Retire in Grand Junction, CO

Livability Score
52
** 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
59731
Median Househould Income
44887
Median Age
35.5
65 Years and Over
9454
Median Home Value
208900
Unemployed
2801
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Namaste Nepal Restaurant

Best home made food. Just the right amount of spicy, flavorful. Service that makes you feel like home. Will be back here whenever I'm in grand junction

2. The Cashmere Slippers Gourmet & Comfortable Food

Wow. Talk about surprises! This restaurant, located in a sleepy town west of Denver is one of the best kept secrets of the Rockies. I began with green...

3. Cafe Sol

Cool little spot in the small downtown area of Grand Junction. I immediately was drawn to it for my requirement of soup with the added benefit of sandwich...

4. Bocas Venezuelan Grill

I've been here several times. First the food - it's pretty awesome! As a vegetarian there are several options for me, all tasty and fresh. If you haven't...

5. Bin 707 Foodbar

What a gem! We sat at the bar and watched Gavin create cocktails with local spirits with our mouths hanging open -- so unique and delicious. Had the...

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. Brown Cycles

I already owned a couple of bikes when I moved to GJ last summer. I've taken my bike there for work many times. Every time the work was done earlier than...

3. Canyon View Park

Best park I have ever been to! There is something for every kid to play on. From 2- 40! They have an area with playground equipment to exercise and have...

4. Bicycle Outfitters

Super friendly family-run vibe at this local bike shop. We were renting bikes to climb the National Monument, and they hooked us up. This was the...

5. RIGS Adventure Co

Good selection of gear, nice staff that was extremely knowledgable. Every single worker we came across asked if we needed help. It's nice to see that some...

Arts
1. Hermosa Vineyards

Hermosa Vineyards...where do we begin!? The environment was so relaxed and inviting. The owner, Kenn, is no stranger to the wine craft. He was taught how...

2. Mesa Park Vineyards

Chuck is the man. Down to earth and not pretentious at all. All the things you want out of a real winemaker, The wine was there best we had in the valley....

3. 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!...

4. Maison la Belle Vie Winery

While in Palisade for our honeymoon, my husband and I had the pleasure of visiting several wineries. Maison la Belle Vie stood out above the rest with a...

5. Meadery of the Rockies

I've always wanted to try mead, and here we were allowed to try many meads. My wife and I split the tastings so we had almost everything, and then the...

Shopping
1. Brown Cycles

I already owned a couple of bikes when I moved to GJ last summer. I've taken my bike there for work many times. Every time the work was done earlier than...

2. Urban Girls Salon

I am so happy with my experience at Urban Girls Salon! I needed to find a salon here in town as I had not yet found a place to have my hair done. Erin was...

3. City Market Food & Pharmacy

I think this City Market is miles and miles above their local and other grocery store competition. A clean and very nice grocery store for Grand...

4. Talk of the Town Antique Mall

This is a maze of rooms that hold a lot of merchandise. I really like it because there is such a variety of items. Nice people who run the place.

5. Summit Canyon Mountaineering

I love this store! They have a wonderful selection of women's active lifestyle clothing from companies like Prana, North Face, and Royal Robbins. They also...

Health
1. Signature Reflexology

I popped into this establishment the day after I got a disappointing massage at Bliss Day Spa. I was greeted warmly by two ladies and they led me through...

2. Valley Vision Center

I would clearly recommend Valley Vision. I had an issue with my contact on a Sunday where my contact rolled to the top of my eyeball (back behind my...

3. Transformation Chiropractic & Wellness Center LLC

Healing from Fibromyalgia!!!! Dr. Andrea Jordheim is a God send to me!! I am finally healing because of her care. I was...

4. Grand Dental

Great staff and great dentists. I was amazed at how thorough they were! Very thankful to be seeing them. Rebecca the hygenist was awesome and explained...

5. Roman Family Chiropractic

Dr. Roman is great. I sprained my back in September and he is getting me back to health. He always has an upbeat attitude and a smile. He genuinely cats...

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