Amenities & Lifestyle

The cornerstones of active adult communities are the amenities and lifestyle opportunities they afford to residents. From the clubhouses with fitness centers and resort-style pools to the tennis courts, pickleball courts, and walking trails found outside, we explore all community amenities here. You’ll also find plenty of information about the social clubs, activities, and events planned for active adult communities around the country.

Happy senior couple relaxes while fishing together by the lake in their 55+ community.
55+ Communities for Lake Lovers: Discover the Top 5 Destinations

Boating, fishing, swimming, and other water sports are popular pastimes for many active adults. While these activities are frequently found in coastal areas, water-loving retirees can enjoy living inland when they choose a community that offers access to a lake!

A mature woman explores an art gallery with her granddaughter in one of her favorite retirement cities.
The 4 Best Places to Retire if You Love Art

Retirement is your chance to devote yourself to the pastimes you love! If you love art, a handful of places across the U.S. will suit you best. Today, the team at is here to explore communities all over the nation that you’re sure to love.

A group of 55+ friends singing and playing guitars.
Discover the Best Active Adult Communities for Music Enthusiasts and Performers

Retirees with a passion for music should explore active adult communities that cater to their musical hobbies and interests. Across the country, there’s a variety of 55+ developments with music clubs, performance venues, event lawns, theater clubs, ballrooms, and dance parties for the musically inclined.

55+ man playing tennis on a sunny day with tennis balls lying on the court.
The Best 55+ Communities for Tennis Enthusiasts: Top Picks for Active Adults

Today’s retirees are more active than ever! That’s why many 55+ communities offer sports, clubs, and activities that encourage an active lifestyle. If you’re dreaming of spending your retirement challenging your neighbors to a match, then check out these great communities for tennis lovers.

A senior couple relaxing in a park on a summer day.
Experience the Great Outdoors: Discover Nature-Friendly Active Adult Communities

A scenic nature preserve at the center of a community is always a desirable amenity. It provides a picturesque setting for outdoor recreation, and it’s also beneficial to the environment. If you’re a nature lover, here are active lifestyle communities from all over the country where you can embrace the great outdoors during your retirement.

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Senior Living With Your Pup: Top 55+ Communities With Dog Parks

Active adult communities across the country are becoming more pet-friendly and providing amenities that cater to dog-owning retirees. If you want to live an active lifestyle with your furry companion, then check out these active adult communities with dog parks.

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