

Austin Zoo

Located on the southwest edge of Austin, Texas, Austin Zoo draws visitors from around the world to learn about our rescued animals and spend quality time with them. As a non-profit rescue zoo, Austin Zoo assists animals in need through rescue, conservation, and education.

Austin Aquarium

No major city is complete without a dynamic and innovative aquarium, and Austin has one of the best around. The Austin Aquarium is a small, family-friendly aquarium with many varieties of sea life, plus touch tanks & frequent events. This is a great place for families to visit with kids and groups.

Barton Creek Greenbelt

This location is one of the many entrances into this 7.5 mile- long greenbelt park. The Barton Creek Greenbelt boasts several well-maintained sport climbing walls on limestone. Shaded hiking and cycling are also a great part of the Greenbelt.

Why So Many Seniors Want to Retire In Texas

There is never a dull moment in Austin! With so many outdoor activities and attractions, as well as incredible food, shopping, music, and entertainment, it’s no wonder so many active seniors want to retire here.

If you’re looking for an independent living community in Austin, TX, we have just the thing for you! To learn more about our Austin retirement communities, contact our friendly team today.

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