Retire in Vail, AZ

Livability Score
42
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Papa Locos Tacos and Burgers

Best Fish Tacos In Town. Great quick service, patio with a sunset view and beer. It's on The Loop too.

2. Valeria's Comida Mexicana

Beware! You will start craving this place on Sundays and be SO SAD when the danged door won't open. Why do I always forget they're closed on Sundays? It's a...

3. Happy Wok

Another successful find on yelp! I luv this app. Every place we visit for first time i ck on yelp. Haven't been steered wrong. Authentic chinese fare. Pork...

4. Saing Thai Cuisine

Always great food. Basil chicken, tom yum, and the fried rice are our favorite dishes here, and by favorite, I mean they are the dishes we always get. The...

5. Arizona Pizza Company

I absolutely love this place. Great pizza! close to. the staff is amazing. Ashley is awesome always making sure you dont need anything else. Great place...

Golf
2. Del Lago Golf Club

Humid, but 17.99 is hard to beat. You always get a good deal in the afternoons. It is well maintained and the closest golf club for those in the Rita Ranch/...

3. Fred Enke Golf Course

First off, let me preface my review by informing anyone reading this that I have only ever been golfing once, at this course. Therefore, I don't have...

Active
1. Fantasy Island Trails Park

Usually I use this system of trails when riding to and/or from work on my bike. You can choose the fast route and go straight south/north or north/south...

2. Purple Heart Park

Dog park, skate park, multiple playsets for kids of different ages , pool, baseball its just awesome living close to it.

3. Purple Heart Dog Park

This dog park is always clean and well cared for. Our puppy Bella has made some new friends. And the owners are all respectful and pay close attention to...

4. Colossal Cave Mountain Park

Never been in another cave except as a kid exploring. This place South of Tucson is a bit out of the way but well worth the drive. Mary and I throughly...

5. Zona Fitness

I've been to many gyms around Tucson, and can easily say this is one of the best. The owners are fantastic, the classes provide many options and the...

Arts
1. Charron Vineyards & Winery

This is a review covering the entire experience at Charron. I would not put the wine in the category of "as good as it gets" per the Yelp 5-star standard,...

2. Pima Air & Space Museum

Here's why I drove all the way and spent the night in Tucson. An aircraft museum. Yep, it was awesome. I only had enough time for the self-guided tour and...

3. Pima County Fair

As usual, we had a wonderful time at the 2016 Pima County Fair this year. We will be back in 2017!

4. Colossal Cave Mountain Park

Never been in another cave except as a kid exploring. This place South of Tucson is a bit out of the way but well worth the drive. Mary and I throughly...

5. Clairvoyant Readings by Zev Rubin

Very intuitive. His reading was accurate and useful. He was able to give me valuable insight to help me improve my situation. So thankful I came to him!...

Shopping
1. Civano Nursery Inc

Walking through this place is like a breath of fresh air. Everything is beautifully displayed, very open walkways and a plethora of bushes, trees, cacti...

2. Ben's Bikes

Thank you for being so professional about replacing my tube/tire Some places might not have warrantied the replacement tube and labor. Thanks again!

3. Ace Hardware

Just moved to the area and stopped by this store's location for a quick single-item purchase. I was impressed by how big, neat and well stocked the store...

4. Gamestop

Hands down THE friendliest and therefore best GameStop store I've ever been to... I feel like everyone working there is really a gaming nerd (don't worry,...

5. Southwest Smokeless

I had a great experience going to this store. I used to go to this store long ago but I was unhappy with the way some of the staff acted, as if it was a...

Health
1. Envision Wellness

My first visit to Envision Wellness followed a back injury this past March. I had a severe lower lumbar tendon strain that had taken a week for the injury...

2. Lasting Impressions

Deanna went above and beyond to make sure that my eyebrows were PERFECT, which they are! Her artistic ability is the best touch a permanent make-up artist...

3. Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics

Both my visits to Rita ranch dental have been 5/5 stars . On the first visit , I received X-rays and a cleaning . We also scheduled for my wisdom teeth to...

4. Desert Dental Group

Becky is the best ever. Need a hygenist? She's your pro! Dr Barney is a real pro. I won't be going to Mexico for work anytime soon. :)

5. Tucson Smiles Pediatric Dentistry

This office is a wonderful place! My children have been coming here for a few years now, and the hygienists are fantastic, the office staff is cordial and...