Retire in Frankfort, KY

Livability Score
58
** 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
27389
Median Househould Income
40622
Median Age
37.2
65 Years and Over
3938
Median Home Value
129300
Unemployed
1601
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Cliffside Restaurant

Great comfort food. Super friendly staff, great price. I would go out of my way next time I am near Frankfort to eat here again.

2. Garcia's Mexican Restaurant

After visiting this place a dozen times or so, I can safely say this is, hands down, the best restaraunt in Frankfort. Not just the best Mexican restaraunt...

3. Thai Smile

Thai Smile is the very first Thai restaurant I tried in the US and I was impressed from the get go. In the beginning, I kept ordering only the egg fried...

4. LongHorn Steakhouse

Once again, work has brought me to a place that I probably wouldn't have ended up in otherwise. As it turns out, my hotel is right across the street from...

5. Capital Cellars

This is Frankfort's discerning version of "Cheers". No, seriously. Not only did patrons and tenders know all of the customers' names, they even knew their...

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. Different Strokes Golf Centers

Great place to hit some balls. Even though they've had a lot of rain, they try real hard to keep it playable.

4. Sleepy Hollow Golf Course

This is a great little course for those in the East Louisville area that are not looking to spend a lot but still want a decent looking layout. The course...

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. Louisville Mega Cavern

Bar none one of my best experiences lately David was amazing and I believe the other guide was Mark Thanks for an amazing experience and a must - see if you...

2. Canoe Kentucky

We've been here a couple of times now for a canoe trip down the Elkhorn Creek, and it's always a blast. The trip itself is really beautiful and serene, and...

3. Fit Time For Women

Love it here- clean, well maintained, full service gym. Awesome staff, great schedule of classes, tanning, massage, nails...you name it, Fit Time has it!

4. CrossFit Unbridled

Great place for anyone looking to make the sport of fitness a lifestyle, just looking for a good introduction to crossfit, a community of health and fitness...

5. Christian Martial Arts

An outstanding dojo. You could study here for decades and still learn more every day. I started studying here several years ago, and am quite satisfied...

Arts
1. Rising Sons Home Farm Winery

So, I've been to lots of wineries...and this one is at the top of my list. The owners were some of the nicest people I've ever met and you could tell how...

2. Brianza Gardens and Winery

Friendly staff and great wine! A nice place to bring a picnic lunch and buy a bottle of wine to enjoy the patio and gardens.

3. Lovers Leap Vineyards & Winery

Saturday, 5:00 pm. We stopped in to get a break from the Bourbon Trail and were very glad we did. Sadly, no vineyard tours, but the wine tasting was relaxed...

4. Prodigy Vineyards & Winery

We went for the music on a Saturday night. It is a fabulous place. They had enough help to serve guests. They opened up the gift shop for the four of us!...

5. Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe

Local coffee shop with music and beer on the weekend. When the wine bar closes, you can walk two doors down and get a cocktail, beer, glass of wine,...

Shopping
1. Wine Cellar Innovations

Our wine rack was very quick and easy to assemble, and we absolutely love it in the room. We highly recommend this company, and the quality products they...

2. Poor Richard's Books

I like love books. What an old rustic vibe. Without children you can stay for hours. Go upstairs without question. Find the local soft drink too....

3. Willis Klein Showrooms

This weekend my daughter's purse was stolen with her keys. Since the jerk that took the purse with keys also had her address I needed to re-key the locks on...

4. TJ Maxx

This is a big TJ Maxx store! In a nice shopping center along with Dick's Sporting Goods, Dressbarn, Starbucks, Michael's, Kohl's and several restaurants.

5. The Woolery

The Woolery is one of my favorite places. I have explored and practiced many crafts over the years, including quilting, stained glass and painting. I have...

Health
1. Bell & Bell Aesthetic Dentistry

I took my elderly father in for an appointment with Dr. Bell and I cannot express the gratitude I have for the way they treated us. Every single person in...

2. Renshaw Will DMD

This dentistry office is absolutely wonderful. It's clean, it's convenient, it's modern, and has a great group of dentists, hygienists, assistants, and...

3. Frankfort Vision Center

I've been a patient for several years and every single time I receive excellent service. Dr. Munson always makes sure I understand her recommendations and...

4. Craig B Wiggins, DMD

Friendly staff and clean office! Despite having a very busy schedule they were able to squeeze me in when I had an emergency.

5. The Little Clinic

i was in town for a 2-week business trip when i developed an ear infection. The service provided to me by Jane Bartram at the Little Clinic on a Saturday...

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