Retire in Berea, KY

Livability Score
46
** 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
14209
Median Househould Income
38513
Median Age
32.2
65 Years and Over
1961
Median Home Value
126400
Unemployed
493
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Noodle Nirvana

First visit, Ramen noodles with coconut milk curry and chicken.. Delicious, sweet rich and spicy. Already planning my next visit.

2. Berea Coffee & Tea Co.

Today I was in Berea with a friend and needed we decided we needed our caffeine fix. We looked on Yelp and saw that we were about 2 minutes from this...

3. Old Town Amish Store

This place serves as the best deli in Berea, serving bulk meats and cheeses at excellent prices. In addition to its sandwiches, it serves breakfast until...

4. Masala Fine Indian Cuisine

Whenever I miss food from my home country, I just run to Masala. I absolutely love this place. I have been to Masala couple of times now, and I can say that...

5. Kentucky Artisan Center Cafe

Surprisingly good! Roasted chicken was juicy & flavorful. The loaded mashed potatoes and corn pudding were really like home cooking at Grandma's. Salad bar...

Golf
1. Kearney Hill Links

What a treat. Beautiful course. Great condition and nice layout. Far from your typical Muni. Staff very welcoming. Exceptional value. Play it if you get the...

2. Man O' War Golf Learning Center

Year-round and Great area practice facility with maintained bunker and putting greens. Heat-practice zones for colder months. Several members only areas...

3. Connemara Golf Course

First time playing at this golf course and I can say that I was very pleased. Very friendly staff that will help with anything you need. I booked my tee...

4. Sag Hollow Golf Club

Riding around the Golf course was such a fabulous experience. Mrs. Jennifer Brayant, the owner of Mountain Designs Handmade Arts and Crafts, lead us in an...

5. Spring Valley Golf Course

Full disclosure: I'm new to golf so I haven't played at that many courses, but I really liked this one. I'm from the flatlands so this was very hilly to me....

Active
1. Pinnacles Hiking Trails

Such a good variety of trails! I usually go straight ahead all the way up it's a kill hill for sure. Also watch out for berea crafts fair they try to keep...

2. Broadway Bodywork

If you want to experience the best yoga classes in Berea, Ky, I encourage you to visit the Broadway Bodywork studio. Located in the Old Town Artisan...

3. Pinnacle

Perhaps, one of the most over looked hiking places in the state of Kentucky. I've made the two hour drive here from Indiana several times and its worth the...

4. Club Arena

Unfortunately, Club Arena Skating Rink is closed for the summer now, but I still wanted to write a review to properly show my appreciation of this wonderful...

5. Russel Acton Folk Recreation Center

Holding 3,500 square feet this center can be used for a number of events such as craft shows,weddings, receptions, reunions and my personal favorite......

Arts
1. Hot Flash Beads

We so enjoyed meeting Jimmy Lou the owner and artist! She demonstrated making her glass beads for us and I was able to take home a custom pair of earrings....

2. Top Drawer Gallery

This Gallery is so large and beautiful on the inside. It is definitely one of the nicest and cleanest shops that I have been to. Everything is displayed...

3. Kentucky Artisan Center At Berea

A must see if in Berea! Beautiful, clean, center with talented artist finds.

4. Peacecraft

Peacecraft is a fair trade, non-profit store located in downtown Berea. Their inventory represents handmade crafts from over 30 countries. The worker was...

5. Main Street Cafe

Others have complained about the service, and I can see how that could be a problem. We walked in, stood looking around and a lady ( maybe the owner?) told...

Shopping
1. Tater Knob Pottery

I have been going to Tator Knob Pottery for four years in a row. The owners design and make all the pottery for sale in their store and believe you me, you...

2. Robie Books

Robie Books is the best used bookstore I've been to, and we're fortunate to have them in Berea. They also have some new books and new releases, and I love...

3. Hot Flash Beads

We so enjoyed meeting Jimmy Lou the owner and artist! She demonstrated making her glass beads for us and I was able to take home a custom pair of earrings....

4. Lexington Phone Repair

My daughter broke her screen to iPhone 6 and we needed it fixed asap. Being from out of town I just found the closest place I could find. I got very lucky...

5. Top Drawer Gallery

This Gallery is so large and beautiful on the inside. It is definitely one of the nicest and cleanest shops that I have been to. Everything is displayed...

Health
1. Paul H Wong, DMD

I went to Dr. Wong as a child when I was living in Berea before we moved away to Los Angeles. My whole family went to him. He had me get a butterfly...

2. Schloemer George L MD

Dr. Schloemer is the most compassionate physician I have ever met. He takes time to listen. He is also very intelligent and keeps up to date on the latest...

3. Jones Family & Cosmetic Dntst

I have terrible anxiety about visiting the dentist. I have had a few truly upsetting experiences at other dentists prior to my visiting Jones Family...

4. Berea Urgent Care

I have been to Berea Urgent Care a couple times, and decided to leave a review. First of all, I love how you can just walk-in and don't have to schedule an...

5. Larry E Daugherty, DMD

Dr. Larry Daugherty has been my dentist since attending Berea College. He is the first dentist I know to explain what he is doing and why he is working on...

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