Top Active Adult and 55+ Communities in Texas

Texas: The New Haven for Active Retirees

As the second-largest state in the U.S., Texas offers retirees a rich tapestry of experiences. From bustling urban centers to serene coastlines, there's no wonder that active adult communities in Texas have gained significant attention.

What Makes Texas Stand Out for Active Adults?

  • Diverse Landscapes: Texas boasts a unique combination of coastal areas, rugged mountains, serene prairies, and expansive deserts. Whether you enjoy beach walks, hiking, or simply a scenic view, Texas offers it all.
  • Culture & Arts: Dive into Texas's multifaceted culture, with its dynamic arts scene, diverse music festivals, and historical sites that tell tales of the state's rich past.
  • Tax Benefits: With no state income tax, retirees can make the most of their savings, allowing for more leisure and experiences.
  • Climate Perks: Texas provides a mix of climates, from tropical in the southeast to continental in the High Plains. Its generally mild winters are especially attractive.

Unpacking the Benefits of 55+ Communities in Texas

Exclusive Features of Active Adult Communities

  • Fitness Choices: From state-of-the-art gym facilities to organized classes like yoga, pilates, and water aerobics, these communities ensure residents remain fit and active.
  • Community Engagement: Build strong connections with social clubs, themed events, and group activities designed to foster community interaction and create lasting friendships.
  • Enhanced Security: Rest easy knowing that trained security personnel and advanced security systems are in place around the clock.
  • Varied Amenities: Beyond fitness, these active adult communities feature amenities such as golf courses, spas, clubhouses, and dining options, ensuring there's always something to do.

Exploring Texas: Key Attractions for Every Retiree

  • Dallas Arts District: This vibrant district spans 19 blocks and hosts museums, theaters, and outdoor performance spaces, making it a haven for art lovers.
  • Space Center, Houston: Dive deep into the wonders of the universe and celebrate the human spirit of exploration and discovery.
  • Big Bend National Park: Spanning over 800,000 acres, this national treasure offers a combination of deep canyons, vast deserts, and stunning vistas.
  • Austin’s Music Scene: With numerous music venues and annual events like SXSW, Austin provides a musical experience like no other.
  • San Antonio River Walk: This iconic pathway offers a mix of history, shopping, and dining against the backdrop of picturesque river views.

Finding Your Perfect 55+ Community in Texas

With a myriad of active adult communities to choose from, from coastal retreats to urban hubs, Texas ensures every retiree finds their ideal setting. Explore our top communities below, and find options that match your preferences and needs.

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Consider short stays or guided tours in some of Texas's most esteemed 55+ communities. Engage with potential neighbors, test out the amenities, and visualize your future.

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Homes San Antonio TX | Homestead | Planned Community with Amenities


Schertz, TX
Homes from $400K - $700K+

Homestead is located in the small-town of Schertz, providing the perfect balance of urban convenience and countryside living with new homes near San Antonio. Just 15 minutes from the military bases, Homestead is located between San Antonio and New Braunfels in the town of Schertz, providing a quaint, close-knit community conveniently positioned near large employment hubs.

Homestead offers quick commutes and connections to exceptional shopping, dining and attractions. Residents are also close to New Braunfels, a traditional German community with small shops and boutique restaurants, just a few miles northwest of Homestead.


Tuscan Village

Horseshoe Bay, TX
Lock & Leave Townhomes, Villas & Golf Estate Homes From Mid-$600s - $1.9M+ Designed for Active Adults 55+

Welcome to the Good Life. There has truly never been a better time to leave behind the hustle and bustle of the city and escape to the wide open spaces of the Texas Hill Country. Tuscan Village is Texas’ premier community for active adults 55+. Located within the prestigious Horseshoe Bay Resort Community, a renowned golf destination, Tuscan Village is perfect as an everyday retreat or home away from home.
At Tuscan Village, residents are invited to celebrate this chapter of life – fondly referred to as The Good Life. Offering low-maintenance Lock & Leave townhomes, villas, and golf estate homes, as well as an array of world-class amenities, Tuscan Village residents enjoy a socially-rich lifestyle just steps outside their front door. Move-in ready homes as well as homesites are available from the mid-$600s to $1.9M+.

The heart of the community, Club Salus, is the exclusive homeowner’s clubhouse conveniently located just steps from each resident’s front door. Club Salus offers a private space for residents to socialize and participate in health and wellness activities in the company of like-minded neighbors. The recently completed Phase 2 of Club Salus provides residents with additional gathering space for year-round socializing, events, and activities. Through strategic partnerships, Tuscan Village residents also enjoy membership opportunities at Horseshoe Bay Resort – including golf options to play at four private, renowned courses.

Whether you’re looking to downsize without compromise or find a weekend retreat without the upkeep, Tuscan Village’s low-maintenance homes deliver a lifestyle of leisure, luxury and convenience.


Ideal Living in Texas: Your Next Adventure Awaits

As retirement approaches, it's a time for new beginnings. Texas promises diverse experiences and unparalleled community living. Let us guide you to your ideal 55+ community and embark on this exciting journey.


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