At a time when so many people are escaping the chaos of cities to find fresh air and open spaces in luxury communities around the country, we learned more about these five picture-perfect communities that you can call home. Along with each doing their part to be forward thinking when it comes to the environment, they are also always evolving to create more and more ways for families to make the most of the great outdoors. Learn more about these unique opportunities, along with featured real estate listing for each.
This luxury resort community is set on 640 acres amidst a 1,000-year-old juniper forest, the world's second largest forest, with four distinct neighborhoods and homes starting at 1,532 square feet, each with scenic views of the nearby Cascade Mountains. Guests have access to full resort amenities, including three pools, two world-class golf courses designed by Jack Nicklaus and Tom Fazio, Pronghorn Golf Academy by Jeff Ritter, four culinary concepts, a full-service spa, fitness center with a movement studio, and the Trailhead Center, a facility for family recreation and outdoor pursuits. Central Oregon offer convenient access to countless outdoor adventures, such as hiking, world-class rock climbing, fly fishing, whitewater rafting, paddle boarding, road cycling, mountain biking, and skiing and snowboarding at Mt. Bachelor.