Retire in Hoffman Estates, IL

Livability Score
49
** 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. BOMBA Grill

Bombas the Bomb! Solid 5 stars! What a great find! So far very consistent...had sandwiches there three times and the chicken breast they use is huge! We...

2. Crazy Crab

This place is busy and there's a reason for it. When we came for dinner, the place was packed but that didn't stop patrons from waiting. We got our table...

3. Amore Mio

Small, and delightful. The ambiance is much lovelier than the strip mall location would lead you to believe. Curtains between the tables add...

4. Cantarittos Taqueria & Bar

After spending 2 very long days with my mom at St. Alexis hospital I stopped here tonight for dinner. I ordered 2 pork tacos and a glass of water. For $4.86...

5. Garibaldi's Italian Eatery

Ordered Spaghetti and meatballs and first of all I ordered the food and ten minutes later it was at my door. Second, it was absolutely the BEST Spaghetti...

Golf
1. Cantigny Golf

Great course Perfect condition all around Staff everywhere was friendly and helpful Food at the bar afterwards was great as well.

2. Green Valley Golf Range

Such a fun place for kids & adults. We came here on a whim and played mini golf. The course has a lot of charm, and we even won a free game. The staff was...

3. Golf Center Des Plaines

Heated. Waitress bar service on the range. Automatic ball feeder. This is what driving ranges are like in heaven, I suppose.

4. Makray Memorial Golf Club

I have had the pleasure of working with Makray Golf Club for several years as a preferred vendor. This is a superior venue with spectacular grounds...

5. Prairie Landing Golf Club

Loved the course... Loved the staff (pro shop, rangers, beer cart girl, the gentleman who cleaned our clubs after our round). Everything about our...

Active
1. Infinite Fitness

I had my first session with a trainer named Brian and he was amazing! I've always been really nervous/ self conscious about working out with a trainer-- but...

2. Spring Valley Nature Sanctuary

Loved this place, my son loved the free range chickens running around. They've got lots of trails, I will say though that it's not necessarily a stroller...

3. Midwest Training Center

I need to go back --- I love this place! I trained here when I was shreddin' for our wedding. Couldn't be around better people. I felt comfortable and...

4. Busse Woods

My favorites of the wooded variety around Schaumburg. You can still hear the hum of the highway and yet feel like you are out in the middle of nowhere. I...

5. Ned Brown Forest Preserve

Great place to fly my model airplane or watch others fly their planes. Grass is taken care of but last time i was there the asphalt on the landing area was...

Arts
1. The Magic Parlour

I still ask myself, 'how did he do it?' This is a perfect date night choice and is just a small walk away from the magnificent mile. The show is engaging...

2. Psychic Medium Michael Gourley

Thanks Michael- He told my aura which I thought was accurate. I then asked some questions, and he was able to give me light and clarity. He was easy to chat...

3. Bottle & Bottega Glen Ellyn

This was the BEST date night that my husband and I have ever been on! Dennis was such an awesome instructor! Thank you so for a fantastic evening!

4. Chicago Architecture Foundation

I have to rate CAF five stars because of their fantastic cruise tour and walking tours. After living in the city for almost seven years, I joined their...

5. Catlow Theater

Loved this small theater super rich in history and character! The ticket prices and concessions were cheaper than chain movie theaters plus they show local...

Shopping
1. Booklady's Book Attic

Wow. This gently used book store is truly amazing. I visited once before as I accidentally stumbled upon the old book sale a few years back. I was searching...

2. Fabbrini's Flowers Inc

My wife's birthday was yesterday and I got her a nice arrangement from Fabbrinis. My wife and daughter were in awe. The quality and beauty of these flowers...

3. Grassroots Clothing and General Store

Although a weird combo, this general store/clothing store/barber shop/bar is tons of fun for the whole community. This review is for the bar part. Live...

4. The Gaming Goat

I love this place!!! They've got a massive selection of board games and card games. Their prices are very competitive, and the staff is very helpful. If...

5. The Arboretum of South Barrington

I absolutely love the Arboretum. There are a variety of stores here whether you're looking for clothes or furniture, the restaurants are abundant and fun,...

Health
1. Webster Dental Care

What 5 year old has a blast at the dentist? Mine! Juliya and Dr. Lowry make every trip a fun experience for him. They seem to really enjoy working with...

2. Higgins Physical Medicine

I have been going to Christine for years for massage therapy at a different massage company and then she moved to this office. Thank goodness that I was...

3. Ashwani K. Garg, MD

Dr. Garg is the best doctor is town. He is always willing to listen to you and give you a very good explanation on what must be the next steps and with a...

4. Forest Edge Dental

The staff and Dr. Johnson are top notch! They always explain what they're doing before they do it and actually care about any concerns you have. I've been a...

5. Kids Plus Pediatric Dentistry

The staff here is great and so kind! They kept my little guy busy while we waited for the dentist who was also wonderful. They also went out of their way to...