Retire in Stonington, 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.
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Press On Sandwich Crafters

Really yummy and creative sandwiches all named after Monty Python! Seems like a family run place that really cares about the quality of their food. I got...

2. Noodle Revolution

Noodle Revolution. Oh how I love you!!! The first time I had heard about Noodle Revolution was through 96.7 The Buzz's facebook post when they had first...

3. Ju Sushi

Listen, Westerly, you weird little tourist snare, you owe me. When I filled out an otherwise apathetic Yelp profile some time ago, I listed "reasonably...

4. Frank's Gourmet Grille

Unbelievable all around. Starting from the customer service, our server Sam made the experience incredibly enjoyable. The menu was filled with items that...

5. Oyster Club

Wonderful restaurant! I came here for our anniversary dinner. Since we arrived way earlier than scheduled we hung out by the bar and ordered drinks. I had a...

Golf
1. Misquamicut Club

Nicest course in Rhode Island. Immaculately maintained and true fast greens. Lots of water views and bunkers. Water in play at a couple holes. Putting...

2. Montauk Downs State Park Golf Course

I absolutely love this golf course. The layout is so so good, and so is the price. Similar to Bethpage State Park, you register your license in the tee time...

3. Shelter Harbor Golf Club

Full disclosure - I am not a golfer. I attended Shelter Harbor for a golf tournament. This place is amazing. The staff is top notch. Service is perfect....

4. Lake of Isles

One of my favorite if not favorite golf course I've ever played. Two course, one private and one public. The staff treats everyone as if they are members,...

5. Pinecrest Golf Club

First time playing but won't be our last! Excellent layout and meticulous conditions. 9 excellent holes that u can easily spin into 18 by playing the...

Active
1. Bluff Point State Park

Thank you for providing a BEAUTIFUL place to swim, dig clams and bring the dog too. This is our favorite place to come and I'm so thankful for the space and...

2. East Beach

The water is crystal clear, the waves are big, and the sand is soft. BUT get there before 9 if you want a chance at getting a spot. There's about 40-50...

3. Harkness Memorial State Park

Harkness is one of the most beautiful places in Waterford. The grounds are huge, and the walking paths are great. If you go during an event you can get an...

4. Fields Of Fire Adventure Park

This was my first time at Fields of Fire, but I have also been to The Adventure Park in Storrs, The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum in Bridgeport,...

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. Submarine Force Museum

Although compact as are submarines, this museum has lots to see for both the casual visitor and the serious researcher of all things submarine in the U S...

2. Montauk Point Lighthouse

A spontaneous trip with a trunk full of food, we somehow ended up here! We started off star gazing from 1AM (meteor showers!) and wanted to watch the sun...

3. Mystic Seaport

Kicking myself for just discovering this wonderful place! I've been there twice in the last two weeks and each time was fantastic. First, it's vast. It's...

4. Perks & Corks Cafe

Great chill spot and the martinis are amazing. I stick to my favorites: negroni and last word. What is even better is that they started their own barreled...

5. Mashantucket Pequot Museum

As someone who works at a highly rated museum, my expectations were set pretty high. I read reviews before coming here. I was not disappointed. This is a...

Shopping
1. Mine

I came in here yesterday with an antiques/art dealer friend of mine after we had read the stellar reviews and wanted to see this place for...

2. Benny's

As long as I've been around Westerly (going on 10+ years now) Benny's has always been a constant. When I need a new battery for my lawn mower or car tires...

3. Savoy Bookshop & Cafe

This bookstore is very close to the Platonic ideal of a small-town independent bookstore. Pacious and graceful interior, gorgeous bookshelves, a nice...

4. The Fantastic Umbrella Factory

Came here today for the first time and I was So impressed! This place has it all! Farm animals, exotic plants, quaint shops! An awesome bamboo maze. My...

5. Pennywise Consignment Shop

If you're anywhere near Connecticut, and you like vintage/antique hunting, this is the place.

Health
1. Kozlowski Orthodontics

Fantastic initial experience with Dr. Kozlowski and his staff. We feel fortunate that we can get this level of expertise in our local area. Will have to...

2. Blue Healer Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork

Libby is awesome and truly deserves to be known as a healer. My session was a wonderful mix of feel good thai massage and shamanic wisdom. I left feeling...

3. Blissworks Yoga & Healing Arts

Kim's ashtanga classes are awesome. Great instruction, peaceful studio, and only 11 bucks for students.

4. James P Watts, DMD

Love Dr. Watts, been my dentist since I was a young girl! Recently moved out to San Francisco and got a new dentist who told me I had five cavities! I had...

5. Johnson M John, DDS

Found this place online and wow was I happy that I did. I called in and got an appointment within the next two weeks. All new patient paperwork was online,...

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