Activities for Seniors Near Downtown Austin

Harris Branch Senior Living

There’s something to be said about the freedom that comes with the golden years. Living in our senior apartments near downtown Austin puts you within easy reach of a plethora of new activities with which to fill your time. What good is extra time if you don’t have things that you enjoy to fill it with? Harris Branch Senior Living allows you to explore the vibrant downtown Austin community without having to deal with the inconvenience of living directly in it. A quick 20-minute drive from our community opens up a world of possibilities including libraries, botanical gardens, and senior centers. 

If mingling is your thing, there are plenty of places to meet other seniors in downtown Austin. Right down I-35, you’ll find two exciting senior centers—Lamar Senior Activity Center and Conley Guerrero Senior Activity Center. Both offer a variety of programs and events where you can meet others enjoying their golden years and make new friends. Each center is within 25 minutes of our community, so getting there is a breeze!

More of an interest in history and politics? Head to the LBJ Presidential Library located on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin. Here you’ll delve into the life and times of Lyndon B. Johnson and the era of his administration. With permanent and rotating exhibits, as well as events, you’ll always find something to discover here. And, if you’d like, you could even volunteer your time! The quick 10-mile commute makes it easily accessible both via your own personal vehicle or public transportation. 

If gardening and everything botanical are more up your alley, rejoice in the fact that Zilker Botanical Garden is just half an hour away from our senior apartments near downtown Austin. This delightful spot sits on 26 acres along the bank of the Colorado River and features an array of native, hybrid, and exotic plants. You can also volunteer your time here to support the beautification and maintenance of the gardens.

There’s simply no shortage of activities near Harris Branch Senior Living. After you’ve had your fill of fun in downtown Austin, come back home and enjoy the luxuries and comforts of our senior living community including a sparkling pool, raised garden beds, community library and clubroom, and fitness center.

If you’d like to find out more about our senior apartments near downtown Austin, or to schedule a tour of Harris Branch Senior Living, contact us today!