Retire in Haines City, FL

Livability Score
47
** 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
21207
Median Househould Income
33305
Median Age
33
65 Years and Over
3169
Median Home Value
98700
Unemployed
662
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. The Proper Pie Company

Infreakingcredible! Absolutely delicious and authentic fish and chips and the pies are great too! Super friendly.

2. Harry's Old Place

holy crab balls batman! the food is awesome, yummy, delicious, and real. i love this place!

3. Ovation Bistro & Bar

After a long day out at one of the parks and the outlet shops we wanted somewhere to have a nice meal for our last night in Orlando. We found Ovation and...

4. Dk Donuts

These donuts are now definitely on our list of must-haves for each trip to Orlando. They really have perfected pretty much everything about the donut. You...

5. Dundee Diner

Six years ago I married this guy named Tim. Tim is a man with a passion. A passion for Diners. Now, do not be confused. By diner, I do not mean "Cracker...

Golf
1. ChampionsGate Golf Club

This place is a great place to play. I have only played the International course but many say it is the better of the two. The clubhouse was well...

2. Southern Dunes

True links style course. Helps to know the bump-and-run. A LOT of bunkers, 180+ of them. Pace of play was great. Squeezed in 3 rounds in one day. Really...

3. Nicklaus Golf Course

Played here annually for the past 7 years or so. Always enjoy my trips to Reunion and we get a round or two in each day over 4 days mixing it up between the...

4. Arnold Palmer Golf Course

My dad and I are staying in the WorldMark resort, which is part of the complex that this golf course is in. Being residents of the complex, our green fee...

5. Watson Golf Course

Played here several times over the past 7 years or so. Always enjoy my trips to Reunion and we get a round or two in each day over 4 days mixing it up...

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. Orlando Tree Trek

We took a high school group here for the day. The place is awesome. Very challenging and so many different courses to try. A lot of fun and a great staff!...

3. Orlando Balloon Rides

Excellent experience. Went on 7/20/16. Mark and Pat were amazing. We were picked up at our hotel and brought to the center for a safety debrief. Things...

4. 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...

5. Southern Dunes

True links style course. Helps to know the bump-and-run. A LOT of bunkers, 180+ of them. Pace of play was great. Squeezed in 3 rounds in one day. Really...

Arts
1. The Shallow Grave

This is my favorite haunt in the Tampa Bay Area and I definitely make sure to visit here every year they also have a Valentines weekend outing. Parking is...

2. Mixon Fruit Farms

We had an awesome time here! For $5 a person (or $3 if you do the tour too)There's a water slide, bounce house, sandbox, slide,giant chess and other yard...

3. Green Meadows Farm

Just completed our first visit with our granddaughter's preschool group. The guide was friendly and keep an eye on both kids and adults. The school...

4. Southern Dunes

True links style course. Helps to know the bump-and-run. A LOT of bunkers, 180+ of them. Pace of play was great. Squeezed in 3 rounds in one day. Really...

5. Grape Expectations

One of a kind in Winter Haven! A great, cozy place with a big variety of wine choices and nice service. If you're a wine or beer fan, I would say that...

Shopping
1. Like New Carpet Care

****This review is just for responsiveness to a request for a quote, pricing and overall impression. I have not used this company for service. To be honest,...

2. Lavender N Lace Tea Room & Restaurant

So yummy and so cute! In the complete middle of nowhere in Orlando, Lavender N Lace is an oasis. My friend wanted to go having known some family friends...

3. Publix

Love this Publix, Julie the Chef's Apron rep was so nice and Cassidy at the deli was a wonderful as her smile. Thank you ladies for making our shopping...

4. Lang Sun Country Groves

Dozens of time I have driven by this place and dozens of times I have never stopped. Today, that changed. This place is an adorable gift shop along with a...

5. The Barn Antiques

I took my mom here on a beautiful Saturday since we both love browsing through antiques and lovely country stores. This has two gift shops, a restaurant...

Health
1. Act Now Wellness Center

My boyfriend grew up with a food phobia and Danny was able to help open his mind to new foods. Danny is very helpful, intelligent, and informative and has a...

2. A Mothers Nature Midwifery Care & Home Birth Srvce

Kelli Johnson is an incredible midwife and I would highly recommend her to anyone! She is very experienced and has overseen over 1,000 births. That gave...

3. Patrick Sullivan, D MD

Great orthopedic surgeon. Forty years experience. Kindhearted. Not chop happy. Xrays on premises. Intuitive. Has helped me with knees, wrist, hip. I...

4. Florida Dermatology & Skin Cancer Centers

I had a small pink spot on the bridge of my nose for a couple of months which concerned me. I asked my neighbors if they would recommend a dermatologist....

5. Dental Solutions of Winter Haven

Our experience with Dental Solutions of Winter Haven and particularly Dr. Cruz was fantastic. My elderly mother recently broke her molar and was in...