Retire in Apache Junction, AZ

Livability Score
34
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
Total Population
36965
Median Househould Income
36771
Median Age
49
65 Years and Over
10123
Median Home Value
88000
Unemployed
2249
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Thai Kitchen

It's rare to see good asian restaurants in the valley that hone in on the fundamentals of asian cooking. Specifically with thai, you must work with fresh...

2. Lotus Garden

I normally don't go to AJ but I had an appointment yest so My husband and I had to be in the area. After finishing the appointment, we wanted to have lunch....

3. Sandwich Shoppe The

My husband and I were in your shop today we shared a turkey bacon avocado & chicken bacon ranch, both sandwiches were perfect!! Your staff members were...

4. The Handlebar Pub & Grill

Wow! This place! Comfortable feel, live music, AMAZING food, and friendly customers. I have not yet developed the taste for craft beers and kept my fingers...

5. Chicago's Number One Gyro

About as good a gyro you can eat. Hefty meat portion, perfectly seasoned. Fresh tzatziki sauce made daily, no sour cream base here. I can't get past the...

Golf
1. We-Ko-PA Golf Club

We-Ko-PA Is by and large, one of the top overall public golf course and facilities in Arizona. With 2 courses at We-Ko-Pa there is an ultimate decision one...

2. Desert Canyon Golf Club

I've been playing Desert Canyon GC since moving to Fountain Hills in 2003. The setting is stunning, the layout interesting and challenging for all levels...

3. Topgolf

This year for my Company's Team Appreciation Event, we went to Top Golf, I cannot tell you how excited I was, and I'm not even a golfer, unless you count...

4. Gilbert Golf Center

Decided to take a lesson with Rory based on prior reviews here and I am very happy I did! I've taken lessons from various instructors or programs over the...

5. Longbow Golf Club

I found this to be a solid course. Bag drop service, coolers on the cart are a big help, especially on a 90 degree day. The bunkers are quite challenging...

Active
1. Siphon Draw Trail inc. Flatiron, Superstition Mountain

Gangster little hike! The first mile or so was the toughest (in my yelpy opinion) traversing rocky trail and stepping over railroad ties. Once you get up to...

2. Lost Dutchman State Park

Flat Iron Trail Great Views, Rough Trails in Spots! Flat Iron Trail So this is my favorite hike in the Phoenix area. That being said you can easily lose...

3. Float Balloon Tours

My boyfriend and I were visiting Arizona to celebrate his birthday and he's always wanted to go on a Hot Air Balloon. I decided this would be the perfect...

4. Arizona Outback Adventures - AOA

I did the five day Havasupai Falls trip in October. The guides (Tyler, Liz, Kevin, & Paul) were all incredibly knowledgeable, kind, patience, and most of...

5. Saguaro Lake Ranch Stable

Ride was so much fun. We were staying at the ranch for four days for our wedding. We did two group rides on two separate days. The stable even stayed open...

Arts
1. Merhipsy Healing

She is the real deal and so helpful! She has such a sweet presence and she tells you such insightful and life-changing information. I will definitely...

2. Party With Paint

Great time! My first time and I had an amazing time. Went alone and did not feel awkward. Great instructions and the nice compliments made it quite...

3. Psychic Readings By Lilly

I am a very skeptical and conservative person, but since I had encountered an unexpected situation in my life that I needed help with, I decided to take a...

4. Starfighters Arcade

When I first read the article about a pair of enthusiasts that wanted to revive the heyday of the Coin-Op Arcade games, I was both skeptical and...

5. Psychic Extraordinaire

Lauralee is a phenomenal Psychic !!! I am always in awe of her skills and ability to get a feel for whats going on around you . Each time and moment we...

Shopping
1. Tropica Mango Rare and Exotic Tropical Fruit Tree Nursery

Pros: - Lots of exotic varieties that are not available ANYWHERE else in the valley - Owner has handouts with grow and transplant instructions for each...

2. A J I Sporting Goods

Very nice selection of arms -- especially rifles, and they have a nice selection of ammunition and peripheral gear, though the ammunition seemed a bit...

3. Frontier Ace Hardware

We have had a Blue Heron lately coming for breakfast in our Koi pond. I went into Ace Hardware in search of some netting to keep this Heron out of our pond....

4. Walgreens

TIp = they are about two lights from their free way interaction This WalGreens is well a really nice one, so open and well, welcoming; it really is...

5. Junction Bicycle Sales & Service

Tip = Hard work, they got it, you will be able to find someone that is willing to do what it takes to make sure you will be able to fly out the door after...

Health
1. Merhipsy Healing

She is the real deal and so helpful! She has such a sweet presence and she tells you such insightful and life-changing information. I will definitely...

2. Sonoran Serenity Spa

Kevin is fantastic. I loved the massage and the facial - was a great value.

3. Earth Spirit Center for Healing

We started going to ESC when invited by our friend to a spirit night. We had such a positive and fun experience that we attended a Sunday meeting at the...

4. Arizona Baby Services

Oh my goodness, where do we begin? We could go on for days! Desiree was the most warm, sweet, kind, helpful care taker ever. She spent hours at our house...

5. Smile Dental Care

Just wanted to say again how much I love Smile Dental. Especially the receptionist Kelli! She is amazing!!! Always helpful!! Thanks for all you do Kelli!