Retire in Red Feather Lakes, CO

Livability Score
47
** 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. Forks

Simply the BEST hamburger and fried pickles I've ever had! Seriously, if you're driving through don't pass this place up. Go upstairs to the bar, have a...

2. Basil At The One Eighty One

Great menu variety!! Good service. Very cute cafe type atmosphere. Awesome sound system in the bar! Fun to hang out.

3. The Potbelly Restaurant & Lounge

My husband, 1.5 year old son and I went here for dinner the fist night we stayed in Red Feathers. We each got a burger and they were amazing!!!!! Our server...

4. Mishawaka Inn

Wow, just wow stumbled across this place and couldn't have been happier. It is a little road side bar and amphitheater set right next to the river. With...

5. Black Mountain Restaurant At Crystal Lakes

The Crystal Lakes restaurant is a surprise. Considering it's location being so far from civilization and the fact that there are not that many people in...

Golf
1. Little America Hotel & Resort - Cheyenne

You stay here and, I'm sorry to say it, you realize what is lacking in modern chain hotels. There's so much room! You get your own balcony or patio! The...

2. Mariana Butte Golf Course

Played here for the 1st time last Monday, Memorial day. Such a beautiful course and in fantastic shape!! I happened to leave my brand new 9 iron laying...

3. Boomerang Golf Course

Just played three days in a row here during my vacation. What a treat; the staff was incredibly friendly, the course was in superb condition. Play was...

4. Estes Park Golf Course

This place is about as good as it gets for muni golf. Walked on here as a single and had a great time. The course is at 7600 feet; I walked it and not too...

5. Ute Creek Golf Course

Played 5-21-15 and the course was in fantastic shape, my first time back in fifteen years. (It has been raining a ton so it is kinda hard NOT to keep a...

Active
1. Mountain Whitewater Descents

What an awesome trip! Came here with a wedding group of 20+ on a Friday morning. Registration was a bit slow because the internet went down right when we...

2. Rocky Mountain Adventures

Had an awesome time rafting with Ben our guide! He was super fun and very knowledgeable! I would definitely go again!

3. Lory State Park

Lory State Park is a great "quick" getaway from Fort Collins. It's close enough where you can bike to it (if you feel like you can handle some hills),...

4. Rawah Ranch

We had an amazing experience @ Rawah Ranch last year. From the idyllic setting, wonderful rooms/cabins, to the food, staff, and stellar fishing. RR is a...

5. Creating Mindful Balance

Wendy is a wonderfully competent professional! She provides impeccable service. I attended individual sessions to work on my meditation and she provided...

Arts
1. Red Rose Rock Shop & Museum

Kids dream! Every rock imaginable. Young girl tuning register really knew her rocks and could easily guide customers to rocks and answer questions. Rocks...

2. Swetsville Zoo

This place makes me feel like a failure in life. I wish I could turn crap into art. Every time you're within 50 to 100 miles of this place and you don't...

3. Holiday Twin Drive In Theatre

This is exactly how they looked when I was a kid. Great price and anywhere you park you can see and hear perfectly. Food is good and good prices for a...

4. Armstrong Hotel

I booked a room for my birthday celebration and I am so glad I did. From check-in to check-out, I had the most amazing experience. First off, the decor and...

5. AMC Cinema Saver 6

Month old movies for 1/3 of the price. Count me in. I've been meaning to check out this theater for a wile and since its July there's plenty of awesome...

Shopping
1. Estes Park Mountain Shop

This place was amazing! I dropped 500.00 easy with all the great basement bargains! It is a must stop for those who love North Face and gear! You...

2. Tribal Rites

Tribal Rites is my top recommendation for a clean, professional establishment. They also have a huge selection of art, jewelry and gear to look at. I...

3. Red Rose Rock Shop & Museum

Kids dream! Every rock imaginable. Young girl tuning register really knew her rocks and could easily guide customers to rocks and answer questions. Rocks...

4. Happy Lucky's Teahouse & Treasures

Comfortable, earthy, loads of great teas. Love their Matcha Latte and the friendly, knowledgeable staff. My favorite place to just relax in Old Town and...

5. The Cupboard

I've come to the store for many years and really love it. It has a lot of kitchen appliances stuff, coffee/espresso, sauces, and my favorite candies from...

Health
1. Sanctuary

Was on vacation from out of state and found this gem on Yelp. Definitely lives up to the 5 star rating! I spoke to Kingsya on the phone and he fit me into...

2. Front Range Dental Center

I have been going to FRDC for about 5-6 yrs after having a Denver dentist for over 20 years. I absolutely swore by Dr. King but I have to say that this...

3. The Human Health Place

Dr. Tyler Gatteau is amazing. I am NOT a full blown believer in chiropractors - and I can say that after working for one several years ago. After moving...

4. Affinity Massage and Wellness Center

On a recent very needed vacation to Estes Park, my wife and I decided to get a couples massage. After a quick review of the available establishments in...

5. Golden Poppy Herbal Apothecary

If you recently went by the old store, you'll notice that Golden Poppy has moved. They are now on N. College Ave.. Their new store is much lovelier! It's...