Around Town at Robson Ranch Arizona

Whether you prefer the charming “Old Pueblo” of Tucson with its laid-back Southwestern flavor or the cosmopolitan attractions of Phoenix, America’s sixth largest city, you’re close to all the advantages of each. Within the Casa Grande and Eloy areas, you’ll find dynamic cities with rich historical pasts. For example, Casa Grande was founded in 1879 and named for the famous Hohokam Indian Ruins in the area.

Active Adult Retirement - Around Town at Robson Ranch Arizona

Libraries, Colleges & Universities
Libraries Colleges and Universities Near Robson Ranch Arizona
There are many opportunities and resources for lifelong learners to take advantage of at Robson Ranch. A community college is located within 15 miles. Plus two major universities, Arizona State University and University of Arizona, are within an hour’s drive of Robson Ranch.
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Central Arizona College

Central Arizona College is a dynamic and multifaceted institution of higher education featuring nine campuses and centers strategically located throughout Pinal County for the purpose of educating the diverse population of the region. From students of Hispanic and Native American descent to participants in Central Arizona’s Lifelong Learners program, the institution’s diverse college community values the power of innovation, continuous quality improvement and the contribution of the individual. Central’s mission is to provide a vibrant environment centered on learning and learner success for students ranging from teenagers to those 55 and better.

Arizona State University – Tempe

ASU is one of the largest public universities in the United States by enrollment and offers a wide selection of majors to undergraduate students, graduate programs and doctoral degrees. Classroom and online classes are available.

Eloy Santa Cruz Library

Located 1000 N. Main Street, the Eloy Santa Cruz Library is a joint-use public/high school facility. A wealth of information awaits you with an automated catalog system which allows both simple and complex information searches. Users can choose from audio books, DVDs, ebooks, magazines, new releases, special collections streaming video, music and more.

University of Arizona

Founded in 1885, U of A is home to the prestigious Banner-University Medical Center Tucson. More than 40,000 students are enrolled in a variety of majors and degree programs.

Located near Robson Ranch Arizona, you can find an abundance of retail & discount shopping for all of your needs. The Promenade at Casa Grande Mall offers many retailers and restaurants within 8 miles of Robson Ranch.
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Promenade at Casa Grande

Located within 8 miles of Robson Ranch, the Promenade Mall in Casa Grande includes Dillards, Sports Authority, Bed Bath & Beyond, JC Penney, Kohl’s, Cost Plus World Market, Old Navy, Marshalls, Michaels, MattressFirm, Famous Footwear, Ross, Petsmart, Great Clips, Visionworks and a Harkins Movie Theaters.

The Promenade also features a diverse mix of restaurants including fast food and casual dining — Chick-fil-A, In-N-Out Burger, Rubio’s Fresh Mexican Grill, Buffalo Wild Wings, Subway, El Rinconcito, Mimi’s Café, Olive Garden and Krispy Kreme.

Grocery Stores

Several major grocery chains are located within 10 miles of Robson Ranch, including Fry’s and Safeway.

Major Retailers

The Home Depot
Sam’s Club
CVS Pharmacy
Big 5 Sporting Goods
Tri-Valley Health

Hospitals & Medical
Senior Living - Hospitals and Medical Facilities Near Robson Ranch Arizona
The Casa Grande area provides a variety of quality healthcare choices to Robson Ranch residents.  In addition, there are many highly recognized healthcare organizations in the Phoenix area such as the Mayo Clinic and Barrow Neurological Institute.
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Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital – Phoenix

One of the nation’s top 100 cardiovascular hospitals, this facility is recognized for surgical performance, clinical efficiencies, and better patient outcomes. Using advanced technology and evidence-based care, Arizona Heart Hospital works collaboratively with the Arizona Heart Institute to create a patient-centered experience defined by clinical excellence, innovative solutions and personalized care plans.

Banner Casa Grande Medical Center – Casa Grande

Casa Grande Regional Medical Center (CGRMC) is a full-service, non-profit, community-owned hospital committed to providing quality health care to in a compassionate community. In addition to its 177 private rooms, it offers Robson Ranch residents convenient access to the latest procedures and equipment available in interventional cardiology, medical imaging, and outpatient surgery.

Barrow Neurological Institute – Phoenix

Internationally recognized as a leader in neurological research and patient care, Barrow Neurological Institute of St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix treats patients with a wide range of neurological conditions, including brain and spinal tumors, cerebrovascular conditions, and neuromuscular disorders. Barrow’s clinicians and researchers are devoted to providing excellent patient care and finding better ways to treat neurological disorders.

Mayo Clinic Hospital – Scottsdale

Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research and education for people from all walks of life. Doctors from every medical specialty work together to care for patients, joined by common systems and a philosophy of “the needs of the patient come first”.

Southern Arizona VA Health Care – Casa Grande

The Casa Grande Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) is designed to deliver Primary Care Services to eligible veterans living in the Robson Ranch area. The CBOC is part of a larger system that serves over 170,000 Veterans located in eight counties in Southern Arizona and one county in Western New Mexico. They provide primary care and sub-speciality health care in numerous medical areas for Veterans.

Cancer Treatment Centers of America – Phoenix Area

CTCA is a specialty cancer treatment facility located in Goodyear. For almost 30 years, the CTCA has been on the leading edge of cancer treatment with a personalized, whole-person care model. Their cancer experts provide a full range of treatment options—including options for advanced stage cancers and complex cases—all under one roof.

Other Medical Facilities in the Casa Grande area include:

Cotton Wood Medical Center  – Primary care physicians or internists practice here offering comprehensive medical care for adults. They perform routine physical examinations, counsel patients on preventive health issues and may perform minor surgical procedures.

Entertainment, Recreation & Pro Sports
Active Adult Lifestyle - Entertainment Recreation and Pro Sports Near Robson Ranch Arizona
Eloy & Casa Grande offer a multitude of recreation activities, including museums, historical society, skydiving (it’s the largest skydiving center in the world!), the famous Casa Grande Ruins and a variety of special events including the Arizona State Open Chili championships and the O’Odham Tash celebration. Phoenix is home to major professional sports teams and ASU & U of A offer collegiate sports.
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Arizona Sports

Arizona is a sports lover’s paradise with many teams and venues located in Phoenix, just about an hours drive from Robson Ranch. Enjoy Spring Training with the Arizona Diamondbacks, winner of the 2001 World Series, the Arizona Coyotes, the Phoenix Suns and the Arizona Cardinals, just to name a few.

Arizona Cardinals – NFL: University of Phoenix stadium in Glendale.
Diamondbacks – MLB: Chase Field has a retractable roof and air conditioning.
Arizona Coyotes – NHL: The Coyotes play at Gila River Arena in Glendale.
Phoenix Suns – NBA: The Suns play at the Talking Stick Arena in downtown Phoenix.
Phoenix International Raceway – Home to two annual NASCAR race weekends, one of 13 facilities on the NASCAR schedule to host more than one race weekend a year.

PAC-12 Football: ASU Sun Devils and U of A Wildcats

Local Area Attractions


Francisco Grande – This par 72 traditional course layout features lush fairways, over 1,500 mature trees, well-manicured greens, and three strategically positioned lakes. The desert-framed golf course is the longest in Arizona at 7,545 yards. Other golf courses just a short drive from Robson Ranch:

Tierra Grande Golf Course—Casa Grande
Dave White Municipal Golf Course—Casa Grande
Grande Valley Ranch Golf Club—Eloy


“SkyDive Arizona”

Located in Coolidge, not far from Robson Ranch is the largest skydiving drop zone in the world averaging over 135,000 jumps a year.


If you would rather stay closer to the ground then try SkyVenture in Eloy, a vertical wind tunnel with four, 400 horsepower fans at the top that draws the air up into the flight chamber. The wind tunnel simulates free fall at speeds up to 150 miles per hour. The air speed is controllable providing you with just the right amount of airflow for flight enjoyment


Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

Less than 15 minutes from Robson Ranch are the ancient Sonoran Indian ruins in Casa Grande. The ruins are what is left of one of the largest irrigation farming areas ever built in North America. Archaeologists believe it existed for 1000 years until 1450 AD.

Picacho Peak

This beautiful state park is located southeast of Casa Grande featuring a variety of trails. The site of the Battle of Picacho Pass is near the park which is the second westernmost battle of the American Civil War. In March, a reenactment of the battle and the Civil War history occurs here.

55+ Retirement Community - Transportation Around Robson Ranch Arizona
Phoenix Sky Harbor International is Arizona’s largest airport offering domestic and international flights. More that 40 million passengers are served annually making it one of the busiest airport in the United States.
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Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Located approximately one hour away from Robson Ranch, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is a major connection to many top cities around the nation as well as international destinations. Dubbed America’s Friendliest Airport™, it is located in the heart of the southwestern United States and is one of the top ten busiest airports in the country. Approximately 15 airlines provide more than 100 non-stop flights out of Sky Harbor each day to domestic destinations and connecting service to anywhere in the world. Customer service amenities include Wi-Fi, five Pet Parks, a consolidated Rental Car Center and a unique audio and visual passenger-paging system. More than 300 volunteer Navigators serve throughout the airport, answering questions and welcoming visitors.