Retire in Terryville, 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. Latin Cravings

I've been back several times since my 1st review. I have to admit, I'm in love with this place. Everything we have tried has been excellent, our personal...

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. Greer's Chicken

In the month that I have lived in Bristol Greer's is the best "find" so far (find is in quotations due to me actually discovering it the first night I was...

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. Hogan's Cider Mill

What a cute shop and market to visit! This is a well stocked country-home style market. It's very clean and orderly for there being so much merchandise in...

3. 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...

4. 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...

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. 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...

3. Hogan's Cider Mill

What a cute shop and market to visit! This is a well stocked country-home style market. It's very clean and orderly for there being so much merchandise in...

4. 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...

5. 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...

Arts
1. Hogan's Cider Mill

What a cute shop and market to visit! This is a well stocked country-home style market. It's very clean and orderly for there being so much merchandise in...

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. 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...

2. Target

MAJOR KUDOS to the Torrington Target employees who stood up to that awful bully who was berating that poor woman for breast-feeding her infant. I hope you...

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. Antiques at the Green

New gift items and antiques in a range of prices starting at $1. In the interest of full disclosure, this is my moms shop! ;) That being said I will try to...

5. Moscarillo's Garden Shoppe

We had an absolutely beautiful wedding Saturday 6/25/16 thanks to these guys. We gave them a theme (roaring 1920's) and a color scheme and they went with it...

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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