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Sunset Retirement Community Neighborhood Guide Harvard, Illinois

One reason independent living communities in Harvard, Illinois can help seniors feel happier is more time to learn a new hobby, like knitting.

Harvard’s quaint, small-town feel and close-knit community make it a great place to retire, and Sunset Senior Apartments retirement community offers one of the coziest neighborhoods in town. Whether you’re moving to Harvard for the first time or just moving across town, this guide should make it a little easier to find what you need as you get settled in.

Home Essentials

Pick up everything you need to stock your new apartment at one of these hometown stops:

Alden Grocery Store
Distance: 7 miles, 12 minutes
16420 IL-173, Harvard, IL 60033
(815) 648-4825

Walmart Supercenter
Distance: 1.3 miles, 5 minutes
21101 McGuire Rd, Harvard, IL 60033
(815) 943-7496


When you’re searching for the best retirement community for you, be sure to check out area dining options. From down-home comfort food to pizza and sweet baked goods, Harvard offers these and other popular nearby eating stops:

Kelley’s Family Restaurant
Distance: 1.3 miles, 4 minutes
5420 US-14, Harvard, IL 60033
(815) 943-7558

Angelo’s Pizza and Restaurant
Distance: 0.8 miles, 4 minutes
73 N Ayer St, Harvard, IL 60033
(815) 943-6458

Swiss Maid Bakery
Distance: 0.7 miles, 3 minutes
104 E Brainard St, Harvard, IL 60033
(815) 943-7282

Things to Do

Harvard is an ideal location for active senior living. As a resident, you can enjoy one of Harvard’s nine city parks that feature an aquatic center, tennis courts, walking paths, and a fishing pier. Take a day for shopping or sightseeing in nearby Woodstock, about 25 minutes away, or become a local regular at one of these neighborhood favorites:

Harvard Diggins Library
Distance: 1.6 miles, 7 minutes
900 E McKinley St, Harvard, IL 60033
(815) 943-4671

J’s Lanes Bowling Alley
Distance: 1.3 miles, 4 minutes
5507 US-14, Harvard, IL 60033
(815) 943-4545

For more information about Sunset Senior Apartments retirement community in Harvard, IL and the surrounding area, feel free to contact our senior living representatives online or call 815.289.6227 today.

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