Retire in Acton, ME

Livability Score
55
** 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
2497
Median Househould Income
61012
Median Age
46.3
65 Years and Over
433
Median Home Value
208300
Unemployed
158
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. The Ocean Roll

It was cold, so we ate in the car on our drive back down to Boston from Bailey Island. I had to have some more seafood before we left, and I hadn't yet had...

2. Mel's Raspberry Patch

What a wonderful and cute little place! Uniquely decorated, cheerful staff, fast service, and best of all deliciously cooked food. As a kick off to a long...

3. Farmer's Kitchen

Biggest and best breakfast around. Awesome fresh ingredients friendly staff and an unbelievable atmosphere i dont go ANYWHERE else!!!!!!

4. Mise En Place

By far the best restaraunt in town. And probably then some. I highly recommend this restaraunt to anyone seeking a good dinner. I ordered the pumpkin...

5. Soup Shack

An absolute 10*'m Justin is a master. I thought I made a very good Chicken soup. Now I realize my soup is just mediocre. His soup is spectacular; flavors...

Golf
1. Pine Hollow Par 3 Golf

Husband and I stopped here on a lark while looking for a Par 3 to hit up on our way back from vacation in Ogunquit. It is only 25 mins from town and I'm so...

2. Kingswood Golf Club

Just like everyone else has said, the course is beautiful. The only problem is the members. 2 old hags demanded we let them play through, even though we...

3. Indian Mound Golf Club

Love this place we do an annual golf weekend with a group of 12+ and they are very accommodating and the course it well kept and you will enjoy the course....

4. Dutch Elm Golf Course

A generally OK course. $40 to walk and $60 with a cart midweek. I walked and found that to be easy to do for a healthy person. Some elevation changes but...

5. Shaw's Ridge Farm Mini Golf

Appearance- Pretty farm setting, beautiful views, great place to come to relax and unwind! Service- The staff is pretty basic. Pay, they set you up with...

Active
1. Skydive New England

Came here with my husband a few weeks ago for my very first tandem jump. Went through the training, signed all of the paperwork, etc. only to find out that...

2. OSG Paintball

No longer a season pass holder but made it out to the scenario last weekend. Nothing has changed with this place, still run top notch from top to bottom....

3. Mount Major

Absolutely gorgeous views of lake winnie!! Totally worth the hike and would definitely come back!

4. Mount Agamenticus Trail

Great hike for ages 4-6, my son loved it, and especially the loads of fresh blueberries we found upon our descent on blueberry bluff. Super start for...

5. Castle In the Clouds

LOVE it here. My family and I have been coming to the Winnipesaukee area during the summer time for years now. Every time we go, we make it a tradition to...

Arts
1. Libby & Son U-Pick

You want apples. And cider. Maybe some donuts. And a family-friendly space. Or maybe you want berries. And a smoothie. Maybe some salsa. And a space...

2. Butternut Farm

Becoming a tradition for our visits to New Hampshire. Delicious pies made to order, and a beautiful orchard for picking. Top notch experience, highly recommend.

3. Ogunquit Playhouse

We've coming to Ogunquit and the playhouse since 1998. My partner even earlier than I. We make a point to Sally Struthers in a role during the season....

4. Lilac City Grille

Soooo, first things first, this place is awesome!! My wife and I travel through Rochester to and from our camp in Wakefield, NH and we always have problems...

5. Lola Studios

Lauren is great! We needed some photos taken with a quick turnaround for our wedding announcement, and Lauren delivered. She was able to set up a session in...

Shopping
1. Shooters Outpost

I have been coming here since they opened and previously I went to the Manchester location. The store has a large selection of firearms, ammunition, and...

2. Spoiled Rotten

Spoiled Rotten is a unique shop for any local or traveling person to visit. Being my first time visiting this shop I was amazed by the selection of items...

3. Jetpack Comics

Love this comic book store people are very nice to you love the dollar room my best friend goes there all the time

4. Union Street Antiques

Very nice people running this store.Wife and I were doing the antique shopping thing.Found some great tin cans and boxes here.Great little finds and very...

5. Straw Cellar

Although I'm not a fan of their shop (they sell lots of handmade pottery, candles, pillows, etc), I always come here for their homemade fudge. In fact I...

Health
1. Higher Vibration Massage and Wellness

Excellent experience. Nice clean facility. Air conditioned if needed though was fine without when I was there. Massage was so good I fell asleep. Was...

2. Studio Two NH

Kait is excellent! I took my mom to her with a Groupon for a 60-minute massage and consultation, and Kait was very knowledgeable about what was going on...

3. Wells ERgent Care

Fast, friendly, and professional. I was treated here recently and I'd go back again if needed and I would certainly recommend them too.

4. Richheimer Lee Dent

Over the moon. In the past I have always hated the dentist, but no more. This is a great Dental office, I was able to get a quick appointment when...

5. Family Chiropractic & Massage Therapy

I threw my back out doing home repairs. I was in pain and was having trouble just standing up never mind finishing the repair job I started. Dr. Silcocks...