Retire in Phelps, 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.
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Stewart's Drive-Inn

We go here every chance we can. Every time we go my family has an order of chili fries. The hot dogs are good and hamburgers are hand made as the nice lady...

2. 34:Ate

On the last review you will see a picture of three sandwiches cut into thirds and put on three separate plates. That's how good it is- we wanted to try...

3. Hornet's Restaurant

Hornets Restaurant is your home town diner. They have pizza, ice cream, sandwiches, breakfast, French fries, onion rings, fried chicken, cakes and pies and...

4. Chilly Willy's

This is the best hamburgers to have. But unlike a lot of places the best if you can handle how good they are if you want to try more than a single patty...

5. Mi Pueblito

We were able to ride the quads from the Hatfield & McCoy trails- totally awesome!!!! The food was absolutely fantastic. Can't wait to come here again....

Golf
1. Twisted Gun

I am not sure the average Yelper is going to make it this deep into the WV mountains to play golf but this course is pretty darn nice. They took an old...

2. Raven Rock Golf Course

Nice course. Five tees to choose from. Forward tees are great. Club sandwich is fabulous, very cordial staff. Nice place to play, reasonable prices and...

Active
1. Adventures on the Gorge

This was a trip I won't forget. Me and 9 others went down the upper gauley and I was a nervous wreck alway up untill we hit the first rapid. Bill Lehter was...

2. Lilley Cornett Woods

This forest is a true gem for anyone who wants a glimpse of what the mountains of Kentucky used to be. Half the 500-plus acres is designated old growth...

3. Breaks Interstate Park

You want room 125 in the Catawba lodge Trust me. Pack your breakfast with you, there's a fridge in the room. Didn't eat at the lodge (not open weekdays...

4. Paintsville Lake State Park Campground

Nice campsites, beautiful lake, extremely friendly and helpful staff. Very clean with nice facilities. Great for families...2 playgrounds, basketball...

5. Hatfield-McCoy Marathon

Just completed the 2013 Hatfield-McCoy marathon on Saturday, 06/08/2013. This was state #36 on my personal quest to run 50 states from Hawaii. With 14 more...

Arts
1. Loretta Lynn Homeplace

Trip to Butcher Hollow last year sometime. By the photos I am going to assume when we went home for Thanksgiving last year. This is located in Van Lear, KY,...

2. Gatti's Pizza

I would often go there at Gati's every now and then when I am in Pikeville because there are the reasons that I keeps going there and that would be because...

3. MountainRose Vineyards

Came here for dinner with a large group and had a lovely evening of wine tasting and dinner. MountainRose is on a hill overlooking a lake and it's a...

4. Museum of the Middle Appalachians

This little museum was quite a surprise and a pleasant one once I walked in and really started to go through it it is a very well done Museum with a good...

5. Cinema City 9

Absolutely love this theater! My family and I see film at least ever two weeks and always have a great experience!

Shopping
1. Cottage Flower Shop

Just let Barrie take care if you. She owns the shop and is prideful of her customer care. She suggested the most tasteful wreath for my friends bereavement...

2. Hurley Drug

Really good hotdogs.My mom and I ran in for something quick and were pleasantly surprised.I would say try it!!

3. Art & Gift Shop

Great find!!!! Such cute gifts, cards, women and children's clothing!!! The town is small but this shop is the diamond in the hills I was hoping for. I was...

4. Red Room Boutique

What an awesome store! Don't let the location fool you, this is a high end store filled with great variety and great sales on quality clothing, Brighton...

5. Sak's Jewelers

Great place to get the perfect gift for someone. Awesome selection of unique jewelry that your not going to see at most other stores. They have items...

Health
1. McCoy Dental

The staff was so nice! Dr McCoy was great! I went in for what I considered a dental emergency...they went above & beyond what I expected. Anyone looking...

2. Hale Anita DMD

Dr. Hale is a superb dentist. She is so very caring, yet professional. She takes the time needed to do a wonderful job, and still manages to keep patients...

3. ABC Family Chiropractic

Dr. DeWire is knowledgable and provides pain-free alignments. He is excellent in fielding the underlying reasons for your not feeling your best. If you are...

4. Lebanon Pediatrics

The best pediatrician we have seen yet! Dr. Sabino gave us 3 hours of her time, the best head to toe eval ever and put things in terms even my 6 year old...

5. Gregory Chiropractic

After visiting many chiropractors over nearly 40 years, some good, some not so good, Dr. Gregory is, hands down, THE BEST. He approaches treatment a...