Retire in Debary, FL

Livability Score
43
** 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
19404
Median Househould Income
52258
Median Age
48.7
65 Years and Over
4409
Median Home Value
154300
Unemployed
837
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Caffe Di Riverwalk

Doesn't get any better in Sanford. This cute cafe is located across the street from the lake and has beautiful big windows so you can take in the view from...

2. Cavallari Gourmet

So update to my other review. We bought some baby back ribs from Cavallari's. I didn't think we would have enough for football Sunday so we picked up some...

3. The Tennessee Truffle

Amanda and I finally got a chance to check out The Tennessee Truffle and it was everything we hoped it would be! The amazingly talented Chef there is known...

4. Celery City Craft

Been coming here long enough to warrant a truthful review. Don't hate me for saying it, but this is the best place to get a beer in Sanford and possibly...

5. Buster's Bistro

I found Busters Bistro on a recent trip from Cali to Sanford Florida to visit my daughter. I ate there several times over the course of a 10 days. The beer...

Golf
1. Timacuan Golf Club

During my week here for work in Heathrow, the Hyatt staff told me about this little course with a practice area. Did not know I would spend 5 days here...

2. Mid-Florida Golf Cars

I just wanted to say what a fantastic experience it was renting one of your carts at Sebring. Your staff was very professional, friendly and fast. They...

3. Victoria Hills Golf Club

Not sure what type of misleading message the reviewer Chris C is trying to convey about this beautiful track. Victoria Hills is a challenging course roughly...

4. Debary Golf & Country Club

This is a lovely golf course in really good condition, lush green grass tees and fairways and greens that you can chip onto and have the ball stick. The...

5. Red Tail Golf Club

Challenging layout, great value. Friendly on course beverage cart attendants Only real negative is this is a semi-private club. So expect to be snubbed by...

Active
1. Crystal River Kayak Company

Why 5 stars? Because this was a very memorable paddle boarding experience! --- --- --- If this wasn't such a journey from my house, I'd be a...

2. The Paddling Center At Shingle Creek

This place is quite a surprise right in the middle of everything with the hustle & bustle of Orlando and the Theme parks close by. Nice canopy of trees on...

3. Bird's Underwater

I can't say enough good things about our trip. Scalloping with Bird's Underwater was an amazing experience. On our drive home we had already decided we...

4. ZOOMAIR Adventure Park - Orlando

Looking for something different to do when you visit Central Florida? Well ZOOMAIR Adventure Park is a great place to start. The park includes two zipline...

5. Ray's Airboat Rides

Our vacation in Orlando couldn't have been better with all the fantasy filled theme parks that will keep a tourist entertained for every day of your stay....

Arts
1. Little Fish Huge Pond

I love Little Fish Huge Pond. Been visiting this spot since it was on first street but never took the time to write a review. I've made countless friends at...

2. Cafe DaVinci

This is a great bar! The best part is the fenced courtyard out back. It's beautifully decorated and has a separate bar. There is always live music and...

3. Sanford Flower Shop, Inc.

Absolutely delightful experience! Helpful, accommodating, professional, creative and very easy to communicate with. This will be my go- to flower shop.

4. Epic Theater Of West Volusia

Best movie theater in the area! Awesome stadium seating, leather recliners have plenty of room and im a big guy so that's important. Concessions are...

5. Ellens Wine Room

Just a cool place. Knowledgeable staff, excellent selection, reasonable prices. Sanfording at its finest.

Shopping
1. World Market

This place is just amazing. A little of everything from all over the world. And the prices are great too! World Market has the most adorable home decor. I...

2. Rabbitfoot Record Store Cafe

My go to for coffee in Sanford. I recommend the jack rabbit. Fun to browse the records, get some work done on a computer, or just hangout. They have beer...

3. Sophie & Trey

I brought three Chicago nieces to Sophie & Trey over their spring break and they loved the selection at Sophie & Trey. They each found sweet outfits to...

4. Cigar Hustler

Nice comfortable man cave. Bigger humidor than i was expecting . This place has nice big leather couches and free WiFi. No draft beer but a LARGE bottles...

5. 4th & Ocean

Another lovely little shop from the owners of Sophie & Trey. 4th & Ocean brings a chic surfer vibe to their pieces that I absolutely love. Great style for...

Health
1. Frutchey Eye Care, PA

I've been going to Dr. Mark for 15+ years. He is awesome! During that time he and his wife opened a practice together at this location, which is a good hour...

2. Advanced Eyecare

My husband and I both had a very good experience with Dr. Larson. He and his staff are very thorough and very professional. I would recommend his practice...

3. Kersenbrock Chiropractic

Awesome chiropractor where service is key. Everyone's results will differ, of course, but they really care about you here, and that's important. And they...

4. Lake Forest Family Dentistry

Great place to go, very trustworthy and the atmosphere is so nice and soothing. Always use them as my dentist.

5. Lake Mary Pediatric Dentistry

Wow! I felt like we were at Disney World! My 20 mos old daughter absolutely LOVED the facilities. The adventurous design and opportunities for play were...