Retire in Lincolnshire, IL

Livability Score
52
** 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. Blufish Sushi Robata

Attractive build-out, with nice full bar, separate sushi bar, booths and tables for 4 to 8 out more. Menu has options for all types of diners. Love the...

2. The Leaf Cafe

Wow! This place is really great! I came across this place through Yelp when I was looking for options for lunch. I don't like the food that my company cafe...

3. Longitud315

Excellent restaurant! Hard to believe it has been in Highwood for four years without us finding it. The chef is a true artist. Nearly every dish we had...

4. Taqueria

Just remarkable. Not only one of the best taquerias in the Chicagoland area (both literally and figuratively), but I'm going to go so far as to contend that...

5. Bonta

Had #9 Meatball sandwich and it was excellent. #3 pastrami was also very good. Next will try their Italian Sausage with chicken salad. People there are...

Golf
1. 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.

2. 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...

3. Chevy Chase Country Club

I would recommend this place to ANYONE getting married. It's absolutely beautiful. The food is amazing. And the staff is unbelievable. My husband and I just...

4. Twin Lakes Golf Course & Recreation Area

I came across this place through Meetups, and have used it for outdoor sand volleyball. This is a beautiful spot! Whether with family, friends, or for an...

5. The Glen Club

We had our wedding here. It was AMAZING. The food was the best thing ever. Love the tomato basil bisque soup. They were very accommodating with food...

Active
1. Tank it Easy

Tank it Easy is seriously the GREATEST. It's like having a doctor on speed dial. Every time I call them with a problem then help me right on the spot. Not...

2. ChicagoFitLife & Crossfit Wheeling

Amazing experience. Very welcoming.the coaches were great.this is the best crossfit gym I have ever been to I always look forward to making the class.

3. The Grove

I can't believe this spot is free with its wonderfully maintained trails and the numerous animal guests at the interpretive center. I remember going here...

4. Prairie Wolf Dog Exercise Area

This is an off-leash dog park located in Lake Forest on Waukegan Road (Route 43). It's easily accessible and well-maintained (closed until 11 am on 1st and...

5. Krav Maga Illinois

Absolutely fantastic facilities, instructors, and fellow students. All instructors are very friendly and have the best of credentials and experience. The...

Arts
1. 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...

2. Pinot's Palette

Warning: painting at Pinot's Palette is addictive. In fact it has become my absolute favorite thing to do! Since the beginning of the year I have done...

3. Chicago Botanic Garden

I am absolutely in love with the Chicago Botanical Gardens! I spent two hours roaming around on a slightly rainy day and still didn't see everything. I...

4. The Marriott Theatre

We saw "Man of La Mancha" at the Marriott and were pleased with the venue in all respects. Good view, relatively comfortable seats, parking -- a treat...

5. Thrown Elements Pottery

This place is awesome! The staff were very helpful and even taught me some techniques to use on my pottery. I went there for a date night with my husband...

Shopping
1. Crafty Broads

Easy to work with and moderately priced. I highly recommend Crafty Broads for wedding dress alterations!

2. Tristinstyling

A week ago, I've heard rumblings of Gucci doing 50% off sale. Being a sucker for good deals, I tried to find out when the private sale is going to start. I...

3. Target

Definitely the cleanest Target I've ever been to. There is always an employee close and eager to help. The baristas in their Starbucks always make my drink...

4. Costco

This review is for their optical. Have been buying glasses for 30 years. Had reservations as I didn't think optical was their sweet spot. Customer...

5. Paddy's On the Square

This cozy shop in beautiful Historic Long Grove will bring you back to the Old Country. Every time I've been in, I hear the awesome Irish accent from not...

Health
1. ChicagoFitLife & Crossfit Wheeling

Amazing experience. Very welcoming.the coaches were great.this is the best crossfit gym I have ever been to I always look forward to making the class.

2. The Chicago Doulas

I used the Chicago Doulas for placenta encapsulation after the birth of my second child. I truly appreciated Maura's thorough and timely responses to all...

3. Bliss Newborn Care

The services and people at Bliss have provided us with invaluable guidance and advice in caring for our infant son. We called when our son was 6 weeks old,...

4. Natural Beginnings Doula and Pregnancy Services

We decided to go the home birth route after researching our options in the early months of pregnancy. Our Midwife gave us a few choices, Sam was one of...

5. AbiDoula Massage and Doula Services

Abi is truly amazing. I booked my wife a prenatal massage a few weeks ago and she described it as "maybe the best thing you've ever done", so thats where I...