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It’s Time to Rethink 55 and Older Communities Near Tampa, Florida

Whether you’re simply looking to downsize your current home or you’re thinking about retiring in Tampa, Florida to enjoy a more active lifestyle, you’ll love the endless opportunities at your fingertips. From the Hillsborough River State Park, ZooTampa, and the world-class Florida Aquarium to exciting theme parks like Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island, this is senior living in Tampa, FL, reimagined.

We offer active 55 plus communities in Tampa, Florida where you can choose from hundreds of unique apartments to find the perfect fit for your way of living. So, if you think you already know what to expect when retiring in Tampa, Florida, you’re in for a pleasant surprise with Upside.

Breaking the Mold: 55 Plus Communities in Tampa, Florida

From St. Petersburg, Clearwater, and Lakeland, to Riverview, Brandon, and Spring Hill, these are exciting 55 and older communities near Tampa – the heart of Florida’s Gulf Coast. That means you’ll have convenient access to everything that makes this area great: championship sports teams, a unique arts and culture scene, access to a reliable network of community healthcare providers, and educational opportunities for lifelong learning. Plus, traveling is super-convenient with nearby international airports to take you where you want to go. All of this and more is waiting for you at our 55 plus communities in Tampa, Florida and the surrounding neighborhoods. Let’s take a closer look at some of our favorite amenities that make downsizing or retiring in Tampa, FL unlike anywhere else.

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Things to Do in Hillsborough County, Florida

Get Inspired: The art and culture scene is thriving in Tampa – from the Tampa Riverwalk which offers more than two miles of history, culture, and art to explore, to the Tampa History Center and the Tampa Museum of Art featuring an impressive collection of modern and contemporary artwork that challenge you to see things differently.

Embark On an Adventure: Hillsborough County is home to can’t-miss theme park adventures like Busch Gardens and Adventure Island water park. Season passes are available so you can enjoy these attractions while saving some cash for other fun activities.

Stay Up Late: When the sun goes down, Tampa Bay becomes a popular destination for enjoying the city’s nightlife. You’ll find plenty of innovative craft cocktails, craft breweries, and opportunities to enjoy live music while you sip your shandy.

Things to do in Pinellas County

Get Sand in Your Toes: Did you know several of the top-rated beaches in the country are right here in Pinellas County? Just a short commute from our active 55 and older communities near Tampa, these breathtaking, white-sand beaches have warm Gulf waters, fun shops to discover, and yummy waterfront restaurants to satisfy your cravings.

Charter a Boat: Beaches aren’t the only way to enjoy the coastline of St. Pete/Clearwater. Instead of going in the water, why not get on the water by chartering a boat tour at any of the nearby marinas? Or, go at your own pace and rent a kayak, canoe, or jet ski. It’s like having a front-row seat to admire the area’s native animal and plant life.

Treat the Fam to Something Fab: Clearwater and St. Petersburg are top destinations for family fun – whether that means your grandkids, adult children, or whoever you love spending time with. Choose from enriching experiences like the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Great Explorations Children’s Museum, and the St. Pete Pier featuring a refreshing splash pad for the little ones.

Learn More About Retiring in Tampa, Florida with Upside

Whether you’re looking for a great spot to retire or you’re ready to make new memories and share fantastic experiences with the people you care about, you’ll find it all with Upside. What you won’t find? Rigid schedules, bland apartments, or hidden fees. Find out how easy it is to become a member, and start exploring our 55 and older communities near Tampa, Florida.


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