Retire in Southington, 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
43509
Median Househould Income
81285
Median Age
44.5
65 Years and Over
8063
Median Home Value
263300
Unemployed
1517
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Wild Orchid

Wow!! I've come here twice now, once on my birthday for lunch and tonight for dinner. Where do I even begin? Well, first of all, the sushi is FANTASTIC. I...

2. Fancy Bagels

Fancy bagel is certainly a Southington staple for breakfast. Their product blows the DD's and Bruggers away. Everything here has been excellent, from the...

3. Salsa's Southwest Grill

Authentic and delicious Mexican food. The guacamole is fresh and delicious! I usually get the street tacos, either pork belly, carne asada, or my...

4. El Pulpo Restaurant & Tapas Bar

Tried this place for the first time 7/30/16 with friends that have been before and recommended it. I had the Brussels Sprout salad as an appetizer...

5. Ideal Tavern

We went for lunch over the weekend and the place wasn't crowded yet. The bartender told us that on the weekends a reservation is absolutely necessary at...

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. Fairview Farm Golf Course

I don't usually post reviews, but after reading what I viewed to be a recent unfair review of Fairview Farm Golf Course, I felt compelled to share my own...

3. 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...

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. 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. 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...

3. Bloom Yoga Fitness Studios

I've done both prenatal yoga Blooming Bellies and the mommy and me yoga Blooming Babies and cannot recommend it enough! I wish they'd open another location...

4. Safari Golf

I think of all the mini golf courses we have gone to across the country this might be the best. The grounds are well maintained and the giant kitschy...

5. Hubbard Park

We love coming to Hubbard Park, there is always so much to do! The geese and ducks are very friendly here and come right up looking for food. We usually...

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. Berlin 12 - Starplex

Can't complain about the place. Is cheaper, my husband like coming here and he won't go to other theater.

5. 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...

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. 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...

3. The Music Shop

The best place to get instruments because of:friendly staff, lot's of instruments(good condition) that also have lessons on violin,piano, and many more.

4. The Home Depot

I like going here.The people seem knowledgeable and the facilities are clean and there's always plenty of parking.

5. Dollar Tree

Wide selection and everything thus far is tidy and well kept! Wootwoot the frozen area is super cool ...ehhh actually i enjoy the whole damn store!...

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. Re:nu 180 Medspa

I was super nervous about going to anyone besides the plastic surgeon that was doing my lips prior to today. As soon as I walked though the door my nerves...

5. 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...

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