Retire in Orange, CT

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.
Total Population
13947
Median Househould Income
105190
Median Age
45.4
65 Years and Over
2539
Median Home Value
387800
Unemployed
629
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Sandra's Next Generation

Hands down the best soul food spot in CT! I've had the fried chicken and the fried fish, Mac cheese, collard greens and sweet potato. Each portion in its...

2. Thai Spice

Awesome pad thai. Ordered it to go, and they left out the lime wedge. Bummer. Ordered the "thai coffee" and I'm pretty sure it was just regular...

3. Crown Chicken & Fish

I was shocked at how good their food is---truly incredible . Had the chicken Kabab with rice & salad---WOW!!!! Nondescript fried chicken place with a weird...

4. Iron Chef

One of my favorite restaurants in Orange, Ct. The owner is very friendly. She remembers my kids and always accommodates our needs.

5. West End Bistro

Love love love this place. I've been looking all over for a solid, go-to diner, but haven't found anything all too great. Not that diners in general are...

Golf
1. Great River Golf Club

GREAT RIVER GOLF CLUB Milford, Ct. Terrain: Links Price: $$$$ Public Driving Range: Yes Opened: 2001 Architect: Tommy Fazio Lodging: No SCORECARD Par...

2. Country Club of Woodbridge

I am happy to report that after my earlier negative review of Woodbridge, based on the treatment my foursome received from a marshal, the owners contacted...

3. Orchards Golf Course

There are both advantages and disadvantages to golfing at The Orchards. Being an amateur golfer, I use the course to work on my accuracy and my short game....

4. The Course At Yale

Challenging, historic and worth it if you can get on. The Course at Yale is a somewhat hidden gem given its private and secluded locale but it is a serene...

5. Highland Golf Club

I am not a golfer but i do know how to swig back a few beers. This private club has affordable drinks and a 9 hole golf course. The membership drive is on,...

Active
1. Breathing Room Yoga Center

Breathing Room is an incredible yoga studio! Margot's 6:30 Power Lotus Vinyasa class is a wonderful experience. Margot is a fantastic teacher who is the...

2. SHiFT CYCLING

I love this place. The classes are very challenging, but if you're like me and don't have a lot of spinning experience, you won't feel out of place at all....

3. 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!!!

4. Balanced Yoga

When I temporarily moved home from Boston, my number one concern was 'where am i going to practice yoga?' i could've cared less about changing careers,...

5. JK Kayak

My best friend and I were first timers at kayaking. We booked a groupon for this activity on a whim and we were pleasantly surprised. Joe and Chris did such...

Arts
1. 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...

2. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

I never thought of myself as a museum goer before this.. But I just simply couldn't help loving some of the exhibits here at Wadsworth The exterior is...

3. Yale Center for British Art

Absolutely wonderful museum. The lobby is airy and beautiful, as is the rest of the museum. If you're looped into the Yale community, there will be plenty...

4. Firehouse 12

Never made it here while officially on campus because it's a bit far (all the way down Crown Street past 116 Crown) but so glad I finally made it! It's a...

5. Criterion Cinemas

Excellent theater for a larger city, a real gem in New Haven. Selection of movies includes blockbusters and indie films, concessions include beer and wine,...

Shopping
1. The Steam Co.

I absolutely love this place, I didn't know to much about vapes when i started, but one of the owners of The Steam Co. helped my friend and I out and I...

2. Orange Cigar & More

Great place, clean and plenty of selections. Relaxing, a place to go, pick up a cigar, then even comfortably sit and enjoy. Nice patrons come in and out...

3. Retro Games Plus

Love this place! My fiance' and I live an hour away, we drive out of our way to go to the location in Orange. The employees are super helpful and...

4. Curious Goods Witchcraft Shop

This is my favorite store to come to, the vibes around this store are lovely. It makes me feel at peace and they have truly great things. I love the variety...

5. Lucille's Bridal Shop

Beautiful selection of bridal gowns. They were able to accommodate a last minute appointment and Liz was amazing. Definitely worth a visit.

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. Anti-Aging Centers of Connecticut

Bought 2 Groupons for 3 treatments each, some places only allow you to buy one for yourself so that's already a plus. The office looks great inside, they...

3. Julie Robbins, LMT - Westville Massage

Julie literally saved me. I was having chronic pain and had been to a veritable array of doctors with no answers in sight; for that whole time, I was seeing...

4. Natural Skin Doctor

Dr. Duong is the best Doctor of any type I've ever encountered. She is insightful, considerate and skilled in her her profession--but most importantly her...

5. Shoreline Family Chiropractic Wellness

Dr. Paterna and his staff are very professional while maintaining a family practice vibe. I felt so welcome on my first visit. The staff was very helpful...

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