Retire in Cape Elizabeth, ME

Livability Score
59
** 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
9093
Median Househould Income
98438
Median Age
49.7
65 Years and Over
1707
Median Home Value
364600
Unemployed
155
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Bite Into Maine

Best lobster rolls around! Eat in the picnic tables and enjoy the food and the scenery. They have six rolls to choose from. I had the picnic and the curry...

2. isa

Incredible food! Not impressed by the buildout and the location leaves much to be desired, but this food makes up for any shortcoming in atmosphere. I...

3. Back Bay Grill

We had a wonderful dining experience! We started with the Maine Head Lettuces, made with Thyme Crouton, Parmesan and Garlic Dressing. It was large enough...

4. Tomaso's Canteen

Best bar in the Old Port-ish area. Great food, atmosphere, and drinks. Ask the bartender for a Sangillo's night cap!

5. Scratch Baking Company

Let me tell you something. Being from Yarmouth, ME and living in London, there's a lot of things I miss about New England. But the one thing I miss the most...

Golf
1. Nonesuch River Golf Club

Nothing fancy but a great golf course!!! I have always enjoyed playing here. Always in great condition.

2. Willowdale Golf Club

Up in OOB on vacation and decided to hit the links. Made a call to the pro-shop in the morning and lined up a 1:30 tee time. Arrived at the course, which...

3. South Portland Municipal Golf Course facility

A great community resource for enjoying the Maine outdoors.

4. Sable Oaks Golf Club

Our group of 12 has had an annual golf trip every year for the last 5 years. We have had great weekends in places like Jay Peak and Mount Snow VT, but this...

5. Dunegrass Golf Club

Dunegrass returned my misplaced speaker by mail, out of state. Great stand up gesture by those in charge there. Nice course as well.

Active
1. Lucky Catch Cruises

Booked this tour one day prior and had an absolutely amazing time. The groups are fairly small so everyone has a chance to participate in the lobster...

2. Maine Escape Games

This is my second time in an escape room. While I am not great at solving all the puzzles and figuring out all the clues, I am good at cheering on my team....

3. Eastern Promenade

Awesome. This park takes up the entire east side of Portland. It has plenty of walking trails, both paved and non. These are flat and I walked the entire...

4. Willard Beach City of South Portland

Beautiful view ! Found by accident, but glad I did. Wasn't crowded at all. Couldn't get over the beauty of it all!!!

5. Portland Head Lighthouse and Museum

This is probably the lighthouse you have in your mind when you think of a Maine lighthouse. The light and its accompanying museum are located at the end of...

Arts
1. Portland Head Lighthouse and Museum

This is probably the lighthouse you have in your mind when you think of a Maine lighthouse. The light and its accompanying museum are located at the end of...

2. Maine Historical Society & Wadsworth-Longfellow House

I went for approximately a 45 minute tour of the Longfellow House. There is an extreme amount of history here. How Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a great...

3. One Longfellow Square

One Longfellow has been on fire to see comedians lately. I don't know took over booking acts but whoever it is, is doing a great job. They consistently get...

4. Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine

Great experience very clean great for kids lots of exploring to do and great for learning, great location. I like that it is very hands on experiance....

5. Cellardoor At the Point

What an awesome place. You drive through these warehouse to get there and think you may be going the wrong way until you get to this oasis. They have...

Shopping
1. Carlson & Turner Antiquarian Books & Bookbindery

Bookshelves reaching up to the ceiling stacked with books, the color of their bindings muted with age. Shelves and bins of antique maps of Portland and...

2. Treehouse Toys

Treehouse toys is the most amazing toy store I've ever been to. I immediately reverted to a child again but it was fantastic. Everything is so well...

3. LeRoux Kitchen

I got lost a little bit wandering around Portland, then I somehow walked into LeRoux and realized I hadn't been lost, I was just on my way to kitchen...

4. Portland Trading Company

Got myself a trusty knife there. Store is very cool looking and the owner is a chill dude. A++

5. Bull Moose

Love this Bull moose. Extremely friendly staff. Huge selection. A favorite spot in Portland.

Health
1. Maine Bodyworks

I don't ever leave reviews, but my experience here was so great that I felt it important to share! I scheduled a last minute appointment with Jason today...

2. Soma Massage & Wellness

I have been here a handful of times and overall it has been a good experience. Staff is friendly and prices are great. Most recently, there was a technical...

3. Jacobs Chiropractic Acupuncture

I could not have enough good things to say about the entire staff at Jacobs. This office is not about quick-fixes or isolated problems. They are about...

4. Hara Holistic Bodycenter

Hara was an AMAZING experience! We traveled to the Portland area last month for a wedding and to decompress from our busy lives here in DC. I did a quick...

5. Stones & Stuff

Aside from my favorite yoga studio, Stones & Stuff might be the most peaceful indoor space in Portland. Each time I step inside I feel immediately...

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