Retire in Orange City, 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
10968
Median Househould Income
31445
Median Age
47.8
65 Years and Over
3140
Median Home Value
70500
Unemployed
570
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Santorini's Greek Cuisine

Opa! This is the type of food I imagine Greek mommas making. It's soooo good! Can't say I'm a Greek food expert, but I have tried some other places. Deland...

2. Angelinas Pizzeria

Just had the best Chicken Parmesan in town. Again!!! Angelinas has been pumping out the best Italian food in Deland, Fl. for decades. Everything is top...

3. Tropi Shack

We were passing through on the way to get the Auto train and were cutting it close so we didn't spend several hours in the waiting room. They rushed our...

4. Lelo's Fish & Subs

Outstanding Fish & Chips at a very affordable price. Been there twice in two days and will be back again very soon. Service & Quality Both! Back again and...

5. The Draft House

Nice crowd, great atmosphere. Karaoke on Wednesday night is awesome. This little gem is In a shopping plaza, unassuming, but a really nice spot. Lots of...

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. 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...

3. 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...

4. Sandhill Golf Course

Everything about this place is great - the new owners have been working hard and the new restaurant Oak Terrace is terrific..

5. Southridge Golf Course

No longer in business under this name..see Sandhill Golf Course

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. 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...

3. 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....

4. Blue Springs State Park

I love Blue Springs State Park! It's about an hour drive outside of Orlando. There's a $6 entrance fee into the park. There's plenty of parking, and there's...

5. Gemini Springs Park

This weekend was our first experience to this park. We were looking for nearby places that we could take our dog for free, and this fit that description....

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. The Reptile Discovery Center

If you're staying in the Daytona area, this gem is just a short 20-30 minute ride for you and more than worth it. It's slightly off the beaten path but in...

4. Airport Restaurant

Love this place. I'm glad we stopped in spur of the moment. Burgers were great. The ladies that work there are super friendly and attentive. I can see why...

5. 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.

Shopping
1. Publix

This Publix is in the heart of Orange City. With a convenient location, this Publix has a pharmacy, deli, convenience section and your usual grocery store...

2. Orange City Florist

I called the day before my cousin's service. I wanted a beautiful standing white flower cross. They delivered exactly that. It was beautiful

3. Ross Dress for Less

Never, in my life, I would have seen myself give a 5 star review to a Ross Department Store... But YES, if there's ever a Ross Department Store deserving of...

4. Target Stores

As my friends know, I LOVE TARGET just as much as I love Publix. The Orange City location is just short of amazing, however. As you walk through the door,...

5. Avon Boutique of Deland

I visited this shop one day and the gentlemen behind the counter was so EXTREMELY knowledgeable and helpful! He really knows his products well. He gave me...

Health
1. Advanced Imaging

I arrived here only minutes after my doctor made a recommendation for me to get a CT Scan, once I arrived and signed in the receptionist immediately...

2. Main Street Children's Dentistry and Orthodontics of Orange City

Updated review at the bottom. If the dentist wasn't decent I'd give 1 star. So, I made my school aged son an appointment 6 months ago at 7am so he wouldn't...

3. Vishal Gupta, MD

Professional staff and physicians, the office his very clean and patient care is always number one.

4. John Knox Village of Central Florida

This place is REALLY NICE! They are a retirement community who offer a variety of services. They have several living options, such as "The Cottages", which...

5. Time Out Day Spa

Time out... Is exactly what I needed and Beth took care of me. Wow, I came home feeling relaxed and woke up this morning like a million bucks... Sore ...but...

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