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Life in Green Valley, Arizona

Green Valley, Arizona is an over-55 retirement community consistently ranked by Forbes in the top 25 best places to retire. Green Valley and adjacent Sahuarita combine to form a vibrant community of visitors, families, and retirees. Stunning views of mountains greet you each morning and particularly dazzling sunsets mark the beginning of happy hour with new friends on the patio.

It’s quiet and easy to get around here and is just 25 minutes from Tucson International Airport and about 45 minutes from all the excitement of upscale shopping, tempting cuisine, casinos, the Desert Museum, the University of Arizona, and theatres in Tucson. The annual Gem and Mineral Show draws visitors from around the world. The annual Tucson Rodeo is fun for the whole family. Additionally, the artists’ enclave of Tubac is south of Green Valley near beautiful Peña Blanca Lake.

Generally, retirees are usually associated with Green Valley Recreation, Quail Creek, or another smaller retirement facility. All provide an amazing variety of senior living homes for purchase or rent and outstanding recreational opportunities, including year-round golf, swimming, biking, pickleball, tennis, and hiking. is here for you, with a comprehensive, consistent list of professionals, food and dining options, medical providers, shops and services, recreation opportunities, and fun things to do in Green Valley, Tucson, plus the rest of Southern Arizona.

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