Retire in Killingworth, CT

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
6516
Median Househould Income
112344
Median Age
48.5
65 Years and Over
1327
Median Home Value
386900
Unemployed
173
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Two Wrasslin' Cats

I stopped off here with a friend while we we driving through town. We were warmly greeted by Harry and Mark. You could definitely tell they took pride in...

2. Rustica Ristorante

I don't know how they could have done it better than what we experienced. Our original plan was to go to Gillette Castle State Park, but there were issues...

3. Turtle Cafe

Phenomenal breakfast with attention to detail Reasonable pricing and super nice servers Try the lovers crepe or the southwest omelet you won't be disappointed

4. The Whistle Stop

This is the best breakfast place I have ever been to. Never once disappointed in any aspect of this place. The regular menu is delicious with several...

5. Ayuthai

After moving from NYC, we were happy to find a good Thai spot. It is our favorite Thai restaurant in town. Love their cashew nut chicken, panang beef and...

Golf
1. Mickey Blake's Cigars and Golf

Great cigar lounge with a really friendly and cool staff. We stumbled upon this place after leaving the Drew Estates Connecticut River Valley Barn Smoker a...

2. Travelers Championship

Get here early so you can find good parking. Great place to walk around all day!

3. Pine Orchard Yacht & Country Club

Most gorgeous place on the shoreline, that's for sure. My family has a membership and let me just say, it's money well spent. Not only are the ground...

4. The Lyman Orchards Golf Club

LYMAN ORCHARDS GOLF CLUB Middlefield, Ct. Gary Player Signature Course Terrain: Hills / Wetlands Price: $$ Public Driving Range: Yes Opened:...

5. Timberlin Golf Club

Course is a standout as far as municipal courses in the area are concerned. The staff is friendly and helpful. The course is well manicured and moderately...

Active
1. Indian River Marina & Kayak Rentals

Chris and IRM were absolutely wonderful to our family!!! We tried various clean, well-maintained boats 4 different times (our 4 very first times kayaking)...

2. Adventure Rooms Connecticut

I'm kind of an old fashioned Puzzle Solver, at a table fitting pieces together. Adventure Rooms Connecticut opened my horizon to a new puzzle solving and...

3. Delta Arsenal

Delta Arsenal is fantastic, nestled so eloquently in the outskirts of Wallingford in the old industrial section where they once built cannons and candles....

4. Giuffrida Park

Looking for a short but strenuous hike with amazing views as the reward? Then you've found it with the Chauncey Peak Trail. This is a 2.1 mile trail with...

5. Escape New Haven

Oh man...my brain hurts and it feels good. I will be back and we said this before our puzzle was even over. Amazing time and find!!!

Arts
1. Goodspeed Opera House

I would give a lot more than five stars if they were there to give. I recommend visiting at night to enjoy the setting of this historical place overlooking...

2. Yale University Art Gallery

This Gallery is amazing and one of a handful of reasons I decided New Haven is where I want to be. This (FREE) resource is amazing. I can't even count the...

3. The Bird Nest Salon & Gallery

First time cutting the hair with Steven and I love it. He knows how to cut a hair. I will definitely come back there.

4. Rosabianca Vineyards

I really like the wines from this vineyard. The owner and his family are very personable and really go out of their way to provide good customer service.

5. Florence Griswold Museum

I bring my 4th grade students in an art field trip here every year. Shelby and Julie are fantastic teachers, they lead the students through a painting...

Shopping
1. Tiles Unlimited

Worked with Alex to create this beauty. I'm in love with my new bathroom. Excellent client service and he was understanding when I changed my...

2. R J Julia Booksellers

I just moved to the area and I foresee getting lost in this time infinite times in my futures. So many wonderful recommendations and a perfect selection....

3. The White Dress By the Shore

I recently spent two days hitting 4 boutiques in the CT shoreline area. Needless to say, it was a little exhausting. This was my last stop. The stylist,...

4. The Cheese Shop Of Centerbrook

Perfection in lattes! The owner is a former espresso machine salesman and really really knows how to make a top notch drink. Cheese selection to die for....

5. Oriental Rug Care NY.com

I have pets and kids which are pets sometimes lol.. Meaning my rug is filthy and stained beyond belief! A friend recommended this company and I decided to...

Health
1. Energy Medicine & Reiki Therapy By Elaine NYC

I met Elaine 2 months ago when I was in a pretty dark and difficult place in my life. At that time, I just received some concerning health news from the...

2. The Iron Scissors

I absolutely love this place. My stylist is Kelly Marie and she is excellent. I always seem to get a few compliments after my haircuts with her and one...

3. Massage On the Green

If you are searching for a skilled, nurturing, dedicated massage therapist, I would highly recommend making an appointment with Danielle. Her wealth of...

4. Alvita Home Care

My experience with Alvita Home Care has gone beyond all my expectations of quality caring; it is exemplary! Descriptors that come to mind in defining this...

5. Vitality Spa & Wellness

Yoga with Ava Tyler was quite a treat. For a limited time, while Vitality Spa is building, classes are being held at Lyme Art Association. So for me, an...

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