You’ve done it! You’ve worked hard your whole life, given your best to your family, and accomplished so much – both personally and professionally. Now, isn’t it about time to do something for you? At NewStyle Communities, we believe that living in a brand new, low-maintenance, 55+ community means more time to do the things you love, like giggling with your grandkids.
We’re so glad that you are considering a NewStyle home in Charlotte, NC, or Greenville, SC – especially if moving here means you’ll be closer to your adorable grandchildren! There are a ton of kid-friendly activities just minutes from home that you can enjoy all year long. Of course, one of the best parts of living in a NewStyle home is that the maintenance-free lifestyle gives you as much time to spend with family as you want.
Charlotte and Greenville are the perfect areas to explore with inquisitive grandkids. Steeped in history and surrounded by indoor and outdoor fun, you and your grandkids will have the time of your lives. Let’s look at a few ways to enjoy the area:
Enjoy a picnic, then go for a walk or bike ride around the 7-acre lake. Kids can burn off energy on the playground or the NFL Play 60 KidZone.
At Discovery Place Science, kids can create music with light beams, build PVC pipe structures or get close to live animals. Discovery Place Nature encourages exploration of all aspects of nature with the Butterfly Pavilion, Naturalist Lab and Fort Wild. And in Huntersville, Discovery Place Kids conjures curiosity and activates the imagination through rich play experience with activities geared toward younger children.
Learn what life was like here centuries ago for residents—including the Catawba Nation, European immigrants and African Americans—through housing replicas, artifacts, maps and historic exhibits. Rotating exhibits celebrate other unique perspectives of Charlotte’s history.
This 775-acre historic site preserves the history of the people and places (including a Revolutionary War battlefield) of the Bratton community in the upcountry of South Carolina in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Visit wildlife from around the world any day of the week. Curious orangutans, cuddly red pandas, majestic lions, and many more call this 14-acre zoo their home. There are special activities for kids of all ages.
Hit a home run with the kids by taking them to this Greenville County waterpark for a cool (and wet) break from the heat! Located in Piedmont, this park has a collection of slides and activities to go along with its main pool. 7th Inning Splash has something for kids of all ages.
If you’re thinking about right-sizing your life and making your most exciting move yet, imagine how incredible it would be to have your grandkids so close by. You’ll get to share in the wonder years of their childhood, and never have to miss another birthday, recital, game, or special moment again.