Retire in Gladwin, MI

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
2928
Median Househould Income
25917
Median Age
42.7
65 Years and Over
695
Median Home Value
80800
Unemployed
80
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. The Corner House

Awesome place at least 50 flavors! Large portions. We had 18 people and 3 servers. They got us through the line in 10 minutes

2. Macks on Main

Wow, no doubt the best bfast in the area. Your toast comes with homemade preserves. The rye is marble rye. The bacon is top quality and they don't skimp....

3. Mario's Mexican Restaurant

Amazing, authentic Mexican food in Gladwin? Who knew? Mario used to work for some of the big names in California and it shows. I will be back because there...

4. Mr. M's Pizza and Lounge

Great pizza. Chicken Alfredo pizza my favorite. Cold beer reasonable prices. Busy on Fridays and Saturdays. Family friendly.

5. The Family Diner

Homemade food Good Service Soups Were All Very Good Not Sure Why They Have Such Bad Reviews We Enjoyed Our Meals

Golf
1. Apple Mountain

First year volunteering for the special Olympics here! It was amazing! Apple mountain is so generous to donate the space and food to all the volunteers and...

2. The Nightmare

What a wonderful, totally underrated golf course. One of my favorite courses in all of Michigan. You can spend more money, but you can't find a better...

3. Pine View Highlands

Great golf course! Great price, friendly staff, and very nicely maintained golf course. The lake views are a nice bonus

4. The Fox

Good place to go if your kids want to golf. Its very affordable and fun for all ages. 18 hole par 3 golf course and driving range. They have golf carts and...

5. Edgewood Greens Golf Course

Our favorite course....quiet and well kept.

Active
1. Fred's of Roscommon

Food is excellent. Fish and chips is amazing. French onion soup is amazing. Everything is very good. Breakfast bufffet looked great. Recommend!!!

2. The Old Log Resort

Great place! Perfect for camping but also has some great cabins you can rent -- rustic or with all the modern amenities. The owners are very nice and...

3. South Higgins Lake State Park

Yes, as some have said, nice weather weekends end up being busy...like...crazy busy. There's a reason for this though! It's a huge, well maintained park on...

4. Stardust Lanes

Having checked out most of the other bowling alleys in the tri-cities, I have to update my review and give Stardust 5 stars, because while it's more...

5. Childrens Zoo At Celebration Square

Best children's zoo around. It is smaller than the Detroit zoo but this is a lot cheaper too. Rides on the train and carousel are only a buck or s unlimited...

Arts
1. Dow Diamond

I will always love Dow Diamond! I no longer live in Midland - but going to a Loons game is always at the top of the list when needing something to do for a...

2. Temple Theater

What a beautiful venue this is! I had the great fortune to attend a show here a couple of weeks ago. The architecture is gorgeous, it reminded me of the...

3. Stardust Lanes

Having checked out most of the other bowling alleys in the tri-cities, I have to update my review and give Stardust 5 stars, because while it's more...

4. Midland Center For the Arts

Absolutely a great experience volunteering and getting involved with the community and meeting AWESOME people while doing so! They put on amazing...

5. Rose Valley Winery

We had a wonderful time at our first ever wine tasting. Of our family of 6, only my sister and her wife really enjoy wine, so they were able to try what...

Shopping
1. Stone Cottage Gardens

A great place to visit and purchase plants at. We had a great time here looking over their lovely gardens. The workers are all very nice and helpful....

2. Rite Aid

The only real pharmacy in Gladwin. Full liquor, an assortment of packaged and frozen foods, and probably the friendliest staff anywhere. If you need an...

3. Kabinetree Koncepts

These people really know what they're doing. I suggest you go in there and take a look at their showroom before you buy anything from anywhere. Looking at...

4. Flynn Lumber & Supply Company

Friendly staff, nice selection, good prices. Who needs the big box?

5. Jim & Em Stained Glass

Great stained glass shop with many unique items. Very friendly owners who are extremely talented. They also teach classes for both adults and kids. Lots...

Health
1. Your Healthy Balance Massage Therapy

I had the best massage of my life here! The team of Therapists are awesome! You can feel right at home, super relaxed, and get the deep healing you need!...

2. Massage Central

I had a reiki appointment with Carol and I feel like a completely different person! I went in after a couple VERY stressful weeks, and just felt like I...

3. True North Chiropractic

Dr. Brian Hall is a highly trained chiropractor and I would recommend him to anyone. His office is comfortable and easy to find, and his technique shows...

4. Ways To Wellness

A very unique store with a HUGE selection of well priced and excellent quality essential oils. The owners are very friendly and knowledgeable. I only had...

5. Newton Eyecare Center

Thanks Dr Lee Newton and the entire staff for taking such good care our family. My Eye test was very through and informative. Annie is extremely happy with...