Retire in Magnolia, DE

Livability Score
46
** 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. Restaurant 55

Consistency is key here. After all these years and a big turnover in employees I still love this place. Maddy is my new favorite server now the Jordan...

2. El Coqui

I love Puerto Rican food. This place has the only authentic PR food around here. It never seems busy when I eat there which kinda bums me out. The Pernil...

3. Cool Springs Fish Bar & Restaurant

Started off with the oysters. They were so fresh. For dinner, hubby had the quarters. Said hands down best scallops. I had the fire roasted shrimp and it...

4. Magnolia Restaurant

Excellent food, very friendly staff. Inexpensive and senior friendly. Leona ,Kathy. Terry, and Tesla are the best servers. Highly recommend this local...

5. Jade Garden

Jade Garden makes outstanding Crab Rangoon , even my two year son loves them. The service is always pleasant and fast .

Golf
1. Bulle Rock

Very nice lunch! We all had different crab soups- all delish. The Maryland crab was salty. The lump crab salad was so good- nice greens with a ton of crab...

2. Cape May Par 3 & Driving Range

Great greens & a great family place!! All good to say - the man at desk was great!! We will be back!

3. Scotland Run National Golf Course

Excellent course. Definitely on your must play list. Challenging, scenic, & all around, nice course. Great restaurant after the round.

4. Running Deer Golf Club

My daughter recently had her wedding here. Everything was just perfect. Olivia did a fantastic job making sure all our plans came together. We had a buffet...

5. Churchville Golf Driving Range

Came here for the mini golf while in the area, and am glad I did. They have 2 courses, both of which are adequately challenging, but not frustratingly so....

Active
1. Delmarva Board Sport Adventures

We booked one hour paddle board rental. Great communication when weather got too windy to be on bay and company was quick to let us change date of...

2. Killens Pond State Park

I'm pretty sure it's accurate to say that this park has something for almost everyone. We've done a little of everything there over the years. The water...

3. Dover Modern Maturity Center

I L-O-V-E Modern Maturity. Mom takes classes including knitting and French. She can get into the pool and eat lunch for a very reasonable price. I am so...

4. Brecknock Park

I was visiting Delaware a couple weeks back, and I have this thing about finding parks whenever I'm on a road trip - I've always loved swing sets and green...

5. Brunswick Doverama

It's your standard bowling alley. They have specials sometimes and themed nights for kids. The food is reasonable and fresh. We had kids meals for about...

Arts
1. Air Mobility Command Museum

Excellent place to stop on a hot day. Great collection of planes and very educational. One of the guides gave us a nice overview of the trainers. Free...

2. Pizzadili Vineyard & Winery

Loved everything about this place. The property is beautiful and there is plenty of outdoor seating and benches around the pond. Staff was friendly and very...

3. Biggs Museum Of American Art

Probably one of the best regional museum's in the country-this fresh, bejeweled museum is a must-see for anyone visiting the region. It's 45 minutes from...

4. First State Heritage Park

Matt is an enthusiastic history geek. You'll be doing yourself a favor to seek him out as your guide. He was excellent!

5. Dover International Speedway

If you asked the version of me from three years ago about this past Sunday, I would've called myself crazy for being at a NASCAR race (let alone my third...

Shopping
1. Tile Market of Delaware

Great advise and service! Just needed a backsplash so I came with door, floor and granite sample. Ray gave me two design options and i went with the least...

2. Sound of Tri-State

Love doing business with this establishment. I have been doing business with them over the years and I have never been disappointed. I purchased over the...

3. Master Shower Doors

We bought a shower enclosure from Master Shower Doors several years ago and have been very pleased with our purchase. You really never know if you chose a...

4. Callaway Furniture

Went here to check out their furniture. The store is right of the highway which makes it easy to find. Their sectionals were alright but rather overpriced...

5. Somertime Pool & Spa Service

over priced poor workmanship. And do not do what they say they will do. And will send nasty letter to you even when they need to do work for you. Best thing...

Health
1. Bayhealth Kent General

I love the new wing of the hospital. It includes a new emergency room area with beds for 40 (vs. 26 previously). The new wing also includes an oncology...

2. Robert W Webster D D S P A

Dr. Webster were extremely dad and professional. Appointment time was accurate as they didn't call me in at 1030 to see me at 1200 like other places!!! Very...

3. Delaware Spine Institute

In 2015, I had a cervical disk issue causing excruciating pain in my neck and arm. My chiropractor recommended I see Dr. Ronald M Lieberman. It was a great...

4. ATI Physical Therapy

Knowledgable and friendly staff, flexible appointments. I'd definitely go back, although I hope to never have to!

5. Nurse Next Door

The Nurse Next Door has been an amazing experience since day one. The NND team are professional and very well trained. I live 2 hours from my mother and my...