Around the Town

Avila Gardens - Senior Prom 2012
Avila Gardens is located in the heart of California’s beautiful San Gabriel Valley in the midst of a quiet residential neighborhood, a large city park, historical museum, and golf course. Numerous places to visit and enjoy are located within walking or a short driving distance. We invite you to explore some of the nearby attractions listed below:

Azusa Canyon: This wonderful location provides numerous opportunities for hiking and enjoying the great outdoors. Our residents can tell you about the beauty of this nature attraction from their own experience! On a recent outing, eleven of our residents visited the canyon and enjoyed climbing to enjoy the fresh air. To read more about their wonderful adventure, please click here.

Old Town Monrovia: The quaint area of Old Town Monrovia is sure to please many of those who enjoy strolling and window-shopping! Avila Gardens is located within a ten-minute drive of Myrtle Avenue, an area of Monrovia that hosts weekly a Family Festival Night every Friday and a Farmer’s Market every Sunday.

City of Duarte Senior Center: The Duarte Senior Center provides a space for our residents to visit and engage in other social events and activities with Seniors from the surrounding community of the City of Duarte. This center is located less than two miles away from Avila Gardens.

Rancho Duarte Golf Course:  Enjoy golfing at the beautiful Rancho Duarte Golf Course, located less than a 0.5 miles away from Avila Gardens.  For more information or to make reservations, please click here.

Encanto Park: Encanto Park is a beautiful area that is located less than a 0.5 miles away from Avila Gardens.  Enjoy walking in the spacious field and spending time with your guests at this nearby park that includes basketball courts, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, and play area. 

Local Shopping Attractions: Our residents enjoy frequent visits to local stores including Target, Walmart, and CVS. These and many other stores are located within a five mile radius of Avila Gardens. Transportation to and from these stores is also provided for our residents through our scheduled outing opportunities.