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Mesa Location: Love Living Here

Never worry about inclement weather ruining your fun plans again. Living at Citrus Gardens means you can live an active adult lifestyle year-round. Whether you’re golfing, hiking, horseback riding, or enjoying our amenities, our 55+ mobile home community and RV resort is the perfect desert oasis. Citrus Gardens’ ideal location puts you right in the middle of everything. Enjoy living close to a variety of shopping, entertainment, recreation, dining, medical care facilities, and everything that downtown Mesa offers. Convenient access to major roadways makes it easy to get anywhere in the valley so you can enjoy city centers, national parks, and everything under the sun.

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Sights, Scenes, and Culture
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Downtown Mesa

Downtown Mesa has everything you need to have a good time. There is something for everyone with great restaurants, theaters, museums and unique stores.

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Parks and Forests

Outdoor enthusiasts will love the endless exploration opportunities near Citrus Gardens. Apache Trail Corridor, Lost Dutchman State Park, Usery Mountain Park, Great Western Trail, Red Mountain Park, Canyon Lake, and Tempe Beach Park are all located nearby.

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Sporting Events

Cheer on the home teams! Catch the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field, the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena, the Arizona Cardinals at State Farm Stadium, or the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena.

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The Phoenix Zoo

Visit the lions, tigers, and bears at the largest privately owned, non-profit zoo in the US!

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Explore Apache Junction

If you like spending time outdoors, you’ll love exploring Apache Junction. Only a quick 20-minute drive from Citrus Gardens, you’ll find no shortage of things to do. Events like the Renaissance Festival in the winter and the Festival of Superstitions in the Fall just name a few. Route 88 takes you to hiking trails for views of the gorgeous Superstition Mountains. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy a variety of fantastic places to explore. From the authentic remnants of an old west town at Tortilla Flat, mountain biking trails at Hawes trails systems, to the serene surroundings at Saguaro Lake - there’s something for everyone in this desert paradise.

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Keep It Local at the Superstition Mountains

Cruising through the Superstition Mountains is a sight to see. There’s nothing quite like the Apache Trail, a 40-mile circular route that takes you through the gorgeous mountainscape. At the Lost Dutchman State Park, seniors are able to check out the Native Plant Trail and scope out the main park trails. From Citrus Gardens, natural splendor is just a scenic drive away.
The neighboring cities of Phoenix and Tempe provide you and your visitors a variety of things to see and do. The Arizona Museum of Natural History, Commemorative Air Force Aircraft Museum, and i.d.e.a. Museum or the Mesa Arts Center will appeal to history buffs and art enthusiasts of all ages. On Saturday mornings, the Mesa Farmers Market is a beautiful place to wander and pick up fresh food. Casual golfers and enthusiasts will enjoy proximity to the magnificent 18-hole championship course Alta Mesa, designed by Architect, Dick Phelps. Looking for ways to keep the grandkids busy? Visit the wildlife at the largest privately owned, non-profit zoo in the US - the Phoenix Zoo.

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Retiring In The Phoenix, Area

It’s no wonder Phoenix, Arizona is one of the fastest-growing areas to retire. The Phoenix metro has pretty much everything you could want for an active 55+ lifestyle. Restaurants, shopping, outdoor activities, pristine waters, golf courses, and much more await you. When you’re in the mood for some travel, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is less than 20 miles from Citrus Gardens.

Citrus Gardens 55+ Active Community in Mesa AZ

It won’t take long to discover what makes The Valley of the Sun so special - especially when you live at Citrus Gardens! Aside from our manufactured mobile homes, our RV resort is the perfect place to spend a season or two. You’ll have easy access to all of the incredible towns, mountains, lakes, and splendor surrounding our active adult community. Contact us today to find out more about the new and used manufactured homes available at Citrus Gardens!

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