Retire in Longwood, FL

Livability Score
50
** 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
13776
Median Househould Income
56163
Median Age
43.9
65 Years and Over
2524
Median Home Value
153200
Unemployed
928
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Crazy Eddie's Pizza & Grill

My boyfriend and I had this place bookmarked for a while and we finally got around to trying them out recently. Tucked away in a small strip plaza, it's...

2. Reggae Roost Jerk & Barbeque

I went here 10/28 for the first time. Service was friendly. But more importantly the food was the bomb! Jerk chicken was so flavorful and tender. You don't...

3. Thai Delight

So I was introduced to Thai curry at a little restaurant in South Daytona and fell in love. That was 24 years ago and since moving to Orlando I have yet to...

4. Wa Sushi

I don't know the area so well.... But what I do know is, I never expected this beautiful lil gem. Point on with the service and beyond amazing food!!!...

5. Parada Restaurant

The food in this place is tasty as heck. They serve awesome Puertorican food

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. Heathrow Golf Course

I really enjoy this golf course. If you're invited by a member, you certainly should take advantage. They do a great job keeping it in shape, even when...

4. Casselberry Golf Club

Casselberry GC is the local course for the every Joe.I started going here years ago where the greens were decent and the other golfers was pleasure to be...

5. The Country Club At Deer Run

For the money it's a great course. As long as you don't get stuck behind beginners, which can happen, it's quick. Greens are fast and a bit rough but the...

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. German American Society of Central Florida

Spent a few hours yesterday eating, drinking, dancing, and singing. The food was delicious, the beer flowed fresh from the taps. The music filled the air...

2. Crane's Roost Park

Excellent place to stretch your legs, get in a run / jog, or simply sit and enjoy the view. It's located right next to the Altamonte mall, so there is...

3. Amaya Papaya

Absolutely love this place! I am new to the area and needed somewhere to take my 1 year old to meet other babies and have fun. We love it here. We go to a...

4. Florida Film Festival

Orlando is lucky to have an event such as the Florida Film Festival at its doorstep. This festival premieres many movies, documentaries, shorts, animated...

5. Enzian Theater

This place is absolutely breathtaking. I've been here twice now. I went the first time for the 2016 Oscars back in February, and I went last night for a...

Shopping
1. Brightlight Books

I am a big fan of Brightlight Books. I have purchased several books and discs there and it's always a great joint to browse. Their disc selection is top...

2. Adjectives Market

Thank you Teresa for taking the time to speak with us about the techniques needed to paint my table. I am so interested in learning more, and you have...

3. Acme Comics Cards & Collectibles Superstore

Really awesome store. Has TONS of retro stuff. It's huge and laid out really nice. Stuff is easy to find. Sometimes these types of store can bee kinda...

4. Bed Bath & Beyond

So we went to the store about a month ago and picked out some curtains. Finally decided to go back before the second of the month when their sale ended. We...

5. 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...

Health
1. LasikPlus Vision Center

Staff was very friendly and helpful especially Dr. Grant and Cindy. Answer all my questions and explained the whole process very thoroughly.

2. 33 Tanning Spa

I love this place, the staff is amazing, and everything is always clean! There are so many choices, from level 1 to level 4 tanning beds, some are even...

3. Dream Dental Services

From the moment you walk in until you leave you are treated with love and professionalism! The people there are enthusiastic and you can tell they love...

4. Advanced Endodontics

My experience at Dr. Chen's office was really amazing. I had a last minute emergency and had to see an Endodontist right away. Dr. Chen was able to...

5. Quest Diagnostics

We made an appointment for our 8 year old daughter to have her blood drawn and didn't have to wait long at all, 15-20 min. The staff was friendly and...