Trillium Woods is the ideal setting for senior living. Unique shopping, wonderful dining, exceptional cultural venues and museums, and an ever-changing lineup of fun and engaging local events are just minutes away. The Trillium Woods Community Life Services Director plans a complete calendar of cultural, recreational, and social opportunities, so you can experience everything our area has to offer. These are great opportunities to learn something new, see new sights, and make new friends.
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SHOPPING AND DINING
You’ll find a wide range of fun dining spots and great shopping opportunities in the Plymouth and Maple Grove areas. Just five miles from Trillium Woods via local roads are the Shoppes at Arbor Lakes. With over 65 favorite stores and eateries, it’s the perfect place to take a stroll, shop, dine, and relax. Trillium Woods is also just a short hop from the top shopping destinations and fine restaurants of downtown Minneapolis. And no discussion of shopping and dining close to Trillium Woods would be complete without mention of the Mall of America in nearby Bloomington. One of the largest malls in the U.S., it includes over 400 stores and places to dine.
The Minneapolis/St. Paul area boasts a vibrant, arts and cultural scene, including the impressive and wide-ranging collections found at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, the Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota, and the Walker Art Center. The best of Broadway takes the stage at the four historic theaters in the Hennepin Theater District, while the Guthrie Theater hosts an eclectic collection of plays and concerts. Orchestra Hall is home to the renowned Minnesota Orchestra, and the Minnesota History Center includes an interactive museum with permanent and changing exhibits, lectures, concerts, and special events. Closer to Trillium Woods, the city of Plymouth features the Hilde Performance Center, an open-air stage that presents live summertime concerts from national touring acts and a variety of other performing arts presentations. The Plymouth Playhouse is an intimate local theater that features original musical comedy productions.
If it’s natural beauty you’re seeking, Trillium Woods is the place for you. Our community is nestled on 46 acres of lush rolling hills, beautiful woodlands, and natural, protected wetlands. Nearby are Lakes Pomerleau and Camelot. Our own hiking and biking trails link with over 80 miles of trails from the Three Rivers Park District and the Northwest Greenway Trail system. Plymouth offers over 1000 acres of parks and permanent natural open spaces as well as over a half dozen bodies of water available for fishing and boating. Scenic Fort Snelling State Park in nearby St. Paul preserves a historic military post at the confluence of the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers and offers hiking, biking, and ski trails.
There’s no shortage of fun recreational activities in and around the city of Plymouth. The Plymouth Creek Center headquarters the events and activities of the Plymouth Senior Program. Seven public golf courses operated by Minnesota Parks and Recreation are in the area. The Three Rivers Park District offers a variety of activities for outdoor enthusiasts. The Depot Rink provides indoor ice-skating in a one-of-a-kind restored railroad depot. And events in Plymouth, such as the Fire and Ice Winter Festival, the Yard and Garden Expo, and Music in Plymouth (the annual outdoor concert by the acclaimed Minnesota Orchestra), will keep you active and engaged in the community all year long. And, of course, the area is home to all the major professional league sports, including the Minnesota Twins, Vikings, Timberwolves, and Wild, as well as minor league baseball’s St. Paul Saints.