Retire in Plainville, CT

Livability Score
55
** 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
17791
Median Househould Income
55506
Median Age
42
65 Years and Over
2963
Median Home Value
202500
Unemployed
953
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. D'Amico's Ristorante & Lounge

Omg... we have always past this place... while going to the bank across the way for many many years... Didn't expect to see big this place is!!! We are very...

2. West Side Tavern

This place is outstanding because it's small and quaint the service was impeccable I had been waiting to finally try it no regrets food was top notch I...

3. Sushi Red

I can't believe how everyone is bitching about how expensive it is to eat here. Try ordering sushi in Chicago and you'll see that a signature roll is at...

4. Cottage Restaurant & Cafe

First of all they were slammed and our waitress was top notch considering abundance of tables. Everyone in the restaurant ant seemed to pitch in except for...

5. Chunky Tomato

Chunky Tomato definitely has the best pizza in Bristol and probably the surrounding areas as well. Every time I pick it up it is always fresh and hot out of...

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. Farmington Miniature Golf & Ice Cream Parlor

Great, friendly service! Nice little course to play with friends. We went on a Saturday afternoon so it was pretty crowded. The guy suggested we start with...

3. 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...

4. Buena Vista Golf Course

I have played Buena Vista three times. I love this course because I am a bad golfer. This course is short (only nine holes) and there are not too many...

5. North Ridge Golf Club

Played North Ridge for the second time today and couldn't be happier with the course. The grass is lush the landscaping is beautiful. There's a variety of...

Active
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. The Haunted Graveyard

My favorite haunted attraction in New England! Dedicated actors, convincing sets, cool effects, and really SCARY!! The only haunted house around where I...

3. Trinity Cruise Company

Really nice and relaxing ride up to west point. The captain was a wealth of information and was able to not be boring about it. I would definitely...

4. Wollf'S Indoor Range And Shooting Center

We have been going to Wollf's for years to shoot. I have never had an issue w/ the staff and the prices are reasonable considering the liability of having a...

5. Complexity A Puzzling Adventure

An incredible experience for a group of four work friends. The first room we completed, "The Pirate Ship," was extremely immersive as you felt like you...

Arts
1. New Britain Museum of American Art

As a student at CCSU I spent many hours at the museum; on one of those many visits I meet Sanford Low, NBMAA's first curator, who would profoundly change,...

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. New England Carousel Museum

My 3 year old loves carousels so I suspected he'd enjoy this museum. What I didn't expect was how much the rest of our group would enjoy it! We arrived at...

4. Apple Harvest Festival

It's here! Southington Apple Harvest Festival. We are getting the obligatory apple fritters during the week but today we went and ate at Chompers, the...

5. AMC Plainville 20

Employees are friendly and willing to help. It pays to be a AMC Stubs Member. The movie theater is always clean and this theater has the leather recliner...

Shopping
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. Wollf'S Indoor Range And Shooting Center

We have been going to Wollf's for years to shoot. I have never had an issue w/ the staff and the prices are reasonable considering the liability of having a...

3. Target

For a big box store it's great. Clean, fast, helpful. You can get in and out quick. Things are organized well, easy to find what you're looking for. While a...

4. Benefit Brow Bar at Ulta

SEE ALLY!!! She is an eyebrow God :) I went a month ago nervous about my brows because I haven't ever let someone touch them and only plucked them in my...

5. Blick Art Materials

After going to Jerry's Artarama in Hartford for years and tired of putting up with incompetent staff, I tried Dick Blick. I arrived in a bit of a foul...

Health
1. A Moment Away Massage Therapy And Spa

This place was amazing. I booked (months in advance) a bachelorette party here for a group of 9 and planning it from beginning to end was a breeze. Heather...

2. Healing Hands & Bodyworks Therapeutic Massage

Great massage from Laurie; she is exceptional. Reasonable prices and peaceful atmosphere. I highly recommend Healing Hands.

3. Southington Therapeutic Massage

I had a wonderful experience. The space is peaceful and clean, and comfortable. Elizabeth was so friendly and professional and really listened and targeted...

4. A M Fitness

This place is great... No judgments passed... Friendly environment... Mike, owner/coach, is great and ready to help/encourage when needed. Affordable...

5. Velocity Urgent Care

Went on a Friday afternoon and was greeted promptly. Filled out some paperwork and was seen quickly. The MA was very nice! The PA was also very nice. Really...

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