Retire in Fruita, CO

Livability Score
53
** 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
12702
Median Househould Income
54875
Median Age
35.9
65 Years and Over
1571
Median Home Value
200300
Unemployed
461
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Dragon Treasure Chinese Restaurant

One of the Best Chinese Restaurants I've been to in Colorado. Ate here again last night. The interior decor has changed, to a more modern and soothing look,...

2. Camilla's Kaffe

Good food, great service, what more could you want? I had the loaded potato soup and grilled cheese. Both were very good. My husband had the chicken avocado...

3. The Hot Tomato

This is was just OK. And by just OK I mean... HOLY CRAP, why have I not been in here before. Just had the Hot Mess. The flavors were off the chain. The...

4. Strayhorn Grill

All I can say is PERFECTION. Server, ambiance, parking, cleanliness, and that's not even the food review! The selection isn't overwhelmingly huge, rather...

5. Aspen Street Coffee

Good coffee and friendly staff! Convenient to have early weekend hours. Didn't scan the food menu due to lack of time. Would have liked to sit on the patio...

Golf
1. Chipeta Golf Course

Chipeta Golf Course was the first golf course I played in Grand Junction. I went with two coworkers of mine early on a Saturday and had wonderful weather...

2. Adobe Creek National Golf Course

I totally agree with Ann! Nice surroundings but terribly run. They didn't have any options to buy refreshments or snacks besides gas station sandwiches and...

3. Redlands Mesa Golf Club

Great golf course. The terrain and raw beauty of the place are second to none. I'm amazed at how they carved this course through the canyons. By far, my...

4. GJ Golf

Highly recommend this place,great prices,staff is extremely friendly,knowledgable,just a great atmosphere..

Active
1. Colorado National Monument

Colorado National Monument is beautiful! The park consists of miles and miles of canyons of sandstones sprinkled with green juniper. I view on Rim Rock...

2. Over the Edge Sports Ltd

The home of mountain biking fun on Colorado's Western Slope. Great selection of bikes and gear. I found the help knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. Stop...

3. Rimrock Adventures

Rimrock as great in planning a Wastewater trip with the rental of two rafts and SUPs (unguided, self supported). Made it very convenient for meeting at the...

4. Colorado Backcountry Biker

We came to the shop with our daughter and son-in-law to rent two bikes to ride the Colorado National Monument Park. Keith gave us great advice on where we...

5. Moon Farm

OH MY GOODNESS! I can't believe Moon Farm is still around, AND has a Yelp profile! This place was a HUGE part of my childhood - I can still remember all the...

Arts
1. Two Rivers Winery & Chateau

I was very pleased with the service! Even though it was busy, I noticed everyone coming in was instantly greeted. The vibe was very warm and intimate!...

2. The Hot Tomato

This is was just OK. And by just OK I mean... HOLY CRAP, why have I not been in here before. Just had the Hot Mess. The flavors were off the chain. The...

3. Museum Western Colorado Dinosaur Journey

The highlight is the animatronic deinonychus eating lunch. It's pretty sweet. And really this place is worth a 30 minute stop for sure.

4. Moon Farm

OH MY GOODNESS! I can't believe Moon Farm is still around, AND has a Yelp profile! This place was a HUGE part of my childhood - I can still remember all the...

5. Childrens Nature Center

Awesome place. When they say great things come in small packages, they were talking about this place. The staff is incredibly knowledgeable, and the live...

Shopping
1. Over the Edge Sports Ltd

The home of mountain biking fun on Colorado's Western Slope. Great selection of bikes and gear. I found the help knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. Stop...

2. Rimrock Adventures

Rimrock as great in planning a Wastewater trip with the rental of two rafts and SUPs (unguided, self supported). Made it very convenient for meeting at the...

3. Colorado Backcountry Biker

We came to the shop with our daughter and son-in-law to rent two bikes to ride the Colorado National Monument Park. Keith gave us great advice on where we...

4. Walgreens

It was great several years ago when we heard that Walgreens was coming to town. They have a drive thru pharmacy which we use often. They have great hours...

5. VisualEyes Eyecare

I see Dr. Reeder and he does a great job of explaining what he is doing. They took my current frames and replaced the lenses with my new prescription. There...

Health
1. Gunyan Family Chiropractic

Dr. Gunyan is awesome. My wife hurt her back quite severe on a Friday, luckily for us he was in on Saturday morning and was able to see us. He was able to...

2. VisualEyes Eyecare

I see Dr. Reeder and he does a great job of explaining what he is doing. They took my current frames and replaced the lenses with my new prescription. There...

3. Redlands Chiropractic & Wellness Center

Dr. Ron Engler is amazing. I have seen 4 different chiropractors for my back and hips, but would feel exactly the same the next day. They would quickly...

4. Andreoletti Gary DDS

An amazing dentist. I HATE going to the dentist, but he makes it so much less miserable. The staff is super friendly and very skilled, the office is lovely....

5. Rimmey Jill DO

Jill Rimmey is easy to talk to, she gives me all options and helps me choose. She does not push for medication and knows a lot about effective over the...

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