Retire in Martinez, GA

Livability Score
51
** 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. Abel Brown Southern Kitchen & Oyster Bar

This is quickly becoming my favorite restaurant in Augusta. I had my birthday dinner here a few days ago, and received a complimentary dessert! Was not...

2. PDQ

During our trip to Fayetteville, NC, my daughter and I decided to try out PDQ because it was a restaurant we had never tried before. The food was fresh and...

3. Honey from The Rock Cafe

WOW! I have been out of town for a while and NEEDED a southern food fix. Got it! The boccloi casserole was perfect. My sister had Red Velvet cake and said...

4. Goolsby's

Best southern food I've had in a while!!! Be sure to ask the ladies their opinions because they know their craft!

5. Finch & Fifth

Their brunch is delicious; there has been minor complaints by an individual about their eggs Benedict, but I thought the sauce and eggs were fine. This...

Golf
1. Masters Tournament

Beautiful golf course. I really enjoyed the practice round. players are relaxed and everyone is having a great time. My favorite thing at Masters? FOOD!...

2. Augusta National Golf Club

I've lived in the CSRA since 1990 and had my first visit to the Augusta National Golf Club TODAY. We were selected to purchase tickets to the Drive, Chip...

3. Forest Hills Golf Club

Hi gang, Played here Aug 2013 just passin' thru. I was nicely welcomed upon check-in. I found the course entertaining for the first-timer. I got...

4. Augusta Municipal Golf Course - The Patch

I don't play golf, but the golf course here is beautiful. I'm writing about there clubhouse. I've visited the Augusta Municipal Golf Course a few times for...

5. First Tee of Augusta

The First Tee is a very nice place to go and hit around. They have a driving range as well as a 9 hole par 3 course. The prices are great, there's never...

Active
1. Masters Tournament

Beautiful golf course. I really enjoyed the practice round. players are relaxed and everyone is having a great time. My favorite thing at Masters? FOOD!...

2. Augusta National Golf Club

I've lived in the CSRA since 1990 and had my first visit to the Augusta National Golf Club TODAY. We were selected to purchase tickets to the Drive, Chip...

3. Savannah Rapids Pavillion

I absolutely love this place and would highly recommend it as my favorite jogging spot and top 3 kayaking places in Augusta. A big thing for me being a 20...

4. Orangetheory Fitness Evans

OrangeTheory is a class based workout program. You reserve your spot in the classes online, thru the app, or by calling the studio. When you arrive,...

5. Brunswick Zone National Lanes

Awesome place. Great air conditioning. Even while bowling doubles no sweating. Staff friendly. And the lanes are in very good shape. After 5 games the hold...

Arts
1. Humanitree House

So, I went vegan/plant-based a little over a month ago, and I have been wondering for my 5 years in Augusta if there was a place that sold cold-pressed...

2. Riverwatch Cinemas

Trips to the movie theatre will never be the same now that I have experienced Riverwatch. The ability to reserve seats is amazing on its own- but when they...

3. Masters 7 Cinemas

You can't beat seeing a movie in the theaters for $2.50!! Every Thursday they usually add or take away movies. Just wait about a month or two for the...

4. Poppin' Stop

My favorite junk food of all time is Popcorn! When I heard that there was a specialty shop that opened down the street from my parents, I was excited to...

5. Brunswick Zone National Lanes

Awesome place. Great air conditioning. Even while bowling doubles no sweating. Staff friendly. And the lanes are in very good shape. After 5 games the hold...

Shopping
1. Fleet Feet Sports

Love Fleet Feet! The people are so friendly and helpful!!! Awesome customer service, and great help with fitting and trying on shoes!

2. The Book Tavern

What a great little book store! They have everything you could want- from new books, to rare, to old and used, you could spend hours roaming around! The...

3. Top Shelf Cigar & Tobacco Shoppe

Friendly and knowledge staff. Large selection of cigars. Comfortable chairs. Good ventilation Great place to relax. Best place to get a cigar in Augusta area.

4. Goody Two Shoes

Mom and pop operation. I buy all of my Johnston & Murphy shoes here at $50 each. This place is great. They only have dress shoes and boots for men so if...

5. Woodhams Electronics

Whether you need a computer, 3D printer, want parts for a project, or need to repair a device, Woodhams Electronics is the best store in town to find...

Health
1. Balanced Body Spa

If there were 10 stars to give; I would. I sit for long periods of time between training and work and I've had chronic upper back issues because if it. I've...

2. Center For Pediatric Dentistry

The Center for Pediatric dentistry is pretty much amazing!! Both my 2 and 3 year old girls have gotten their 6 month checkups here and each time, they leave...

3. Michele Claeys Dentistry

Great staff, great dentist, great service but is quite pricey in cost if she's out of your network in the provider list for your insurance, but still worth...

4. Broome Family Eyecare

I've been going to Broome Family Eye Care for over 10 years and wouldn't go anywhere else. Dr. Broome takes the time to answer your questions and provides...

5. House of Massage Restorative Wellness & Laser Spa

Awesome, awesome!! Spent hours here with my husband enjoying the Romeo and Juliette package with an additional brunch and wine. Leaving here feeling like a...