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The Freedom to Travel is Yours | Senior Living Communities Charlotte

December 7, 2021

Do you plan to indulge your wanderlust dreams in your retirement years? You’re not alone; in their recent Travel Insights, Visa reports that 25 percent of seniors (65+ years old) travel internationally. AARP’s Boomer Travel Trends found a fresh sense of optimism around travel, with more than half (54 percent) of baby boomers planning trips in 2021. Destinations for retirees recently highlighted in Travel+Leisure include the Blue Ridge Parkway, traveling through the Canadian Rockies on the Rocky Mountaineer, trips to Israel for history lovers, visiting the iconic Sydney Opera House and taking a Southeast Asia river cruise.

Smart Planning

Traveling  Senior CoupleWith so many possibilities, having the foresight to include a travel budget in your retirement planning will make checking destinations off of your bucket list far more likely. Before you take flight, hit the road, or set sail, rightsizing your life will provide a welcome sense of freedom and flexibility. As you research senior living communities in Charlotte, remember to ask about whether residents have the ability to travel nationally and internationally as they please.

The Barclay Lifestyle

Residents of The Barclay have rich and meaningful lives made even better with the amenities and services located here. Our state-of-the-art wellness center, casual and fine dining, cultural and artistic offerings, card/game rooms, day spa and salt water pool merely scratch the surface of what’s easily accessible on the property.

Come and Go as You Please

Living at The Barclay comes with the peace of mind of our security services, but residents have complete freedom to travel as they wish. Whether for a highly anticipated road trip or an international sojourn, rest assured you have complete autonomy. We’ll wish you safe and happy travels and warmly welcome you back.

Ease of Travel

New residents of The Barclay soon discover an impressive range of activities, both on the property and in the SouthPark area. When you’re ready to bid the Queen City adieu for a change of scenery, there are many attractive day trip options from Charlotte. The Charlotte CVB recommends excursions to Carrigan Farms in Mooresville, Childress Vineyards in Lexington, Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve in Huntersville, the North Carolina Pottery Center in Seagrove and the Windy Hill Orchard & Cider Mill in York. Charlotte, NC is home to the Charlotte Douglas International Airport, offering a long list of direct flights, including international destinations.

As you make the decision to rightsize your home and begin researching Senior Living Communities in Charlotte, know that our upscale apartments at The Barclay come with a maintenance-free lifestyle that makes traveling a breeze.

The Barclay at SouthPark is a remarkable new retirement community with unparalleled offerings, including elegant independent living apartment homes, high-end amenities, distinctive dining options, concierge services and an engaging lifestyle that emphasizes whole-person wellness. Request your free brochure online or contact us at 980-224-8540.

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The Barclay at SouthPark

4801 Barclay Downs Drive
Charlotte, NC 28210


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