Benefits of Moving to Fort Worth

Are you considering moving to Fort Worth? A big city with small-town hospitality, Fort Worth is the ideal setting for 55+ homebuyers looking for a place to settle down in this new stage of life.

Ladera at Tavolo Park is the only 55+ community in Fort Worth! Nestled within a large master-planned community near the Chisholm Trail Parkway, Ladera at Tavolo Park features new homes priced from the high $300s and incredible amenities moments from the premier shopping and entertainment.

Still not sure if Fort Worth is right for you? Read on to learn more about all of the benefits of moving to Fort Worth!

Life in Fort Worth

Known as “Cowtown,” Fort Worth boasts a booming local economy and is home to entertainment hot spots, numerous museums, and world-class performing arts.

The cost of living in Fort Worth is 5 percent lower than the national average, and there is no state income, inheritance, or estate taxes – a huge benefit to retirees.

Western heritage is on display at the Fort Worth Stockyards, a historic district showcasing bars & restaurants, shops, and over 17 must-see attractions, including a cattle drive held twice a day at 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Sundance Square Plaza is located in the heart of Downtown Fort Worth and features Bass Performance Hall, where you can go to see the Fort Worth Opera, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Texas Ballet Theater, and more.

The Fort Worth Cultural District is home to first-class museums, vibrant nightlife, and loads of family fun. The renowned Fort Worth Botanic Garden is composed of 23 specialty gardens and celebrated for its beautiful rose, perennial, and Japanese gardens.

Premier shopping can also be found at The Shops at Clearfork, located right off Chisholm Trail Parkway near Ladera at Tavolo Park. This upscale shopping center features department stores, boutiques, great restaurants, and a multiplex cinema.

Located in the northernmost portion of Fort Worth, Texas Motor Speedway is known as one of the fastest circuits in the country and hosts two NASCAR races and a popular round of the IndyCar Series.

If you’re a fan of college sports, Texas Christian University competes at the highest level of NCAA Division I Sports in the Big 12 Conference. The Horned Frogs competed in the National Football Championship in 2023!


Fort Worth offers two rail services: the Trinity Railway Express (TRE) and the Trinity Metro TEXRail.

TEXRail is a 27-mile commuter rail line that extends from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport’s Terminal B to downtown Fort Worth through North Richland Hills and Grapevine. A ticket is only $2.50 for a single ride or $5 for a day pass. The day pass is also good for all rail and bus services in Tarrant County!

TRE provides convenient rail transportation between Fort Worth and Dallas. It’s a great way to travel to the State Fair of Texas or a Dallas Mavericks game at the American Airlines Center!

Outdoor Recreation

For those who love to bike or run, Fort Worth’s Trinity Trail System offers more than 100 miles of scenic trails winding along the Trinity River and its tributaries.

Ladera at Tavolo Park is situated moments from Benbrook Lake, a popular recreation spot for camping, fishing, boating, hiking, and much more.

The Fort Worth Zoo is home to more than 540 animal species from around the world and recognized among the best in the nation! Another Cowtown favorite, the Fort Worth Water Gardens, is located on the south end of downtown and can be enjoyed any time of the year.

Ladera at Tavolo Park

Featuring 220 homes on 45 acres, Ladera at Tavolo Park in Fort Worth is a charming, gated community geared to the active adult lifestyle. Showcasing beautiful outdoor amenities, walking trails, and a premier clubhouse with a pool, pickleball courts, putting green, and so much more, homeowners love living a Ladera life.

With a rich culture and endless list of things to do, Fort Worth is the ideal city for the 55+ homebuyer. New move-in ready homes are underway for spring completion in Ladera at Tavolo Park! Interested in learning more? Contact us today or visit our model home at 6133 Carmona Trl, Fort Worth, TX 76132.