Retire in Montrose, 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
19018
Median Househould Income
43281
Median Age
44.5
65 Years and Over
4164
Median Home Value
179000
Unemployed
1070
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Colorado Boy Pizzeria

Here in Montrose. Colorado at Colorado Boy Pizza having wonderful thin crust pizzas complements of Paige the chef. All the pizzas here are prepared with...

2. Ted Nelson's Steakhouse

This place is amazing. The food was just perfect. It was a right portion and super fresh. I love the atmosphere of this restaurant as well. The staff are...

3. Pollo Asado

Just what the doctor ordered! Just what I expected. I have been looking for a good charbroiled chicken since pollo loco got big. I'm in montrose visiting...

4. Himalayan Pun Hill

I stopped here with my fiancé on our way home to Grand Junction after running a race in Ouray. We were tired, hangry, and not sure what to expect when we...

5. Guru's Nepalese Restaurant

I had lunch here with my Aunt, we got the buffet as I had only ever had tandoori chicken and a variance of curries. Everything was delicious, from the Naan...

Golf
1. Telluride Ski & Golf

The geography of this resort is mind-boggling. Fortunately I have family in Telluride, so I don't have to worry about where to stay. One of the best parts...

2. Telluride Ski & Golf Club

One word... WOW. The scenery, that is. Telluride Golf Club is situated at 9500' above sea level, in Mountain Village, CO. It is one of the highest, if...

3. Cornerstone Colorado

If you are in the Montrose area, this is a must play. Outstanding course with spectacular views and top notch condition. (the superintendent was the head...

4. Confluence Golf-N-Fun

For the money it is nice entertainment. The course is simple, but offers a few fun twists. The theme coincides with the areas history. There are also...

5. 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...

Active
1. Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Such a wonderful place to visit. We just spent a couple of hours exploring the area but it was well worth the admission fee. Beautiful canyon, some might...

2. Switzerland of America Jeeps

I took the Imogene/Ophir Pass tour via Telluride on July 13, 2016. loved it! Far exceeded my expectations and I can't wait to return next year and do the...

3. 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...

4. Cascade Bicycles

Ultra friendly. Helped with directions to trail. Needed a quick brake bleed. Quick service.

5. Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours

Topnotch all the way!! Friendly, informative, focus on safety (and fun). Everyone was so professional and so wonderful from start to finish!! EXTRA Kudos...

Arts
1. Museum of the Mountain West Inc

Don't let the view from Hwy 50 fool you, because this place is amazing! We were visiting Montrose and a lady from the city Visitor's Center recommended...

2. San Juan Cinema

Great theater in Montrose. It's newer and very clean. Lots of parking. A friendly staff. They show all the new movies for a reasonable price. I love coming...

3. Mountain View Winery

You can taste the love of the land and attention to detail in these wines. The winemaker learned from his grandfather. Olathe is famous for sweet corn, but...

4. Star Drive In Theatre

Gotta love drive-in movie theaters, and when you've got perfect summer evening weather like you do in Colorado, there's nothing better! Saw Batman: Dark...

5. Mountain View

We weren't expecting to see a winery in this part of Colorado, but when we saw the signs, we followed and had a good time. The wineries along the way made...

Shopping
1. Cascade Bicycles

Ultra friendly. Helped with directions to trail. Needed a quick brake bleed. Quick service.

2. Target

Fantastic example of a Target store! I live in So Cal and I've made quite a few visits to Target locations around the L.A. area and California; location is...

3. Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply

Went in looking for a decent pair of binoculars on my lunch hour. The guy working the guns/binoculars department was very knowledgable and helped me find...

4. Natural Grocers

Great place to get the best products. The produce dept. Is fully organic, no guessing. The bodycare area is pharaben free, the groceries are a great...

5. Wild Rose Apparel

Awesome selection of true religion jeans. I love the owner Sandy. She has such a wonderful personality and is so helpful. I always come here when I come...

Health
1. Lambert John C MD

Dr. Lambert is an awesome Dr. When I was ill a year or so ago, he was the one that helped me. I went to many hospitals and dr.s in Denver and they all...

2. Montrose Memorial Hospital

Lobby grille food is amazing! All organic and great prices! Doctors, nurses, techs and all staff are helpful and knowledgable. Feels like a family !

3. Daniel Clader, DDS - Colorado Smiles

My favorite dentist in the entire world. It is too bad I don't live closer so that I could keep my TexasSmile. :)

4. Mesa Family Chiropractic

Dr Rusty has the touch! I had a nasty mountain bike wreck that really messed with my upper spine and neck. I've been fighting it for two years now and he...

5. Bloss Christine DDS

I cannot speak highly enough of Dr. Bloss and her team. They care for my husband and I, as well as our three young children. First, the office is very...

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