Retire in Duluth, MN

Livability Score
66
** 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
86239
Median Househould Income
43518
Median Age
33.3
65 Years and Over
12333
Median Home Value
145900
Unemployed
3724
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Toasty's Grilled Cheese Shop

Interesting combinations here. Food quality seems high and was delicious, though a tad pricey (basically the same price as a great burger elsewhere in town,...

2. Northern Waters Smokehaus

I personally don't really like sandwiches especially when I am eating out - but this place is an exception. I was in Duluth for a weekend and was looking...

3. Va Bene Berarducci's Caffe

I love local tucked away gems like Va Bene Cafe. It was a tad bit hard to find the area - parking can be a but difficult but it's Worth it. Went here...

4. Duluth Grill

The outside of the building is misleading. I would say the owner took an old building & has tried to revitalize it with minimal costs. The atmosphere...

5. Big Daddy's Burgers

Service is very nice and the food is a gut buster so good that your gut busts cause you won't want to stop eating! I love the fried steak and eggs from the...

Golf
1. Lester Park Golf Club

Golfed this course with my wife (her first golf outing EVER,) and her folks - seriously one of the nicest courses I have played in the state! The views of...

2. Enger Park Golf Course

Fantastic course. Challenging holes through out the 27 holes. The greens overall look like they survived winter well this year. Only complaint. ... sand...

Active
1. Canal Park

I will give an updated review once I've had the time and chance to explore this area more, but it is such a beautiful area to say the least. We passed...

2. Grandma's Marathon

Very well supported race. Course is flat as a pancake. Not a single turn on the course until you hit the city. The ride out to the start on the...

3. Enger Tower Park and Gardens

This park was beautiful!! Unfortunately we went on a foggy day so pictures didn't turn out the best, but added to the beauty of the landscaping. The peace...

4. Lake Superior Boardwalk

The boardwalk is an awesome place for a stroll from Sunrise to Sunset. A lot of locals and tourists use it frequently. I suggest anytime from mid springs to...

5. Hawk Ridge

This is a wonderful gem in Duluth. The drive is not paved entirely and you'll have to go slow, but the view is worth it. In the fall, I make a point to go...

Arts
1. Fitger's Brewhouse Brewery and Grille

Stopped here around 4pm for a meal after camping and biking the spirit mountain trails. I was tired and hungry. Spots at the bar filled up quickly during...

2. Beaner's Central Inc

Muffins, macaroons, and moon pies, oh my! .... and pies, cookies, scones, cupcakes, and gluten free brownies too! Whether it's your first stop in, or...

3. Enger Tower Park and Gardens

This park was beautiful!! Unfortunately we went on a foggy day so pictures didn't turn out the best, but added to the beauty of the landscaping. The peace...

4. Tycoons Alehouse and Eatery

This place is awesome! a lovely rennovated old city hall downtown Duluth. Beautiful high back padded booths/tables with dark wook accented walls give a nod...

5. Zinema 2

I can't believe that this place is cheaper than the other theaters. It boggles the mind. It's a nicer theater, you can order drinks, and the movies are...

Shopping
1. Lake Effect Vapor

I've been to quite a bit of Vape shops in multiple states , I live near the twin cities and work part time at one..was in the Duluth area for work and...

2. Electric Fetus

Electric Fetus - how can you not become a patron of a place with a name like that?? I don't even think I understand it but I'm really into it. This is a...

3. Trailfitters

Favorite store in Duluth! The shoes, my god, the shoes.... Merrell, Keen, and more I can't think of... Comfy shoes made to go the distance you aspire...

4. Aerostich Rider Wearhouse

Ok, so how do you give any company five stars when the stuff is so expensive? Easy, it's the best MC apparel you can get in my opinion. I've had some...

5. Duluth Pack Store

It's a tradition that when we visit Duluth (usually every other summer) we all get Duluth Pack sweatshirts. They are the most comfortable, cozy, cute, and...

Health
1. St Luke's Hospital

We were on a mini family vacation, and my 1-year-old daughter fell off our hotel bed. She wasn't using her arm like she normally does, so we took her to the...

2. Carlson Orthodontics

I'm currently receiving ortho treatment from Dr. Carlson and Dr. Shannon. They are great and so is the staff! They are efficient, but still personable. I...

3. Blink Optometry

Nick and Tom are awesome! Great frame selection! Knowledgeable help in picking the right frame for my face. Highly recommend. These guys take good care of you!

4. Jacoby Chiropractic

I have had great success with seeing Dr. Connie personally and also great trust in sending clients to see her. She is very detailed in her approach to your...

5. Infinity Massage & Wellness

On a weekend vacation, I booked a couple's massage for our 7th anniversary & it was a perfect way to start off the day. Incredibly relaxing as well as...

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