Courtyard of Mission San Jose in San Antonio, TX

Great cuisine, fun festivals, nice weather, and historic architecture are all on offer in San Antonio.

San Antonio, Texas is a sight to see. This vibrant Texas city was ranked as one of the 50 best places to travel in 2018 by Travel + Leisure magazine. National Geographic Traveler magazine also put San Antonio on its list of the 21 must-visit destinations of 2018, making Alamo City one of just three U.S. cities ranked on the list.

Every year, more than 34 million visitors descend upon San Antonio to experience the fun, flavor, and culture that’s authentically San Antonio.

Active adults who live in Hill Country Retreat can savor the city whenever they wish. Situated in the heart of historic San Antonio, this age-restricted community offers more than 2,000 luxuriously appointed homes, an enticing array of amenities, and proximity to all the excitement and wonder of San Antonio.

An Oasis Awaits

When active adults are seeking homes for sale in Texas, Hill Country Retreat has plenty to offer. This active adult community by Del Webb and Village Builders provides a tranquil setting in the Texas Hill Country.

Cascading waterfalls and mature oak trees greet homeowners at the entrance of the community, and residents feel like they’re in a resort with lush, natural landscaping and views of meandering wildlife.

Active adult homebuyers interested in San Antonio Texas homes for sale will appreciate the variety of styles and sizes in Hill Country Retreat. This 55+ community contains several floor plans of single-family, one-story homes that range in size from 1,109 to nearly 3,000 square feet. Some homes feature an optional second-floor loft and all homes are designed with flowing floor plans and attached garages.

When it comes to staying active, residents can enjoy life at their own pace. A full-time activities director keeps the fun going all year long, or homeowners can bask in the neighborhood’s natural beauty on their own. Many of the community’s walking and biking trails lead to area lakes, which are ideal for peaceful reflection.

Active Adults’ Guide to San Antonio

San Antonio's Riverwalk with restaurants and outdoor seating.

A day trip to San Antonio isn't complete without a visit to the Riverwalk.

Within San Antonio, active adults have a world of adventure at their fingertips. They can experience life with all their senses, whether they get a taste of the city’s Tex-Mex scene, embrace the thrill of a professional sporting event, contemplate history at the Alamo, or gaze upon the colorful sights all along the iconic San Antonio Riverwalk.

 Soak Up the Sun in San Antonio

With plentiful sunshine practically all year long, active adults have many opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors in San Antonio. From lush open spaces in the heart of downtown to strolling along the Riverwalk, the city is made for outdoor excursions.

San Antonio residents can enjoy a variety of outdoor recreation activities, whether they’re into fishing, swimming, golfing, boating, or taking a relaxing float down the scenic Comal River.

In Downtown San Antonio, active adults can even take in the views from 750 feet up. The Tower of the Americas observation tower and restaurant is San Antonio’s tallest structure, offering stunning panoramic views, a revolving eatery, and 4D theater.

Show Your American Pride

Called Military City USA, San Antonio is home to one of the country’s largest concentrations of military bases.

More than 107,000 veterans also reside in San Antonio. Whether active adults have served in the military or want to show their love for the United States, San Antonio offers many ways to show pride for the red, white, and blue.

When active adults live in Hill Country Retreat, it’s easy for them to honor our country’s heroes by welcoming home service members at the airport. Whether these soldiers are returning home from deployment or boot camp, active adults can wave a flag along with airport ambassadors or stop and shake someone’s hand to say thank you.

Join the Fiesta

San Antonians love a good party. There’s always something fun going on in this colorful, vibrant city, from Fiesta San Antonio, a 10-day festival held every spring, to the Tejas Rodeo, a rodeo and live music series that runs from March through November each year.

There’s no shortage of events and activities in San Antonio, whether active adults prefer live music, cultural events, sporting events, or food and wine festivals. The Fiesta Primavera at Market Square brings the community together for live bands, great food, and a classic car show in historic Market Square.

Active adults who appreciate the foodie scene will enjoy San Antonio Flavor at the San Antonio Museum of Art. This festive event offers sample bites from more than 30 local eateries along with craft beer and wine and signature cocktails. A celebrity chef Culinary Showdown caps off the event.