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Your new neighborhood. A 55+ Community.
The Quail Springs area is one of Oklahoma City’s most desirable neighborhoods. The area is home to one of the city’s major shopping malls and is a hub for all types of restaurants, retail and entertainment options. World-class healthcare facilities and places of worship are also close by.
Getting around town is easy — especially when everything you need is in walking distance. Since Quail Springs is centrally located, Grand Tapestry members are never far from what’s happening in the greater Oklahoma City area. Here are a few of our favorite places near our 55+ active adult community in Oklahoma City:
Cox Convention Center
A quick walk from the popular Bricktown historical district, the Cox Convention Center is the place to go for concerts, conferences and large-scale events throughout the year. With a variety of highly-acclaimed restaurants, music venues and attractions surrounding it, the center seats 15,000 people in its multi-purpose arena. Keep an eye on the calendar of events to see when they host something of interest to you.
For more information, visit: https://www.coxconventioncenter.com/
Civic Center Music Hall
Oklahoma City is a premiere destination for the performing arts. With world-class performance venues, you have your choice when it comes to what to enjoy and when. Notably, the Civic Center Music Hall is Oklahoma City's performing arts center. With an impressive calendar of events, the hall hosts world-renowned theater, dance and musical groups from all over the world in a beautifully restored, multi-story atrium with box seats, suites and balconies overlooking an impressive hydraulic orchestra pit. An evening spent here is truly an evening to remember.
For more information, visit: https://www.okcciviccenter.com/
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
More than ten million visitors have come to the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum to learn about the enduring legacy of the American West; and members get to enjoy this destination in their own backyard! The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum is the premier destination for all things Western history. With stunning exhibits and impressively preserved artifacts, there is something new to discover with every visit.
For more information, visit: https://nationalcowboymuseum.org/
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
If you love art (or want to love art), this museum is for you. Featuring special exhibitions as well as original selections from their own private collection, the museum also operates a restaurant and a theater that features foreign, independent and classic films.
For more information, visit: http://www.okcmoa.com/
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
Built in honor of the victims, survivors and rescuers of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, this memorial and museum is located on the former site of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. The memorial includes a beautiful reflecting pool, survivors' wall, survivor chair and field of empty chairs. The inscription on the Gates of Time reads, "We come here to remember those who were killed, those who survived and those changed forever. May all who leave here known the impact of violence. May this memorial offer comfort, strength, peace, hope and serenity."
For more information, visit: https://oklahomacitynationalmemorial.org/
Bricktown Entertainment District
With over 45 restaurants, shops, museums and attractions, there is truly something for everyone at the Bricktown Entertainment District. Visitors that come during the summer months can even enjoy an urban beach! The wide variety of businesses and activities available throughout the year at all hours day and night make this a wonderful destination for locals and visitors alike.
Oklahoma City Zoo
Who says the zoo is just for kids? The Oklahoma City Zoo, located in Oklahoma City's Adventure District, is home to nearly 2,000 animals. It covers an impressive 119 acres and is open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. It is known for its wide variety of exhibits and manageable layout. Come for a few hours or enjoy an entire day out with the family.
For more information, visit: https://www.okczoo.org/
Myriad Botanical Gardens & Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory
If you enjoy all things nature, then the Myriad Botanical Gardens and Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory will be one of your favorite local destinations! With 15 acres of gardens, this interactive urban park will make you forget you're in the heart of a city. With a full calendar of exciting events, there's always something fun to do. The centerpiece of the Botanical Gardens is a beautiful, one-of-a-kind Crystal Bridge Conservatory, featuring thousands of tropical and desert plantings, a waterfall and a sky bridge.
For more information, visit: https://oklahomacitybotanicalgardens.com/
Chesapeake Energy Arena: Home to the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder
Whether you consider yourself an avid basketball fan or you like to catch a game once in a while so you can enjoy the nachos, the Oklahoma City Thunder wants to be your favorite NBA team. They play their home games in the Chesapeake Energy Arena, formerly known as the Ford Center, located in Downtown Oklahoma City. Gather a group of friends and go for a game or just go for the snacks!
For more information, visit: https://www.nba.com/thunder/
Public and private golf courses
Now that you're retired, you have time to enjoy some golf. Luckily, in Oklahoma City, you have public and private golf courses nearby! Two beautiful and impressive public courses await you at the Lincoln Park Golf Course. Both of the courses are proudly maintained in tournament condition and are highly recommended by avid golfers. If you're looking for a private course, Twin Hills Golf and Country Club offers a variety of memberships to accommodate your needs and has a reputation for being the best in Oklahoma City.
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