When it comes to Florida, retirees abound. In addition to the weather, retirees could have a lot to do with the fact there are so many things to do in Ellington, FL and throughout the entire state. Just a handful of the things for retirees to enjoy in the sunshine state include the following:
- Tour or get involved with the botanical gardens
- Enjoy a safari
- Go on a cruise
- Enjoy Disney World as often as you like with an annual pass
- Take in all mother nature has to offer at one of the state parks
- Explore the Everglades
- Tour the endless supply of historic buildings and sites
- Visit the beach over and over again
- Not a fan of the beach? Find a senior center with an indoor or outdoor pool
Specifically, however, here are some of the best things to do in Ellenton, FL – particularly for those of retirement age or older.
Shop til You Drop
Shopping malls offer a vast array of choices for those who revel in a great shopping trip. Here are some of the top Ellenton, FL shopping mall options, as well as specific outlet stores:
- Ellenton Premium Outlets
- Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Outlet Store
- Stuart Weitzman Outlet
- Kate Spade New York Outlet
- Columbia Factory Store
If you’re more into flea markets, be sure to check out the Shabby Shack Flea Market located on 36th Ave. E. in Ellenton. Every Saturday and Sunday, outdoor yard sales are held. More than 60 vendors frequently peddle their wares at this shopping extravaganza.
Historic State Parks
The number of award-winning historic sites, trails, and state parks in Florida number approximately 175. Clearly, you can plan an adventure any day of the week. Specifically in Ellenton, however, you will find the Gamble Plantation Historic State Park. The staff here is informative and friendly, the grounds are well maintained, and the historic sugar plantation and main house are enjoyable to tour.
There is nothing quite like a day on the water. Fortunately, in Florida, water is abundant. There are lakes, rivers, ponds, and of course, the ocean, gulf, and the bay.
In Ellenton, you can book some time on the water through Larry Kinder Boat Tours. Larry is an avid water and nature lover who captains boats and offers private tours for small groups and families. But what if Larry is not available?
Also offering charters, tours, etc. in the nearby area are the following:
- Anna Marie Island Boat Tours
- 5 O’clock Charlie Boat Tours and Charters Inc.
- Island Time Boat Tours A.M.I.
- Suncoast Adventure Tours and Charters
Our Retirement Community Offers Numerous Things to Do
At our retirement community, you will have numerous opportunities during which to make new friends courtesy of our Celebrations Activities and Events program. From wellness center exercise classes to games, crafts, and more, there’s always something to do and someone to do it with.
Retirement community living has never offered so many resort-like amenities or been more enjoyable.
If you have any inquiries regarding sales and leasing, please phone us at 813-358-1747. All other questions can be referred to 813-642-0860. You can also fill out our convenient online form to open the lines of communication. The best way to experience all we have to offer, however, is to schedule a tour.
Please contact us today – we look forward to meeting you.